References and information sources

The information on these pages is from a study of Porirua City's rail heritage, undertaken as a part of the heritage review project. The study is available for loan in the Porirua Library. This page lists the sources used for the study.

The following references were used by this report.

i Cassells, K. R. Uncommon Carrier - The History of the Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company 1882-1908 Wellington, 1994.
ii Hoy, Douglas George. West of the Tararuas - An illustrated history of the Wellington Manawatu Railway Co. Wellington : Southern Press 1972 p. 88
iii Bromby, Robin. Rails that Built a Nation: An Encyclopedia of New Zealand Railways, Wellington : Grantham House, 2003 p. 20
iv Hoy op.cit. p. 70
v Pierre, Bill. North Island Main Trunk Wellington, 1981
vi ACCIDENTS & FATALITIES. A YOUNG GIRL KILLED ON THE RAILWAY. Evening Post, Volume L, Issue 152, 27 December 1895, Page 2 from Papers Past
vii Hoy op.cit. p. 72
viii New Zealand Railway Tunnels at 31st March 1975
ix Hoy, Douglas George. West of the Tararuas - An illustrated history of the Wellington Manawatu Railway Co. Wellington : Southern Press 1972
x Hoy, D. G. Rails Out of the Capital, Wellington, New Zealand Railway and Locomotive Society, Wellington Branch, 1970 diagram p120
xi Cassells, K. R. Uncommon Carrier - The History of the Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company 1882-1908 Wellington, 1994 p. 88
xii Hoy, D. G. Rails Out of the Capital, Wellington, New Zealand Railway and Locomotive Society, Wellington Branch, 1970 p. 93 and 119 (includes drawing of station complex 1969)
xiii Submission from Rail Heritage Trust of NZ on PCC’s heritage management strategy, 24 February 2010
xiv The remains of a tennis court fence and a number of interesting specimen plants can be found at the east side of the present car park, adjoining the remnant of the former Porirua Stream
xv Heath, Barbara, and Balham, Helen. The Paremata Story Paremata : Paremata Residents Association, 1994 p.39
xvi Hoy, D. G. Rails Out of the Capital, Wellington, New Zealand Railway and Locomotive Society, Wellington Branch, 1970 p. 120
xvii Cassells op.cit. p. 41
xviii Hoy, D. G. op.cit. p. 119
xix A Timeline of Pukerua Bay http://www.pukeruabay.org.nz/about/history.html
xx Heath, Barbara, and Balham, Helen op.cit. p. 39
xxi Hoy, D. G. op cit., p. 24
xxii Hoy, D. G. op cit., pp. 70-71
xxiii Porirua City Council (2009) Places of heritage interest