Story: Otago places

Quarantine Island, Otago Harbour

Quarantine Island, Otago Harbour

For 30 years from 1863 the hospital on Quarantine Island/Kamau Taurua took in shipboard arrivals with infectious diseases. These are the hospital buildings in 1880.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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Photograph by David Alexander De Maus

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Otago places - Otago Harbour', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/22754/quarantine-island-otago-harbour (accessed 27 September 2020)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Jul 2015