Glenview is a suburb in southern Hamilton in New Zealand. It was named by Bruce Lugton of developers Lugton Lands. He chose Glenview because he felt it depicted the area perfectly. It was defined as a suburb in 1963.[1]

Glenview
A neighbourhood in Glenview, Hamilton.
A neighbourhood in Glenview, Hamilton.
CountryNew Zealand
Local authorityHamilton, New Zealand
Electoral wardHamilton West
Established1963
Population
 (2006 Census)
 • Total5,088
Glenview

Glenview was the site of New Zealand's first shopping mall in 1969, grocer Erwin Leonard Guy Abel's Big A Plaza.[2] Today Glenview has a small shopping centre[3] and Resthills Park.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hamilton Street Name Index, Hamilton Public Library
  2. ^ "Object 41793 Detail". National Library of New Zealand. Retrieved 28 June 2018.
  3. ^ "New World Glenview". Retrieved 28 June 2018.

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