Topic: Alpha Avenue - Christchurch Street

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One of the Papanui War Memorial Avenues. It runs north-west from St Andrews Square across Blighs Road to the railway line.

Formerly St Andrews Avenue because of its proximity to St Andrews College.

Re-named Alpha Avenue 17 September 1926 probably because of confusion with St Andrews Square.

Origin of name from Christchurch Street and Place Names

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Alpha Avenue - Christchurch Street


City:Christchurch
Suburb :Papanui
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