Story: Historic earthquakes

Napier after the 1931 earthquake

A panoramic view of the centre of Napier, devastated by fire and earthquake.

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Archives New Zealand – Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: The Hawkes Bay Disaster. Filmcraft Limited, 1965

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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/video/4559/napier-after-the-1931-earthquake (accessed 16 December 2019)

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