Hawke's Bay earthquake images

Collapsed band rotunda in Napier after the Hawke's Bay earthquake of 3 February 1931. Image from the photo album of Captain James (Jumbo) Rowe.

See other earthquake images from the album, including the original captions:

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Click on any thumbnail to see enlarged versions.

Read more about the Hawke's Bay earthquake on NZHistory and Te Ara.

See also 1965 film, The Hawke's Bay Disaster (Archives NZ):

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Semesa

Posted: 24 May 2016

What measures have been taken to reduce the like hood of the event happening again