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]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]
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Moonshine Bridge 1; replaced by curved bridge. [P1-35-223]Cricket; Leighton Morgan in senior side and named in the New Zealand development team. [1998 12 02 11]Library; storyteller Dick Weir, and Mitchell van Riel. [1999 08 25 3]Needham engagement. [P1-7447-9837]Hazelwoods interior; hat and mantle department [P3-173-914]Dunlops Xmas Party [P1-3710-6100]Maidstone Park; Rimutaka Heli Services' Maurice Wooster delivering drumloads of gravel to mountain-bike track.Member of Parliament, Otaki electorate, 1899-1902 & 1928-1935; W. H. Field.Wellington Golf Club Social [P1-6297-8687]Unidentified unsealed narrow roadway with tall trees. [P2-1127-2434]Wedding; Roger John Guinness, Glenda Florence Larkin 19. [P1-4255-6645]Grubi bike, damaged; insurance claim? [P1-4233-6623]Johnson twins' 21st; the brother at left. [P1-7017-9407]Aerial view; Harcourt Park area, looking north. [P5-101-1582]Wedding; Raymond Morgan, Dianne Burrows  5. [P1-3304-5694]Fire service; Silverstream volunteers working at their Foodstuffs warehouse jobs.Ecclesfield Grove, Silverstream. [P2-1153-3274]Upper Hutt Rugby Club jubilee dinner group. [P1-2995-5385]Dunlop exhibition; products from several divisionsSt Patrick's College; teacher Father Peter Blake on leave for nine months; will visit Rome.Wong 21st; cousins Diane and Roger. [P1-7842-10232]Marsden 21st. [P1-7594-9984]Fergusson Intermediate prizewinners Renxun Chen, Jason Doyle, Sharalee Davis.Taekwondo; Rene Nuku, youngest person to pass black belt exam, with her father, Phil.Trentham Camp [Postcard 027]Edwin Keating becomes Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George.Edhouse 21st [P1-2612-5002]Industrial area from Wallaceville hill 3. [P1-6441-8831]Wedding; Colin Williams, Kristine Howard  8. [P1-7082-9472]Military Service, World War II; Italy, Dolomites? climbers.Mawai Hakona 00192Wedding; Brian John Pearce and Dale Susan Stewart;  3. [P1-8779-11169]Body building; Jacinta Holden; winner of the under 21 junior women's section, regional championships.Central Institute of Technology; aerial view from the south-west. [1989 06 27 1]The Glass Menagerie: Gail Martin, Stephen Moran [P2-2433-11835]City status procession No. 26; Rotary float [P5-15-554]Maidstone Intermediate 1970 F1 (10)FRamday Khalil, Junior Ese, flamenco guitarists. Dunlop factory construction; east end, from hillside, 2Pinehill development; former prison staff village site; Whitwell Grove to vanish.River Road ; 4-wheel-drive bulldozer at Maoribank. [P2-1675-3374]Dawn Garments School Visit [P1-2870-5260]Ralph Ashford in the Upper Hutt Printing Co., with an early press. [P4-43-662]Upper Hutt from Maidstone hill, looking north-west, circa 1917 . [P5-51-636]RSA Xmas [P1-2386-4776]Hazelwoods Spring Fashion [P1-4512-6902]Maidstone Mall display; yacht club. [P1-8293-10683]City status proclamation, Maidstone Park; Governor General Sir Bernard Fergusson declares Upper Hutt a city.Brown Owl School 1984 Room  1; teacher, Mrs Christianson. [P3-542-3134]Hodson 21st [P1-7118-9508]
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