Kōrero: Class

Occupations: Karitane nurses (3 o 5)

Occupations: Karitane nurses

These nurses are feeding babies and toddlers at a Karitane home in Frederic Truby King's old property at Melrose in Wellington. Truby King was the founder of the Plunket Society, which established the Karitane homes to provide care for new mothers and their babies. Nursing was a semi-professional occupation requiring qualifications. It was almost entirely a female profession.

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Archives New Zealand – Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAQT 6401, A82980

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Class - A middle-class society? – material differences, 1890 to 1970', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/29730/occupations-karitane-nurses (accessed 24 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 22 May 2018