Kōrero: Death rates and life expectancy

Monument to flu victims (1 o 2)

Monument to flu victims

This carved wooden memorial was erected at Te Koura marae, between Taumarunui and Ōngarue, in memory of those who died in the 1918 influenza pandemic. The Māori death rate was eight times that of Pākehā.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Albert Percy Godber Collection (PA-Group-00048)
Reference: APG-0786-1/2-G
Photograph by Albert Percy Godber

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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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Ian Pool, 'Death rates and life expectancy - Māori epidemiological transition', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/26595/monument-to-flu-victims (accessed 6 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Ian Pool, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 14 Mar 2019