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On the third of February 1931, Napier experienced a disastrous earthquake, which resulted in damaging or destroying nearly every building in the city, with fires to follow. This photograph shows a city scene of wrecked buildings.

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Image
Digitisation ID
2011P_Na5_005777
Title
Napier Earthquake Scene
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Na 5
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Place
Hawkes Bay
Date
1931

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Palmerston North Libraries and Community Services

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