Environment

Kereru in Kowhai Photo Helen Escot

Aotearoa’s favourite glutton and white singlet wearing – native made itself known to citizen scientists in an annual kererū count last month. The Great...
Matiatia foreshore new Marae site

Discussions are heating up around the $15 million redevelopment of Matiatia with designs soon to be released for public feedback. Key stakeholders, including the...

New Zealand experienced its hottest winter on record this year, according to Niwa. Of the six main centres, Auckland was the warmest, although temperatures...

A somewhat serendipitous conversation during level-four lockdown resulted in the opening of a new op shop in support of Waiheke Native Bird Rescue this...

When I ask Nicolas Verniest what it’s like to run 100 kilometres, he says although he feels exhaustion permeating every inch of his body...

A cluster of colourful bins in the Matiatia carpark was temporarily removed and replaced with an illegal dumping sign during the Covid-19 lockdown.  Throw-and-go bins...

The first nationwide whale and dolphin census on 20 June was deemed a success by organisers. Winter is an excellent time to spot migrating...

Waiheke’s essential workers are being treated to free massages thanks to massage therapists Nat Davies and Alexis Guerin of Spiral Space. The duo decided...