Rex Wilson “has Māori blood on his mother’s side, formerly of Thames. His wife, Maureen Bradley, is a granddaughter of Waitai Pita, prominent rangātira of the Whangaruru district. The couple are now in Hawera, where Mr Wilson is resident officer of the Department of Māori Affairs. He was formerly Te Ao Hou representative at Whangarei”.
- "Tai Tokerau Young Māori Leaders Regional Conference." Te Ao Hou 30 (1960): 19.
- A short report of the Tai Tokerau Young Māori Leaders Regional Conference, which was held at Whangarei Intermediate School, from 11-13 December 1959 and chaired by Mr J. C. Henare.