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Kitchener Rd

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NAME:

Kitchener Rd was “probably named after Earl Kitchener, a British Army leader” (Auckland Libraries, n.d.; Davenport, 1990, p.120).

DESCRIPTION:

Kitchener Rd runs north west from Sandringham Rd to Fowlds Ave.

Carrie St and Duncan Ave run off Kitchener Rd.

On the north side of the street, numbers run from 1 to 41. On the east side, numbers run from 2 to 56.

FACTS ABOUT THIS STREET:

1937: “described as 20 chains long, with 6 business premises and 26 residences, and one of the first streets in the area.” (Auckland Libraries, n.d.).


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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