Hawke's Bay earthquake photos
One of the major strengths of the photographic collection is the representation of the Hawke’s Bay earthquake which occurred on 3 February 1931. This collection captures damage done to the landscape and buildings, the rebuilding of the town and how people were affected by the tragedy.
First World War photographs
A selection of some of the First World War photos from the collection.
Photographs of the former Napier Hospital taken in 2013.
Discover a selection of our Māori archives online.
James Augustus Louis Hay plans and drawings