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Watea Rd

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NAME:

Watea St was earlier known as Water St.

Different eanings are given for Watea:

  • “cautious” (Auckland Libraries, n.d.).
  • “free or clear – a clear space” (Davenport, 1990, p.245)

DESCRIPTION:

Watea St runs south west from Haverstock Rd to Taumata Rd.

Numbers 1 to 35 lie on the north west side of the road. Numbers 2 to 34 lie on the south east side.

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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