Story: Historic earthquakes

Basin Reserve – a new cricket ground (2nd of 2)

Basin Reserve – a new cricket ground

By the 1880s, when this photograph was taken, the Basin Reserve had been converted to a cricket ground.

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Eileen McSaveney, 'Historic earthquakes - The 1855 Wairarapa earthquake', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 July 2024)

Story by Eileen McSaveney, published 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 28 Mar 2011, updated 1 Nov 2017