Aroha means love in te reo Māori.
The lower part of Aroha Ave was called Troonville Ave until at least 1958.
The Gribble family owned and subdivided this land. This family came from/near Troon or Troonville or Troonsville in Cornwall (Auckland Libraries, n.d.; Timespanner, 2009).
Numbers 1 to 63 lie on the north and east side of the road. Numbers 2 to 90 lie on the south and west side.
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SOURCES FOR THIS PAGE:
Auckland Libraries. (n.d.). Auckland city street names. http://www.akcity.govt.nz/dbtw-wpd/streets/streets.html
Davenport, John. (1990). Street names of Auckland: Their story. Auckland: Hodder & Stoughton.
Timespanner. (2009, April 19). Further information on the Gribble and Hirst families. https://timespanner.blogspot.com/2009/04/further-information-on-gribble-and.html