Win an Olympic or Commonwealth Games medal and you might expect a well done message from the prime minster – but not necessarily if you’ve finished first and second in your year-three primary school cross country. So it was a...
Registrations are rolling in for the Great Gulf News Trolley Derby that takes place on Sunday 1 September. Event manager Tessa O’Shea says people have started making their trolleys and she’s taken registrations for the children’s box cart, adults open...
The Great Gulf News Trolley Derby makes a return this Father’s Day, Sunday 1 September. The race day is an opportunity for people to build their own trolleys and compete for bragging rights.  Former Gulf News editor David Waters was one...

People of all ages, nationalities and skin colours had gathered under the sun outside Piritahi Marae on the morning of Wednesday 6 February, waiting to be officially welcomed onto the grounds to take part in the solemn celebrations of...
Around 600 residents and visitors found their way to Waiheke Museum and Historical Village when they hosted a live heritage day on Sunday 21 October. As well as the museum’s own displays and recently refreshed historical buildings, the day included...
Here they come... front row seats at Park Point - Waihekeans are set to get a stellar view of the 36th America’s Cup from 6 to 21 March in 2021. The recently revealed racing area will take place across the Hauraki...
Maumahara Flames, held last Sunday, gave Waiheke residents the chance to come together as a community to celebrate Matariki and to remember those who have crossed into the star world. “The main emotion we wanted people to feel was remembrance,”...
If you fancy some kapa haka without the tricky moves then Jan Newton has found your perfect stage. In conjunction with Piritahi Marae, Jan is assembling a kaumatua and whanau group to perform at upcoming kapa haka events. If all...
Hundreds walked or ran the 5km, 10km or went the full distance in the third annual Hawaiian Airlines Waiheke Half Marathon on Saturday. A still morning greeted about 1000 runners who circled Oneroa and Blackpool from the Alison Park start/finish...
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...