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...
Incredibly generous person needed to light up sky An annual fireworks display which has lit up Waiheke’s skies for more than 20 years won’t be going ahead this year. The Dirt Track Club met last week to decide the fate of...

The sun came out and shone hard. Boats moored in the bay. A market of delicious food and exciting knick-knacks stood ready. Everything was ready for the crowds. Last Sunday, the Onetangi Beach Races once again brought hordes of locals...
Jill and Wayne Robson’s creative garden in Albert Crescent won the people’s choice award at Waiheke Garden Safari last weekend. The Ostend garden features quirky handcrafted sculptures and archways, semi-tropical plants and a vegetable garden, all set against the backdrop...
Waiheke Walking Festival will be able to go ahead in November after Waiheke Local Board granted a further $10,000 for the nine-day event. The local board granted $10,000 when festival organisers requested $20,000 last November and has agreed to provide...
Kennedy Point marina opponent SKP Inc has announced one of its largest fundraising events yet, with a Sun Kissed Picnic planned for Saturday 17 February featuring music, art and plenty of refreshments. • Richard Jones   Full story in this weeks...

More than 272 students in years three to six at Te Huruhi Primary School showed up in their best running gear last Thursday, as the cross country race was on. The kids’ mission: to run around the school the...
An official match jersey signed by the Lions-conquering Blues rugby team is up for grabs at Waiheke Rugby Club’s big fundraiser next Friday night, 30 June. The match jersey, signed by every player after the Super Rugby franchise’s history-making win...
Friday 13 is usually associated with bad fortune and bad luck. But the last Friday 13 July was just the opposite, when Waiheke Rotary threw a blast of a Black Tie Gala. Just short of a hundred people filled out...
If you joined in on the Harvest Fayre fun at Fossil Bay last Sunday, you are sure to have met an abundance of island children with wide smiles on their faces. With game tickets in hand, they lined up to...