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Martin Ave

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NAME:

Martin Ave was earlier known as Parkstone Rd (more research is needed on this – possibly part was always called Martin Ave).

Martin Ave was “named after family associated with area. William Hurst Martin was a member of the former Mount Albert Road Board and Mount Albert school committee” (Auckland Libraries, n.d.).

DESCRIPTION:

Martin Ave runs north east from the end of Monaghan Ave. It terminates at Auckland Institute of Studies.

Numbers 1 to 75 lie on the south east side of the road. Numbers 2 to 72 lie on the north west side.

FACTS ABOUT THIS STREET:

1937: ” described as 100 yards long, with 10 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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