From the late 1980s trade unions set up health centres so low-income people could access affordable primary health care. The Newtown Union Health Service in Wellington opened in 1987. The multi-language sign, shown here in 2011, demonstrates the diverse communities the service caters for.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Kerryn Pollock
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