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)
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.
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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.