Kōrero: Hawke’s Bay region

Earthquake destruction in Hastings, 1931

Earthquake destruction in Hastings, 1931

Napier is most associated with the destructive 1931 earthquake, but was not the only town to suffer significant damage. The centre of Hastings, which like Napier was populated with vulnerable masonry buildings, was also badly damaged.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Sydney Charles Smith Collection (PA-Group-00242)
Reference: G- 47694-1/2
Photograph by Sydney Charles Smith

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Hawke’s Bay region - 20th-century developments', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/23940/earthquake-destruction-in-hastings-1931 (accessed 22 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, updated 2 Jul 2015