Named after W.M. Taylor, who owned the land from the state highway to Paterangi and whose huge wooden house on the top of the hill could be seen for miles. This land had been given to him by his father as a wedding gift and originally included the town's racecourse. The Hunts leaving from the state were famous as was Taylor's Hospitality and he served on many Committees, being particularly involved with the Clydesdales Breeders Assoc and the Te Awamutu Cavalry. W.M. Taylor gifted the large clock for the second post offices tower, having purchased it from the Timaru Town Board and he paid for its installation.