3 Feb 2021

Ninety years since Hawke's Bay earthquake

From Morning Report, 6:21 am on 3 February 2021

Today marks 90 years since the Hawke's Bay earthquake.

At 10.47am on Tuesday, February the third 1931, a 7.8 magnitude shake all but levelled Napier and Hastings. Hamilton Logan, who was six at the time, was at his family farm in Kereru, west of Hastings.

The 96-year-old told his story to our Hawke's Bay reporter Tom Kitchin.