Duncan Ave was previously known as Cross St (Auckland Libraries, n.d.).
Duncan Ave was named after Alfred Duncan who purchased Allotment 126 in 1918 (Davenport, 1990, p.66).
Numbering starts south of Haverstock Rd, and On the west side, numbers run from 1 to 29, followed by Taumata Reserve, and there are no numbers between Taumata Rd and Mt Albert Rd. On the east side, numbers run from 2 to 26, ceasing at Marne Ave.
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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.