Napier City Centre Earthquake Tour
ART DECO TRUST EVENT
Experience the fiery heart of history as we transport you to the moment Napier was reborn! On February 3, 1931, at 10.47am, disaster struck and the city was reduced to rubble by a catastrophic earthquake and a raging inferno. However, from these ashes, Napier emerged anew. Join our 90-minute tour, filled with riveting stories, vivid anecdotes, and a select few survivors accounts from the 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake and ensuing inferno. These resilient structures bear witness to a city’s unyielding spirit. Walk through the city, where you will witness Napier’s rebirth in dazzling Art Deco style, a testament to human determination and reinvention.
Check in at the Art Deco Centre 15 minutes early for a thrilling 90-minutes adventure through time, celebrating Napier’s Art Deco rebirth.