Kōrero: Hill, Emily

Henry Hill seated (right) beside his wife Emily, with their children

Henry Hill seated (right) beside his wife Emily, with their children

As an inspector of schools, Henry Hill spent 37 years working to raise the standard of education in Hawke's Bay, supported by his wife Emily Hill. In addition to raising their own four daughters and three sons, they fostered Hamiora Hei, who later qualified as a lawyer.

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Victoria Upton. 'Hill, Emily', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/3h26/hill-emily (accessed 27 January 2022)