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Oral histories

Listen to the history of physiotherapy in New Zealand via the personal stories of the following notable physios

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  • Rob McKenzie

    mckenzie profile Rob talks about his training and early private practice in Wellington in the 1950s and 60s, about discovering his 'method,'... Read more
  • Fran Elkin

    Fran Elkin and students Fran talks about her work in London and Auckland before being involved in establishing the new school in Auckland and... Read more
  • Fran Elkin

    Fran talks about her work in London and Auckland before being involved in establishing the new school in Auckland and some of the challenges the school faced in its first 20 years. Read more

  • Frank Weedon

    Frank talks about four generations of physiotherapists in his family, training after the war, and working in the South Island. Read more

  • Gail Leach and Joy Tedder

    In this joint conversation, Gail and Joy explore their own backgrounds in physiotherapy, particularly their work establishing the NZSP and some of the key political events affecting the profession over the last 30 years. Read more

  • Gay Ross

    Gay talks about her training in Dunedin and work in Wellington, before moving into respiratory care and her experiences working in asthma education. Read more

  • Gay Wood

    Gay talks about her training and early work in cardiac rehabilitation and the Phoenix Club in Dunedin, the Hanover Pool and moving to Christchurch. Read more

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