Disasters

Calamities, Catastrophes
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Date: 1947-1948 From: Insurance Council of New Zealand : Records Ref: MSY-3683 Description: Quantity: 1 volume(s). Physical Description: Typescript
Date: 1836 - 1837 From: Various artists :[Assorted almanacs and newspaper offprints, mainly British. 1790s-1854]. Ref: D-013-007 Description: Shows the church calendar for the year, beneath an illustration of wars, disasters, monsters and death. Quantity: 1 b&w art print(s). Physical Description:...
Date: 1985 Ref: Eph-F-NUCLEAR-Roach-1985-01 Description: Photomontages showing the effects of bombing of London in World War III. Quantity: 1 album(s) Album(s). Physical Description: Photolithographs, on posters ...
Date: 1980 - 1989 Ref: Eph-F-NUCLEAR-Roach-1980s-01 Description: Photographs showing the effects of bombing of Japanese cities in 1945. Fifteen numbered photographs in a set of at least 27. Quantity: 1 album(s) Album(s)....
Date: 1931 - 1999 - 2001 By: MacNab, Donald George, 1912-1996; Percy, Kevin, active 1990s Ref: E-592-074 Description: Shows a view looking along the street which has rubble down both sides. A hairdresser's sign lies at the right, and electric wires are sagging. A tram line o...
Date: 1931 - 1999 - 2001 By: MacNab, Donald George, 1912-1996; Percy, Kevin, active 1990s Ref: E-592-072 Description: Shows the hotel, damaged so that one can see into each room as in a doll's-house. The ground floor is of brick with rounded window arches. Each room is paper...
Date: 1931 - 1999 - 2001 By: MacNab, Donald George, 1912-1996; Percy, Kevin, active 1990s Ref: E-592-073 Description: Shows the old Napier Post Office on the corner of Shakespeare Road and Browning Street, burning. An elderly lady at the right is helped by two fireman. A man...
Date: 1824 - 1777 - 1840 - 1778 By: Catnach, James, 1792-1841; Douglas and Kent (Firm); Fordyce, W, active 1800s Ref: Eph-D-BRITISH-BROADSHEETS Description: Includes: 1. Dreadful shipwreck of the Flora transport. (J Catnach) 2. Most horrid wreck of the Amphitrite convict ship (Douglas & Kent) 3. Most dreadful wre...
Hubbard, James, 1949-:"What's the weather forecast?" 22 May 2013
Date: 2013 From: Hubbard, James, 1949- :Digital caricatures and cartoons By: Setford News Photo Agency Ref: DCDL-0025053 Description: A woman is putting dinner on the table asks about the weather. Her husband is standing by the television which shows scenes of the tornedo in Oklahoma and he...
Nisbet, Alastair, 1958- :'Aahh! Tsunami!' 20 December 2012
Date: 2012 From: Nisbet, Alastair, 1958- :Digital cartoons By: Press (Christchurch, N.Z.) Ref: DCDL-0023746 Description: Shows two people running from recent weather and geothermic activity in New Zealand and the Pacific, such as tsunamis, tornados, cyclones, landslides, floods...
Date: 1951 By: New Zealand Labour Party Ref: PAColl-1179 Description: Quantity: 428 b&w original photographic print(s). 180 b&w photo-mechanical print(s) (approximately). 130 b&w original photographic print(s) mounted on car. 1...
Date: 25 Jan-27 Dec 1889 From: Halcombe family : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-11397-13 Description: Contains letters from Arthur Halcombe to his cousin Elizabeth. Correspondence mainly concerns family and life in New Zealand. Includes references to financia...
Date: 1925-1986 From: Syme family (N.Z.): Papers Ref: MS-Papers-4405 Description: The papers comprise of a number of essays and papers written by Syme. These include; `The Design of Gold Dredges', `Effluent Treatment' (part of a symposiu...
Date: Jul 2009 - May 2010 By: Seay, Shelley, active 2009-2010 Ref: OHColl-0976 Description: This project provides personal stories from different perspectives of those who were actively involved in the Wahine disaster April 10 1968. As well as the e...
Date: 1931 - 1999 - 2001 By: MacNab, Donald George, 1912-1996; Percy, Kevin, active 1990s Ref: E-592-071 Description: Top image shows a fashionably dressed woman and child in the right foreground beside a new car, with the new nurses' home, of Spanish Mission style, in the b...
Date: 1931 - 1999 - 2001 By: MacNab, Donald George, 1912-1996; Percy, Kevin, active 1990s Ref: E-592-069 Description: Shows a fashionably dressed woman and child in the right foreground beside a new car, with the new nurses' home, of Spanish Mission style, in the background....
Date: 1931 - 1999 - 2001 By: MacNab, Donald George, 1912-1996; Percy, Kevin, active 1990s Ref: E-592-070 Description: Shows a large pile of debris, wood, stone and red tiles, being the remains of "the once beautiful Nurses' Home where seven nurses died and many were injured"...
Date: Sep 1997 to May 1998 By: McConnochie, Helen, 1925- Ref: OHColl-0445 Description: Talks to eleven survivors of the 1931 Napier earthquake who were mainly teenagers at the time of the earthquake. Interviewees are Gordon Amner, Keith Dick, J...
Date: 1929-1931 From: Furkert, Frederick William, 1876-1949 :Photographs of Hydro schemes and the Murchison and Hawke's Bay earthquakes Ref: PA1-q-768 Description: Damage to buildings, roads, rivers and landscapes resulting from the Murchison and Hawke's Bay earthquakes Quantity: 1 album(s) Album(s).
Date: 1831 - 1832 From: Various artists :[Assorted almanacs and newspaper offprints, mainly British. 1790s-1854]. By: Wilkinson, T, active 1831 Ref: D-013-006 Description: Shows predictions that appear to be based on astrological signs, with a calendar for the year at lower centre. At top centre is a panel of four scenes, inclu...