Napier Postcards

Bluff Hill Postcard

From Bluff Hill looking south towards Marine Parade and Havelock North

Real Photo Post Card

Frank Duncan & Co. [and Company] Auckland.

Kennedy Road Napier Postcard

Postcard of early Napier

Kennedy Road, Napier, N.Z.   5662.

Phoenix palms

Memorial Arch Postcard

Postcard of Memorial Arch on Marine Parade

E.A.B. Ltd [Limited]. – 138.   New Napier Arch, Marine Parade, Napier, N.Z. (Copyright).

Memorial Arch Postcard

Postcard of Memorial Arch on Marine Parade

Memorial Arch, Napier. N.Z. 323.

Text on arch –

“COURAGE IS THE THING – ALL GOES IF COURAGE GOES

NEW NAPIER ARCH”

Built to commemorate the 1931 earthquake
Colonnade in background

Napier Before 1931 Earthquake

View of old Napier, prior to 1931 earthquake
Gasworks in the distance
Methodist Free Church (1960s Congregational) foreground and to the left the Carlyle Street School.
Street behind that is Thackeray Street
Possibly taken from May Avenue area
Munroe Street with row of trees
Napier Technical College middle left of photo – came down in the earthquake, killing ten people

Signs on buildings – 

“J MAHON[..]
GENERAL
&

Napier Postcard

Postcard of early Napier

Napier. F.G.R. 4574.

Looking south down Marine Parade, with prison on hill

Real Photo Post Card
(Copyright)

“Devonshire House”
80 Marine Parade
Napier Dec [December] 27th

Dear Chrissie Stan & [and] Merle
Just a P.C. [postcard] hoping it will find you all well by this time. We have arrived this far and am having a real good time,

Napier Postcard 1909

Postcard of early Napier

Napier, N.Z. (Showing Sea Front)

Taken from Bluff Hill, looking south along Marine Parade

NEW ZEALAND
POST CARD
INDUSTRIA
(Carte Postale)

Industria Series. Fergusson Limited.

This space may be used for Correspondence throughout British Dominions.

Mar [March] 18th 1909.

Is this PC [postcard] anything like what Napier was in your time
Parade take my fancy its grate [great] fun to see the bathers they do have grate fun We spent all Saturday afternoon watching them
Will love to all from Lucy

Copyright No.

Napier Postcard

Postcard of Napier

NAPIER N.Z. PANORAMA, NO. 2   TOURIST SERIES 5060

St. John’s Anglican Cathedral, centre
Public Trust building (columns)
St Patrick’s Roman Catholic Cathedral (spire) – built 1894 and destroyed by arsonist in 1981
Napier Technical building to right of cathedral

POST CARD.

“Tourist” Series of Real Photographs

The Address only to be written here

Published by Frank Duncan &

Napier Postcard

Postcard of early Napier

The Bluff, Napier.   F.G.R. 3589

Looking down Marine Parade with Norfolk pines

Napier Postcard

Postcard of Napier

E.A.B. Ltd [Limited]. – 134.   General View, Napier, N.Z. (Copyright).

Marine Parade and commercial area of Napier from Bluff Hill

Napier Postcard

Postcard of early Napier

Napier.  F.G.R. 3586.

St John’s Anglican Cathedral front
St Patrick’s Roman Catholic Cathedral with spire