Story: Te rāngai mahi – Māori in the workforce

Nurse with mother and twins

Nurse with mother and twins

Nurse Erina Heremaia helps Mrs Lloyd with her twin boys at Kaitāia Memorial Hospital, in 1949. Māori women became involved in nursing from an early stage.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, National Publicity Studios Collection
Reference: 1/2-040751-F
Photograph by Edward Percival Christensen

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Basil Keane, 'Te rāngai mahi – Māori in the workforce - Urbanisation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/25525/nurse-with-mother-and-twins (accessed 24 June 2017)

Story by Basil Keane, published 11 Mar 2010