Skip to header
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 Orongomai Marae 1998; Waitangi open day; Mawai 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]
Explore

 

Highlights

Webster Wedding [P1-6254-8644]Dunlop Christmas social; Denis and Sandra Mason at left.Army charter march 1; Maidstone Park; the band.Hazelwoods; staff member (?) modelling in front of filing boxes [P1-120-986]Flood, 1994; Hutt River downstream of Birchville bridge; levels return to normal.Hugh Keenan wins a Fisher and Paykel clothes dryer in a New World-J Wattie Foods promotion.RSA Long Service Certificate presented by Mayor George Thomas.House, Golf Road; No. 18. Goodwin boys.Trentham racecourse fashions 2003; headwear; Helen Rickaby; designer, Auckland's Kevin Berkahn.Rugby Club Social [P1-2312-4702]Fraser Crescent School's character parade; Maid Marian, MacDuff and Chucky.Main Street, north side; No.  19-21(?); corner of Royal StreetMiss Canning - junior?Birchville; number of community names reduced.Kingsley Heights 1978 09; water reservoir 2; walls pouredMain Street 1988; south side 16; courthouse.Maidstone Intermediate 1983 Rm10Heretaunga Players; The Red Velvet Coat: Susan McKinnon, Cecelia Edhouse, Marjorie Trim, Margaret Smythe.State Insurance manager Shane McIlroy.Fergusson Intermediate; "From the Four Winds".Unidentified house and womenJina's World of Fresh Produce; inflatable Chiquita  banana.Main Street, north side; No. 191-201Rimutaka Incline last excursion 1955 (Sager 4)Kings Empire Veterans Ladies Upper Hutt RSA 026Maidstone Intermediate 1976 Rm12Bikers' Rights annual toy run 1998; all types and sizes , including Police.Cottage Creations; handbuilt pottery business; Sandrea Bell.Pearce/Stewart engagement; 1966.  [P1-6028-8418]Bank of New Zealand; training for decimal currency; Mrs Fay March.Maidstone Intermediate 1979 Rm03Central Institute of Technology buildings; main group; northern end, looking south from Somme RoadGayle Fesche farewell. [P1-3800-6190]Mark Southon, singer, performing in Main Street.Tractor pulling a ploughHazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; Grumpy. [P1-4380-6770]Pinehaven School; "Destination the Deep"  inflatable sperm whale, 13 metres long, seven metres high.St John Ambulance Brigade 25th anniversary social. [P1-1250-3640]Brown Owl School 1982 Room  3; teacher Miss E Prentice.Heretaunga Players; Sleight of HandBob Christie's farm, photographed for Ted Howard (Howard Real Estate); viewed from above river 3.Wedding; Victor Mills, Carol Sharpe  9.  [P1-8679-11069]Beryl Harwood's childrenWellington Golf Club Ball [P1-6282-8672]St John baby.Government Computing Service, Trentham, generating its own power during emergency.Eric Wood collection; Rotary; fishing trip; Peter Owles, pharmacist.Dunlop factory construction interiors; Banbury mixer area, looking northSt Joseph's School visits Trentham Traffic College; Traffic Officer John Boroevich, Daniel Richardson.
Welcome

UPPER HUTT RECOLLECT is the interactive database for the Upper Hutt City Library Heritage Collections. It provides easy online access to a rich store of heritage material relating to Upper Hutt City, its people, and events.

By registering as a member (all that's required is an email address or Facebook account) you're also able to contribute your own knowledge and memories about our holdings, as well as create personal collections of your own.

We are now sharing highlights of our collection on our new Facebook page. Like Upper Hutt Heritage and get updates from us right to your feed.