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At first glance, residents may think early town planners were keen to economize on street names in central Waitara. Today, several streets are split into two distinct parts; a north and south or an east and west. It was the railway line and the expanding Waitara freezing works that were to change Domett Street.

The freezing works was sited close to the riverbank. It could only expand towards the west, away from the river. Both Queen Street and Domett Street were blocked off to allow the expansion.

Domett Street (south) intersects with the CBD and is a mix of residential

9 Mt Edgecumbe Street Open2View.

9 Mt Edgecumbe Street Open2View

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This home was removed from the site or demolished circa 2013

A permit was granted to C. J. Molloy in August 1915 for the construction of a residence on Subdivision 2, Part Town Reserve G, Mt Edgecumbe Street - the estimated construction cost was £375.

Interestingly, Town Reserve G was originally used as the Primitive Methodist Burial Ground. The cemetery was surveyed in 1901 (see DP1730), and brought under the Land Transfer Act - it

230 Devon Street West 2017.

230 Devon Street West 2017

2017 View: By Hamish Crimp

A permit was granted to C. J. Molloy in July 1920 for the construction of a residence on Part Town Reserve G, Devon Street West - the estimated construction cost was £950.

Interestingly, Town Reserve G was originally used as the Primitive Methodist Burial Ground. The cemetery was surveyed in 1901 (see DP1730), and brought under the Land Transfer Act - it is thought the bodies were exhumed around this time, and moved to the Te Henui Cemetery. The surveyed

228 Devon Street West 2017.

228 Devon Street West 2017

2017 View: By Hamish Crimp

A permit was granted to Mr Perkins in May 1914 for the construction of a residence on Subdivision 2, Part Town Reserve G, Devon Street West - the estimated construction cost was £425.

Interestingly, Town Reserve G was originally used as the Primitive Methodist Burial Ground. The cemetery was surveyed in 1901 (see DP1730), and brought under the Land Transfer Act - it is thought the bodies were exhumed around this time, and moved to the Te Henui Cemetery. The

A permit was granted to D. Penman in December 1913 for the construction of a residence on Part Town Reserve G, Devon Street West - the estimated construction cost was £400.

Interestingly, Town Reserve G was originally used as the Primitive Methodist Burial Ground. The cemetery was surveyed in 1901 (see DP1730), and brought under the Land Transfer Act - it is thought the bodies were exhumed around this time, and moved to the Te Henui Cemetery. The surveyed reserve was later divided into smaller lots (see DP's 3237 & 3436). 

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