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Mounted rifles, Trentham. Line of mounted horses.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.
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Dawn Garments Xmas Party [P1-2941-5331]New Zealand Railways locomotive, S 0-6-4 T class; number illegibleHeretaunga College; stormwater drain curve.New Zealand Railways locomotive, T 2-8-0 class; number illegibleDunlop Christmas social; Caesar.Teddy Bear street painting, HeretaungaUpper Logan Street; shops on west side.RSA Xmas Party [P1-2429-4819]St Joseph's Catholic Church of 1965, nearing completion, August 1965.Civic Ball [P1-2307-4697]Heretaunga Players; The Thwarting of Baron Bolligrew: Bob Gillespie.Dunlop tyres; moulding; small sizes; Bag-o-Matic press crank gear and controls [P1-3551-5941]Langs Mitre 10, 21 Queen Street; Ross Carter.Youth club committee, 1966.Silverstream Volunteer Fire Brigade group, 1977Hockey; Upper Hutt nine- and ten-year-olds draw with Epuni.Upper Hutt School, unidentified class; 1966Engagement; John Beattie, Susan Joy Carson  4.Upper Hutt School; Construction of new changing shed at pool; 1985Birch Hill 2017; back of houseSilverstream Park Christian Centre, formerly Silverstream Hospital; map.Civic Ball [P1-2339-4729]Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; Happy. [P1-4672-7062]J A Hazelwood, founder of Hazelwoods store [P4-78-1515]Cathy Montaperto New Life Appeal raffle; top prize, a Suzuki moped.Horner WeddingMain Street; crowd assembled opposite the old Post Office; occasion unidentified.Woolworths; checkouts.Wedding; Nicholas Duncan, Judith Ann Thompson  5. [P1-3531-5921]Dawn Garments factory opening. [P1-2915-5305]Timber industry; Odlins saw mill; rimu log before going through breaking-down saw. [P1-361-1742]Silver Plough ploughing match 1969.Upper Hutt College; Planting Potatoes; 1963Silverstream Volunteer Fire Brigade group 1965-57?Flora Hoskins (née Danahay) Photograph Album p11 (4)Rugby Club Social [P1-2326-4716]Colin Lily wedding. [P1-7509-9899]Heretaunga Players; King Cole's CourtAllen Baby [P1-3096-5486]Gibbons Street, east side; No.  2; original Public Trust building; architect's drawing.Trinity House, 66 Main Street; Dr Bill Ackroyd.Maidstone Mall; Peter and the Wolf. [P1-5294-7684]Buddingh (Burling?) baby.Silver Stream Railway; 20th anniversary celebration; five locomotives in steam.Trentham School 75th Reunion; 2004Summer Carnival 2002; medieval group; Nick  Matthews, Kerry McSaveney, Paul Kirk. Steve Lawrence nursing a falcon which had been shot.Scouting; dry-land regatta at Kaitoke Regional ParkLibrary; children's book festival; listening to 'The Zoo - Meet The Locals' author Colin HoggRSA Xmas [P1-2385-4775]
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UPPER HUTT RECOLLECT is the interactive database for the Upper Hutt City Library Heritage Collections. It provides easy online access to a rich store of heritage material relating to Upper Hutt City, its people, and events.

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Upper Hutt City Centre: a virtual Heritage Tour

Take yourself on a virtual walking tour telling the history of Upper Hutt's CBD.