Fire; Benge & Pratt's store, Main Street; remains. [P2-420-824]Rugby league ball; group, with trophies and Coca-Cola prominent. [P3-418-1647]Mounted rifles, Trentham. Line of mounted horses [P3-126-676]Main St, Upper Hutt, Jan. 1948; north side 06, Dorothy-Tip-Top-Marigold. [P3-398-1573]Upper Hutt railway station, under construction in 1955. [P3-281-1372]School Patrol Christmas party. [P3-329-1405]Woolworths Checkers of the Year competition 1966; audienceSilverstream railway bridge (1903-1957); distant view downstream. [P3-155-809]Queen Street saleyards; cattle sale. [P4-62-787]Campbell's Sawmills Ltd, Karapoti; experimental logging tractor on bush tramway bridge. [P4-85-1629]Rugby club, 1928; juniors. [P4-116-1760]S class locomotive, single Fairlie, used between Wellington and Summit. [P5-26-678]Timber industry; axemen at Narrow Neck, Whiteman's Valley.  [P5-70-772]City status proclamation, Maidstone Park; crowd at ceremony. [P5-82-799]Biggs store, Main Street; interior. [P2-939-2195]Aerial view; looking south to Trentham and racecourse. [P6-12-642]Fire Brigade; new appliance handed over, 6 August 1938.The Upper Hutt District in the 1840s, by S.C. Brees Orongomai Marae; Waitangi open day, 1998; Mawai Hakona whanau demonstrate the art of taiaha Army charter march 6, Main Street.Dunlop tyre assembly; cross-ply, small sizesMaoribank suspension bridge. [P2-1099-2406]Hazelwoods Women's Day fancy dress entrants. [P1-4430-6820]Town Board office; corner of Main and Russell streets. [P1-6468-8858]Kenneth Graham Rosson 21st. [P1-8607-10997]Rimutaka Incline; goods train and surfacemen engaged in track work.  [P2-18-26]St Hilda's Anglican Church area, south side of Main Street. [P2-85-186]Soldiers, Trentham 1916 [P2-110-280]
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The Blue Ts Mothers Group 045bHazelwoods interior; grocery department [P3-210-1212]McGovern's Tavern, Trentham. [P1-830-3494]Military Camp, Trentham [Postcard 030]St John's Church; former vicar Archdeacon Tom Pearson and stained-glass windows. [1994 08 22 3]Wedding; A. Hamill, Heather Douglas  6. [P1-8169-10559]Merton Street shops; four to be turned into residential units. [1997 07 02 3]Wedding; Kenneth Greig McDonald and Elizabeth Pearlene Baker 42. [P1-7185-9575]Moonshine Bridge 1; replaced by a curved bridge. [P4-16-373]The Blue Ts Mothers Group Otaki 001City status celebrations; old identities' afternoon tea, Heretaunga College. [P1-6564-8954]Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1968; cave. [P1-4535-6925]Tasman Vaccine Laboratory; pouring of concrete for nuclear-irradiation plant, for sterilising medical supplies. [P3-298-1363]1931 Napier earthquake 005H2O Xtream; window mural by Upper Hutt College 6th-former Cassandra Oliver.City Status procession No. 33; Caged Birds Society. [P1-6585-8975]Civic ball group; 9 of 13 identified. [P3-244-1321]Nicholson-Fitzsimmons wedding.Rugby; St Patrick's College's first XV centre Ollie O'Leary congratulated after scoring a try.Yvette Gabites and baby. [P1-4025-6415]Savage Crescent Kindergarten Xmas [P1-5715-8105]21st birthday; Gary John Young. [P1-7872-10262]Library; Friends' petition seeking computerisation 'to prevent decline'. [1990 06 05 3]GM Social [P1-2654-5044]Rex Kirton's farewell, Wellington Racing Club. [P2-723-1791]General Motors Xmas Party [P1-4074-6464]Anzac Day 1999;  .303 shoot participants in period uniforms. [1999 04 21 2]Brown Owl School 1993 Room  7 - 8; teachers, Mrs Curtis and Mrs Leeper. [P2-1558-3228]Main St, Upper Hutt, Jan. 1948; north side 23, Duncan's Drapery.Harry Jones's concrete-hulled yacht under construction. [P1-5020-7410]House, Cruickshank Road, once owned by Eric Evans.... [P1-16-113]Bull 21st [P1-3289-5679]Maori lookout Te Marua [P2-614-1520]Woolworths, later Countdown; Russell Street frontage from Wakefield Street and car park. [P1-5412-7802]Cranke-West wedding. [P1-7965-10355]Maidstone Mall; James Smith's store; James's farewell. [P1-5969-8359]Heretaunga College; new pavilion opened. Junior Netball Club players to benefit. [1994 08 29 1]Kaitoke Christmas social. [P1-8014-10404]Ralston silver wedding. [P1-7684-10074]Freyberg Road; Petone Rifle Club. [P2-312-508]Embroiderers' guild; guest Joan Downes demonstrating lacemaking at Community Gallery exhibition. [1992 10 27 11]Maoribank School principal Beryl Yeoman with new entrants Joseph and Robert Tamarapa, and Ashleigh Mason. [1994 03 28 5]Duke and Duchess of York welcomed to Wellington [P6-13-805]21st birthday; Gary John Young. [P1-7862-10252]Harcourt Park; open stormwater drain alongside access road. [1995 09 27 1]Te Marua golf course views. [P1-6058-8448]Jina's World of Fresh Produce; Ajay Jina and new mural. [1998 05 06 3]Brown Owl School exteriors; paved playground. [P2-1610-3309]Blue Ts group portrait. [P3-470-1854]Flood, Karapoti; water crossing the road; seen from the bridge? [P1-445-2465]
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