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.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]
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Leisure centre; pouring concrete into one of the columnsPoulson family; Hec and May, children Eda and Ben; back yard, 41 Queen Street.Upper Hutt Municipal Band; Murray Borthwick; current top tenor horn player in both New Zealand and Australia.Brown Owl School 1967; class photo 16. [P2-1254-2912]House, Russell Street; residence of Win Wakelin. [P1-7-55]Cathy Montaperto New Life Appeal raffle; top prize, a Suzuki moped.Upper Hutt School; class photo, 1915; junior pupils and teacher. [P3-486-2087]Maidstone Intermediate 1982 Rm08Police; Chief Inspector Arthur Jonas, relieving divisional comander of the Hutt Police District.1978 September Subdivision 11Pastoral Queen giving her thank-you speech [P2-558-1219]Dunlop factory construction; east end, from hillside, 5Poulson Collection various 024King Maymorn Rugby League [P1-5636-8026]Wedding; Morris Hill, Susan Green;  8. [P1-6941-9331]Military Service, World War II; artillery; 3.7-inch anti-aircraft gun; censor's clearance stamp.Bank of New Zealand; training for decimal currency; Mrs Fay March.City Status procession No. 25B; band leading St John's Ambulance Brigade. [P1-6556-8946]Wedding; Colin Williams, Kristine Howard 27. [P1-7092-9482]Plunket Ball [P1-2139-4529]Dunlop factory construction interiors; fabric calenderVictim Support fund-raiser; Constable Brian Childs drives ride-on mower up Main Street. Archibald's Gallery; owner Mary Archibald wins NZ Insurance Life Vision Art Award.Floral Art [P1-3853-6243]Thompson 60th Birthday [P1-7794-10184]Fourmyula Lower Hutt; Carl Evenson.  [P1-3906-6296]Wedding; Eric Gorrie and Christine Tapp 25.Christmas parade, 1987; SantaPoulson family; Hector, right.Dunlop marqueeSt Joseph's School; Pine Avenue fence decorated for Catholic Schools' Day; Kayla Adams, Christopher Rammell.Dunlop raw materials; rubber; folded sheet and stillage truck, Ray  RansbyDunlops Xmas Party [P1-3757-6147]South Pacific Tyres, Blenheim Street; Doug Clark, manufacturing manager, 1988-1997.Trentham racecourse; American executives from company organising overseas conventions. [1998 03 18 3]St Joseph's dance. [P1-5686-8076]Stamp collector Bob Jensen with letters from Buckingham Palace stamp curator. [1998 04 15 3]Construction Services Group wins contract for Wellington stadium siteworks. [1998 03 25 4]Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; Grumpy. [P1-4371-6761]Dunlop tyre assembly; cross-ply, small sizes; 10A/12 machineNorman Kirk Centre, 17 Hildreth Street; quilts made by Pinestream Patchwork Quilters.Dunlop people; name unknown, with Bert Bassett(?). Rugby training Anzac Day, Maidstone Park. [P1-5613-8003]General Motors Xmas Party [P1-4068-6458]Trentham station and Tawai Street, looking north-west. [P4-129-1835]Rimutaka Tavern staff; chef David Caddick; there eight months; previously at Il Casino, Wellington.Kiwi Packaging Ltd, 62-66 Montgomery Crescent; printing operator Remo Hunuhunu, supervisor Ross Hatton.Aerial view; Harcourt Park area, looking north. [P5-101-1582]The Blue Ts Mothers Group 024
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