Kōrero: Historic earthquakes

John Chambers building, Jervois Quay

John Chambers building, Jervois Quay

In Wellington one of the most widespread effects of the August 1942 earthquake was broken windows. In the John Chambers building, most of the windows in the upper storeys were broken, while those at ground level remained intact.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP-Science-Earthquakes 1940s and 1950s-01

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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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Eileen McSaveney, 'Historic earthquakes - The 1942 Wairarapa earthquakes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/4515/john-chambers-building-jervois-quay (accessed 16 December 2019)

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