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]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
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Civic Ball [P1-6499-8889]Prisoner's Aid and Rehabiliitation Society seeking volunteers; field officer Teresa Kingi.Youth Club [P1-6431-8821]Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1967; cave. [P1-4481-6871]St Joseph's Catholic Church, nearing completion, August 1965. [P1-2955-5345]Kirkcaldie and Stains, Wellington, decorated for 100th anniversary and Christmas.Wedding; V L Josephs, Ann Cooley.Dunlop factory construction interiors; car-tyre building machinesBrown Owl School 1973; gym team. [P2-1324-2982]Hedley Gibson girl. [P1-4130-6520]The White Sheep of the Family: Charlie Hammond, Graham Shirley. [P2-2103-11505]Dunlop tread extrusion; second line; pricking rollers. [P1-3548-5938]Wedding; A. Hamill, Heather Douglas 23. [P1-8174-10564]Wedding; Kenneth Greig McDonald and Elizabeth Pearlene Baker  1. [P1-6842-9232.]Brown Owl School 1998; Telecom's Wonders of the World audioconference. [1998 11 25 2]Marsden 21st. [P1-7582-9972]Brown Owl School 1989 Room  1; Standard 2-3; teacher, Mr Strachan. [P2-1522-3192]Brown Owl School 1997 Room  1; Years 4 & 5; teachers, Mrs J Clarke, Mrs N Anderson. [P2-1582-3252]Fergusson Drive; No.  723-733; Broadway shops, looking west. [P2-1819-3570]Cottle Kindy Wine and Cheese [P1-3449-5839]Dawn Garments Christmas Party;  Colin Burton.  [P1-2938-5328]Ray Smith wedding. [P1-7774-10164]Bath 21st [P1-8873-11263]Round table; Bruce Bold awarded the first life membership. [1992 03 17 12]Millennium New Year, RSA; former Scots John Sinclair, Joe Cochrane, George and Bill Walker.Brown Owl School 1983 staff. [P2-1475-3133]St John Ambulance Brigade 25th anniversary social. [P1-1250-3640]Fourmyula Lower Hutt; Ali Richardson. [P1-3925-6315]Netball; Grade 8; Tui Glen School.Wedding; A. Hamill, Heather Douglas  1. [P1-8155-10545]Dunlop people; Walter Neuweg, unidentified, Bert Bassett, unidentified.EWC Rotary 078Cooke baby (Erin).Bank of New Zealand; Gloria Gibson, Beryl Carman, Susamna McAulley, Jenny McGruer.Royce Wiffen engagement and 21st birthday. [P1-6339-8729]SR Automatics, 8A Goodshed Road; transmission specialists; Paddy, Sheldon, Dave. [1997 07 09 2]Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; Happy. [P1-4778-7168]Night procession; pipe band. [P1-6150-8540]Community Gallery; Helen Pepperell and Marie Kocsis to exhibit.Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1967; cave with fairy Jacqui Gibbs. [P1-4485-6875]Dunlops Xmas Party [P1-3630-6020]Bob Christie's farm, photographed for Ted Howard (Howard Real Estate); view from the house. [P1-4929-7319]Pinehaven School; Army good-employer award for allowing teacher Stephen Robinson 12 months' sabbatical.The Glory Box, 24 Queen Street; organiser Ann Hyde and outdoor gear for the ACTS Institute. [1995 05 22 2]The Blue Ts Mothers Group 1983 001Hazelwoods staff group. [P2-124-1481]Cycling; Karapoti Classic, 2003; under-19 winner; Upper Hutt's Michael Garnett.Scott Auckram wedding 12. [P1-7750-10140]Silverstream Plunket Fancy Dress [P1-5879-8269]Doctor in the House: Pat Long, Jack Haxton. [P2-2085-11487]
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