Parry St was earlier known as Totara St.
The street was named after Sir William Parry (1790-1855), the Arctic explorer (Auckland Libraries, n.d.; Davenport, 1990 p.171).
Totara St was named after the tree.
Numbers 1 to 31 lie on the south side of the road. Numbers 2 to 36 lie on the north side.
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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.