Waiheke sailing star Serena Woodall has been hand-picked to compete in next year’s Youth America’s Cup. The 18-year-old has just been named by the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (RNZYS) as part of its White team. It is entering two...
The possibility of a new bottle store in Surfdale was hotly contested last week with 35 community members opposing an off-licence application. The hearing lasted almost eight hours, during which time police, health officers and 35 objections, including that...
After another successful Waiheke High School Ball, head boy Ethan Douglas and head girl Molly Davidson describe how the ingredients came together for a memorable night. Ethan Douglas The Ball 2020 was, by far, the best ball that I had ever...
Tim Baker travelled to the UK to celebrate his father’s birthday but found himself caught up in a Covid crisis that struck right at the heart of his family. The former FourSquare business owner and Waiheke resident says personal...
Although she’s taken her hat out of the ring, outgoing member of parliament for Auckland Central Nikki Kaye says marine protection will be high on the agenda for the election campaign. During her time as the electorate’s MP, Ms Kaye...
Jeanette Goldwater – 1936 to 2020 Emails from the heads of great wine growing dynasties and doyens of the wine world were flooding in to the family of Jeanette Goldwater who, with her husband Kim, founded the iconic Goldwater vineyard on...
Councillors were due to meet today to nut out decisions on Auckland Council’s Emergency Budget, which will be adopted at the end of the month and is sure to have lasting effects over services on Waiheke.  There are no winners...
An application to renew an off-licence and an on-licence at Cable Bay Vineyard was vehemently opposed by a group of residents last month. Despite opposition, the liquor licence was granted with conditions, and the consumption of alcohol within The...
Carrying price tags from $200,000 to more than $1 million, berths at Kennedy Point’s controversial marina are being snapped up, with contracts now being finalised – according to the developers. Eighty percent of buyer interest is from people with a...
Red Cross deputy project lead Jake McPhee has been working fast to get systems in place to help administer the government’s $37.6million humanitarian support package for struggling foreign nationals. On Tuesday, Jake began the process of distributing vouchers to people...