Waiora Waikato in Hamilton, New Zealand is the biggest hospital campus in Australasia. Waikato DHB is the biggest business in the Waikato, one of the top 10 state-owned services, has an annual turnover of $1.1 billion and employs 6000 people – which makes it about the size of Morrinsville. The 6000 employees include many in non-clinical occupations.
"A day in the life of..." is a project that documented some of the many employees who were tracked during 24 hours at Waikato Hospital.
A gentleman walks up to Rangi Iti’s enquiries desk, “I hear you know everything!” She laughs and agrees with the man. “I do, I really do.” Rangi tells Annie French and Nicola Stewart the importance of finding humour in the everyday at Waikato Hospital...
It’s early morning and outside the entrance of Waikato Hospital there is a slow procession of people walking in and out the front doors. At the shuttle stop waits Nick Atkinson, a 22-year-old man determined to show the world that the youth of today is capable of helping.
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