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...
Waiheke athletes featured prominently in the Auckland central primary schools cross country event last week, with five island runners achieving top-20 finishes. More than 40 runners from Waiheke Primary and Te Huruhi Primary made the trip to Grey Lynn Park. Full...
Fossil Bay Harvest Fayre celebrates its 25th Anniversary on Sunday week, commemorating the seasonal change and the fun of harvest. Kindergarten parent Clarissa McKay says the fayre also highlights the incredible work done by children, teachers and parents throughout the...
15-year-old Isabella Healy is fundraising for the trip of a lifetime this summer after auditioning and being accepted into the Auckland Youth Orchestra for 2018. Isabella, a classical violinist who has been playing since she was four, is hoping to...

Sea Scouts Keas showed impressive safety knowledge during an educational trip with Waiheke Coastguard, says Waiheke High School sea sports academy tutor Maria Heer. On board the vessel they quickly identified the 5-plus safety items needed in any boat. They...
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,...
Ten-year-old Freddie Meere has dug his way to a top spot at the inaugural T&G Garden to Table Young Gardener Awards. The Te Huruhi School youngster beat out over 70 applicants from across the country to take home one of...
School’s out Around 50 primary school staff, students and supporters gathered at the Ostend causeway on Wednesday to push for improved teaching conditions and increased government funding. Those striking on Waiheke joined around 30,000 people calling for action in public events...
Many a joke about his massive head was made when Mike King took to the stage at the Waiheke High School hall on Wednesday last week. As the founder and ambassador of The Key to Life Charitable Trust, King has...
Pink Shirt Day tomorrow, 26 May, raises awareness about bullying, a problem that is prevalent on Waiheke. Rose Davis talks to Wendy Richards about her Bully Free Waiheke project and learns more from Piritahi Hau Ora social worker Wendy...