A hospital was established at Rāwene, on the Hokianga Harbour, in 1910. Because of the bad roads, getting patients to hospital for treatment was a challenge. Here, Mr E. Ferguson transports a patient by sled along a muddy road. A nurse stands ready to receive them at the gate to the hospital on the hill behind.
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