In three to four years, when its new farm centre is open, Mt Albert Grammar could be the biggest school in the country, with a roll of probably 3300 to 3400.
To most of us, David Shearer is surely a strange animal. Why on earth would a smart worldly-wise bloke choose to leave the family he loves in peaceful suburban Auckland for a risky hell-hole where respect for human life barely registers?
With the village upgrade almost complete, local eyes are starting to turn to the intended town centre plaza and wondering if it will ever happen.
Housing Minister Phil Twyford’s recent announcement that the Government plans to build between 3,000 and 4,000 new homes on a site in Auckland’s Mt Albert had many people reaching for their calculators. Could it be right, and is it even possible, that a new residential neighbourhood could be built to a density of between 100 and 133 units a hectare?
Oh, what a night! Surely the wildest we’ve had for years, probably decades. It caused merry hell, dropping trees, shutting off power, ripping away sheds and trampolines, closing roads and schools and leaving a trail of general mayhem but, thankfully, no human harm. Avis Morris joined the rest of the suburb on picture patrol.