Story: Child and youth health

Ear check, 1993

Ear check, 1993

Porirua boy Leo Malaulau has his hearing tested by nurse Anne Barclay in a mobile clinic in 1993. The incidence of hearing problems and infections like glue ear in young children was high in Porirua at the time.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1993/2699
Photograph by Mark Coote

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How to cite this page:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Child and youth health - Cot death, obesity and other child-health issues', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/30325/ear-check-1993 (accessed 18 November 2019)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 29 Nov 2018