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]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.
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Road safety signs sponsored by McDonald's. [1999 01 06 1]Military Service, World War II; Eric Wood, left?General Motors Xmas Party [P1-4068-6458]Rugby League Ball [P1-2151-4541]F. A. Goodland"Leader" jubilee; photographer Revelle Jackson. [1989 06 20 2]Army; No. 33 E. Company 2.T.U., 7th Reinforcement. [P5-109-1821]Selectrix, later Newbolds; 119-121 Main Street; electrical retailer; staff member Alastair Pratt. [1990 06 19 7]EWC Rotary 094Campbells Sawmills Ltd, Goodshed Road; staff; George Robinson and Billy the Goat. [P1-343-1724]The Man Who Came To Dinner: Barkus, Holmes,  Doyle, Jones, MacFarlane, Sims, Claire Coxhead, unknown. [P1-8428-10818]The Piccadilly Bushman: Margo Every, Jack Haxton. [P1-8447-10837]General Motors Xmas Party [P1-4086-6476]Mangaroa River bridge, Beechwood lane. [P2-1091-2398]J A Hazelwood, founder of Hazelwoods store [P4-78-1515]Maymorn Kindergarten [P1-5342-7732]Youth Club [P1-6423-8813]Adam King Jowitt (Creamo). Whereabouts unknown. [P2-1856-3448]Wedding; Raymond Morgan, Dianne Burrows  4. [P1-3306-5696]Aboud children 1. [P1-3018-5408]Tom Croft Motors, Ford dealership; 'Downtown Showroom', cnr Gibbons and Main Streets.Wedding; Brian Coslett, Janet Marion Milne  9. [P1-5380-7770]Dunlops Xmas Party [P1-3690-6080]Karate; kei shin kan instructor Stella Lenihan with medals from medals from Oceania Champs and NZ nationals. [1994 11 21 2]Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; Happy. [P1-4743-7133]Thompson house, Maoribank; floral arrangement group coffee party.Lovers' Leap: Julia Bradley. [P2-1884-11286]Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; Happy. [P1-4718-7108]Main Street; pedestrian precinct, from Russell Street end, looking north-west. [P4-52-1513]Knowles wedding. [P1-5116-7506]Maoribank School; new deputy principal Andy Lawton. [1996 01 31 3]Former Upper Hutt Police station, corner of Main and Royal streets.Wedding; William Baillie, Patricia "Patsy" Vare 19. [P1-7215-9605]Upper Valley Equestrian Day, Trentham Memorial Park; Amy Miller on Nimrod.Brown Owl School 1983 Room 16; teacher Miss Hart. [P2-1474-3132]International jousting; Trans-Tasman championships; spectators in the sun or sheltering.Woolworths staff portrait 17. [P1-6392-8782]Quiet Weekend: Bruce Long. [P2-1980-11382]Brown Owl School 1988 Room  7 Standard 2; teacher, Mrs Ash. [P2-1515-3185]Te Marua Golf Club; opening of new clubhouse. [P1-1100-3490]Netball; Heretaunga College vs Sacred Heart; Aimee Burrell and Haylie Everson.Civic Ball [P1-2348-4738]Dunlops Xmas Party [P1-3696-6086]Demolition of Bank of New Zealand building; cnr Main/Princes Streets - 1984.The Thwarting of Baron Bolligrew: working bee. [P1-8501-10891]Thorner children. [P1-6080-8470]RSA clubrooms, King Street. [P1-7394-9784]RSA ball 1972; candid shots. [P1-2588-4978]Dawn Garments Party [P1-2859-5249]
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