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The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Canterbury Provincial District]

Mr. William Sefton Moorhouse

Mr. William Sefton Moorhouse represented Akaroa in the House of Representatives in 1854–1855, and again from 1858 to 1860; he also represented Heathcote in 1862; Westland in 1866–1877; Christchurch City in 1870, and again from 1876 to 1879; Ashley from 1879 to 1881. Mr. Moorhouse is best remembered as the champion of the Lyttelton tunnel and as Superintendent of Canterbury, and he is referred to in another article in both these relations.