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Rugby league ball; group, with trophies and Coca-Cola prominent. [P3-418-1647]Mounted rifles, Trentham. Line of mounted horses [P3-126-676]Main Street, Upper Hutt, January 1948 (L6)Upper Hutt railway station, under construction in 1955.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.Upper Hutt Town Board office; corner of Main and Russell streetsKenneth 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.
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Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1967; cave with fairy Jacqui Gibbs. [P1-1350-3740]Dunlop factory aerial view, retouchedAkatarawa Valley Emergency Response Team, AVERT; Bruce Bold, Gary Young.Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; Grumpy. [P1-4340-6730]Wedding; Brian John Pearce and Dale Susan Stewart; 33; Sharon Annette Gill, Faye Maude Hicks.Maidstone Intermediate 1971 Rm14Main Street 1988; north side  6; Martin's, No. 93-95; Para, No. 97-101.Hazelwoods Women's Day; boy in fancy dress.Sweeney Todd; Royce Doyle, Ron Evans. [P2-2298-11700]Central Institute of Technology; single mother Marina Stokes near top of Diploma in Business Studies course.Dunns Road, Silverstream; from the Field Street intersection, 1967 2Main Street 1988; south side  7; BNZ, Princes Street.Military Service, World War II; Italy; Pisa; cathedral and Leaning Tower.Upper Hutt City of Song concert 2003; Harcourt Park; Stevenson family.Mobile Post Office Savings Bank, Silverstream.Cosmopolitan Club; mobility scooter for members; Laurie Grant, Dick Crane, Ron Woolford.Library; Nannie Kahumanu shows Palm Cottage Child Care assistant supervisor Donna Crowther how to make a flax octopus.T Moon 21st [P1-5398-7788]Litsa Papageorge's christening. [P1-6721-9111]Embroiderers' Guild; president Jean Parnell with works for Community Gallery exhibition.Totara Park Bridge opening 3A; cutting the ribbon.Staglands 6Pearl (90) and William White (97), married 70 years.Wallaceville  Research  Centre  016ANZAC Day 1975 - Dawn Parade; city councillor Lionel Jones; Gordon Cross, Town Clerk.Upper Hutt College Sport; Basketball, 1968; girlsPensioner flats, Gibbons Street, former St Joseph's orphanage site; architet's drawing.Colin Miller elected chairman, Trentham Memorial Park Combined Committee.Maidstone Intermediate 1977 Rm03Gliding Club; Piper Super Cub towing glider off Kaitoke airstrip.Hutt Valley History Land Clearing Erosion & Flooding 0071974 November First Street Chainage 100Māwai Hakona at Waitangi for New Zealand Day, 1974Civic Centre site 1967; August The Magic Shoemaker: Jenny Watson, Les Jones, Eric Brown, Ken Cotton.Rugby League Ball [P1-2190-4580]Rugby League Ball; sitting, Mike and Barbara Ratena. [P1-2196-4586]Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1967; cave. [P1-1379-3769]Dawn Garments factory opening. [P1-2887-5277]Totara Park bridge; pile fording the river. [P1-822-3481]A Phoenix Too Frequent: Geraldine Sims, Wendy Evans, Les Jones.Upper Hutt School; class photo, 1912.Gayle Fesche farewell. [P1-3812-6202]Military Service, World War II  0175House relocation; from 10 Parliament St, Lower Hutt, to Karapoti 1. [P1-461-2481]Smugglers, corner of King Street & Fergusson Drive; Shane Pattinson, Darin Carey, Lynn Simonsen, Erin Carey, Jocie Lister.David Edhouse 21stWedding; Morris Hill, Susan Green; 20. [P1-6938-9328]Brown Owl School 1980 Room 16; Mrs Dawson. [P2-1429-3087]Army; group portrait, military personnel, artillery, all ranks, probably Papakura Camp. [P4-142-1975]
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