1932 Motueka by-election

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The 1932 Motueka by-election was a by-election in the New Zealand electorate of Motueka, a rural seat at the top of the South Island.wikipedia
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Keith Holyoake

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The by-election was contested by Keith Holyoake (Reform Party candidate for the United/Reform Coalition), Paddy Webb (Labour Party), and 80 year old Roderick McKenzie, ex-MP for Motueka (1896–1914) standing as Independent Liberal–Labour.
Holyoake was the Reform Party's candidate in the resulting by-election in 1932, and was successful.

Motueka (New Zealand electorate)

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The 1932 Motueka by-election was a by-election in the New Zealand electorate of Motueka, a rural seat at the top of the South Island.
In October 1932, Black committed suicide, and this caused the 1932 Motueka by-election, which was won by future prime minister Holyoake.

George Black (New Zealand politician)

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The by-election occurred on 1 December 1932, and was precipitated by the suicide of sitting Independent member of parliament George Black on 17 October 1932.
Black's death triggered the 1932 Motueka by-election, which was won by Keith Holyoake.

Paddy Webb

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The by-election was contested by Keith Holyoake (Reform Party candidate for the United/Reform Coalition), Paddy Webb (Labour Party), and 80 year old Roderick McKenzie, ex-MP for Motueka (1896–1914) standing as Independent Liberal–Labour.
In the 1932 Motueka by-election, Webb attempted to return to Parliament, but was defeated by Keith Holyoake.

Roderick McKenzie

The by-election was contested by Keith Holyoake (Reform Party candidate for the United/Reform Coalition), Paddy Webb (Labour Party), and 80 year old Roderick McKenzie, ex-MP for Motueka (1896–1914) standing as Independent Liberal–Labour.
In 1932, when he was 80 years old, McKenzie contested the Motueka seat at the by-election following the death of George Black.

By-election

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The 1932 Motueka by-election was a by-election in the New Zealand electorate of Motueka, a rural seat at the top of the South Island.

New Zealand electorates

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The 1932 Motueka by-election was a by-election in the New Zealand electorate of Motueka, a rural seat at the top of the South Island.

South Island

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The 1932 Motueka by-election was a by-election in the New Zealand electorate of Motueka, a rural seat at the top of the South Island.

Independent politician

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The by-election occurred on 1 December 1932, and was precipitated by the suicide of sitting Independent member of parliament George Black on 17 October 1932.

Reform Party (New Zealand)

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The by-election was contested by Keith Holyoake (Reform Party candidate for the United/Reform Coalition), Paddy Webb (Labour Party), and 80 year old Roderick McKenzie, ex-MP for Motueka (1896–1914) standing as Independent Liberal–Labour.

United–Reform Coalition

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The by-election was contested by Keith Holyoake (Reform Party candidate for the United/Reform Coalition), Paddy Webb (Labour Party), and 80 year old Roderick McKenzie, ex-MP for Motueka (1896–1914) standing as Independent Liberal–Labour.

New Zealand Labour Party

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The by-election was contested by Keith Holyoake (Reform Party candidate for the United/Reform Coalition), Paddy Webb (Labour Party), and 80 year old Roderick McKenzie, ex-MP for Motueka (1896–1914) standing as Independent Liberal–Labour.

Liberal–Labour (New Zealand)

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The by-election was contested by Keith Holyoake (Reform Party candidate for the United/Reform Coalition), Paddy Webb (Labour Party), and 80 year old Roderick McKenzie, ex-MP for Motueka (1896–1914) standing as Independent Liberal–Labour.