A special island exploration by bike is on offer in the coming Waiheke Cycling Festival. Taking place on the second day of the festival, the Tour de Waiheke takes cyclists around the island for a high tea, storytelling, vineyard visits,...
A large group of Waiheke students, teachers, supporters and caregivers marched down Ocean View Road on Friday calling for urgent action to safeguard the planet. Rebecca, Ruby and Phoebe – three Waiheke high school students and leaders of the...
A three and a half metre wide coastal outfall at Blackpool Beach, roadside swales and 330m of new stormwater pipeline under Moa Avenue is Healthy Waters’ proposed fix for flooding in Blackpool. The Auckland Council department deals with stormwater infrastructure...
Music teacher Russell Duurloo reviews Waiheke High School’s latest musical extravaganza. It’ll be all right on the night. That’s what they say. Not “break a leg” − that’s too negative. All was going well, the hall was booked, I had a...
In a first for New Zealand Fashion Week, Greatest Friend, an Oneroa-based clothing store, is showing an entirely vintage collection as part of the sustainability-themed event. The show is taking place on Saturday 31 August at the Auckland Town...
Stalwart campaigner Sue Pawley and her sheep Multi were farewelled at Kennedy Point last Sunday as they set off on their journey to deliver Sue’s petition to Parliament. Sue has gathered thousands of signatures against the construction of the consented...
In her first ever trip off Waiheke, the island’s favourite sheep, Multi, is hoofing it off to the Beehive with owner Sue Pawley. Sue has gathered 15,000 signatures on her petition to stop a consented marina being built at Kennedy...
The owner of a Cory Road property on which a mature pōhutukawa was felled in April has been ordered to plant three new trees.    “I am now in a position to confirm that, based on the information we have...
Marina developer Kennedy Point Boatharbour Limited (KPBL) has applied to Auckland Council to vary the conditions of its resource consent, slowing the start date for construction in the meantime. If approved, the variation will mean a smaller development at...
The PADI Open Water Scuba Course has been a highlight for many Sea Sports students at Waiheke High School throughout the years.  Scuba diving means discovering a whole new world. Seeing vibrant coloured fish, not on a hook and line...