Story: Care and carers

Homes for older people: war veterans (1st of 3)

Homes for older people: war veterans

Three blind former servicemen enjoy their pipes on the veranda of the Ranfurly Veterans' Home in Auckland. The home, which was opened by Governor Lord Ranfurly in 1903, was for war veterans, in recognition of their service to the British Empire.

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Photograph by Henry Winkelmann

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Care and carers - Care of elderly people', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/30440/homes-for-older-people-war-veterans (accessed 20 September 2021)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 11 May 2018