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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.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]
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Catholic Schools Day; St Brendan's School's Brendan Herder on air.General election candidates 1993; Eastern Hutt electorate; New Zealand First party; Makere Jordan; fourth of 8; 5.5%.Community Gallery; paintings/porcelain; Joyce Grant, Margaret Rankine.Wedding; Peter Stone and Kathleen Anne Mowat 12.Main Street, north side; No. 137; mural in centre walk 2.Cycling; Trust House Cycle Classic; Upper Hutt stage; Michael  Smith, 2nd; Wong Kam Po, 1st; Jeremy Yates, 3rd.Goodman Ballet Concert [P1-2658-5048]Heretaunga Players; The Hollow: Alice Piper, Ken Cotton, Jocelyn Stephenson.Miss Upper Hutt 1994; Jacqueline Hailwood, with her sister Sam in the railway subway.Wallis 25th wedding anniversary13. [P1-8828-11218]Upper Hutt Bowling Club 1950 (J.W.C-T) 006 Keith CroppMaidstone Max; Danielle Gardner sheltering from rain.Hazelwoods wine and cheese 1968.Royal School of Artillery, Larkhill; gun park; 4.2-inch smooth-bore mortar. [P1-388-1848]Heretaunga College open day; gymnastics; floor exercises display.Trentham Camp; old barrack building.A & P show; horse and rider over jump No. 7.Mawai Hakona 1964; unidentified woman and childCity Status procession No. unknown; milk delivery, 1891; first prize in the historical section.Mabey Road kindergarten. [P1-7950-10340]Maidstone Memorial Pool; June 1998Montgomery Road, later extended westward, forming a crescent; bulldozerNew Zealand Railways locomotive, U 4-6-0 class; number  51Central Institute of Technology buildings; five-storey block's foundations and service tunnel; concrete reinforcing.Birch Hill 2017; hallwayHazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; kitchen. [P1-4687-7077]Brown Owl School 1976 staff. [P2-1364-3022]Hazelwoods fashion parade; Shirley Farrelly.Heretaunga College hall; Godfrey Bowen demonstrating his trained sheep, 1970. [P2-557-1218]Mary Richardson made a companion of the Queen's Service Order.Barton family; John Barton and John Barton Roy.Carel and Cornelia Van Voorthuysen.House relocation; Waterloo Road, Lower Hutt, to Akatarawa Road.Wellington Golf Club Social [P1-6301-8691]Hazelwoods; staff member Mrs Nan Brosnan, underwear.Woolworths staff portrait 15; Mrs Cameron. [P1-6381-8771]Unidentified child on chairFuture New Zealand Party candidates at Stokes Valley Pool.Brown Owl School 1978; Rooms 4 & 5 destroyed by fire; clean-up.Clouston Park; dumped cars 001A & P show; pet parade; cat.RSA opening social.McIntyre? [P1-7554-9944]Girl Guides Association; ca 1970Heretaunga Players; Janus: Pauline Tegg, George Lafferty, Norman Kemble.Rimutaka Incline walkway and surrounding area; map.Maidstone Intermediate 1976 StaffJaycee better driving contest prize-winner.Unidentified couple; Christiansons?St John Ambulance Brigade 25th anniversary social. [P1-1246-3636]
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