Heathcote was a 19th-century parliamentary electorate in Christchurch, New Zealand.
The electorate was based on the Heathcote Valley suburb.
Heathcote existed from 1861 to 1893.
George Williamson Hall resigned in 1862. He was succeeded by William Sefton Moorhouse in the 1862 by-election. Moorhouse himself resigned the following year and was succeeded by Alfred Cox in the 1863 by-election.
John Hall, the younger brother of George and who was later to become the 12th Premier, won the 1866 election against George Buckleyand represented Heathcote until 1872, when he resigned due to health reasons. At the 1872 by-election, John Cracroft Wilson was elected unopposed to represent the electorate.
James Fisher the represented the electorate over the next two terms, from 1876 to 1881. He was succeeded by lawyer Henry Wynn-Williams, who won the 1881 election. During the next term, beginning with the 1884 election, John Coster was the representative, until his death on 17 December 1886. The 1887 by-election was won by Frederic Jones.Jones was confirmed in the 1887 election a few months later.
The last representative for Heathcote was William Tanner, who won the 1890 election.He defeated Heaton Rhodes in his first attempt to enter Parliament.
|1861 election||George Hall|
|1862 by-election||William Moorhouse|
|1863 by-election||Alfred Cox|
|1866 election||John Hall|
|1872 by-election||John Wilson|
|1876 election||James Fisher|
|1881 election||Henry Wynn-Williams|
|1884 election||John Coster|
|1887 by-election||Frederic Jones|
|1890 election||William Tanner|
The following table gives the election result:
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