Topic: Wiremu Street

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Wiremu Street was probably named after Wiremu Tamehana.

Wiremu Street 

Wiremu Street is located in the Hamilton, New Zealand suburb of Hamilton East.  It was named in 1958 by the Housing Corportation and Hamilton City Council.  There is no documentary evidence to indicate why this street was named Wiremu Street, but it was probably named after Wiremu Tamehana.  (HCC) (HCL) (Lands & Surveys)

The image above was retrieved from Google maps streetview c. 2012.  Wiremu Street is located here on Google maps.


Hamilton City Council (1958). Minutes. Hamilton, New Zealand.

Hamilton City Libraries (2012). Heritage street name index cards. Hamilton, New Zealand.

New Zealand Lands and Surveys Department.  File 541, survey map. (1997)

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Wiremu Street

City:Hamilton, New Zealand
Name:Wiremu Street
Subject:Street names-New Zealand-Hamilton