Napier Earthquake Self-Guided Audio Tour

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2 hours
Napier I-site
Hawke's Bay
New Zealand
Tour Type
City Tour, History Tour, Culture Tour, Walking Tour, Self Guided Tour
Tour Operator
In this audio tour, you will learn about Napier’s worst earthquake. On February 1931, most of the city’s buildings were completely destroyed. You’ll learn about the rapid rebuilding process and why the city is famous for its Art Deco style.

Some of the locations you will have the opportunity to visit include:

the Municipal Theatre
the Public Trust Building
Clive Square
St. John's Cathedral
You will also learn about the Fire which took hold shortly after the earthquake and ran rampant throughout the city, devastating those buildings that were still standing. Fascinating and tragic, this is a memorable story.