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Mt Albert is back in business

Published: 22 May 2018
  • Albert-Eden Local board Chair Peter Haynes, PM Jacinda Ardern, Albert-Eden Local Board Deputy Chair Glenda Fryer and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff at the re-opening of the Mt Albert town centre.
  • Albert-Eden Local Board Chair Peter Haynes, Mayor Phil Goff, Albert-Eden Local Board Deputy Chair Glenda Fryer and Councillor Cathy Casey (with Suzy) enjoy the sunshine at the Mt Albert town centre re-opening.

Almost 400 people visited the newly refurbished Mt Albert town centre at its official opening on Saturday 19 May to enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and the unique character of one of Auckland's oldest suburbs.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff attended the opening ceremony along with members of Albert-Eden Local Board.

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Mayor Phil Goff and PM Jacinda Ardern join Albert-Eden Local Board members Margi Watson, Jessica Rose, Glenda Fryer, Peter Haynes (chair), Graeme Easte, Lee Corrick and the Chair of the Mt Albert Business Catherine Goodwin to celebrate the re-opening of Mt Albert town centre.

The upgrade has been a priority project for Albert-Eden Local Board. 

 It is intended to revitalise the centre and boost local businesses. 

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Dreamcatchers made from upcycled materials by local artist DizziePixieDesigns

The opening ceremony was followed by a variety of engaging activities throughout the centre...

... And along New North Road, organised by the Mt Albert Business Association.