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).
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.).
INFORMATION ABOUT PROPERTIES IN THIS STREET:
58 Kitenui Ave “Orakau” – see this webpage
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.