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Kitenui Ave

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NAME:

Kitenui Ave was known as Mountain Rd until 1938, when many streets in Mt Albert were renamed. 

Kitenui means “seeing many things” (Auckland Libraries, n.d.) or a wide or long view (Davenport, 1990, p.120).

DESCRIPTION:

Kitenui Ave runs south west from New North Rd to Mt Albert Rd.

On the north west side, numbers run from 3 to 71. On the south east side, numbers run from 4 to 92.

Bennett St and Oakfield Ave run off it. Alexis Ave bisects it. Willis St runs off it. Lloyd Ave bisects it.

FACTS ABOUT THIS STREET:

1937: “described as 600 yards long, with 3 business premises and 53 residences” (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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