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Notes: Waterview Streets
Notes From John Davenport's "Street Names of Auckland" 1990 
Street, Pt Chevalier- This is the name of a town in Devon, of aLondon Street, and of the site of America's national cemetery on the PotomacRiver.
Street, Waterview - In 1932 a major review of street names took placewhich resulted in this name being altered from Albert. New names usually hadthe same initial letter or letters, otherwise there seems to be no other reasonfor this title. It is however, a suburb in Lincoln, England.
Street, Waterview - In 1932 new names had to be found for manyAuckland Streets in order to avoid duplication. This name was chosen toreplace Alexandra Street. See under Alford.
Avenue,Green lane (Street), Waterview (Avenue)- At least twopeople with this name feature in Auckland's history. Jerome Cadman (1816-1879) was a builder and contractor, being closely connected with theconstruction of Queen's Wharf. He was also a member of the ProvincialCouncil. His son, Sir Alfred Jerome Cadman (1847-1905), also served on theProvincial Council and later represented the City of Auckland in Parliament.
Street, Avondale- Named after the town in Oxfordshire. SeeDaventry.
Street, Avondale- Named for the English town. See Cowley,Middlesex.
Street, Waterview- one of the many street names here which changed in1932. This was once Dale Street, while a map of 1900 shows it as CrownStreet.
Street, Beach haven, Waterview. Named after a local family whichhad close associations in Beach haven area for over a century. AlbertHadfield was actively involved in local body affairs in the 1920's while hisfather Thomas had been on the local council in 1888. The name Hadfield alsooccurs in Waterview where the street was once called Hillcrest Avenue.
Avenue, Pt Chevalier - Named after Edwin Oakley, a prominent civilengineer at the turn of the 20th century, who was involved in the city's earlysearch for an adequate water supply. See Western Springs.
Street, Waterview- originally named Norman Street.
Street, Waterview- A word which means to strike against an object, tostumble, to reach the furtherest limit, or to be completed. Here the word mayhave a local reference.
Notes From "Auckland Street Search Index", Auckland Public Library 
Street.- Albert Street/Road (1) Waterview. (Now Alford Street22/9/1932) 50.3 metres unformed, previously Albert Road.
Street.-(1 of 4)- Alexander Street (3), Avondale, Waterview. (Around 1921). WasVictoria Street, then renamed Alverston Street. (from 22/9/1932) whenAvondale Road Board Amalgamated with Auckland City. Also speltAlexandra.(2 of 4)- Alverston- Avondale- 40 metres permanently unformed, previously.Alexander Street (22/9/32), also Victoria Ave. Named after Lord Chief JusticeAlverston. In 1937 it was described as half mile long with 23 residences. Itwas renamed from Alexander when Avondale Borough Council amalgamatedwith Auckland City.(3 of 4) Victoria Avenue- Avondale (Now Alverston Street)(4 of 4) Victoria Street/Ave, Waterview (Now Alverston Street)
Street.- Avondale. Proclaimed in NZ Gazette 1949/639
Avenue.(1)- Mt Albert (1 of 2)(2)- Maungakiekie (2 of 2) (Named after a former Cabinet Minister)
Street.- (1) Avondale. Proclaimed NZ Gazette 1947/639
Street.-(1of 3)- Browne Street, Avondale. Now Fir Street.(2 of 3)- Dale Street, Avondale, Waterview (Was Browne Street , now FirStreet 22/9/32)(3 of 3)- Fir Street, Previously Dale 22/9/32, Browne Street 40.2 m.(unformed). Footpath only. Part W. of Saxon Street, now part of Saxon Street1954.
Avenue.-(1 of 3) Avondale. Previously Hillcrest Avenue (to 8/6/1939), became NesbittAve 1967. Named after Octavius Hadfield (1814-1904), the third AnglicanPrimate of New Zealand.(2 of 3) Hillcrest Avenue, Pt Chevalier, Waterview, Avondale. In 1937 it wasdescribed as 300 yards long, with 5 residences and named 8 years before(1929). Now Hadfield Ave (from 8/6/1939).(3 of 3) Nesbitt Avenue, Waterview (was Hadfield Avenue, Then Nesbitt; thenHadfield again from around 1967.
Street. - Avondale, Proclaimed NZ Gazette 1947/639
Street.- Waterview, Proclaimed NZ Gazette 1947/639
Street.- Avondale. Named after landowner, whose brother was aPOW in World War 2. Dedicated 10/5/1951.

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