Definition of Karitane in English:
Trained or administered according to the principles of child care and nutrition advocated by the Royal New Zealand Society for the Health of Women and Children (the Plunket Society): a Karitane hospital
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- The Plunket Society began in Dunedin, as did Karitane nursing, teacher education, tertiary education itself, and much besides.
- Though he lived long enough to see a new Karitane hospital and factory opened at Melrose, he was bankrupt when he died.
- Other short term groups, such as the group for Chinese families who have children with a disability and Bankstown Twins group, have been developed by Karitane to meet local needs.
Early 20th century: from the name of a township in the South Island, New Zealand.
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