|22nd Parliament of New Zealand|
|Legislative body||New Zealand Parliament|
|Term||16 June 1926 – 9 October 1928|
|Election||1925 New Zealand general election|
|House of Representatives|
|Speaker of the House||Charles Statham|
|Prime Minister||Gordon Coates|
|Leader of the Opposition||Harry Holland|
|Members||41 (at start)|
40 (at end)
|Speaker of the Council||Sir Walter Carncross|
|Leader of the Council|| Sir Francis Bell from 23 June 1927|
— Sir Robert Heaton Rhodes until 14 September 1926
|Monarch||HM George V|
|Governor-General||HE Gen. Sir Charles Fergusson|
The 22nd New Zealand Parliament was a term of the New Zealand Parliament. Its composition was determined by the 1925 election, and it sat until the 1928 election.
The 22nd Parliament saw the Reform Party's Gordon Coates continue his rule as Prime Minister, in the continuing Reform Government.
The 22nd Parliament consisted of 80 representatives chosen by geographical electorates: 46 from North Island electorates, 30 from South Island electorates, and four Māori electorates.The Parliament was elected using the First Past the Post electoral voting system.
In 1926, the Reform candidate Sir James Gunson was expected to "romp home" in the Eden by-election. Reform had 55 seats. But with National (Liberal) having 11 seats plus two Liberal-leaning independents and Labour 12, Labour realised their chance to be the official Opposition, "threw their all" into the contest, and became the official Opposition; helped by Ellen Melville standing as Independent Reform. In 1927 a Labour farmer Lee Martin won the Raglan by-election against a weak Reform candidate plus Country Party, Liberal and Independent Reform candidates.
The Parliament sat for three sessions:
|First||16 Jun 1926||11 Sep 1926|
|Second||23 Jun 1927||5 Dec 1927|
|Third||28 Jun 1928||9 Oct 1928|
|Party||Leader(s)||Seats at start|
|Reform Party||Gordon Coates||55|
|Labour Party||Harry Holland||12|
|Liberal Party||George Forbes||11|
|Party||Leader(s)||Seats at end|
|Reform Party||Gordon Coates||53|
|Labour Party||Harry Holland||14|
|United Party||Sir Joseph Ward||11|
The election results were as follows:
Labour Liberal Country Party Independent Liberal IndependentReform
|Ashburton||William Nosworthy||2,117||John Nicholson Harle|
|Auckland Central||Bill Parry||3,500||Charles Augustus Wilson|
|Auckland East||John A. Lee||288||James Stewart|
|Auckland West||Michael Joseph Savage||476||Samuel Oldfield|
|Avon||Dan Sullivan||1,789||Walter Edmund Leadley|
|Awarua||Philip De La Perrelle||John Hamilton||220||Philip De La Perrelle|
|Bay of Islands||Allen Bell||Allen Bell||2,787||Hugh James Sweeney|
|Bay of Plenty||Kenneth Williams||Uncontested|
|Buller||Harry Holland||1,532||C S Bielby|
|Chalmers||James Dickson||1,593||Michael Connelly|
|Christchurch East||Tim Armstrong||2,855||Denis Franklyn Dennehy|
|Christchurch North||Leonard Isitt||Henry Holland||2,910||Henry Thacker|
|Christchurch South||Ted Howard||1,569||Harry Ell|
|Clutha||John Edie||Fred Waite||1,653||John Edie|
|Dunedin Central||Charles Statham||2,299||John Gilchrist|
|Dunedin North||Jim Munro||Harold Tapley||262||Jim Munro|
|Dunedin South||Thomas Sidey||2,221||John McManus|
|Dunedin West||William Downie Stewart||2,478||R Harrison|
|Eden||James Parr||2,336||Rex Mason|
|Egmont||Oswald Hawken||1,290||W C G Green|
|Ellesmere||Heaton Rhodes||David Jones||634||Jeremiah Connolly|
|Franklin||Ewen McLennan||5,024||D McClymont|
|Gisborne||Douglas Lysnar||1,672||David Coleman|
|Grey Lynn||Fred Bartram||765||Ellen Melville|
|Hamilton||Alexander Young||4,725||Lee Martin|
|Hawke's Bay||Gilbert McKay||Hugh Campbell||726||Gilbert McKay|
|Hurunui||George Forbes||811||J G Armstrong|
|Hutt||Thomas Wilford||1,794||Walter Nash|
|Invercargill||Josiah Hanan||Joseph Ward||159||James Hargest|
|Kaiapoi||David Buddo||556||William Brock|
|Kaipara||Gordon Coates||4,835||Bill Barnard|
|Lyttelton||James McCombs||6||Melville Lyons|
|Manawatu||Joseph Linklater||2,074||Ben Roberts|
|Manukau||Bill Jordan||1,054||Jack Massey|
|Marsden||Alfred Murdoch||William Jones||651||Alfred Murdoch|
|Masterton||George Sykes||922||J W Andrews|
|Mataura||George Anderson||2,664||W Hinchey|
|Motueka||Richard Hudson||2,102||Mark Fagan|
|Napier||Lew McIlvride||John Mason||573||Lew McIlvride|
|Nelson||Harry Atmore||2,349||Albert Gilbert|
|Oamaru||John MacPherson||Ernest Lee||1,097||John MacPherson|
|Ohinemuri||Hugh Poland||Albert Samuel||108||Hugh Poland|
|Oroua||David Guthrie||John Gordon Eliott||470||John Cobbe|
|Otaki||William Hughes Field||2,057||Bob Semple|
|Pahiatua||Alfred Ransom||113||Archibald McNicol|
|Palmerston||Jimmy Nash||3,240||Walter Bromley|
|Parnell||James Samuel Dickson||4,887||Robert Frederick Way|
|Patea||James Randall Corrigan||Harold Dickie||1,275||James Randall Corrigan|
|Raglan||Richard Bollard||2,856||Ernest Piggott|
|Rangitikei||Billy Glenn||1,963||Charles Joseph Duggan|
|Riccarton||George Witty||Bert Kyle||2,260||Winter Cole|
|Roskill||Vivian Potter||2,913||Alfred Hall-Skelton|
|Rotorua||Frank Hockly||2,776||Cecil Clinkard|
|Stratford||Robert Masters||Edward Walter||269||Robert Masters|
|Taranaki||Sydney George Smith||Charles Bellringer||50||Sydney George Smith|
|Tauranga||Charles MacMillan||2,310||Robert Coulter|
|Temuka||Thomas Burnett||535||Charles John Talbot|
|Thames||Thomas William Rhodes||3,307||W E G Willy|
|Timaru||Frank Rolleston||2,486||Percy Vinnell|
|Waikato||Frederick Lye||Stewart Reid||918||Frederick Lye|
|Waimarino||Frank Langstone||Robert William Smith||140||Frank Langstone|
|Waipawa||George Hunter||1,781||William Ashton Chambers|
|Wairarapa||Alexander Donald McLeod||1,424||F T Arkle|
|Wairau||William Girling||1,949||Richard McCallum|
|Waitaki||John Bitchener||502||G Barclay|
|Waitemata||Alexander Harris||3,577||Arthur Osborne|
|Waitomo||John Rolleston||1,435||Walter Broadfoot|
|Wakatipu||James Horn||843||James Ritchie|
|Wallace||John Charles Thomson||Adam Hamilton||1,328||James Morris MacKenzie|
|Wanganui||Bill Veitch||891||John Coull|
|Wellington Central||Peter Fraser||2,390||Andrew Sloane|
|Wellington East||Alec Monteith||Thomas Forsyth||1,195||Alec Monteith|
|Wellington North||John Luke||1,946||Harry Combs|
|Wellington South||Robert McKeen||1,474||Archibald Burnett Sievwright|
|Wellington Suburbs||Robert Wright||1,542||Charles Chapman|
|Westland||James O'Brien||Tom Seddon||12||James O'Brien|
|Eastern Maori||Āpirana Ngata||3,604||Hone Mokena|
|Northern Maori||Taurekareka Henare||1,609||Hone Wi Kaitaia|
|Southern Maori||Henare Uru||16||Tuiti MacDonald|
|Western Maori||Māui Pōmare||2,723||Rangi Mawhete|
There were a number of changes during the term of the 22nd Parliament.
|Electorate and by-election||Date||Incumbent||Cause||Winner|
|Eden||1926||15 April||James Parr||Appointed High Commissioner, UK||Rex Mason|
|Raglan||1927||29 September||Richard Bollard||Death||Lee Martin|
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