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.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
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Skateboarding, Maidstone Max; Upper Hutt's Simon Granville.Dunlop factory; rubbish between raw material store and radial-tyre section.Totara Park Bridge opening 6; all finished. [P1-6547-8937]Hillside Auto Wreckers, 19 Blenheim Street; owners Ray and Malcolm Oliver with a Motor Trade Association award.Gillett 21st [P1-7364-9754]Military Service, World War II; reunion?Wedding; A. Hamill, Heather Douglas 14. [P1-8156-10546]Silverstream Home of Compassion; Senior Sister Christopher dressed as 'Queen Mother'.EDS, Alexander Road; office decorating competition; Nick Boyd with 'Iwi on a mission' entry.Upper Hutt Municipal Band, 1975; national contest, Auckland; street march. [P4-222-11920]Wedding; Alan Percy Sunkel, Julie Hosie 26. [P1-7042-9432]Engagement; Tony Bryant, Gayle Fesche. [P1-3830-6220]Civic Ball [P1-2341-4731]The Real Inspector Hound: Pat Christianson, Jim Pittard. [P2-2394-11796]Wedding; G. E. Davidson, Beverley Morrison 16. [P1-7897-10287]EWC Rotary 013Teenage Dance [P1-1728-4118]Wellington Golf Club Ball [P1-6278-8668]Jurisich wedding, Eastbourne. [P1-5032-7422]Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; Happy. [P1-4659-7049]Norton girls. [P1-7385-9775]Mawai Hakona 1977 Anne Nichols 21st 019Wedding; A. Hamill, Heather Douglas 29. [P1-8170-10560]Colin Lily wedding. [P1-7503-9893]Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; child portrait. [P1-4362-6752]Whiteman's Valley farmer Rod Ward wins a Howard fertiliser spreader at the Mystery Creek Fieldays in Hamilton.. [1998 07 22 3]Da-class diesel-electric locomotives with goods train; Drewry 88-seat railcar leaving Upper Hutt on northbound service.Janette Hodson,  Miss Hazelwoods 1971, and boxed games [P1-157-1022]Rugby gym; last dance. [P1-8630-11020]Brian Jackson; founder of Auto Point Group; Nissan, Suzuki and Renault franchisees, and president of the Upper Hutt Promotion and Development Council.Maoribank from hill to the south-east. [P3-341-1417]Trentham Community Centre opened by Rimutaka MP Paul Swain [1999 03 10 6]Wong 21st; cousins Diane and Roger. [P1-7834-10224]Dunlop people; 'Tim' Towersey, factory engineerRugby gym; youth dance. [P1-8615-11005]Pygmalion: Charles Walker. [P2-1889-11291]Christmas Parade 1989; band; Salvation Army? [1989 12 05 11]Japanese visitor Mariko Hata learning how to make a chocolate eclair at Buttercup Bakery.Hans Wideberg, clock and watch repairer, Heretaunga. [1999 11 10 7]Savage Crescent Kindergarten Xmas [P1-5726-8116]Dentist Bill Nicholls retires after 50 years.Hutt River, looking upstream; title: 'Hutt River'. [P5-108-1787]Eyesores photographed for the City Council(?) [P1-6107-8497]Upper Hutt College form class Year 13 JG 2003M115 8-inch howitzer 1; gun crew 1. [P1-377-1837]Gymnastics; Leopards club girls with medals from Wellington competition.Wedding; Alan Percy Sunkel, Julie Hosie 30. [P1-7041-9431]Aladdin : [P2-2219-11621]Dytha Watson; 25 years in charge of "Leader" deliveries.Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; Grumpy and fairies Evelyn Vernie, Jacqui Gibbs. [P1-4611-7001]
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