Story: Country towns

Doctor’s consulting room

Doctor’s consulting room

Once a country town reached several hundred people, it could support a resident doctor. Here a doctor has set up business in Waihī in the Coromandel, around 1910.

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Jock Phillips, 'Country towns - Social life, 1870–1920', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/19406/doctors-consulting-room (accessed 31 July 2021)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 24 Nov 2008