earthquake

1931 Earthquake Damage

Damage after 1931 earthquake on Russell and Heretaunga Streets, Hastings

Nigel Warren owned a small bakery shop in this vicinity in 1929, likely in Russell Street (but not 123) – its demise apparently due to the depression years

Signs on buildings –

“WEBBER’S PHARMACY

KODAKS

KODAK
[…]

THE BARGAIN STORE
THE ECONOMIC […]

WESTERMAN & CO”

Photographs supplied by Hastings District Libraries to Warren family about 2005 –

406 Avenue Road, Hastings

Remains of building at 406 Avenue Road, Hastings

A Simmonds & Co Ltd

Photo caption: “”x” A Simmonds & Co Ltd. “+” Ladies own. This is where we came out. Ernie Joll, our storeman”

A Simmonds & Co Ltd

Photo caption: “Temporary office – A Simmonds & Co. Ernie Joll, Ken Merritt, Doris Ingram”

Aerial View Napier Earthquake

Aerial view of Napier on the day of the 3 February 1931 earthquake

Ahuriri

Official photograph of earthquake damage

QUAKE CREVASSES – AT PORT AHURIRI, N.Z.   G&R 130

Ahuriri Inner Harbour

Inner harbour at Ahuriri after 1931 earthquake

Band Rotunda

Official photograph of earthquake damage

“H.B. QUAKE   SERIES A   623 G & R   BAND ROTUNDA MARINE PARADE”

Damaged band rotunda on Marine Parade, Napier

Band Rotunda

Official photograph of earthquake damage

” ‘BAND ROTUNDA’.   116.   “NAPIER ‘QUAKE” “

Damaged band rotunda on Marine Parade, Napier

Beatson's Park Relief Camp

Known as Beatson’s Park after one of the owners of the Riverslea Block
Hastings Borough Council purchased the park and called it Windsor Park in the early 1900s

Bluff Hill

Official photograph of earthquake damage

NAPIER QUAKE   G&R 647

Bluff Hill 1931

Cars buried under rubble at Bluff Hill, Napier, after 1931 earthquake

Bluff Hill

Official photograph of earthquake damage

A BLUFF HILL SLIP   38   NAPIER ‘QUAKE

Bluff Hill

Official photograph of earthquake damage

BLUFF HILL SLIP   37   NAPIER ‘QUAKE

Bluff Hill

Official photograph of earthquake damage

A SHATTERED HOME. N.Z.   NAPIER ‘QUAKE

Bluff Hill

Official photograph of earthquake damage

“622 G & R”

Probably taken near Bluff Hill

Bluff Hill

Official photograph of earthquake damage

“Slip from Bluff Hill   58.   Napier Quake.”

Boats

Boats in Napier after 1931 earthquake

Bridge

Bridges damaged during earthquake