Mt Albert Aquatic Centre

Key issues at heart of board plan

The future of Chamberlain Park and the Aquatic Centre, and a commitment to the Mt Albert civic square stand out as key features of the annual plan adopted by the Albert Eden Local board. Hardly a surprise, but the board is moving ahead with its steps to implement its Chamberlain Park masterplan – aiming to…

Brucxe Morris is publisaher/editor of Mt Albert Inc

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Unitec land at Mt Albert

No state school on Unitec land

The vast Unitec development will eventually find room for around 3000 new homes, but the Ministry of Education has no plans for a state secondary or primary school on the land.

Burnt-out ruins of the old Four Kauris Medical Centre

It’s time this ugly eyesore went

Twenty eight months after fire raged through the old Four Kauri Medical Centre in New North Rd, the graffiti-stained ruins stand as a monument to the apparent indifference of a developer.


$14m challenge for farm centre

Mt Albert Grammar School has started the hunt for the $14m it needs to build its progressive primary industries teaching centre. But a range of issues have to be sorted before the project takes real shape.

Frank Ryan, last Mayor of Mt Albert

Frank Ryan: mayor of honour

Frank Ryan was barely out of his teenage years when he first thought he might like to be mayor. The inspiration, if it could be called that, came from a picture hanging on the wall of the Hamilton City Council offices he and his twin brother Tony used to clean to keep themselves afloat back in the very early 1950s.

Paul McKinley, leaving MAGS after 11 years. Picture: MAGS

New school for MAGS leader

After 11 years as MAGS associate principal, Paul McKinley is moving on to run his own school – delivering a resounding endorsement of the people he leaves behind.

Voting booth at Mt Albert Methodist Church on polling day 2017

Jacinda’s win: no weak spots

Jacinda Ardern’s rampaging win in Mt Albert was entirely expected and her haul of votes across the electorate was uniform. There were no weak patches.

Mt Albert view from the cop

Playgroup wins $2500 for toys

The Mt Albert Community Playgroup was among a number of local groups and organisations successful in the latest Albert Eden Local Board “quick response” grant round.