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Napier Museum: 1931 Napier Earthquake revisted - See 380 traveler reviews, 332 candid photos, and great deals for Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India, at Tripadvisor. The art deco Hawke's Bay Museum and Art Gallery, Herschell Street, built after the 1931 earthquake.

The museum also showcases changing exhibitions of art, culture and social history.

In 1931 a massive earthquake rocked Hawke's Bay for more than three minutes, killing nearly 260 and destroying the commercial centre of Napier. There were 256 recorded fatalities and thousands of injuries. Though she wasn’t expected until the afternoon, she tied up in the harbour at 7:50 a.m. Napier Museum: Go for the earthquake display - See 380 traveler reviews, 332 candid photos, and great deals for Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India, at Tripadvisor.

At least 256 people died in the magnitude 7.8 earthquake: 161 in Napier, 93 in Hastings, and two in Wairoa. (1919-1939) The Navy and Disaster Relief – the 1931 Hawkes Bay Earthquake HMS Veronica arrived in Napier ahead of schedule on February 3, 1931. Download this stock image: Napier, New Zealand. There is a fascinating exhibit at the Napier Museum on the 1931 earthquake with a film of survivor stories and the rescue efforts in the hours and days after the earthquake. Rebuilding began almost immediately, and new buildings reflected the architectural styles of the times - Stripped Classical, Spanish Mission and Art Deco.

Hawke’s Bay earthquake On 3 February 1931, New Zealand’s deadliest earthquake devastated the cities of Napier and Hastings, Hawke’s Bay.

There's something ... the artefacts in the Maori gallery and discover the remarkable story of the region's recovery following the devastating earthquake of 1931. What's On.