All 70 seats in the New Zealand House of Representatives
The 1866 New Zealand general election was held between 12 February and 6 April to elect 70 MPs to the fourth term of the New Zealand Parliament.
In 1867 four Māori electorates were created, initially as a temporary measure for five years. The first Māori elections for these seats were held in 1868, with universal suffrage for Māori males over 21.
The first four Māori members of parliament were Tareha Te Moananui (Eastern Maori), Frederick Nene Russell (Northern Maori) and John Patterson (Southern Maori), who all retired in 1870; and Mete Paetahi (Western Maori) who was defeated in 1871.
|Member||Electorate||Province||MP's term||Election date|
|George Armstrong||Akaroa||Canterbury||First||21 February|
|Lancelot Walker||Ashley||Canterbury||Second||2 March|
|Archibald Clark||Auckland East||Auckland||Second||12 February|
|James Williamson||Auckland West||Auckland||Second||13 February|
|John Williamson||Auckland West||Auckland||Third||13 February|
|Crosbie Ward||Avon||Canterbury||Third||20 February|
|Hugh Carleton||Bay of Islands||Auckland||Fourth||5 March|
|John Cargill||Bruce||Otago||Third||7 March|
|Arthur Burns||Caversham||Otago||Second||16 March|
|David Monro||Cheviot||Canterbury||Third||19 February|
|James FitzGerald||City of Christchurch||Canterbury||Fourth||12 February|
|John Ormond||Clive||Hawke's Bay||Second||17 March|
|James Macandrew||Clutha||Otago||Fourth||9 March|
|John Cracroft Wilson||Coleridge||Canterbury||Second||31 January|
|Andrew Richmond||Collingwood||Nelson||Second||9 March|
|William Reynolds||City of Dunedin||Otago||Second||9 March|
|James Paterson||City of Dunedin||Otago||Second||9 March|
|Theodore Haultain||Franklin||Auckland||Third||22 February|
|Robert Graham||Franklin||Auckland||Second||22 February|
|Francis Jollie||Gladstone||Canterbury||Second||23 February|
|Charles O'Neill||Goldfields||Otago||First||26 February|
|Julius Vogel||Goldfields||Otago||Second||26 February|
|James Bradshaw||Gold Field Towns||Otago||First||16 March|
|James Richmond||Grey and Bell||Taranaki||Second||2 March|
|Charles Haughton||Hampden||Otago||Second||5 March|
|John Hall||Heathcote||Canterbury||Second||1 March|
|William Fitzherbert||Hutt||Wellington||Third||28 February|
|Alfred Ludlam||Hutt||Wellington||Third||28 February|
|William Wood||Invercargill||Southland||First||9 March|
|Joseph Beswick||Kaiapoi||Canterbury||First||16 February|
|Edward Hargreaves||Town of Lyttelton||Canterbury||First||3 March|
|William Baldwin||Manuherikia||Otago||Second||17 March|
|Francis Hull||Marsden||Auckland||First||5 March|
|Dillon Bell||Mataura||Southland||Third||10 March|
|Thomas Ball||Mongonui||Auckland||First||20 March|
|Charles Parker||Motueka||Nelson||Second||2 March|
|William Sefton Moorhouse a||Mount Herbert||Canterbury||First||22 February|
|Donald McLean||Napier||Hawke's Bay||First||20 March|
|Oswald Curtis||City of Nelson||Nelson||First||20 February|
|Edward Stafford||City of Nelson||Nelson||Third||20 February|
|William Wells||Suburbs of Nelson||Nelson||Third||15 February|
|John Richardson||New Plymouth||Taranaki||Second||16 March|
|George Graham||Newton||Auckland||Second||15 February|
|James O'Neill||Northern Division||Auckland||Third||14 February|
|Thomas Henderson||Northern Division||Auckland||Third||14 February|
|Robert Campbell||Oamaru||Otago||First||23 March|
|Arthur Atkinson||Omata||Taranaki||First||9 March|
|Maurice O'Rorke||Town of Onehunga||Auckland||Second||20 February|
|Frederick Whitaker||Parnell||Auckland||First||16 February|
|Paul de Quincey||Pensioner Settlements||Auckland||First||15 February|
|Arthur Beauchamp||Picton||Marlborough||First||14 March|
|Alfred Brandon||Porirua||Wellington||Third||5 March|
|Thomas Dick||Port Chalmers||Otago||Second||17 March|
|Joseph Newman||Raglan||Auckland||First||23 February|
|William Watt||Rangitiki||Wellington||First||8 March|
|Donald Hankinson||Riverton||Southland||First||26 February|
|George Hepburn||Roslyn||Otago||First||22 March|
|Edward Stevens||Selwyn||Canterbury||First||26 February|
|Donald Reid||Taieri||Otago||First||7 March|
|Alfred Cox||Timaru||Canterbury||Second||20 February|
|William Murison||Waikouaiti||Otago||First||28 February|
|Arthur Oliver||Waimea||Marlborough||First||23 February|
|Henry Bunny||Wairarapa||Wellington||Second||3 March|
|William Eyes||Wairau||Marlborough||Second||23 February|
|Alexander McNeill||Wallace||Otago||First||6 April|
|John Bryce||Wanganui||Wellington||First||3 March|
|William Taylor||City of Wellington||Wellington||Second||1 March|
|Isaac Featherston||City of Wellington||Wellington||Fourth||1 March|
|Charles Borlase||City of Wellington||Wellington||First||1 March|
|William Sefton Moorhouse a||Westland||Canterbury||Fourth||16 March|
a Moorhouse was elected in both the Mount Herbert and Westland electorates. He chose to represent Westland.
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