Ohinemuri Regional History Journal 8, October 1967

About the turn of the century, perhaps no one was better known in Waihi than Tommy Cutts who came here from Thames. He occupied a shack in the West End, but was an inveterate wanderer who seemed to have "no visible means of support", though probably he received a Remittance from abroad as it was obvious that he had a background of education and gallant good manners. "I hope I do not intrude", was one ofhis well-known expressions.