Promoters of a proposed 230-berth marina at Kennedy Point say construction could be underway by the middle of next year if the resource consenting process runs through calm waters. Kennedy Point Boatharbour Ltd (KPBL) has lodged consent applications with the...
Adverse impacts on the landscape and on little blue penguins - and the issue of whether a 75-space carpark and public facilities on the water space are needed - form key props in SKP Incorporated’s bid to scuttle the...
Stony Batter tunnels remain closed to the public almost a year after the Department of Conservation closed them. The tunnels, which were built during World War II, were closed in April last year because of safety concerns, says Department of...
Auckland Transport refuses to provide any information about where hundreds of thousands of dollars in wharf tax collected on Waiheke each year is spent. Gulf News sent questions to the Auckland Council transport organisation requesting information about wharf tax gathering...
Waiheke’s Saturday morning ferries were packed with people heading to join a 15,000 strong crowd at the Auckland People’s Climate Change March.The march was part of a worldwide weekend of protests, calling for urgent action to be taken on...
Tensions were high at a meeting last week to discuss 12 new marine reserves proposed by Waiheke Local Board.  While marine biologist Roger Grace says the seas around Waiheke are shockingly degraded and urgent action is needed to protect...
A grand design earmarked for the heart of Oneroa hopes to squeeze a four-bedroom home onto the last patch of land on the north side of Oneroa’s commercial zone. The proposed development would take place on the north-eastern area of...
Auckland Council has called for public submissions on the proposed Kennedy Point marina, ticking off another box for project director Tony Mair. Those supporting or opposing the application have until Friday 16 December to lodge submissions with the council. Mr Mair’s...
Waiheke Budgeting Services manager Amelia Lawley looks at the home rental market on the island and assesses the likely effects here of proposed changes to national tenancy laws. A young couple with a three-year-old live in a two bedroom house...
One Love Waiheke has been inundated with food to deliver to homeless people staying at Te Puea Marae in Mangere. Jeanine Clarkin and sisters Theresa and Andrea Rongonui called on Waiheke people to donate goods and JRB Construction paid for...