Tasman District Street and Place Names

The origin of historic street and place names in the Tasman District.

Wakefield

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

Tasman District Street and Place Names

This resource includes a location map, and a PDF alphabetical index on historic street and place names in the district. It also includes information on the soldiers memorialised with 'Poppy' street names in Richmond. It does not include new street names. The PDF index is updated annually.

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.

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 Ng? Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa (NZGB).