This name is most likely descriptive – at the top of the hill there is a view of the mountain (Mount Albert/Owairaka). No origin for this name is given by Auckland Libraries or Davenport.
Mountain View Rd runs north from Western Springs Rd.
On the east side run numbers 1 to 61. On the west side run numbers 2 to 54
FACTS ABOUT THIS STREET:
1937: Described “as 30 chains long, with 1 business premises and 49 residences, and offering a view of Mount Albert from the top end” (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.