Glenview, New Zealand

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Glenview
GlenviewHamilton.jpg
A neighbourhood in Glenview, Hamilton.
Basic information
Local authority Hamilton, New Zealand
Electoral ward Hamilton West
Date established 1963
Population 5088 (2006 Census)

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 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]

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Coordinates: 37°49′18.92″S 175°17′12.71″E / 37.8219222°S 175.2868639°E / -37.8219222; 175.2868639