Story: Historic earthquakes

Criterion corner (2nd of 2)

Criterion corner

Fires raged at Criterion Corner after the earthquake. Firefighters are attempting to put out the blaze before the water supply dried up.

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Eileen McSaveney, 'Historic earthquakes - The 1931 Hawke’s Bay earthquake', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/4560/criterion-corner (accessed 16 December 2019)

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