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Burnton Street

A name made from the names of two families who owned land either side of Burnton Street in Witako Street, the Benton family and the Burn family. The street was put through in 1946.

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Ron Deal Way

Ron Deal began his career collecting rates on a bicycle and being a people person, he revelled in the job – and very much enjoyed the home baking he received along the way. He rose up through the ranks being appointed Deputy Town Clerk, Town Clerk and finally Chief Executive. He was passionate about Lower […]

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Mitchell Street

Named after John Mitchell, a Borough and City Councillor from 1919-44. He was chairman of the Parks and Reserves Committee for many years and also Deputy Mayor. He lived at ”Casa Loma” in Melling in 1932.

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Amberley Grove

Named by one of the developers, Mr Trousdell, who used to live in Sussex. In his words: ”Amberley is a lovely little memorable village in Sussex”.

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Copeland Street

George Copeland died in 1866. He was active in social and political matters and the Wesleyan Church. He farmed at Waiwhetu and had a large family.

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Dyer Street

Walter Dyer, C.B.E., died in 1965. He was chairman of the Wellington Education Board 1934-46 and was for nine years a member of the Hutt County Council.