Dr Hjelmar von Dannevill

Dr Hjelmar von Dannevill

Dr Hjelmar von Dannevill

In this podcast author and researcher Julie Glamuzina talks about the extraordinary life of Dr Hjelmar von Dannevill. The doctor arrived in New Zealand in 1911 with little documentation and began working in a health home in Miramar. During WW1 von Dannevill was investigated and then imprisoned on Matiu/Somes Island in Wellington harbour. Jared Davidson has also written about Hjelmar.

Note there are spelling variations on the doctor's name: Hjelman, Hjelmar and Dannevill, Dannevil and Danneville.

Dr von Dannevill
Dr von Dannevill

Citation information

URL:http://www.pridenz.com/dr_hjelmar_von_dannevill.html
Record date:27th February 2020
Location:Wellington
Interviewer:Gareth Watkins
Copyright:PrideNZ.com