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Quake '31 - Secondary

Use our 1931 Earthquake exhibition and presentation to do research for NCEA Geography/History/Art History/Design and inspire creativity in the Arts. Depending on your focus and the time available, we offer a choice of activities after the main programme and exhibition visit. For example a short walk around MTG Hawke’s Bay to see sites discussed in the programme, or exploration of Art Deco design.

Learning Areas and Strands: Social Sciences, History, Geography Art, Art History

Duration: 1.5 hours

Suitable for: Year 9 - 13, maximum 30 students

Availability: Ongoing

Cost: $4.50 per student

The education programme

Based in the museum classroom, your students will:

  • View a presentation to learn about the 1931 Earthquake (Choose between geography or general focus)

  • Visit the Earthquake gallery to discover items from the quake and learn more about it's impact on Hawke's Bay.

  • Go for a short walk outdoors (Choose between a general or Art Deco focus)

*Worksheets can be provided.

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