Story: City public spaces

Memorial avenue

Memorial avenue

The trees lining Ōamaru’s Severn Street were planted as a memorial to local war dead. Each tree has a plaque at its base honouring a particular person.

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Geoffrey Rice, 'City public spaces - Streets, avenues and pedestrian spaces', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 September 2020)

Story by Geoffrey Rice, published 11 Mar 2010