Wilson writes: "I started my working career in the Waiariki District Māori Land Court at Rotorua, and boarded with Rangi Royal and his wife Puhi while I was in Rotorua.... I received my primary education at the Paroa Māori School in Whakatane, and my secondary schooling at St. Stephen’s College at Bombay in Auckland, and Te Aute College, Hawke’s Bay". He has an LL.B. degree.
- Wilson, R. J. M. “Law and the Māori.” Te Māori: The Official Journal of the New Zealand Māori Council 1.4 (1970): 55.
- "Law and the Māori." Te Māori: The Official Journal of the New Zealand Māori Council 1.4 (1970): 55-58.
- In this text of Wilson’s address to the South Island District Māori Council on 6 September 1969, Wilson speaks of various legislative changes concerning the Māori. He discusses race relations in New Zealand and offers advice to Māori coming before the courts.