This site provides information about the New Zealand Clan Keith society, benefits of membership, activities sponsored by the society, the heritage of the principal family names associated with the Clan, and links to on-line resources.

Clan info

The Clan Keith are the descendants of one of Scotland's oldest and most illustrious clans.

Chief of the Name and Arms of Keith is James William Falconer Keith, 14th Earl of Kintore.
The Keith motto is “Veritas Vincit” which means “Truth prevails” and “Quae amissa salva” meaning “What has been lost is safe”.
Gaelic name: Ceiteach. Keith Clansman's Crest
Chef’s crest: The Keith crest is a roebuck's head emerging out of an earl’s coronet.
Clansman’s crest badge: The clansman's crest badge may be worn and displayed by all those... read more

Join the Society


Click "next" below to fill out a Membership Application online.  Alternatively you can download and fill out the membership form here.


Highland Games 2016/17 season

The Clan Keith society will be represented at the Hororata, Auckland, Waipu, Turakina and Paeroa games.
Members and kinsfolk are most welcome at the clan tent.

The following is a list of Scottish festivals planned for 2016/17.

146th Waipu Highland Games, Caledonian Park, St Mary's Rd. 2 January 2017

141st Waimate Caledonian Games Sports Event, Victoria Park, Queen St. 21 January 2017

153rd Turakina Highland Games, Turakina Domain, Cameron Rd. 28 January 2017

Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Clan Keith in New Zealand Inc is held at the Clan Keith tent at the Paeroa Highland Games.