Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Director: Gaylene Preston
With an almighty crack and rumble followed by a devastating fire, the Hawkes Bay Earthquake of 1931 struck with lethal results. 258 people died and many more were left injured and homeless.
Award winning filmmaker, Gaylene Preston, presents eyewitness accounts of the most destructive earthquake to hit New Zealand in the 20th Century.
A documentary of loss and survival and of lives changed forever told by people who thought their world was ending.