Tasman District Street and Place Names

An alphabetical index which gives the origin of street and place names in the Tasman District.


Edward Street, Wakefield. Photograph from the Waimea South Collection.

Tasman District Street and Place Names


Resources used in compiling this index include:

  • A file of Tasman District street and place names compiled by Cyd Daughtrey
  • A file of Tasman District street names compiled by the Tasman District Council
  • Books available from the Local History collections, Waimea South History collection and lending collections at Tasman District Libraries

We are updating this index to include the new official geographic names in the Tasman Region. Please contact us at LibraryInfoServices@tasman.govt.nz if you would like a copy of the new draft document emailed to you.


Other Resources


The New Zealand Gazetteer of Place Names holds all official names for geographic places and features within the jurisdiction of the New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (NZGB).  

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