References and acknowledgements


Pishief, Elizabeth.
Whinray Scenic Reserve, Motu a Brief History. Gisborne: Whinray Ecological Charitable Trust. 2006.

Robinson, Sheila.
Gisborne Exposed. The Photographs of William Crawford 1874 – 1913. Gisborne: Te Rau Press Limited in association with Gisborne Museum & Arts Centre, 1990.

Twisleton, Dick.
The Motu and Beyond. The Way It Was. Gisborne: Dick Twisleton. 2007.

Waterman, Steve.
Early Days New Zealand 1840 - 1920. Bushmen. Wellington: Price Milburn and Company Ltd. 1981.

Wood, Chris.
Steaming To The Sunrise. A History of Railways in the Gisborne Region. Wellington/Gisborne: IPL Books, Wellington in conjunction with Te Rau Herald Print, Gisborne. 1996.

The following websites

Department of Conservation
Missouri Botanical Garden
Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand


Motu School wishes to acknowledge the following people for their contribution:
Mrs. Faye Marsh ( Polycom interview)
Mrs. Betty Storey (telephone call)
Mrs. Gaye Crawshaw (cross referencing facts / dates)
Mr. and Mrs. E Baker (Living Heritage)
Mrs. June Fisher (photos)
Ms. Essie Langley (Matawai Hotel)
Mrs. Esther Henderson (private museum)