Queen Street saleyards; cattle sale. [P4-62-787]Campbell's Sawmills Ltd, Karapoti; experimental logging tractor on bush tramway bridge. [P4-85-1629]Rugby club, 1928; juniors. [P4-116-1760]S class locomotive, single Fairlie, used between Wellington and Summit. [P5-26-678]Timber industry; axemen at Narrow Neck, Whiteman's Valley.  [P5-70-772]City status proclamation, Maidstone Park; crowd at ceremony. [P5-82-799]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 sizesMaoribank suspension bridge. [P2-1099-2406]Hazelwoods Women's Day fancy dress entrants. [P1-4430-6820]Town Board office; corner of Main and Russell streets. [P1-6468-8858]Kenneth Graham Rosson 21st. [P1-8607-10997]Rimutaka Incline; goods train and surfacemen engaged in track work.  [P2-18-26]St Hilda's Anglican Church area, south side of Main Street. [P2-85-186]Soldiers, Trentham 1916 [P2-110-280]Fire; Benge & Pratt's store, Main Street; remains. [P2-420-824]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. [P3-398-1573]Upper Hutt railway station, under construction in 1955. [P3-281-1372]School Patrol Christmas party. [P3-329-1405]Woolworths Checkers of the Year competition 1966; audienceSilverstream railway bridge (1903-1957); distant view downstream. [P3-155-809]
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Kelton wedding; guests at reception. [P1-5089-7479]Civic Ball [P1-1815-4205]Timberlea community house opening; Tyron Petersen, Apiata Noema, Antn Unahi in the bouncy castle.Featherston Military Camp (north side) [P1-6463-8853]H20 Xtream 'belly-flop king' donates 399-person free pass to Totara Park School. [1999 11 03 9]A & P show; ponies. [P1-3055-5445]Two unidentified men, school art room, Niue. [P1-401-1963]St Joseph's orphanage picnic, Queen Elizabeth Park, Paraparaumu,organised by Rotary. [P1-5220-7610]Engagement; Paul Murray, Elaine Good  4; Goode and Murray families? [P1-4151-6541]Tasman Vaccine Laboratory; pouring of concrete for nuclear-irradiation plant, for sterilising medical supplies.[P3-299-1362]Upper Hutt Municipal Band, 1978; Melbourne; winners Australian C grade championship. [P4-227-11925]Heretaunga College; 10 new piu-pius dedicated. [1991 06 11 9]Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1967; cave. [P1-1421-3811]Jeff Head wedding 18. [P1-6761-9151]1996 Howard & Mark The Professionals Summer Programme 002Rugby Club Social [P1-2322-4712]The Blue Ts Mothers Group 1967 001RSA ball 1972; arrivals. [P1-2584-4974]Main Street; No. 102-104; B.N.Z. building; 1957-1984.  [P2-787-1914]21st birthday; Marilyn Scott  1. [P1-5767-8157]Jaycee colouring competition winners. [P1-4993-7383]AFS students; Kathrin Kohler from Germany;  Mark McLauchlan and Carolyn Dick to go there. [1992 08 03 8]Maori (?) Women's Welfare League Entertainments trophy. [P1-6413-8803]Doctor in the House: Pat Long, Jack Haxton. [P2-2085-11487]Dunlops Xmas Party [P1-3677-6067]Harcourt Park; Arthur Pengelly and disc golf equipment;  a 'hole', designed to catch frisbees.Pisces Fishing Club started; Bill Henderson and  Jackie Western, co-organisers. [1991 09 10 4]Wedding; Colin Williams, Kristine Howard  3. [P1-7087-9477]Brown Owl School 1990 Room  2; Standard 3-4; teacher, Miss Maindonald. [P2-1532-3202]Brown Owl School 1966; class photo  4. [P2-1230-2888]Fesche Engagement [P1-3837-6227]Hazelwoods sales pictures; pouffes. [P1-202-1117]Sudfelt Davidson Engagement [P1-6788-9178]Totara Park Kindergarten celebrates 20 years on the job. [1995 12 20 4]Maoribank School; Helen Corby receives ASG National Excellence in Teaching regional award from Minister of Education Trevor Mallard.Boys' Brigade 8th annual display; Life Boys shields. [P1-5251-7641]Bogg Wedding [P1-7486-9876]Main Street; looking west from near Russell Street. [P2-512-1114]Mawai Hakona 00222Hazelwoods interior; hardware department. [P3-167-875]Tux national dog show; Bill Turnbull; best dressed exhibitor. [1990 09 04 1]Brown Owl School 1979 Room  9. Infant dept J2; Mr. Donald. [P2-1406-3064]Horner Wedding [P1-7064-9454]Main Street; north side, from Russell Street, looking west. [P1-1152-3542]1986-10-28 Alexander RdO'Neill mother and baby. [P1-7387-9777]Main Street; pedestrian precinct demolition; south side looking eastwards from Geange Street. [P2-1810-3561]Christmas Parade 2000; 002The Ghost Train: Stage in Druids Hall, now part of the Wesley Centre. [P2-1914-11316]Darts; Zac Taua, Wayne Carey win three gold medals out of a possible four at the first World Firefighters Games. [1990 05 08 5]
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