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Memories of Cornwall Park Hospital - Part 3
Part three of memories collected from former staff of Cornwall Park's hospitals: the doctors.
Our Stories
The daily routine of a junior nurse at Cornwall Park’s National Women’s Hospital in 1963
The (slightly edited) memories of Karen Andersen Yates.
Sound & Vision
Women in sport - a photographic exhibition
An exhibition of women participating in our country's national pastime of sport through a selection of black and white photographs.
Our Stories
Memories of Cornwall Park Hospital - Part Two
Part two of memories collected from former staff of Cornwall Park's hospitals: the facilities.
Our Stories
Memories of Cornwall Park Hospital – Part One
Part one of memories collected from former staff of Cornwall Park's hospitals: maternal care and cancer treatment.
Your Place
Coromandel Museum
Something to add to your holiday plans when visiting the peninsula
Our Stories
Frederick Watson
Community doctor, public health advocate, award winning Jersey cow breeder.
Trailblazers
Professor Sir Graham (Mont) Liggins
Milestones in foetal lung development and prenatal medicine.
Epidemics Aotearoa
Auckland Hospital and the 1918 Influenza Epidemic
How Auckland Hospital coped with influenza cases.
Our Stories
Taihape Hospital at Christmas
Some historic moments of the communities around Taihape coming together at Christmas to support patients in hospital.
Epidemics Aotearoa
Frontline Pharmacists: Navigating Unprecedented Challenges Amid the Pandemic
The experiences and resilience of a pharmacist during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our Stories
Some history from Palmerston North Hospital: 130 years on
A few milestones to mark the 130th anniversary of Palmerston North Hospital.
Your Place
Wairoa Museum
Self-described as 'a museum without walls', a living entity linking people, history and place.
Your Place
The Elms | Te Papa Tauranga
A pā, a mission station, and a legacy to the people of Tauranga.
Your Place
Paeroa Museum - more to see than just L&P
A small museum with an eclectic collection.
Your Place
Te Aroha & District Museum
When you’re in Te Aroha, treat yourself a bottle of Lemon and Te Aroha (a drink that predates Lemon & Paeroa)!
Our Stories
The Journey to the Library
A short history of Dr Thomas Moore Philson.
Your Place
A visit to Whangārei Medical Museum
Open Wednesdays, the museum is part of the Kiwi North Heritage Park.
Climate & Health
Strikes over climate becoming part of museum collections
How climate strikes are leaving their mark on the collection at our national museum.
Your Place
Te Rau Aroha Museum of the Price of Citizenship
How medical histories interweave into an exhibition about commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi and military service.
Opinions
'Things That Matter'
One theatre-goer's experience watching a play about the public health system.
Minds
The history of lobotomy
The history of lobotomy and what almost was: how Janet Frame’s first literary prize prevented her undergoing this now banned procedure.
Your Place
Papakura Museum - go and visit, Auckland!
How filling time between flights has convinced a curator why everyone in Papakura should visit this museum.
Your Place
Founders Heritage Park - a must do on your next visit to Nelson
A recent visit made a curator wish she had longer in Nelson.
Sound & Vision
Photo Gallery: Captain Harding Leaf's first aid kit
Explore the contents of Captain Leaf's first aid kit.
Your Place
Bulls Museum: an unbelieva-bull hidden medical collection
A museum hidden in a town filled with bovine-related puns, Bulls Museum is worth a visit.
Your Place
Visiting Taihape Museum
Read why a visit to Taihape Museum should be on everyone's to-do list.
Brave Hearts
Heart Surgery in New Zealand: The Dramatic Evolution of a Lifesaving Specialty (Part 3)
The history of heart surgery in New Zealand (part 3).
Brave Hearts
Heart Surgery in New Zealand: The Dramatic Evolution of a Lifesaving Specialty (Part 2)
The history of heart surgery in New Zealand (part 2).
Brave Hearts
Heart Surgery in New Zealand: The Dramatic Evolution of a Lifesaving Specialty (Part 1)
The history of heart surgery in New Zealand (part 1).
Your Place
Reflections at Waikato Health Memorabilia Trust
A glimpse at the history of the Waikato DHB through the eyes of a curator.
Your Place
The Death Ship: A Fateful Voyage - reflections on a visit to the National Army Museum Te Mata Toa
A blog about the exhibition The Death Ship and a curator's visit to the Army Museum.
Epidemics Aotearoa
Facing the camera
A mother and daughter duo fronted a vaccination campaign to help protect pregnant mums.
Cache of curiosities
If I only had a heart
This big hearted elephant had a fatty problem.
Our Stories
Ground hog days
A photographer finds beauty in the every day during Auckland's lockdowns.
Trailblazers
Do your job – get a swab!
A trailblazing student helped rally her community when Covid appeared at her school.
Epidemics Aotearoa
Art imitates Covid life
Artist Bryony Matthew used art to help her adapt to lockdown life in 2021.
Parallels to the past
Just like my Poppa
Learning from the Spanish Flu – one family's story of pandemic loss, a hundred years ago.
Our Pandemic
864,000 seconds
What's life been like for teenagers during our pandemic? A Covid-19 poem.
Epidemics Aotearoa
The tragic tale of Aotearoa's orphans
The Spanish Flu killed many young parents who left children behind them.
Your Place
Medical stories from Waikirikiri Selwyn District
Explore some of the medical stories from Waikirikiri Selwyn District.
Your Place
Medical stories from the Western Bay of Plenty
Explore some of the medical stories from the Western Bay of Plenty.
Your Place
Medical stories from Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga
Explore some of the medical stories from our earliest missions.
Sound & Vision
Auckland Medical History Society Founders' Lecture - Sir William Liley, the father of fetal medicine
A lecture presented as part of the Auckland Medical History Society's annual programme.
Your Place
Dannevirke's Gallery of History is true to its name
A small museum run by a great team which is a must-see the next time you're in Dannevirke.
Your Place
Ōpōtiki Museum (is actually two museums!)
A pair of museums that runs almost the length of a block of shops.
Your Health Future
A Career in Pharmacy
The story of how Tim Walker chose a career in pharmacy and how he serves his Northland communities.
Our Stories
The medical kit of Captain Harding Leaf of the 28 (Māori) Battalion
Explore the contents of a first aid kit from the Second World War.
Our Pandemic
The double-edged sword of lockdown
A heartwarming account of an octogenarian's positive experience of Covid-19.
Our Pandemic
Blessing in disguise
Caring for her grandfather in lockdown turned out to be a blessing for Daizha Fidow-Savage.
Sound & Vision
A terrible time
Listen to the recollection of Eva Nobles, who was aged just 11 when Spanish Flu struck her community.
Epidemics Aotearoa
Being an outcast – my life as an essential worker
A student's part-time job led her to become an essential worker during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Epidemics Aotearoa
It’s cool to be tested
Exceptional student leadership brought unity to an Auckland community struck by Covid-19.
Minds
There is no place like home
Student Erin Kim used creativity to express their feelings of isolation during the 2020 Covid-19 lockdown.
Epidemics Aotearoa
My pandemic
An Aucklander returned to nursing to help vaccinate her island community.