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George St

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NAME:

George St was called Hori St until 1916 (Auckland Libraries, n.d.). The southern part was called George St West until at least the 1980s.

Hori is Māori for George (Auckland Libraries, n.d.).

The street may have been named after George Bake (Davenport, 1990, p.84).

DESCRIPTION:

George St runs west from Dominion Rd (this section was called George St West), then turns north and intersects New North Rd.

Tawari St bisects it. Charles St runs off it. The railway line crosses it.

The southern end lies in Mt Eden. Mt Albert starts from #10/#11(check).

On the north/east side, numbers run from 11 to 35. On the south/west side, numbers run from 10 to 60.

FACTS ABOUT THIS STREET:

SOURCES FOR THIS PAGE:

Auckland Libraries. (n.d.). Auckland city street nameshttp://www.akcity.govt.nz/dbtw-wpd/streets/streets.html

Davenport, John. (1990). Street names of Auckland: Their story. Auckland: Hodder & Stoughton.

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