WEEKLY REVIEW 332: HOKIANGA...BACKBLOCK MEDICAL SERVICE

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Hokianga...Backblock Medical Service: The heart of the Hokianga Medical Service is Rawene Hospital in the centre of Hokianga Country.

From this base Dr GM Smith and his staff of two doctors and six district nurses attend to the health needs of a largely Māori population in isolated rural communities.

He whakaata i tiro atu ki te Hauora o ngā iwi o Hokianga i te tau 1948.

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Year 1948

Reference number F781

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Series WEEKLY REVIEW

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Newsreel

Duration 0:10:51

Production company NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL FILM UNIT

Taonga Māori Collection Yes

Credits Music Composed: Douglas Lilburn
Music Performed: National Symphony Orchestra

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