Story: Child and youth health

Feeding hens, Ōtaki Health Camp, 1992 (3rd of 3)

Feeding hens, Ōtaki Health Camp, 1992

Outdoor activities have long been an important part of the programme at children's health camps. These children are feeding hens and collecting eggs at the Ōtaki Health Camp in 1992. This would have been a new experience for urban children like these.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1992/3119
Photograph by Mark Coote

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Child and youth health - Primary health initiatives', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 October 2021)

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