Harry Ell

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  1. "The Harry Ell Legacy". Christchurch City Council. Retrieved 20 May 2022.
  2. "Other Electorates". Vol. XXXI, no. 284. Marlborough Express. 5 December 1896. p. 3. Retrieved 25 March 2010.
  3. Scholefield 1950, p. 104.
  4. Ogilvie 2009, pp. 312–313.
  5. Wilson 1985, pp. 279.
  6. "The Harry Ell Legacy". Christchurch City Council. Retrieved 20 May 2022.
  7. From a letter to George Fowlds dated 20 February 1900.
  8. "THE GENERAL ELECTION". Christchurch Press. 2 November 1899. p. 2. Retrieved 28 November 2021 via Papers Past.

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Further reading

Works by Harry Ell

  • Ell, Henry George (1902), Mr. H. G. Ell's views on some of the political questions of the day, Christchurch, [N.Z.]: H. G. Ell ; Willis & Aiken
  • Ell, Henry George (1902), The will of the people through the initiative and referendum: the great need for legislative reform and how it can be met, Christchurch, [N.Z.]: Willis & Aiken
  • Ell, Henry George (1905), A state bank for New Zealand with sole right of note issue, Christchurch, [N.Z.]: Willis & Aiken
  • Ell, Henry George (1906), A state bank for New Zealand with sole right of note issue (2nd ed.), Christchurch, [N.Z.]: Willis & Aiken
  • Ell, Henry George (1903), "Direct legislation in New Zealand", The Arena, Boston, [MA.]: 268–272
  • Ell, Henry George (27 April 1912), "Old Porirua taniwhas and whales", The Evening Post (Wellington, [N.Z.]) n.p.
  • Ell, Henry George (1923), The Summit Road (the Port Hills-Akaroa Summit Road): progress report, Christchurch, [N.Z.]: H. G. Ell
  • Ell, Henry George (1924), Port Hills-Akaroa Summit Road Trust, Christchurch, [N.Z.]: H. G. Ell
  • Ell, Henry George (1925), [Letters and newspaper items critical of the New Zealand Labour Party and Russia], Christchurch, [N.Z.]: Lyttelton Times
  • Ell, Henry George (1929), The Port Hills - Akaroa Summit Road: and history of the Summit Road Trust, how and why it was formed, Christchurch, [N.Z.]: New Zealand Newspapers, Printers
  • Ell, Henry George; et al. (1934), Port Hills-Akaroa Summit Road: some early history and guide, Christchurch, [N.Z.]: Port Hills-Akaroa Summit Road Public Trust

Works about Harry Ell

  • Brown, Rob (2002), "A heart for the hills", New Zealand Geographic (60): 76–95
  • Dingwall, P. R. (1981), "Harry Ell's vision in nature conservation", Landscape, 10: 23–27
  • Johns, Geraldine (2006), "'Ell of a job", Heritage New Zealand (100): 8–12
  • Pawson, Eric, Ell, Henry George 1862-1934, Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, updated 22 June 2007, retrieved 10 May 2008
  • Roche, M. M. (1981), "Securing representative areas of New Zealand's environment: some historical and design perspectives", New Zealand Geographer, 37 (2): 73–77, doi:10.1111/j.1745-7939.1981.tb00955.x
  • Whitcher, G. F. (1966), The New Liberal Party 1905 [M.A.(Hons.) - University of Canterbury]
  • Wood, G. Antony (ed.) (1996), Ministers and Members in the New Zealand Parliament, Dunedin, [N.Z.]: Otago University Press, ISBN   1-877133-00-0 {{citation}}: |first= has generic name (help)
  • Harry Ell and His Summit Road : a Biography of Henry George Ell by Lenore Oakley, published by Caxton Press 1960
Harry Ell
Harry Ell, 1914.jpg
Harry Ell in October 1914
Christchurch City councillor
In office
Political offices
Preceded by Postmaster-General
and Minister of Telegraphs

Succeeded by
New Zealand Parliament
Preceded by Member of Parliament for Christchurch
Served alongside: Charles Lewis (18991901), William Whitehouse Collins (18991902),
George John Smith (19011902), Thomas Davey and Tommy Taylor (19021905)
Constituency abolished
In abeyance
Title last held by
Westby Perceval
Member of Parliament for Christchurch South
Succeeded by