Early Hastings

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“Heretaunga St. view west from Karamu corner, with 5 story Grand Hotel, about 1908.
Note fire-bell tower at railway, ANZ site, right foreground & Carlton Club Hotel on left.
Grand Hotel was commenced in 1906, took about 2 years to build & 2 minutes to destroy in Feb. 3rd. 1931 Quake.”



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