Mt Albert view from the cop

Few raised voices on huge issues

The local board representing your interests within the far-reaching tentacles of the supercity asked for views on the projects and issues that matter… and the voices were muted. Fewer than 2000 of the 95,000 people living in the Albert-Eden Local Board area took the trouble to have their say on Auckland Council’s 10-year budget (including…

Mt Albert Grammar School

Report gives big tick to MAGS

Mt Albert Grammar has received a powerful endorsement of the education it offers, with the Education Review Office deciding it will not revisit the school for four or five years. A team from the office was at MAGS in February and its full report, just revealed, notes: “The high expectations for student achievement and attainment…

April stories that took your eye

In one of Auckland’s oldest suburbs, nostalgia has a ready audience. And when nostalgia is mixed with the tragedies of war, the blend can be compelling. The Mt Albert Inc Anzac week story of the two local boys who were inseparable through their youth and died alongside each other in World War One drew 1600…

View from top of Mt Albert

Change of approach on your site

The last week or so has marked a change in the short life of Mt Albert Inc. The idea with the site was always to create an online version of a community newspaper – partly to compensate for the lack of local news in the Central Leader and the Herald, but also to establish a trusted source away from the rumours and gossip of social media.