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Woolworths Checkers of the Year competition 1966; audienceSilverstream railway bridge 2 (1903-1957); distant view downstream.Queen Street saleyards; cattle sale. Timber industry; Campbell's Sawmills Ltd, Karapoti; experimental logging tractor on bush tramway bridge. Upper Hutt Rugby Football Club 1928; juniors.New Zealand Railways locomotive, S 0-6-4 T class; number 213Timber industry; axemen at Narrow Neck, Whiteman's Valley.City status proclamation, Maidstone Park  1; crowd at ceremony.Biggs store, Main Street; interior. [P2-939-2195]Fire Brigade; new appliance handed over, 6 August 1938.The Upper Hutt District in the 1840s, by S.C. Brees Ōrongomai Marae 1998; Waitangi open day; Māwai 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 1920s?, south side of Main Street.Soldiers, Trentham 1916 [P2-110-280]Fire; Benge & Pratt's store, Main Street; remains.Rugby league ball; group, with trophies and Coca-Cola prominent. [P3-418-1647]Mounted rifles, Trentham. Line of mounted horses.Main Street, Upper Hutt, January 1948 (L6)Upper Hutt railway station 1955; under constructionSchool Patrol Christmas party.



Christmas Parade 2000; 11Wahine storm damage; Silverstream.Scouts; camp, Orongorongo, 1934.Census; Lloyd Stone; first to cover Craigs FlatVictoria University; senior scholarship winner Paul Martin; top senior scholar; also won Sir George Grey and Sir Robert Stout Scholarships.Piper-MacAuley wedding. [P1-8394-10784]Brown Owl School 1963; children crossing Main Road North. [P2-1180-2838]Upper Hutt College buildings 1968; LandscapingScouts; planning New Zealand Jamboree layout for Trentham Memorial Park and Brentwood School.Energy conservation; Mallinkrodt Veterinary Ltd saves $50 000; Dr Ariane van der Moer.Hutt Valley Boys' Choir, Wellington Railway Station hall 2.21st birthday; Rosina Anderton 18. [P1-3110-5500]Rimutaka Gymnastics Club; competitor at end-of-May competition.Heretaunga College; Guy Fawkes Night fire; auctioneer Wayne Shindler at charity auction in The Mall.Rugby league ball; group, with trophies and Coca-Cola prominent. [P1-2173-4563]St Patrick's College; a view to the north-west.Wayne's Joinery, 68A Montgomery Crescent; Wayne Bissell with photographs of his workmanship.Litsa Papageorge's christening. [P1-6726-9116]Library 4, Fergusson Drive; opening; Mayor Rex Kirton watching Sir Keith Holyoake planting a rimu tree.Birkett babies. [P1-7998-10388]Upper Hutt School; Kelsey Weaver wins Tip Top Bread 'Passport to Gold' competition sports gear.General Motors Xmas Party [P1-4051-6441]Davi Ranui Engagement [P1-5431-7821]Tony Mason with friend and Triumph 'Spitfire', at 21st? [P1-5316-7706]STC social 2. [P1-2481-4871]Brown Owl School 1980; making tukutukuSTC social 2. [P1-2498-4888]Member of Parliament, Hutt electorate, 1884-1890; H. S. Fitzherbert.Woolworths display, pre-decimal; cheese and bacon. [P1-6369-8759]Father Jim Dooley; new principal, St Patrick's College.RSA opening social.Local election candidates 1989; City Council, southern ward;  4/12, 4 required; Peter Duncan.Main Street, north side; No. 125-131Kiwi Ranch, Kaitoke; aerial view.Rifle Club [P1-5554-7944]House, unidentified, photographed for Ted Howard (Howard Real Estate); Fergusson Drive?Gymnastic School [P1-4283-6673]Wong 21st; cousins Diane and Roger.Dunlop people; management group.Ōrongomai Marae; whare whakairo and hallWedding; Howland, Fogarty  3. [P1-4963-7353]Lions; Ben Lee, Rimutaka Lions past president; elected governor for Levin-Wellington, Wainuiomata and Hutt Valley region.Briscoe debutante candids. [P1-3241-5631]Bill Stratford in Papua New Guinea with four-wheel drive in which he was attacked.Stokes Valley School; Graham Monrad retires as 'Sale of the Century' champion.Heretaunga Players; The Druid's Rest: Haxton, Haxton, Boekholt, Alley, Jensen, Luson, Heslop.Summit station; train with four Fell locomotives.Wedding; James Andrew Jacques, Pamela Lyn Burton-Brown 11.Logan Street west side 2; former Hannahs building (173-179 Main Street), northern endChristmas parade 1977; Spinners and Weavers; Geraldine Christmas and lamb.

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