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In the midwinter of 1940, the Royal Mail Ship Niagara carrying eight tonnes of South African gold bullion departed Auckland on the second leg...

Hopes for challenging the removal of a protection on Waiheke’s rural land have taken a blow. Auckland Unitary Plan independent hearings panel chairperson Judge David...

A protection stopping subdivision and development on Waiheke was removed last week, opening the way for urban sprawl on the island.Waitemata and Gulf councillor...

Waiheke leaders are fighting to keep a local voice on the Hauraki Gulf Forum which is making plans for the future of the gulf. Waitemata...

Fruit trees are soon to fill empty public spaces and berms around Waiheke. The Love Our Fruit Trees Waiheke Project will see 385 fruit trees...

Auckland Council is finally taking steps to sort out problems with Auckland Transport’s work on Waiheke. After a presentation from Waiheke Local Board chairperson Paul...

Keep Our Beaches is renewing its fight over plans for marine reserves on the northern coast of Waiheke. Group representative Deb Cox, from Sandy Bay,...

Visitors wanting to visit the Cascades in Whakanewha Regional Park now have another path to take. Two hundred easy gradient steps have now been completed,...

Waiheke resident Bunny McDiarmid (left) and American-born Jennifer Morgan will be the first two women to become international executive directors of Greenpeace International. The two...

If you ask any surfer on the island about the local surf they’ll say it’s pretty rare.But recent weather has brought in some decent...