Edwin Keating

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Edwin Joseph (Ted) Keating, CMG (29 October 1910 – 22 October 1987), was a New Zealand Member of Parliament for the Labour Party, academic and director of the Bank of New Zealand.


New Zealand Parliament
Years Term Electorate Party
1954–1957 31st Hastings Labour
1957–1960 32nd Hastings Labour

Keating was born in Aldershot, England in 1910[1] and arrived in New Zealand in 1926.

At the 1953 local-body elections he stood unsuccessfully for the Wellington Harbour Board on a Labour ticket.[2]

Keating represented the Hastings electorate from 1954 to 1960, when he was defeated by National's Duncan MacIntyre.[3]

After politics he became a senior lecturer in industrial relations at Victoria University of Wellington.[4] Keating also served as a director of the Bank of New Zealand from 1975 to 1987.

He was appointed a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George in the 1986 Queen's Birthday Honours for public and community services.[5]

He died in 1987.


  1. ^ Wilson 1985, p. 209.
  2. ^ "Citizens Keep Majority on Harbour Board". The Dominion. 1 November 1953.
  3. ^ Wilson 1985, pp. 209, 215.
  4. ^ Traue 1978, p. 160.
  5. ^ Taylor, p. 211.


  • Gustafson, Barry (1986). The First 50 Years : A History of the New Zealand National Party. Auckland: Reed Methuen. ISBN 0-474-00177-6.
  • Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103.
  • Honoured by the Queen by Alister Taylor
  • Who's Who in New Zealand by J.E. Traue (1978, Reed, Wellington)
New Zealand Parliament
Preceded by
Sydney Jones
Member of Parliament for Hastings
Succeeded by
Duncan MacIntyre
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