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]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]
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Totara Lodge, 68 Ararino Street; manager Peter Parkin, builder Denny Howard with plans for new pizza restaurant. [1995 11 29 7]Housing development plan, 1928; Seddon, Wilford, Birch and Lane Streets. [P6-36-2095]Silverstream Kindergarten 022Main Street  1988; north side 11; Countrywide Arcade. [P3-52-201]Fancy Dress Youth Dance St John's Hall? [P3-252-1329]Twokay Sheet Metal; Snow Ellis, Roy Tomlinson and greenhouse. [1989 12 05 13]Josef Siftar's daughter's visit. [P1-5866-8256]Jim Sutton, host of Newstalk ZB's Saturday- and Sunday-night 'Nostalgia' programme, with CD of Upper Hutt music. Upper Hutt College staff; deputy principal David Barber appointed principal of Otorohanga College. [1994 11 21 5]Mary Shannon 21st. [P1-5852-8242]Brown Owl School 1978; children from destroyed classrooms, at Oxford Crescent School. [P2-1635-3334]Census; Lloyd Stone; first to cover Craigs FlatYouth suicide; author Rick Stevenson spreading the word, by cycle. [1998 11 11 15]Cycling; Trust House Cycle Classic; Upper Hutt stage; winner; Mosgiel's Anthony Chapman.David Newman accepted for Ohio University Master of Fine Arts course in theatre, cinema and arts management.Chatsworth Road road works (undated) [P1-0877-3241]Main Street, 1997, south side; No. 168; Blockbuster video rentals.Wedding; James Edwards, Elizabeth Cook 1. [P1-3787-6177]Upper Logan Street; view from intersection with Main Street - 1991.M and M Construction; manager Peter McKenzie checks Craig's Flat development work. [1993 03 15 1]They Walk Alone: Brian Sullivan, Joyce Bringans, Robert Fulton, unknown, Cynthia Gorrie, Margarita Doyle. [P2-2090-11492]Scottish Society ball. [P1-5826-8216]Military Service, World War II; Italy; Rome; Stadio di Cipressi; NZ headquarters?Dunlops Xmas Party [P1-3597-5987]Brown Owl School 1964; soccer team.  [P2-1210-2868]Hector and Jim Hazelwood, Hector Poulson, and Ford Model T car.Member of Parliament, Otaki electorate, 1893-1896; J. G. Wilson.Fun run entrant Mark Gordon; pool attendant, Maidstone Park, and fit ready for Rugby.Poulson Collection various 057A Christmas Carol: Nigel Hooper, Graham Shirley. [P2-2145-11547]St Patrick's College; new houses being built in the grounds. [1995 06 12 4]Armstrong wedding  6. [P1-7234-9624]Royce Wiffen engagement and 21st birthday. [P1-6329-8719]Netball; St Joseph's Old Girls' club members  going to World netball tournament in Sydney. [1991 07 02 2]Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; Happy. [P1-4708-7098]Prince Charles and Lady Diana's visit 7; Diana talking to children.Poulson collection; Lay, Miss C Shirtcliff, and May.Te Marua; "Black stump giant pole swing"; mayors Paul Mathieson, Nelson; Gerald Hope, Marlborough. [1999 10 27 11]Cycling; Karapoti Epic, 2001; Rodney Walker from Palmerston North at second water crossing.Fourmyula Lower Hutt; unknown, Ali Richardson,  Martin Hope, Wayne Mason, unknown, Carl Evenson.  [P1-3979-6369]Dunlops Xmas Social [P1-1641-4031]21st birthday; Rosina Anderton  5; Rosina second in back row. [P1-3102-5492]Royal Canadian Horse Artillery Second Regiment senior NCOs. [P4-144-1992]Maoribank Tunnel; west portal and northbound train - January 1995.Mawai Hakona 00190Barney the Dinosaur and Santa, at Salvation Army playgroup. [1998 12 23 5]Oxford Crescent School musical and dance show; Catherine Fawcett, Michelle Plowman.Civic Ball [P1-1804-4194]City status proclamation, Maidstone Park; Governor General Sir Bernard Fergusson declares Upper Hutt a city.
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