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Thomas Tanner (1830 – 22 July 1918) was a 19th-century Member of Parliament in New Zealand.
A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament. In many countries with bicameral parliaments, this category includes specifically members of the lower house, as upper houses often have a different title. Member of Congress is an equivalent term in other jurisdictions.
Born in Wiltshire, England, in 1830, Tanner arrived in New Zealand in 1850, and took up a large farm in Hawke's Bay in 1853.
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Hawke's Bay Region is a region of New Zealand on the east coast of the North Island. It is governed by Hawke's Bay Regional Council, which sits in the city of Napier. The region's name derives from Hawke Bay, which was named by Captain James Cook in honour of Admiral Edward Hawke.
Tanner was a member of the Hawke's Bay Provincial Council from 1867 to 1875.He represented the Hawkes Bay electorate of Waipawa from 1887 to 1890, when he retired and William Cowper Smith was re-elected to the seat; Smith had held Waipawa until 1887, when he was elected for the new electorate of Woodville (which only existed from 1887 to 1890). He contested the 1893 election in the Hawke's Bay electorate and of the three candidates, he came last.
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The New Zealand general election of 1887 was held on 26 September to elect 95 MPs to the tenth session of the New Zealand Parliament. The Māori vote was held on 7 September. 175,410 votes were cast. In 5 seats there was only one candidate.
The New Zealand general election of 1890 was one of New Zealand's most significant. It marked the beginning of party politics in New Zealand with the formation of the Liberal Government, which was to enact major welfare, labour and electoral reforms, including giving the vote to women.
He died at Havelock North on 22 July 1918.
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