Story: Occupational structure

Hinetemoa Kahu, cleaner (2nd of 3)

Hinetemoa Kahu, cleaner

In-person service workers such as Hinetemoa Kahu, a cleaner at Hutt Hospital, are a very large and expanding occupational group in New Zealand. Hinetemoa is shown at a photography exhibition on the working conditions of contract cleaners, at the Farsite Gallery in Petone, in 1999.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1999/3476/21
Photograph by John Nicholson

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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How to cite this page:

Paul Callister and Robert Didham, 'Occupational structure - Defining and measuring occupations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 July 2022)

Story by Paul Callister and Robert Didham, published 11 Mar 2010