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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. [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.
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New Zealand Railways locomotive, G 4-4-0 ST class; number 57Civic Ball [P1-2306-4696]Youth ClubRSA South African Veterans  7.Sava-Dollar supermarket opening.Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; excursion. [P1-4381-6771]Trentham Camp 1920; aerial view looking east.Eric Wood, panelbeater; wrecked van.Knowles wedding. [P1-5113-7503]Community Gallery; co-ordinator Eric Brown resigns after seven years.Pinehill development; former prison staff village site; overall plan.Maidstone Intermediate; five new classroomsWilford St towards Birch StDancers from Nita Olding's School of Ballet, in Upper Hutt College hall recital.21st birthday; Marilyn Scott. [P1-5777-8167]New Zealand Railways locomotive, Ub 4-6-0 class; number 17, modifiedFraser Crescent school; Erin Baylis, Rochelle Kaiwai and Andrew Ng in the new playground.Main Street; pedestrian precinct; looking east from near Geange Street, circa 1980sScale model building; 'Bonnie Glen', or 'McCurdy's Castle'; view 2.Drainage; gravel filling under Main Rd, West of Stephen St.Riding for the Disabled; clubrooms moved to County Lane.James and Ellen Maher; diamond wedding.Forest Road, Pinehaven; somebody's sign.Upper Hutt College awards, 1985; Colin Rickerby, first in Form 6 (Dunlop Award)Leo Clubs' Gareth Todd, Darren Jackson; cuddly lions for Victim Support Group. A & P show; audience listening to president, Bob Christie.Central Institute of Technology staff; software engineering.Fishermen in Hutt River near Upper Hutt, 1800s.House, York Avenue; No. 10. [P2-231-405]Brown Owl School 1983; snow, 18th June.Social Credit [P1-5982-8372]Aotearoa Traditional Maori Performing Arts Festival performers.Wedding; Neville Cole, Catherine Haxton  1; bride and parents.Central Institute of Technology staff; Maori liaison tutor; Murdoch Pahi appointed to Te Kaitakawaenga (CIT).Centenarian Mrs Eva Lepper, 100, dies.St Hilda's Anglican Church 1920s?, south side of Main Street.Main Street, King Street and Fergusson Drive intersection; roundabout.Wedding; Rodney Jones, Janice Marie Good  5. [P1-4192-6582]Princes Street; No. 22; Housing New Zealand office.Boys' Brigade 8th annual display; prizegiving.Brown Owl School 1978 Room  7; Mrs Henderson.Dunlop Christmas social; prizewinner at left?Upper Hutt Leader; 'From our files' articles revive Joe Blanche's memories.Rugby League Ball [P1-1943-4333]Wedding; Brian John Pearce and Dale Susan Stewart; 22; David Lott; Janette and Kevin Keown.Wedding; Alan Percy Sunkel, Julie Hosie 27. [P1-7045-9435]Fire service; controlled burn of a derelict house, Kaitoke.Awakairangi Park; Junior Football, circa 1980sEngagement; Trevor George Dry, Evelyn May Duncalf. [P1-3769-6159]Army; signaller Hemi Taumaunu, 2nd Lieutenant Hector Matthews, on Joint Venture '86, Rarotonga.
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