Just over $40 million will be spent improving buildings at Waiheke High School and Te Huruhi Primary. Education Minister Hekia Parata visited Waiheke yesterday and announced that $23 million will be spent rebuilding Te Huruhi Primary and $17 million will...
About 140 Waiheke High School students were “blessed” with a ball to remember at Cable Bay Vineyards on Friday night. Deputy principal Tony Sears says the ball had a Moulin Rouge theme so red dresses and red roses added ambience...
Success in all its forms was the theme of the night at the Waiheke High School senior prizegiving last Wednesday evening. Taking home the top prize and an armful of silverware, Felix Knight was named Dux for 2015. Coming first overall...
Countdown says it is ‘playing its part’ in dropping plastic shopping bags on Waiheke. The island could become a national test case for the abolition of plastic grocery bags this month as our Countdown supermarket responds to a five-year local...
The new community education facility in the Artworks courtyard was officially opened last Wednesday with a blessing by Pita Mahaki and Maikara Ropata, on behalf of Piritahi Marae. Chanting a karakia which cleared the way for the former library...
Not only did Waiheke woman Jane Scarles win $10,000 to spend on sports gear for a nominated school last week but she won rugby legend Dan Carter as well. The former All Black visited the nominated school, Waiheke High, last...
Two young Waiheke sailors, Serena Woodall and Jemma Walden, have been accepted into the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron youth training programme for 2017. The course, which has been run by RNZYS each year since 1987, provides intensive keel-boat sail...
Our apologies for an error in pagination this week - It's not often our printers get it wrong! Waiheke bird lover Sue Fitchett is encouraging people to offer water and food for native birds during long periods of dry weather. Placing...
Hundreds of parents and children filled Waiheke Primary School Hall on Tuesday to watch talent that warmed a mid-winter night. One of the youngest contestants was five-year-old Sadie Stephenson (right), whose song “Do Your Ears Hang Low” charmed the audience. The...
After a rainy start the weather cleared and the sun made a timely appearance, as if on cue, for the annual Spring Festival at Fossil Bay Kindergarten. The afternoon was bursting with blossoms as the children, dressed in seasonal colours,...