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Design legacy

THE LEAFY MOTIF OF THIS Remuera street comes mostly from mature trees that spill from above the fences of adjacent houses rather than from any significant public landscaping.

In the grand scheme of things, Arney is a short road: a mere 1.5km semi-crescent but one with a surprisingly high number of heritage protected houses. At least eight are listed by Heritage New Zealand, most of them as Category 2 and ranging in style from Arts and Crafts and English Cottage through to Georgian. These architectural symbols of material

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