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.

Using this item

Christchurch City Libraries
Reference: CCl PhotoCD 11, IMG0062

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Basil Keane, 'Tūranga i te hapori – status in Māori society - Changes in leadership, 20th century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/31137/maori-professionals-akenehi-hei (accessed 30 January 2022)

Story by Basil Keane, published 5 May 2011