Neill Austin

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Parliament of New Zealand
Years Term Electorate Party
1975–1978 38th Hobson National
1978–1981 39th Bay of Islands National
1981–1984 40th Bay of Islands National
1984–1987 41st Bay of Islands National

Howard Neill Austin, MBE (12 December 1924 – 24 June 2008), known as Neill Austin, was a New Zealand politician of the National Party.

He represented the Hobson electorate from 1975 to 1978, and then the Bay of Islands electorate from 1978 to 1987, when he retired and was replaced by John Carter.[1]

In the 1994 Queen's Birthday Honours, Austin was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for public services.[2]


  1. Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. London Gazette (supplement), No. 53697, 10 June 1994. Retrieved 11 January 2013.
New Zealand Parliament
In abeyance
Title last held by
Sidney Walter Smith
Member of Parliament for Bay of Islands
Succeeded by
John Carter