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Silverstream railway bridge 2 (1903-1957); distant view downstream.Main Street, Upper Hutt, January 1948 (L6)Rugby league ball; group, with trophies. [P3-418-1647]Queen Street saleyards; cattle sale. Timber industry; Campbell's Sawmills Ltd, Karapoti; experimental logging tractor on bush tramway bridge. Upper Hutt Rugby Football Club 1928; juniors.New Zealand Railways locomotive, S 0-6-4 T class; number 213Timber industry; axemen at Narrow Neck, Whiteman's Valley.Beauty pageant audience, A & P show, 1967Rimutaka Incline; goods train and surfacemen engaged in track work.  [P2-18-26]St Hilda's Anglican Church, south side of Main Street.Soldiers, Trentham 1916 [P2-110-280]Hapai club 8th birthday, Rugby gymnasium; Māwai Hakona Māori concert party and audienceFire; Benge & Pratt's store, Main Street; remains.Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1972. [P2-437-863]Biggs store, Main Street; interior. [P2-939-2195]Upper Hutt railway station 1955; under constructionSchool Patrol Christmas party.Woolworths Checkers of the Year competition 1966; audienceLa De Da's, rugby gym, c. 1967Hazelwoods Women's Day fancy dress entrants.A & P show; cars; Shelly Motors' stand; Volkswagen Karmann Ghia coupeUpper Hutt Town Board office; corner of Main and Russell streetsKenneth Graham Rosson 21st.Ōrongomai Marae 1998; Waitangi open day; Māwai Hakona whanau demonstrate the art of taiaha Dunlop tyre assembly; cross-ply, small sizesArmy charter march 6, Main Street.The Upper Hutt District in the 1840s, by S.C. Brees Hazelwoods promotional booklet, May–June 1958Fire Brigade; new appliance handed over, 6 August 1938.Mounted rifles, Trentham. Line of mounted horses.



Central Institute of Technology; aerobics facility; Margaret Williamson, Anne Cribb at opening.Anzac Day service at Maidstone Memorial PoolUpper Hutt College; School Trip; 1971Plunket Ball; Francis Thomas 'Tom' Croft.Rugby; premier team coaches Lou Gardiner, Sam McLean.Sharman Marsh Family Photo Album; Motorcycle; ca. 192621st birthday; Ian Codyre  8; sister Jane Codyre dancing.Upper Hutt College awards, 1987; best all-rounder and athlete of the year; Heather Garrett .Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; Grumpy and fairies Evelyn Vernie, Jacqui Gibbs. [P1-4639-7029]Armstrong 21st [P1-8073-10463].Campbell Family Photographs; Sawmill; ca 1920sPrinces Street, looking south from Main Street.Netball; Upper Hutt players at Levin years 5-8 tournament; 80 teams participating.House, Fergusson Drive; No.  336; former Heretaunga Post Office; Maureen and Colin GibbsBombay Bicycle Bar & Restaurant, 226 Main Street; manager Dean Nightingale, owner Mark Collins, chef Peter Jordan.House, Victoria Street; No. 5, and Nurse Louise Renshaw.Heretaunga Players; Alfie: Derek Edwards, Margaret BelshamLibrary; radio personality Dick Weir and McDonald's Young Storytellers.RSA Ball 1973. [P1-5528-7918]Maidstone United Rugby Netball Club 1995Kingsley Heights 1977 02; Fill 5, Cut 3 02Wylie Taxi; 1967 Rambler Rebel.Maidstone Park; Rimutaka Heli Services' Maurice Wooster delivering drumloads of gravel to mountain-bike track.General Motors poupou Pou Heretangata, carved by Paddy Eruera, Heemi KaraChristmas Parade 2000;  3Māwai Hakona; Harriet Jaspers, Ramona Love, Hine Poa, Hakirere Langford, Harry ErueraRSA ball 1972; arrivals. [P1-2270-4660]Mawai Hakona 1977; Kem Tukukino, Bob Tutrinui (Tuturinui?)Changing tyres on a giant truckUpper Hutt School, girls' physical education team; 1963Friends of Song celebrate fiftieth concert, at the Norman Kirk Centre.Brown Owl School 1999 Room  2; Years 4 & 5; teacher, Mr B Laybourne.Armstrong's Gym; new manager Gary Day; started mid-March; previously with Les Mill World of Fitness.Savage Crescent Kindergarten Xmas [P1-5718-8108]Upper Hutt from above; April 1947The Sound of Music, Taylor House, Geange Street - 1966 opening.Trentham Army Camp 13AA Travel, Princes Street; Season's Greetings.Upper Hutt College; Bastille Day; Robespierre (Sandy Antipas) and guard Rangi Piakura.Woolworths staff portrait  5. [P1-6370-8760]Maidstone Intermediate, Room 20; 1975Scottish Society ball. [P1-5826-8216]Car Rally; 1958-59Heretaunga Park; playground equipment donated by Heretaunga Kindergarten.Upper Hutt College 1972; Form 7/Year 13 Granville Street; Burnham Lodge.Heretaunga Kindergarten, Ruru Crescent.Wedding; William Baillie, Patricia "Patsy" Vare 27.HIBS; Hutt International Boys' School SADD students Gareth Morrison, Matt Jackson with Sergeant John Press.Trentham Camp overall view  from Pinehill 001

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