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En route to London for an assignment in Europe, the first New Zealand nurses to be attached to Unrra, Misses Alice Reid, Melba McKenzie and Nellie Barnett, have reached Sydney by flying-boat. Miss Reid has been a tutor sister at the Auckland Hnspital for the last six years, having graduated in arts from the Auckland University College. She is a gold medallist, and topped the list in the State examinations in 1941. She has also trained as a Plunket nurse.

Miss Barnett has been senior Plunket nurse in Hamilton for the last three years and is also a triplecertificated nurse. Miss McKenzie has been attached to the Department of Health for the last seven years, first in Napier and later in Te Awamutu, working among the school i children and the Maori population.

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UNRRA NURSES, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 176, 27 July 1945

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UNRRA NURSES Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 176, 27 July 1945

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