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In a city with few streets named after sporting identities, Adam Lile Drive is a welcome addition.  Adam (Addie) Lile, a rugby league pioneer, was born in Waitara in 1885.
  In 1910 Harry Marfell bought his father's land in what is now known as the Marfell area of New Plymouth, continuing his family's ownership of the area, which stretched
                                                                                            On June the 3rd 1918, a terrible accident occurred on the slopes of Mount Taranaki/ Egmont when two men fell to their deaths. One was the 37 year old
    Tradition says that about 1350 AD the Aotea waka left Raiātea, an island some 125 miles from Tahiti, on a voyage to New Zealand.  At its helm was
  Ariki Street traverses the former site of Puke Ariki Pa, later known by the Pakeha settlers as Holsworthy Hill and Mt Eliot.  The street takes its name from the