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).
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.
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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.