Kōrero: Place names

Cuba Street

Cuba Street, Wellington, owes its name to an emigrant ship, not to the island from which the ship took its name. In the early 2000s cafes and bars sprang up that traded on a Caribbean theme and contributed to the ambience of the street and its environs.

Aerial photograph courtesy of Wellington City Council

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Place names - Colonial naming', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/19339/cuba-street (accessed 28 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008