Story: Historic earthquakes

Park Island Old Men’s Home (3rd of 3)

Park Island Old Men’s Home

Fifteen people died from the widespread damage to the Park Island Old Men’s Home near Taradale.

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MTG Hawke's Bay, Hawke's Bay Museums Trust/Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi collection
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How to cite this page:

Eileen McSaveney, 'Historic earthquakes - The 1931 Hawke’s Bay earthquake', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/4557/park-island-old-mens-home (accessed 22 October 2019)

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