Kōrero: Hawke’s Bay region

Stripped classical style (5 o 5)

Stripped classical buildings follow on from the ornate buildings of the 19th century, but have simple, less decorative forms. The ASB bank in Hastings Street, Napier (1932), is a good example, with its shallow columns and plain window treatment. It employs art deco motifs in a restrained style. The most interesting and unusual are the Māori motifs above the main entrance and columns.

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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/24046/stripped-classical-style (accessed 15 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, updated 1 Jul 2015