Kōrero: Hawke’s Bay region

Art deco style (1 o 5)

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.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photographs by Jock Phillips

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

Ngā whakaahua me ngā rauemi katoa o tēnei kōrero

Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

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 14 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, updated 1 Jul 2015