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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.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.
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Heretaunga College; "Celebration of the Arts" cast members.Wong 21st; cousins Diane and Roger. Efil Doog Garden of Art to open in 1995; Ernie and Shirley Cosgrove.Heretaunga Players; The Ass and the Philosophers: Beth Lafferty, Ivy Edhouse, Diana Bramwell.Local election candidates 1992; council;  9/26, 10 required; Harry Kent; mayor, 5th of eight (4.4%).Wedding; James Edwards, Elizabeth Cook 1. [P1-3787-6177]Fergusson Intermediate; "From the Four Winds".Trentham School; obsolete classrooms to be removed during school up-grade.Clark's Accountancy 50th-anniversary exhibition; Thelma Baldwin, Sharee Christensen.Upper Valley Family Refuge Centre; Isabel Charles honoured with life membership.Dunlops Xmas Party [P1-3713-6103]Mawai Hakona 1972; film; Te RauparahaJosef Siftar's daughter's visit. [P1-5866-8256]The Great Wellington Truck and Transport Show; March 2018Wairarapa-class railcar Rm-9 'Arai-te-uru'; northbound at Upper Hutt station.Youth ClubChristmas Parade 1989(?); participantsOrongomai Marae 2000; school-children's weekend; Alexander Sparrow and Abigail Dawson, from Pinehaven.Hazelwoods; staff member Mrs Evelyn Kay; menswear, 1970.Eric Wood collection; Rotary event BHazelwoods interior; hat and mantle department [P3-173-914]Central Institute of Technology in operation; electronics class.New Zealand Railways locomotive, Fa 0-6-2 class; number 276Hazelwoods; staff member Mrs Codyre, company secretary, with 'bank overdraft kitset'.Brown Owl School 1998 Room  2; Years 5 & 6; teacher, Mr B Laybourn.Y.M.C.A Photograph Album; Page 38; Model Aeroplane Demonstration 1General Motors Xmas Party [P1-4046-6436]Maidstone Intermediate 1976 Rm05The Bill Gorrie Set members; Alan Bateup, Sam Southon, Bill Gorrie. Swimming Club Carnival [P1-2459-4849]Boys' Brigade 8th annual display; prizegiving.Knox Grant [P1-4226-6616]Upper Hutt Bowling Club 1962 Golden Jubilee 001 wideshotWhakatiki Bowling Club People of the World Pageant 003Quinn baby.Heretaunga/Pinehaven Community Council; final meetings, as Hutt County disappears.Rugby Club Social [P1-2313-4703]Traffic management 1992; Fergusson Drive/railway station/Woolworths area.Maidstone Pool; picture 2 from a contact sheet of eight.Hutt River in flood, c1988Community Events 0010Rugby League Ball [P1-2181-4571]Sister Marie Connole, Missionary Sisters of the Society of Mary, pictured on her 80th birthday.Te Marua; Macaskill water storage lakes; eastern lake under construction; May 1984.Dunlop factory buildings; electrical sub-station, from the north-east.Whiteman's Road, Silverstream; New World supermarket.Brown Owl School 2000 Room  8; Year 1; teacher, Mrs Sheryl Wilmshurst.Ted Smith, 83, with the  last of his of 16 Wendy houses, and nephew Matthew Hart, 3.Heretaunga Players; Eldorado: Jack Haxton.Johnson twins' 21st.
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