Kōrero: Hawke’s Bay region

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Art deco is used as a catch-all phrase to describe Napier’s buildings erected immediately before and after the 1931 earthquake. True art deco buildings are characterised by decorative motifs like zig-zags, sunbursts, fountains and plants. This style is exemplified by Kidson’s Building in Emerson Street, Napier, built in 1932.

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Photographs by Jock Phillips

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Hawke’s Bay region - Arts, culture and built heritage', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/23928/art-deco-style (accessed 18 April 2024)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, updated 1 Jul 2015