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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.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; Māwai Hakona Māori concert party and audienceFire Brigade; new appliance handed over, 6 August 1938.The Upper Hutt District in the 1840s, by S.C. Brees Hazelwoods promotional booklet, May–June 1958A & 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.
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Flood, 1976; Silverstream; Brigade series; Pinehaven Colin Miller wedding  2.Anglican vicars with the new Prayer Book.Eric Wood collection; Rotary; airport.Anthony Motors; export caravans and mayor Percy Kinsman.View from above Silverstream Hospital; c1985.Maidstone Mall; children dressed up for 'Storytime'.International jousting; Trans-Tasman championships; organiser Callum Forbes.Post Office Training College (now Messines Defence Centre) proposalSilverstream Volunteer Fire Brigade; awards; 1977; Fred Stringer with Queen's Fire Service Medal; February 1977Upper Hutt School Room 6; 2000Rugby Club Social [P1-2318-4708]Hutt Valley History 35; Social Occasions 005; cars at Trentham RacecourseBlenheim Street; Hillside Auto Wreckers and Upper Hutt Metals.Heretaunga Players; Ten Times TableGeneral Motors Xmas Party [P1-4042-6432]Timber industry; Campbell's Sawmills Ltd, Karapoti; logging tractor trial.Upper Hutt Bowling Club 1984 ca 007Prouse children. [P1-7412-9802]Bull 21st [P1-3264-5654]Bob Christie's farm, photographed for Ted Howard (Howard Real Estate); milking shed.Engagement; Trevor George Dry, Evelyn May Duncalf. [P1-3763-6153]Home of Compassion;  Blind Foundation's Peter Nash explains a 'talking book' to Sister Eustace.Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; Grumpy. [P1-4636-7026]Leisure centre; pouring concrete into one of the columnsGayle Fesche farewell. [P1-3817-6207]Fire, Moonshine hills.Central Institute of Technology student; Hospitality & Tourism; Janice Humphries, Promotion and Development Board award.Central Institute of Technology buildings; unidentified building 1; wall framing.Fourmyula Lower Hutt; Martin Hope. [P1-3916-6306]Scale model building; Wallaceville Church view 1; exterior.Silver Plough ploughing match 1969.Zonta club; president Robyn Bridge (White).Pizza Hut building, 851-857 Fergusson Drive; additions for tavern.Upper Hutt School staff; 1984Silverstream Volunteer Fire Brigade; competitions; 1969; Wellington Provincial; Marton Shield demo STC social 2. [P1-2509-4899]Upper Hutt seven-a-side team; 1929Trentham racecourse fashions 2001; 'Polly Filla', avante-garde winner.Heretaunga Players; A Tomb With a View; Joan Moran, Marta Buchanan and Jenny GoochGo-Karting, Kaitoke; National Rotax Max Challenge; champion Jared Carlyle, Mount Maunganui (37).Beazley-Anderson wedding  8. [P1-8089-10479]Y.M.C.A Photograph Album; Page 36; Horse RidesHazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; Happy, Sleepy.Heretaunga College 40th anniversary committee.City Status Procession No. 39; Anthony Motors Gypsy float; second-prize winnersMawai Hakona 21st anniversary, 1983Intersection Logan/Queen Streets; view to future site of Maidstone Mall - 1972.Salvation Army Officers Training College, Trentham.Stone carving "Marvin K. Mooney" by Chris Wilson, at Maidstone Park stone-carving symposium; now in the Library.
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