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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, 1967Biggs store, Main Street; interior. [P2-939-2195]Hapai club  8th birthday, Rugby gymnasium; Mawai Hakona Maori concert party and audience.Fire Brigade; new appliance handed over, 6 August 1938.The Upper Hutt District in the 1840s, by S.C. Brees A & P show; cars; Shelly Motors' stand; Volkswagen Karmann Ghia coupeŌrongomai Marae 1998; Waitangi open day; Māwai Hakona whanau demonstrate the art of taiaha Army charter march 6, Main Street.Dunlop tyre assembly; cross-ply, small sizesLa De Da's, rugby gym, c. 1967Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1972. [P2-437-863]Hazelwoods Women's Day fancy dress entrants.Upper Hutt Town Board office; corner of Main and Russell streetsKenneth Graham Rosson 21st.Rimutaka Incline; goods train and surfacemen engaged in track work.  [P2-18-26]St Hilda's Anglican Church 1920s?, south side of Main Street.Soldiers, Trentham 1916 [P2-110-280]Fire; Benge & Pratt's store, Main Street; remains.Rugby league ball; group, with trophies. [P3-418-1647]Mounted rifles, Trentham. Line of mounted horses.Main Street, Upper Hutt, January 1948 (L6)Upper Hutt railway station 1955; under constructionSchool Patrol Christmas party.Woolworths Checkers of the Year competition 1966; audienceSilverstream railway bridge 2 (1903-1957); distant view downstream.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.
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State housing, Mary Crescent.Dunlop Christmas social; Sadie and Jim Burns, Ann and Frank Manclark.Wallaceville Research Centre buildings; unidentified unitCharles CudbyWellington Regional Council's last principal rural fire officer Geoff Cameron resigns.Upper Hutt court; Rutu Reedy at new computer linked to the Wanganui Computer Centre.Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1967; cave. [P1-4462-6852]Hazelwoods window display; fancy candles? [P1-248-1255]Rugby League Ball [P1-2201-4591]Wedding; Brian John Pearce and Dale Susan Stewart;  3.Dunlop factory building construction; boilerhouse; foundations Leonard Stringer receives Upper Hutt Civic Award for long service with the Silverstream Volunteer Fire Brigade, starting in 1940.Fergusson Drive; No.  496(?)-498; shops between Islingon and Ranfurly streets.Dawn Garments School Visit [P1-2867-5257]Te Marua School; Children Doing School Work Outside; Circa 1955Ray Salisbury, MBE; veterinary scientist.Wedding; Noel John Moon, Susan Linda Keeble  1.Wedding; James Andrew Jacques, Pamela Lyn Burton-Brown  8.Russell Sager in rugby gearDunlops Xmas Party [P1-3633-6023]Wedding; A. Hamill, Heather Douglas 26. [P1-8149-10539]Watson wedding  6A.Civil Defence exercise.Mawai Hakona; Tangi Wotton and Grace Nicholls (sisters) with Eric WoodMaoribank; cycle way at River Road and Fergusson Drive junction.Military Service, World War II  0141Civic Ball; 1972; Ray and Jean Montgomery.Military Service, World War II; Japan; Fujiyama.Mawai Hakona; Polynesian Festival Adelaide, Australia; date unknown.Centenarian William White turns 100.Davis Hoskins Wedding; reception. [P1-3500-5890]Hutt City Musical Theatre; " Curtain Up" show; Tony Lucie-Smith has his hands full in segment from Oklahoma!Quilting; Dian Marment, wearing a jersey designed by visiting expert Kaffe Fassett, with a Kathy Morrison quilt.East Timor school supplies; Fraser Boyd with donations.Rugby League Ball [P1-2008-4398]Maidstone Park; western end; proposed playground facilities; plan view.Upper Hutt Floral Art Club 25th anniversary; foundation members.Military service, World War II; engineers loading a bulldozer.Alistair and Marilyn Campbell's first two children. [P1-6890-9280]Rotary Exchange California [P1-1868-4258]Pinehill development; former prison staff village site; M & M Construction at work.Dumper girl.Kate Winters with signs warning pet owners about 1080 poison, and what to do if it is swallowed. Gillett 21st [P1-7349-9739]Main Street, south side; No. 128-130.City Status procession No. 35; Specialist Floors 2.Heretaunga/Pinehaven District Community Council.Diamond wedding; Martin; family group. [P3-374-1450]Wairarapa-class railcar Rm-10 'Arawa';  a composite passenger/goods variant.Main Street 1988; north side  5; Werry, Martin's, 93-95.
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