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Hawke's Bay Earthquake 1931 - Photo Gallery

Photo:  Heretaunga Street Hastings.  Some buildings have been demolishe

Photos of the Hawke's Bay Earthquake 1931 held in the Archives of Hastings District Libraries.  Click on the main photo to scroll through photos.

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Flaxmere Photos

Halloween at Flaxmere Library 2014

Flaxmere Library is behind the Community Centre, off Swansea Road. 

As part of the Hastings District Libraries, Flaxmere Library offers a full library service.  There are now ten Internet computers available for public use.

Programmes of stories, crafts and entertainment are held during school holidays.  Summer Reading Programme are also held for all junior, intermediate and college age groups.

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Image: Hastings Library & Civic Square gardens

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SRP Finale Hastings

Kool kidz stuff at our libraries. Our holiday programmes are heaps of fun.

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Photos of 80th Anniversary Earthquake Commemoration

Image: Pipers marched down Heretaunga Street heralding the commemoration ceremon

Thursday 3 February 2011

A moving commemoration ceremony was held in Hastings to mark the 80th anniversary of the 1931 Hawke's Bay Earthquake. 

Remembering those who died, those who survived and those who rebuilt our towns. 

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