Rebuilding in Napier central business district

Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931

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About this object
The photograph shows that the devastation caused to the Napier central business district by the 3 February Hawke's Bay earthquake has been cleaned up and new building begun.

Emerson Street runs across the page with Dalton Street running off it. The E & D building is on the left and across the road the Hotel Central is in the process of being built. Dalgety's can be seen along Dalton Street on the same side as the E & D building. Timber can be seen on the section in the foreground.

Photographer, A B Hurst, Napier.
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black & white photograph glued to the cardboard page of a photograph album.
Photographs: Height x Width: 157 x 205mm
Card: Height x Width: 205 x 260mm
y85/12/9, Inscription, Handwritten
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Display location
Current rights
Credit Line
gifted by Mrs McKenzie
Other number(s)
m82/25 a, Album 60, 15601, 78570

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