Story: Te hauora Māori i mua – history of Māori health

Patients, typhoid camp, Maungapōhatu, 1924 (2nd of 2)

Patients, typhoid camp, Maungapōhatu, 1924

This whānau lives in very basic conditions in a camp while in quarantine for typhoid. Annie Miki (Matakoraha) and her brother Paetawa sit in the foreground, while behind are four young children, and Hemi Tawa, Annie's husband, holding an accordion.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Sister Annie Henry Collection (PAColl-6098)
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Raeburn Lange, 'Te hauora Māori i mua – history of Māori health - Slow progress, 1920 to 1945', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/27252/patients-typhoid-camp-maungapohatu-1924 (accessed 13 August 2020)

Story by Raeburn Lange, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 4 Apr 2018