Kowhai St was named after the tree.
Kowhai St runs south west from Onslow Rd to Raleigh St.
Walters Rd bisects Kowhai St.
On the west side of the street, numbers run from 1 to 33. On the east side, numbers run from 2 to 34.
FACTS ABOUT THIS STREET:
1937: ” described as 22 chains long, with 24 residences. It was one of the first named streets in the area. The Kowhai Intermediate School is at the junction of the street” (Auckland Libraries, n.d.).
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.