Story: Te hauora Māori i mua – history of Māori health

Nurses, 1912 (2nd of 2)

Nurses, 1912

Māori and Pākehā nurses work side by side at an East Coast typhoid fever camp in 1911. Heni Whangapirita (left) was from Ngāti Porou. The nurse on the right is probably Nurse McElligott.

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Reference: Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives, 1912, E-3.

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Raeburn Lange, 'Te hauora Māori i mua – history of Māori health - Health improves, 1900 to 1920', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/27248/nurses-1912 (accessed 27 February 2020)

Story by Raeburn Lange, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 4 Apr 2018