Kōrero: Historic earthquakes

Fire fighter in the wreckage

Fire fighter in the wreckage

After the water supply dried up, fire fighters were powerless to do anything. This fire fighter is walking through the wreckage, with no way to respond.

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MTG Hawke's Bay Tai Ahuriri, Hawke's Bay Museums Trust/Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi collection
Reference: 7729b

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Eileen McSaveney, 'Historic earthquakes - The 1931 Hawke’s Bay earthquake', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/4562/fire-fighter-in-the-wreckage (accessed 18 May 2022)

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