John Houston (New Zealand writer)
John Houston OBE (1891 – 20 June 1962) was a New Zealand historian and writer who specialised in the history of Taranaki Māori, and of the Taranaki land wars. He spent 30 years studying and recording Māori history and lore, the result of which was the posthumously published Maori Life in Old Taranaki (1965). Other works included Turi of the Aotea canoe (1933) and the Encyclopedia of New Zealand biography of Kimball Bent (1966).
- Te Ao Hou: A Book on Taranaki History: Maori Life in Old Taranaki, March 1966
- Te Runanga o Ngati Ruanui: Te Pou Korero: Registration Update, August 2003
- Encyclopedia of New Zealand: Bent, Kimble, 1966