Hawkes Bay Earth Quake
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INTERVIEWS AND LETTERS FROM SURVIVORS OF THE 1931
Hawkes Bay and earthquake
(Feb 3, 1931)
Friends of the Hawkes Bay Cultural Trust
Hastings District Libraries
Helen McConnochies main career was in Radio New Zealand as Presenter, Producer, Tutor and Script Editor. She initiated several programmes, breaking new ground with Future Indicative, designed as a forum for people with disabilities.
Recording interviews for the Hawkes Bay Cultural Trusts Earthquake Archive has been a continuation of her former work.
The original suggestion from Kathryn Rowe to publish letters from survivors of the 1931 Hawkes Bay earthquake has been extended to include selected extracts from recorded interviews in the H B Cultural Trust Earthquake Archive.
AfterWords is a blending of the two ideas.
June Clarke spent most of her working life at the Hawkes Bay Herald-Tribune, in Hastings, firstly as a Teletypist and later as a Sub-Editor. Her mother was at Central School in Hastings when the earthquake struck, and June grew up listening to stories of horror and humour from the family.
Index of people who are mentioned in this book
Beer Harold Leslie
Berge Olive Grace
Gill Alberta Lilian
Hodgkinson Ivan Stanley
Jessep Percival James
McKay Dorothy Bernice
Pearce Janet Gregg
Smith Owen Somerset
Steel Ronald Archer
Storkey Rev Doug
©2002-2006 Barbara Andrew
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