School Patrol Christmas party.Woolworths Checkers of the Year competition 1966; audienceSilverstream railway bridge 2 (1903-1957); distant view downstream.Queen Street saleyards; cattle sale. Campbell's Sawmills Ltd, Karapoti; experimental logging tractor on bush tramway bridge. Rugby club, 1928; juniors. [P4-116-1760]S class locomotive, single Fairlie, used between Wellington and Summit.Timber industry; axemen at Narrow Neck, Whiteman's Valley.City status proclamation, Maidstone Park; crowd at ceremony.Biggs store, Main Street; interior. [P2-939-2195]Aerial view; looking south to Trentham and racecourse. [P6-12-642]Fire Brigade; new appliance handed over, 6 August 1938.The Upper Hutt District in the 1840s, by S.C. Brees Orongomai Marae; Waitangi open day, 1998; Mawai Hakona whanau demonstrate the art of taiaha Army charter march 6, Main Street.Dunlop tyre assembly; cross-ply, small sizesHazelwoods Women's Day fancy dress entrants. [P1-4430-6820]Town Board office; corner of Main and Russell streets.Kenneth Graham Rosson 21st.Rimutaka Incline; goods train and surfacemen engaged in track work.  [P2-18-26]St Hilda's Anglican Church area, south side of Main Street.Soldiers, Trentham 1916 [P2-110-280]Fire; Benge & Pratt's store, Main Street; remains.Rugby league ball; group, with trophies and Coca-Cola prominent. [P3-418-1647]Mounted rifles, Trentham. Line of mounted horses [P3-126-676]Main St, Upper Hutt, Jan. 1948; north side 06, Dorothy-Tip-Top-Marigold.Upper Hutt railway station, under construction in 1955.
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Upper Hutt Safer Community Council co-ordinator Sean Higgins.Upper Hutt floods 1963; view from 32 Moonshine Road, looking towards Upper Hutt College. [P1-835-3499]Woolworths display; bacon and fats. [P1-6386-8776]Youth Club [P1-6427-8817]Hazelwoods fashion parade; Denise Backley in store after modelling. [P1-276-1223]Dunlop Christmas social; Burnses, Coyles, Manclarks, Currie identified.RSA widows' Christmas party. [P1-1292-3682]Plunket Ball [P1-2026-4416]heretaunga College; principal Brian Robb with new honours board from reunion funds.Upper Hutt College front steps & entrance to Hall 1962Tracey Lamb, with two of her Joplin triplets, and new families officer Wendy Eyles with Philip.Lyster Lane north side 3; Upper Hutt Martial Arts AcademyHome of Compassion, Perry Street; original chapel, demolished in 1992, from the south-east (?)Bob Bale; author of millennium poetry book "2000 Time and Space".Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; Happy. [P1-4746-7136]Trentham Memorial Park; Sports Association building; cricket, harriers, and walkers. [1989 11 28 6]Harcourt Park; Picnics in the Park.Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; Grumpy. [P1-4421-6811]Two dogs in a utility; titled 'A new breed of driver?'.Major Barbara: Arthur Williams, Bob Gillespie. [P2-2309-11711]Maidstone Intermediate 1984 Sport 008Maidstone pool, swimming club;  men and women watching.Rugby Club Social [P1-2318-4708]Hazelwoods fashion parade; Paula Postlethwaite (staff member). [P1-216-1142]O What A Lovely War: Jim Grant, Stephen Williams [P2-2428-11830]IHC; copper coins donated; Thelma Sadler and Murray Borthwick.Upper Hutt Petrol Supplies new site opens; 'Maori maidens' distributing gifts.Snow White and the Seven Dwarves; Fraser Crescent production, St David's hall. Mawai Hakona 1977 Anne Nicholls 21st 002EWC Postcards 020Red Cross exams, City Council building. [P1-5449-7839]Architect Albert Wayers recommends extending pedestrian precinct to King Street and part of Pine Avenue. Chrysler Charger car outside Hazelwoods store [P1-242-1174]Darts; two-time national champion Noeline Gear.Wedding; Trevor Walker, Erin Elizabeth Montgomery 18.Gibbons Street; additional villas being built at Mercy Villas; site of former convent.Wedding; Kenneth Cherry, Beverley Williams  3. [P1-8850-11240]Russell Street; unofficial alternative to a proposed artwork.Karapoti Road; wooden deck and supports cut and pushed down the bank.1960 Sandra Prout Moonshine Road 001Riverstone Terraces development; early houses. [P2-1800-3551]Dunlop people; George Thomas farewelled.Auto-Motives, 34 Park Street; managing director Mark Angus, selling specialty miniature die-cast models.Hapai Club; Fergusson Drive building under construction.Military Service, World War II; engineers; excavator.Violinist Virginia Philip appointed executive director to Music for Youth New Zealand.Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1968; cave. [P1-4554-6944]Wedding; Neville Cole, Catherine Haxton 17; guests at reception. [P1-4319-6709]Maidstone Panelbeaters Ltd; Grant Kirk, co-owner, Con O'Gorman, Mark Simpson, with Car-o-liner machine.St Joseph's Catholic Church; statue over the original entrance. [P1-5667-8057]
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