Bluff Hill slip, Breakwater Road, Napier

Moodie, Frank L
Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Current rights
Public Domain
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About this object
This photograph depicts Bluff Hill from Marine Parade after the Hawke's Bay earthquake on the 3rd of February 1931.

The earthquake caused a slip at the base of Bluff Hill which blocked Breakwater Road. This photograph illustrates the severity of the slip, power lines and remains of a building are amongst the rubble. A large boulder can be seen in the right of the photograph also.

The photographer is thought to be Frank Moodie.
Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph.
Height x Width: 61 x 86mm
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 7247 g
Credit Line
gifted by Captain Fred Chapman
Other number(s)
m90/22, 7247 g, 75872


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