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Ohinemuri Regional History Journal 49, September 2005

By Gordon Mathieson

Taken on the southwest side of the 1903 Infants' Block, this photograph features many of Paeroa's well-known earlier citizens, whose surnames were once common. Some have contributed articles to the Ohinemuri Regional History Journal and these are indicated, where appropriate.

Paeroa High School 1921

Paeroa High School 1921

Back row (left to right) Harry Woods, Roy McDonald, Harold Coldicutt, Will (C W) Malcolm (70 articles), Mervyn Poland (also known as "Sport Poland"), Bert Hardman, Eric McLeod

Centre row Albert O'Neil, Bert "Streak" Williams, Harry "Brick" Budd (Journal 18), Arthur Gambling, Jeff Towers, Stan Hamilton, Albert Ardern, Walter Halligan

Front row Jack Todd, Gordon Poland, Ivan Hall (Journals 13, 19, 31), Geoffrey Gunn, Alan North, Ken McIntyre, Bill Leach (Journals 20, 21), Ben Gwilliam, Mr Frank Wilks, B.A. (High School teacher)

Paeroa High School 1921
Ohinemuri Regional History Journal 49, September 2005
Paeroa High School 1921