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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Wedding; Alan Percy Sunkel, Julie Hosie 34. [P1-7047-9437]Wedding; Carl Sayer, Denise O’Callaghan  1. [P1-7739-10129]Brown Owl School exteriors; paved playground. [P2-1610-3309] Moonshine bridge 1 and Trentham, looking southwest from the hills above. [P4-51-620]Gillett 21st [P1-7371-9761]Courthouse, from St Joseph's churchyard.Arthur Bryant; former Wallaceville photographer and prominent local organist and choirmaster.Rex Kirton's farewell, Wellington Racing Club. [P2-725-1793]Mike Aldridge supplier of art murals for video stores. [1991 10 15 5]Dunlops Xmas Party [P1-3673-6063]Hedley Gibson (BNZ manager) presents cheque to mayor George Thomas. [P1-1919-4309]Merven Griffin; ancestry traced by IHC. [1992 02 11 4]Te Marua School hall ball [P1-1122-3512]No Names...No Packdrill: Collette Stevens, Peter Holcroft, Alison Boyd, Clive Hale. [1992 07 13 1]The Piccadilly Bushman: Arthur Williams, unknown, Jim Grant. [P1-8450-10840]RSA Ball; 1973.    [P1-5506-7896]Scottish Society ball. [P1-5822-8212]Wedding; Colin Williams, Kristine Howard 25. [P1-7078-9468]Annie Get Your Gun 001Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1967; cave with fairy Jacqui Gibbs. [P1-1403-3793]Century plant flowering; Robertson family, Seddon Street. [1999 10 20 6]Wedding; Eric Gorrie and Christine Tapp 26; Michael Thomas identified.Netball; Shane Simpson makes the New Zealand team to play Australia and the United Kingdom.Wedding; James Dempsey and Denise Kelly  3. [P1-5077-7467]Golf; Silverstream Golf Park driving range, County Lane; professionals Mike Oliver, Bill Whitney. [1994 10 25 7]Upper Hutt from hill opposite Kashmir Avenue, looking west, 1914. [P2-7-13]Rex Kirton's farewell, Wellington Racing Club. [P2-737-1805]House numbering; reflective kerb-mounted type offered. [1991 09 17 6]STC social 2. [P1-2475-4865]Water polo. [P1-6236-8626]21st birthday; Rosina Anderton  2; Rosina and parents. [P1-3113-5503]RSPCA Junior League audience and cake; Upper Hutt School hall. [P1-2727-5117]Library; David Lee-Smith, longest-serving City Librarian, retires.Military Service, World War II  0258Civil Defence simulated-earthquake exercise; with Army and Red Cross; moving casualty from stretcher to bed, Fraser Crescent School.Animal Rescue Society; former president Mavis Adlam, 68, dies.Among Those Present: Carol Brown, Graeme Collins. [P1-8402-10792]Central Institute of Technology; unidentified speaker.British car day; organiser Ric Tyson and 1961 Wolseley 699. [1997 02 12 3]Neville Sceats. [P1-5905-8295]Bryan Jackson, Promotion and Development Council president, receives $1000 from Beryl Kirk, chairperson of Maidstone Mall Merchants' Association.Coopers Animal Health irradiation plant manager Ian McGregor.Kaitoke Christmas social. [P1-8023-10413]Golf; Te Marua's Haupai Puha, 17, wins Michael Campbell Cup in first under-19 Maori champs.Central Institute of Technology; tertiary roadshow; Brent Leslie on a seat belt simulator. [1999 09 15 6]Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; Grumpy. [P1-4607-6997]Floral Art [P1-3871-6261]EWC Postcards 018
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