Kōrero: Adoption

Matron with baby, Edward Murphy Hospital

Matron with baby, Edward Murphy Hospital

The Gisborne Photo News reports in 1965 on Captain M. Carter, matron of the Salvation Army's Edward Murphy Hospital in Gisborne, handing a baby born to an unmarried mother over to the child’s adoptive parents. In 1964 the hospital took in 40 pregnant single women, whose babies were all adopted.

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Gisborne Photo News
Reference: No 135: 8 September 1965

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Anne Else, 'Adoption - Growth in adoption', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/47328/matron-with-baby-edward-murphy-hospital (accessed 22 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Anne Else, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 18 Apr 2018