References and acknowledgements

We would like to acknowledge the 1993 Tiniroto School Centenary documentation as a major source of our information including the photos.

Many stories we read were contributed by past Tiniroto residents such as Bob Berry and Geoff Mossman to the Centenary material. This was a major source of our information, in particular the photo collections so we would especially like to acknowledge the Centenary Committee who collated this information.

People interviewed during our inquiries include:

  • Jean Loomis
  • Graeme Cameron
  • Syd Kent
  • Colin Campbell
  • Tony Parker
  • Lorraine Ward
  • A Martin
  • L Candy
  • Pete Hema
  • Gordon Jackman
  • Steve Hilton
  • Deirdre Law
  • Jaye Hema
  • Jennie Law
  • Darcy Hamilton
  • Pam Hamilton
  • Marg Alley
  • Sherrill Crombie
  • Di Roadley
  • Rebecca Trafford


Bull, Colleen. From Papa to Pumice and Back Again, Gisborne: Te Rau Press, 2000.

Withers, Dave with Paul Campbell. Tales from the Ruakituri Valley: Te Rau Press, 2007

Waterman, Steve. Early Days Series 1840-1920: Nelson Price Milburn Ltd, 1981

Ministry of Education. Women in Focus: Learning Media, 1993

Gisborne Herald Photo News June 1966


Ewing & MacPherson, (p182) sited in




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