Owairaka Ave was earlier known as Vincent Rd.
Owairaka is the name of the maunga. It was named after the daughter of the Ngati-Awa Chief Toroa. See information provided by Claudette Hauiti to MAHS (Hauiti, 2011, p.8).
Owairaka Ave runs from Mt Albert Rd to Richardson Rd.
Tyburnia Ave, Lorraine Ave, Vinter Tce, Mountfield Tce and Hallam St run off Owairaka Ave.
On the northern side, numbers run from 3 to 135. On the southern side, numbers run from 2 to 216.
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SOURCES FOR THIS PAGE:
Hauiti, Claudette. (2011, May). Our streets. Mt Albert Historical Society Newsletter, 15, p.8.