Kōrero: Taranaki region

Mobile X-ray unit

In the 1940s and early 1950s an ‘X-ray bus’ travelled to many rural Taranaki marae, including this one in South Taranaki in 1952. The unit team looked in particular for tuberculosis, which responded well to early detection.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Tuberculosis and Maori people. National Film Unit, 1952

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Ron Lambert, 'Taranaki region - Government, education and health', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/25371/mobile-x-ray-unit (accessed 28 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Ron Lambert, updated 1 Aug 2015