Titirangi Road / South Titirangi Road
Windermere, England 1838 - 1921
chief engineer for the Auckland gas board and who donated a large amount of the land that Titirangi resides on; Pioneer in preservation of environment
a pioneer in
the preservation of
native bush parklands
and water catchment areas
in the waitakeres
The statue originally stood on Mount Atkinson. It was replaced outside Lopdell House in Titirangi village due to repeat thefts of his nose.
- Joe Janson of Janson and Moore in 1921
Sources & Information
- titirangi.net, A Rough History of Titirangi and its Environs.
- E-mail from Fiona Drummond, 24-9-2017: information about the sculptor from the book Atkinson Park and Life at Paturoa Bay: 1910-1980, Pg 50, by Lynnette Sollitt-Morris, information she sourced from a photo from the Atkinson Papers at the Auckland Libraries, West Auckland Research Centre.
Location (S 36°56'17" - E 174°39'20")
Item Code: nz018; Photograph: 3 February 2008
/ updated: 27 September 2017
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