The Hawke’s Bay earthquake caused widespread damage to buildings, especially in Napier and Hastings. This photograph, taken immediately after the earthquake, shows the impact on the Masonic Hotel before it was completely destroyed by fire.
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MTG Hawke's Bay Tai Ahuriri, Hawke's Bay Museums Trust/Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi collection
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