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Linwood High School rappers

27 June 1992

Bridget Olsen, Shem Ioapo and the Linwood High School rap dance team as part of an anti-smoking campaign sponsored by the District Health Board's Smokefree programme.

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Area: East / Linwood

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Gwenda Patridge with "Smoking Sam"

9 October 1980

Youth health worker, Gwenda Patridge with "Smoking Sam" who is part of a display in Cathedral Square to highlight National Heart Week.

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Area: Central City / Cathedral Square

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Sir Joseph Ward opening the hospital

1904

After formally opening the Avon Pine Sanitorium at Wainoni, Sir Joseph Ward, then Minister of Public Health, "proceeded to Nurse Maude's open-air hospital, which that philanthropic lady has established for the benefit of the poor. The hospital is located near New Brighton, and came into being a few weeks ago." In praising the work accomplished by Nurse Maude, Sir Joseph Ward said that he would endeavour to obtain a ? for ? subsidy for the hospital.

Area: East / Wainoni

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People attending public inhalation chambers to have their throats sprayed

1918

In an attempt to arrest the spread of infection during the influenza epidemic, people attended public inhalation chambers to have their throats sprayed

Area: Other / Unknown

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A nurse leaving a sub-depot on her daily round of visits, during the 1918 influenza epidemic, Christchurch

1918

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - South

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Boy scouts distribute food and medicine to patients during the influenza epidemic

1918

Cheerful boy scouts acting as messengers to distribute food and medicine to patients at their houses during the influenza epidemic. Pictured are: on the left John Neville Westgarth (d. 1981) and in the centre William Patrick (Bill) Sweeney (1908-1983).

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The medicine depot in Cathedral Square where the Government standard influenza medicine was supplied

1918

Area: Central City / Cathedral Square

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A returned soldier in a motorcycle sidecar taking food to patients during the 1918 influenza epidemic

1918

"An epidemic of influenza has been raging throughout New Zealand for several weeks. It is of a particularly virulent character and a very large number of deaths have been caused by it. The combatting of the epidemic has been rigorously undertaken in the towns and all classes have furnished devoted workers. In Christchurch a large committee was formed, and soon women possessed of any ablity for nursing were organised, and sent wherever they were most needed. Men called at every house in the district to see whether help was needed, and by this method hundreds of cases needing help were discovered. A public dispensary for the issue of the Government standard medicine was established in Cathedral Square, and Nurse Maude had charge of the central distribution of all help. All Church organisations were utilised, and later sub-stations were formed, which dealt with cases in their own vicinity and relieved Nurse Maude's overworked central station. The Canterbury Automobile Association rallied nobly with cars and motor-cycles which are kept busy carrying nurses, helpers, messengers and food and medicine for invalids. Public inhalation chambers were established by the City Council, by the Government in the Government Buildings, by the Christchurch Gas Company in their premises, and many by the Christchurch Tramway Board, and most of the larger firms instituted inhalation sprays for their employees. The schools having been closed, the Boy Scouts' organisation was promptly utilised, and the Scouts are doing great work as messengers and food carriers. The Plunket Society took charge of infants, and the Kindergarten Association of other children, and Sydenham Park is utilised as a children's playground, the kiddies being provided with meals and games. As the cases came forward the resources of the hospital were strained, doctors and nurses going down before the disease. The Royal Hotel was acquired and used as an auxiliary hospital, and the buildings of the Metropolitan Trotting Club as a convalescent hospital. The feeding of so many sick people speedily became a great problem, but this was solved by the establishment of kitchens for invalid cookery in the City Council electrical rooms, the Christchurch Gas Company's premises, and in several of the secondary schools, and from these the depots were supplied. The people of Christchurch have risen to the occasion, and there has been little lack of assistants, and generous help has been given to the kitchens. What has been done in Christchurch is typical of what has been done all over the Dominion."

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People using the inhalation chamber in the Government Buildings in Cathedral Square, Christchurch

1918

Area: Central City / Cathedral Square

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Some of the motorcycles and side-cars used as relief cars in conveying nurses, helpers and food-carriers

1918

Area: Central City / Cathedral Square

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Some members of the St John Ambulance Brigade with the vehicles used as ambulances during the influenza epidemic

1918

"As the Brigade's ambulances were not sufficient for the demand, a number of private firms placed their motor delivery vans at the disposal of the Brigade, and these were used as ambulances to convey patients to the hospital. " Pictured from left are: R. Foot, S.S. Baird, A. Stewart, I. H. Balkind, A. Smith, B. Day, P.S. Ramsay, A. Cameron, E. Cambridge, J. Heslop, J. Reidy, Pvte. Lockwood, R. Quickenden, Corpl. Middleton.

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Men doing the laundry work at the Temuka Influenza Hospital

1918

During the influenza epidemic.

Area: Other / Wider Canterbury

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Nurses at Maori Hospital, Temuka, South Canterbury

1918

During the influenza epidemic.

Area: Other / Wider Canterbury

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The anti-consumption crusade

1906

Dr Greenwood and Mr Hornbrook at Rangiora : the Rangiora Brass Band shown leading the procession to Victoria Park.

Area: Other / Wider Canterbury

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