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Jackson Street, Petone
Look down as you’re walking along Jackson Street’s foothpaths to see bronze plaques in the pavement – these plaques celebrate over 200 national sports champions.
Petone may be a small town, but it has nurtured a surprising number of sporting heroes. Discover just how many by reading/listening about the bronze plaques embedded in the footpaths between 83 and 355 Jackson Street.To qualify for a plaque, you need to have represented New Zealand or have been a national champion in your chosen sport.
A booklet profiling the champions on the street can be purchased from the Jackson Street Programme’s office at 274B Jackson Street, Petone