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Taumata Rd

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NAME:

Taumata means “brow of a hill” or “resting place on a hill” (Auckland Libraries, n.d.).

This was the name of an estate subdivided in 1909 (Davenport, 1990, p.221).

DESCRIPTION:

Taumata Rd runs north west from Sandringham Rd. Watea Rd and Fowlds Ave run off it. Euston Rd bisects it. To the west of Euston Rd is a cul de sac. The end curls back towards the north east.

Numbers 1 to 117 lie on the north east side of the road. Numbers 2 to 116 lie on the south west side of the road.

FACTS ABOUT THIS STREET:


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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