Story: Place names

Marc Ellis Place, East Tāmaki

Marc Ellis Place, East Tāmaki

Increasingly local councils have named streets after prominent individuals, usually with local connections, using their first and last names. Footballer and later television personality Marc Ellis played rugby for the All Blacks from 1992 to 1995, and rugby league for the Kiwis in 1996


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Reference: 26 August 2005
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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Place names - Naming after 1920', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 June 2024)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, published 24 Nov 2008