Kōrero: Insurance

Damaged AMP building, Napier

Damaged AMP building, Napier

The devastating 1931 Hawke’s Bay earthquake killed at 256 people and flattened much of central Napier. It also caused endless headaches for insurers faced with damage claims – presumably including AMP, whose own Napier office was destroyed in the quake.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: 1/4-017234; F

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Alan Henderson, 'Insurance - Disaster insurance', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/24137/damaged-amp-building-napier (accessed 22 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Alan Henderson, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010