Tuberculosis (TB) still presented a serious risk to public health in the mid-20th century. This clip shows a district nurse visiting a rural Māori family in 1952. The man of the house has tuberculosis, so he is staying in a special TB hut provided by the Health Department until he has recovered.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Tuberculosis and Maori People. National Film Unit, 1952.
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