Local History Badge By Karl P For Scouts
1. The main streets in Glen Innes are Line Road, Taniwha Street and Apirana Avenue, which meet in the city centre.
2. Glen Innes is 9 kilometres from Auckland City Centre.
3. It is called “GI” by everyone who lives there.
This information is from this link: Wikipedia Glen Innes.
Glen Innes was settled by William Innes Taylor in the 1800’s and he was the first European in GI. The Maori were in GI first.
The Ruapotaka Marae is an important structure in GI because it is a marae and it is where the Maori meet and have a Hui. The Ruapotaka Marae was built by the Nga Hau E Wha Tribe as their special place.
GI town centre.