Pioneering Māori nurse Ākenehi Hei works at a temporary hospital established in 1908 in a Māori community stricken with typhoid fever. Native health nurses, Pākehā and Māori, were appointed to the Māori nursing service set up in 1911. Nurse Hei herself died of typhoid fever in 1910.
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