Hastings Street, Napier m84/4, 6832 b, 75319 This photograph depicts earthquake damage in Napier after the 1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake. Th...

Hastings Street, Napier m84/4, 6832 b, 75319 This photograph depicts earthquake damage in Napier after the 1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake. Th...

Masonic Lodge teacup damaged in the 1931 Hawke’s Bay earthquake, gifted by Mrs E Grant, collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 64/15

Masonic Lodge teacup damaged in the 1931 Hawke’s Bay earthquake, gifted by Mrs E Grant, collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 64/15

Tents, Napier Raceourse,  An image depicting pitched tents at Napier Racecourse used to house refugees following the Hawke's Bay earthquake of 3 February 1931. Photographer, unknown.   Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 4352 b

Tents, Napier Raceourse, An image depicting pitched tents at Napier Racecourse used to house refugees following the Hawke's Bay earthquake of 3 February 1931. Photographer, unknown. Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 4352 b

Building on Fire, Hawke's Bay 1931 Earthquake.Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 15595

Building on Fire, Hawke's Bay 1931 Earthquake.Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 15595

Emerson Street, A street view of Emerson street, taken from Clive Square on the 3rd of February, 1931, after the Hawkes Bay earthquake. The damaged building on the left is the Provincial Hotel. Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 5452 c

Emerson Street, A street view of Emerson street, taken from Clive Square on the 3rd of February, 1931, after the Hawkes Bay earthquake. The damaged building on the left is the Provincial Hotel. Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 5452 c

RPermit, Miss Anmer, 1931 Hawke's Bay Earthquake.  Refugee label issued to Miss Amner by the Wellington Automobile Club for clothing

RPermit, Miss Anmer, 1931 Hawke's Bay Earthquake. Refugee label issued to Miss Amner by the Wellington Automobile Club for clothing

This photograph depicts Westerman's sample rooms, located behind the store on Eastbourne Street, Hastings. Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 2957 e

This photograph depicts Westerman's sample rooms, located behind the store on Eastbourne Street, Hastings. Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 2957 e

Temporary Shelter. View of a temporary shelter taken following the Hawke's Bay earthquake in 1931. An unidentified man stands to the left of the tent.  Photographer, unknown.

Temporary Shelter. View of a temporary shelter taken following the Hawke's Bay earthquake in 1931. An unidentified man stands to the left of the tent. Photographer, unknown.

Refugees, Napier.  A photograph of people gathered, possibly at Nelson Park, after the Hawke's Bay earthquake on the 3rd of February 1931. Photographer, Les White. Post 03 Feb 1931

Refugees, Napier. A photograph of people gathered, possibly at Nelson Park, after the Hawke's Bay earthquake on the 3rd of February 1931. Photographer, Les White. Post 03 Feb 1931

Searching the Rubble, Napier.  The photograph shows unidentified men searching the rubble for the injured and dead, after the devastating 3 February 1931 earthquake and subsequent fire. The exterior walls are all that remain of the building. Cyril Walter Lambourne, photographer. Post 03 Feb 1931

Searching the Rubble, Napier. The photograph shows unidentified men searching the rubble for the injured and dead, after the devastating 3 February 1931 earthquake and subsequent fire. The exterior walls are all that remain of the building. Cyril Walter Lambourne, photographer. Post 03 Feb 1931

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