Story: Earthquakes

Napier Nurses’ Home (1st of 2)

Napier Nurses’ Home

The new wing of the Napier Nurses’ Home was completed just a year before the 1931 Hawke’s Bay earthquake.

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Hawke's Bay Museum & Art Gallery, Hawke's Bay Museums Trust/Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi collection
Reference: 5311a

Permission of Hawke's Bay Museum & Art Gallery, P.O. Box 248, Napier, New Zealand must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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How to cite this page:

Eileen McSaveney, 'Earthquakes - Building for earthquake resistance', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 June 2017)

Story by Eileen McSaveney, published 12 Jun 2006