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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.Silverstream railway bridge 2 (1903-1957); distant view downstream.Main Street, Upper Hutt, January 1948 (L6)



Bus outside Ken Geange's House; ca. 1960sHazelwoods; staff member Miss S. Wakelin, travel.Timber industry; Campbells Sawmills Ltd, Goodshed Road; two logs awaiting breaking-down saws. [P1-359-1740]Poppies, Heretaunga, Anzac Day 2020Upper Hutt Bowling Club 1962 Golden Jubilee 001 wideshotBeds R Us; local manager Belinda Howell receives Top 'Sleepyhead' Salesperson Award.David Wilford, 70, from Thames, visiting all NZ RSAs; he had reached 112; 20 to go.Heretaunga Players; Mothers and Fathers: Gail Martin, Carol Dee, Barry Lakeman, David Smissen. [P2-2465-11867]Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; Grumpy. [P1-4361-6751]Fergusson Drive; No.  662-672; Quinns Post Hotel.Te Marua Speedway; International Motor Stunts; Alex Lau on the ladder?Armstrong 21st [P1-8057-10447]; birthday girl, left.Main Street, north side; No. 243; The Surveying CompanyŌrongomai Marae 1997; Waitangi open day; Jock McEwen and kaumātua Leo WaikariUpper Hutt College buildings 2015  8; front of the school from Moonshine Rd  2015Dunlop tyre assembly; radial-tyre machine; T4 drive assemblyHarcourt Park; children's duathlon; Oliver and Kimberley Evison register.James family; Mrs James. [P1-4977-7367]Welcoming visitors to Wi Tako Prison maraeCouncil staff; community development officer Stephanie West.Poulson collection; women walking along a bush tramway.Maidstone Mall; James Smith's sewing competition.Mayor Rex Kirton with Jack Kelleher, author of 'Upper Hutt - The History'.Swimming Club; Whitney Tapurau, Gemma Blaikie win medals at the Wellington Open Swimming Champs.Hazelwoods (?); advertising display inside store.Red Cross exams, City Council building.Upper Hutt School, Standard 4; 1932Silverstream School 1973 Primers Rm03Hazelwoods; staff member Mrs Marjorie Eagles, 1973.Danica Kara and Hakirere Langford with General Motors poupouGeneral election candidates 1987; Heretaunga electorate; Bill Henderson; Democratic Party; third of three; 4.85%.Rimutaka Community Sports Trust; test bores on the proposed sports centre site. Kevin Stent Motors, 757 Fergusson Drive; Brent White and owners Sandra and Kevin Stent.Boiler retrieved from the Mawaihakona Stream;Flair Flooring; 22 Pine Avenue; sales assistant Kim Shallcrass with  carpet samples.Upper Hutt School, Swimming Team; 1964RSA ball 1972; table groups. [P1-6864-9254]Johnson twins' 21st; the father?Upper Hutt College 2003; year 10 MN (Martz van Niekerk)Flood, 1976; Silverstream, ref: 5 —  2Upper Hutt School, unidentified class; 1964Maidstone Park; miniature railway giving rides to children and bears at teddybears' picnic.Girl Guides; First Silverstream Company; Camp at Kaitoke; April 1975HIBS; Hutt International Boys' School; new gymnasium.Ken Geange -  Farm at MangaroaUpper Hutt Roller Hockey 5 2006Brown Owl School 1999 Room  3; Years 3 & 4; teacher, Mrs S Bonner.Maidstone Intermediate, Room 3; 1974Tony and Amanda McMurdo; amateur motorcycle-racing enthusiasts; owners of 8 bikes.Heretaunga Players; Hay Fever: Peter Du Chateau, Julia Bradley, Sorel Bliss.

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