Story: Hill, Henry

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

Henry and Emily Hill with their children

As an inspector of schools, Henry Hill (seated, right) 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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Kay Morris Matthews. 'Hill, Henry', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1993, updated September, 2011. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 5 July 2022)