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

Nurses, 1912 (2nd of 2)

Nurses, 1912

Two nurses – Māori and Pākehā – 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 26 September 2017)

Story by Raeburn Lange, published 5 May 2011, updated 1 Jun 2017