Topic: Fitzgerald Avenue, Christchurch

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Fitzgerald Avenue runs from Bealey Avenue to Moorhouse Avenue.

Fitzgerald Avenue runs from Bealey Avenue to Moorhouse Avenue.

Formerly East Belt/East Town Belt. Named by the Canterbury Association surveyors who laid out the boundaries of the original city within roadways called ‘belts’ or ‘town belts’. Re-named Fitzgerald Avenue. Named after James Edward FitzGerald (1818-1896).

Re-named Fitzgerald Avenue when the city boundaries were extended 1 April 1903. Fitzgerald was a journalist, provincial superintendent, politician and public servant.

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Fitzgerald Avenue, Christchurch


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