24 Aug 2020

Urban issues with Bill McKay

From Nine To Noon, 11:45 am on 24 August 2020

Bill talks to Kathryn about some of New Zealand's First Pandemic Hospitals; The Remarkable Octagonal Buildings of Trentham, Featherston, Rotorua and Hanmer Springs that Coped with the 1919 Influenza Epidemic.

A hospital ward at the Featherston Camp in early 1900s.

Photo: Wairarapa Archive

Bill McKay is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of Auckland.