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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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Brown Owl School; Standard 4; end of year, headed for intermediate school?.Dunlop fire brigade practice; front of raw-materials storeHeretaunga Players; While The Sun Shines: John Dunmore , Molly Barnes.Hapai Club; Fergusson Drive building under construction.Mabey Road kindergarten. [P1-7949-10339]Wedding; Carl Sayer, Denise O’Callaghan 14. [P1-7724-10114]Maureen Randle 21st; 1966.Upper Hutt Municipal Band, 1981; Wellington district contest, Wairarapa.Christmas parade 1977; Miss Maidstone Mall, Vicky McCauley 2Mawai Hakona meal 2; date, event and place unidentified Hazelwoods fashion parade; Sue Barton. (staff member).Surplus sewer pipes from Silverstream railway bridge. Main St, Upper Hutt, Jan. 1948; north side 09, Stroud-Clareville-UH Meat (L9)Upper Hutt Bowling Club; Cartoon; Sex before gamesWedding; Richard Clive Pearson, Judith Rosemary Piper  2.Upper Hutt College buildings 2015 12; libraryUpper Hutt College Sport; tennis, 1968; Girls' AFergusson Drive; No.  863; new police station.Upper Hutt Rugby Football Club 1971 Under 19 FirstsWallaceville Research Centre staff, 1988/89?Timberlea Community Centre; second proposalBritish Car Day, Trentham Memorial Park; David Smith and son Tarquin in Lotus Elite; Tony Arthur in 1935 Aston Martin Mk II.Heretaunga Players; Running Riot: William Campion, Joyce Bringans.Upper Hutt Leader staff; journalist, part-time; Peter Beverstock; weekends and advertising features.The Desert Song 004; conductor, Jim Noice.Harvesting scene; three horses hitched to a sheaf reaper and binder.Upper Hutt Bowling Club Maidstone Mall jewellery display tent.Rugby League Ball [P1-1985-4375]Wayne Roberts 21st.Wedding; Neville Cole, Catherine Haxton  2; matron of honour(?), bride, mother, bridesmaid.Karate; KSK Karate at 585 Fergusson Drive; unidentified students.Hazelwood family; Hec, Wilson, Norman Hazelwood at home, Main RoadTrentham Camp and Racecourse 1915Heretaunga Players; Alfie: Derek Edwards, unknown.Trentham School prefects, 1960–61Wedding; John Haxton, Jenyfer Graham  8. [P1-4328-6718]Holden closes its Alexander Road head office; Dennis Butterworth, John Obren, Ross Lerwill and Don Richards.Main Street, south side; No. 149; Russell StreetSTC factory; testing.Totara Lodge, 68 Ararino Street; Lindsay Woods, manager of the Cobb & Co restaurant.Bennetts; at the Hazelwoods'?River Road; Bill Jeffries and protesters against removal of Moonshine Bridge.Remutaka range; Richard Westerby building a snowball on the ridge above the Summit kiosk.Trentham Camp; 5th Regiment in campHMAS Canberra (1)Wedding; Douglas John Shaw, Marion Lester 14. [P1-8263-10653]Upper Hutt Leader staff; advertising manager Lee Campbell leaves.Dunlop people; Harold Page, head gardener and soccer team manager. Brown Owl School 1978 Room  3 Standard 3; Miss K Bruin.
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