Kōrero: Historic earthquakes

The Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Act 1931

The Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Act 1931

The earthquake showed up weaknesses in emergency management, as there was no national organisation or legal provision for emergency measures. The government had to hastily introduce legislation to give authority to the Hawke’s Bay Adjustment Court, which co-ordinated reconstruction in the region.

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Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: New Zealand Statutes, 1931, pp. 47-68

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Eileen McSaveney, 'Historic earthquakes - Rebuilding Napier', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/document/4569/the-hawkes-bay-earthquake-act-1931 (accessed 19 July 2024)

He kōrero nā Eileen McSaveney, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 28 Mar 2011, updated 1 Nov 2017