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...
The skill of turning leftovers from the bottom of the fridge into gourmet dishes will be celebrated on Wednesday 17 April at the annual Great Big Rescued Food Cook-Off.Last year 40 wannabe chefs donned their aprons and turned food...
Concerns over marine pollution were expressed last week after construction at Kennedy Point Wharf resulted in rising sedimentation and discoloured water.According to Auckland Transport, the work currently underway involves drilling to develop a separation dolphin, which will sit between...
January’s steady stream of long, dry summer days ended this week with heavy rain on Monday morning much to the delight of many a gardener and water-tank watcher.Last year, January was a scorching month according to Leo Salinger of...
A sighting on Sunday 13 January has confirmed a dotterel chick, which hatched on the Waiheke High School field, has taken to the sky. “The chances of the eggs hatching and any chicks surviving were so remote that people were...
A recurring event that gets residents and visitors alike excited is the Waiheke Snorkel Day put on every year as part of Seaweek, the nation-wide week dedicated to the ocean coordinated by the New Zealand Association for Environmental Education.On...

An inspiring and engaging workshop about connecting with nature, yourself and others is to be offered by the Island Coaches Collective this Sunday 11 November.As a bit of a twist, this Sunday Series workshop is offered as part of...
The Waiheke Local Board won’t have as much input on the direction of Rangihoua Reserve and Onetangi Sports Park after reversing a previous decision and accepting recommendations from officials to replace Bob Upchurch and Paul Walden on the hearings...