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]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]
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Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; Happy. [P1-4766-7156]Hazelwood family, 1925; Invercargill Gardens?HMAS Canberra (2)Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; Grumpy. [P1-4573-6963]Christmas parade 1999; unidentified float. [1999 12 15 7]Christmas parade 2003; Library float.Hazelwoods; Maureen Gibbs; informal portrait. [P2-443-869]International jousting; Trans-Tasman championships; Peter Lyon, Wellington, and overall winner Australian Arnold Dobbe.Ryan 21st [P1-5647-8037]Riverstone Terraces development; early houses. [P2-1799-3550]Brown Owl; Mastercut-chain butchery; 'Laurie's Brown Owl Meats'. [P2-1614-3313]St Mary's Anglican Church's new vicar Ross Wards, with wife Lynda.  [1994 01 17 7]Dunlop factory extensions; finished-goods store; earthworks; bulldozer and scraperWairarapa-class railcar Rm-8 'Mataatua'; southbound at Silverstream station.Wedding; Colin Williams, Kristine Howard 17. [P1-7097-9487]Hutt Valley History Industry and Commerce 004Sight seeing tour by Bell bus [P4-30-468]Local signwriter Steve Brattle with Jonah Lomu cartoon; withdrawn at the insistence of Lomu's manager.Wedding; Mark Ihaia, Elaine Smith  9. [P1-5910-8300]Heretaunga College; actor Cameron Rhodes coaching Julia Harrison, Matt Bentley. Mawai Hakona 00196And Then There Were None: Bunty Dallas, Lewis Rowbotham, Henk Boekholt, Pat Long. [P2-2015-11417]World jousting championships; King William, Queen Elenor, and lady-in-waiting Elizabeth,Dawn Garments Xmas Party [P1-2920-5310]Basketware; by Woodley, 23 Moonshine Road? 1.Hazelwood family, 1924; J A Hazelwood, Hec, Wils, Norm.Wedding; Noel John Moon, Susan Linda Keeble  1. [P1-8341-10731]Spring Festival 2003; Elvis Presley imitator David Wharehenga; Post Office in background.Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; Grumpy. [P1-4399-6789]Plunket Ball [P1-2019-4409]David Butler and his English eight-speed tricycleMain Street, looking west from Wilson Street(?) [P1-6133-8523]Local election candidates; Mayor and City Council, central ward; Shirley Russell.Twin Lakes Motor Company, 769 Fergusson Drive; Kevin Murphy, Chris Reynolds.Civic awards; Jock McEwen, Keith Stewart, Sister Mary Constance, Joe Cochrane. [1992 07 27 1]Maureen Randle 21st; 1966. [P1-7703-10093]Heretaunga College; Richard McConnell, dux. [P1-5180-7570]Silverstream railway bridge 3, over Hutt River. [P2-158-366]Wedding; Howland, Fogarty; guests at reception. [P1-4959-7349]Colleen Warren School of Dance; Katey and Latasha Bell, in Hutt Valley competitions. [1992 05 12 6]Christmas parade 2002; flower children; unidentified group.Engagement; John Beattie, Susan Joy Carson 11. [P1-3205-5595]Bob Bradshaw finally recovers a trophy won in Egypt in 1940.Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1967; cave with fairy Jacqui Gibbs. [P1-1388-3778]Military Service, World War II; Japan; gateway.Basketware; by Woodley, 23 Moonshine Road? 3.Lions Club of Upper Hutt president Len ChristallQuinn baby. [P1-7415-9805]Poulson family; Hector and May (nee Hazelwood) Poulson, and daughter Eda.Army; Driver Teahinamu Marunui standing guard at Government House, with Sergeant Ben Peters.
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