Story: Tūranga i te hapori – status in Māori society

Māori professionals: Ākenehi Hei (1st of 4)

Māori professionals: Ākenehi Hei

Ākenehi Hei was one of the first Māori nurses. Here she talks to a visitor outside her rudimentary hospital in 1909 or 1910.

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Basil Keane, 'Tūranga i te hapori – status in Māori society - Changes in leadership, 20th century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 January 2022)

Story by Basil Keane, published 5 May 2011