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]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]
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Military Service, World War II; Italy; railway station, ruined.Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1968; cave and fairy. [P1-4564-6954]Jean & Fred Goodland (2)Pensioner flat, Gibbons Street; one of six free-standing cottages in the Sisters of Mercy 'Villa Natale' group.Totara Park bridge; Bailey bridging being erected to support deck-beam shuttering. [P1-798-3457]Maidstone Intermediate 1973 Rm03 namesTrentham Community Centre; Tarsem Singh and 'sit and be fit' instructor Tarl Cashmore from Orongomai Marae.Te Marua School 1967 New EntrantsGeneral Motors Xmas Party [P1-4091-6481]Wahine storm damage; Silverstream. [P1-6534-8924]Fergusson Drive; No.  723-733; Broadway shops. [1991 07 23 2]Johnson twins' 21st. [P1-7023-9413]Cub scouts; 1st Upper Hutt group "Maire pack". [P3-483-2035]House, Main Road; No. 614 [P1-7566-9956]Maidstone Mall jewellery display tent. [P1-5275-7665]A & P show; Tom Croft Motors beauty pageant; entrant. [P1-6622-9012]Police; Detective Sergeant Kevin Tunnell to give crime prevention seminars.B Hoey 21st [P1-6916-9306]Youth club committee, 1966. [P1-6422-8812]Netball; St Brendan's 'Foxies' in green, 11, Plateau School, gold, 2.Military Service, World War II; Eric Wood, 1943 October CairoA & P Ball 1969. [P1-2516-4906]Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; Grumpy. [P1-4594-6984]Former Catholic presbytery; later the Upper Hutt Club. [P1-3236-5626]Futureshape Figure Salon, 714 Fergusson Drive; Helen Williams, husband Walter, daughter Cathy.Rugby League Ball [P1-2171-4561]Upper Hutt City of Song concert 2001; Harcourt Park; Frank McLoughlin, Rimutaka Licensing Trust member, and didgeridoo.Rex Kirton's farewell, Wellington Racing Club. [P2-728-1796]Old house, Moeraki Road; original home of Joseph & Sarah McGhie. [P3-86-297]RSA ball 1972; candid shots. [P1-2277-4667]Brown Owl Teahouse. [P3-21-86]Police;  Community Service awards to Kevin Ferris, Ian Stronach, Michael Kelly; Superintendent John Kelly. [1999 06 16 8]Savage Crescent Kindergarten Xmas [P1-5733-8123]Soccer; Stokes Valley club; 25th anniversary. [1992 09 07 9]"Leader" jubilee; photographer Revelle Jackson. [1989 06 20 2]Gillett 21st [P1-7352-9742]Wedding; Rodney Jones, Janice Marie Good 11. [P1-4191-6581]Fergusson Drive; No. 1223-1253; Rimutaka Sports Bar; north end.[P2-789-1916]Wedding; Pryor 'Stoney' Jackson, Margaret Kelly  3. [P1-7004-9394]Brown Owl School 1966; class photo 15. [P2-1239-2897]Brown Owl School; Police dog Dillon [P2-1702-3401]Royal School of Artillery, Larkhill; gun park. [P1-385-1845]Newbolds prize winner, Mrs Betty Malkin. [1992 10 19 2]Pygmalion: Edward Nicolaus, in part actually played by Dick Bradley. [P2-1888-11290]A & P show; pet parade; birds. [P1-1611-4001]Main Street; No. 146-148; Benge's building, built by J. J. Benge. [P1-53-650]City Status procession No. 25E; St John Ambulance [P1-6592-8982]Savage Crescent Kindergarten Xmas [P1-5750-8140]Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; Grumpy. [P1-4596-6986]Dunlop tyres; moulding; Dunlop 231 presses
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