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Kononen Road

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Name Kononen
Type Designation Road
Place Id 24561
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 13 March 2014
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Litchfield Council
History/Origin Named after Hannu Kononen who was born in Finland on 30 October 1956, one of 5 children. His family came to Australia in 1959, living in Sydney, then Canberra for a time, before arriving in Darwin around 1966. He commenced work with NTEC (Power and Water) at the old Stokes Hill Power Station, in 1978. He also worked at Channel Island and Ben Hammond Workshop, remaining with them through to the current Power and Water Group. He played Australian Rules for the Darwin Football Club (Buffaloes) and was a Life Member. He was also a boxer and was part of a team representing the Northern Territory when they competed interstate.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
13/03/2014 Date added to Register
19/03/2014 NTG G11
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