Advertisement
« previous next »
Art Deco  
   

Art Deco

Art Deco Napier

April 11th 2007
A nice clear day, so we bought the leaflet and followed the Art Deco walking trail. Napier was virtually destroyed by an earthquake and following fire in 1931. The authorities showed amazing foresight and had the town rebuilt according to the then fashionable Art Deco style, The result is a town which looks good - especially if you look up above ground level (unfortunately modern signage desecrat ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Napier

New Zealand Flag The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.D. 800. In 1840, their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain, the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. In that same year... ... read more
Advertisement
Tot: 1.089s; Tpl: 0.023s; cc: 14; qc: 58; dbt: 0.031s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.4mb