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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Wedding; G. E. Davidson, Beverley Morrison 10. [P1-7900-10290]Brown Owl School 1969; orchestra. [P2-1282-2940]Dunlops Xmas Party [P1-3571-5961]Quinn's Post Christmas party; small boy holding gift and toy instrument. [P3-444-1673]Christmas parade 1993; Getti and friend. [1993 12 13 5]Wairarapa-class railcar Rm-8 'Mataatua'; southbound at Silverstream station.Showcase Upper Hutt; Colleen Warren School of Dance; Wendy-Jane Warren, JohnLinkhorn; "Phantom of the Opera". [1990 02 13 4]RSA widows' Christmas party. [P1-1291-3681]Maymorn Kindergarten [P1-5332-7722]Main Street 1988; looking east from Pine Avenue. [P3-45-194]Engagement; John Beattie, Susan Joy Carson. [P1-3208-5598]Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; Grumpy. [P1-4598-6988]Kings Empire Veterans Ladies Upper Hutt RSA 008Wedding; Roger John Guinness, Glenda Florence Larkin 17. [P1-4245-6635]Dunlop factory extensions; finished-goods store; earthworksLibrary; Paul Swain, Minister of Information Technology, at a public-use computer terminal.Upper Hutt Operatic Society; "Spotlight on Broadway" warm-up. [1991 09 03 1]Brown Owl School 1983. Flag waving for Prince Charles and Princess Diana. [P2-1691-3390]Theatre in the Park, Harcourt Park; audience; Maria, Mary-Anne and Bruce Edwards, Patrick and Jane Lewis.Trentham racecourse fashions 2004; Laura Skilton, Petone; Classic Woman winner.Jeff Head wedding 15. [P1-6758-9148]New World, Silverstream; Helen Boyd wins Daihatsu Move in a draw; with owner-operator Glen Taylor.Rugby boys' dinner. [P1-5609-7999]ANZAC Day 1990; dawn parade; Regimental Sergeant Major Peter Yule to oversee. [1990 05 01 3]Fletcher baby 2. [P1-3845-6235]Marsden 21st. [P1-7567-9957]Rugby gym; youth dance. [P1-8619-11009]Brown Owl School 1984 Room 11 & 12; teachers Mrs Smith, Mrs Garland. [P3-548-3140]Hutchinson 21st [P1-1437-3827]Wedding; David Lott, Marie Davies  9. [P1-8147-10537]Kindergarten ball. [P3-378-1454]Silverstream Flood December 1976. Photo 6Plateau School Social [P1-2220-4610]Military Service, World War II; Italy, Dolomites?Wedding; Victor Mills, Carol Sharpe 44. [P1-8704-11094]Guppy Portrait [P1-4267-6657]Mawai Hakona 1977 Anne Nichols 21st 005Blockhouse; exterior; stereographic photo. [P2-711-1764]Maymorn Kindergarten [P1-5327-7717]Brown Owl School 1964; gymnasts. [P2-1204-2862]Golf; Tasman tourney. [P1-6038-8428]Trade Aid; reusable jute supermarket bags; Raphael Gomes, deputy director, The Jute Works, Dhaka, Bangladesh. [1991 04 02 1]Dunlop factory construction; north wall, east end, from insideEmbroiderers' guild; guest Joan Downes demonstrating lacemaking at Community Gallery exhibition. [1992 10 27 11]Hutt River [P2-1089-2396]Kaisa Kekki, former Upper Hutt College exchange student, back from Finland. [1994 06 20 8]Teenage Dance [P1-1710-4100]Fourmyula Lower Hutt; Carl Evenson.  [P1-3938-6328]Plateau School Social [P1-2230-4620]Royce Wiffen engagement and 21st birthday. [P1-6331-8721]
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