Over 4000 Waiheke homes, organisations and businesses were without broadband services for 12 hours from Monday 8 April at around 3pm. The outage was caused when contractors in Maretai damaged a Chorus 12-fibre cable, which was carrying traffic to...
The Waiheke Local Board recently put $10,000 towards the provision of emergency and transitional housing on the island. The grant will be used by the Waiheke Hope Centre Trust to gain social services accreditation, which will enable applications for...
Waiheke’s waste transfer centre could be a community resource recovery park by next winter. Contracts for Waiheke’s waste services will open for tender next Thursday 18 April. Waiheke’s waste transfer centre could be a community resource recovery park by next winter. Contracts...
Waiheke has a higher than average crash rate for motor scooters. In the past five years, seven serious moped crashes were recorded on the island out of 77 in the Auckland region. In 78 percent of these crashes, another vehicle...
Redevelopment plans for the Downtown Ferry Terminal met with opposition last week. During a three-day hearing in the Town Hall, businesses, individuals and the Waiheke Local Board presented submissions to independent planning commissioners on the proposed changes to the...
Local group WaihekeConnect hosted an event last Thursday 21 March called Knowing Your Purpose where three women shared their business journeys and the role purpose plays within them.Emily King, Anna Dawson and Severine Von Tscharner Fleming each have businesses...
The community has continued to gather to mark the tragedy of the terrorist attack in Christchurch and to raise funds for those affected.A vigil was held at Oneroa Beach last Wednesday evening, 20 March to pay tribute to those...
The residents of one of Waiheke’s quieter and more idyllic spots, Putaki Point, commonly known as Shelly Beach, came together to celebrate neighbours’ day with a beach picnic. New residents and old, some of whose association with the street spans...
Waiheke residents have responded to Friday’s tragedy in Christchurch by organising fundraisers, holding a peace meditation circle, leaving flowers, poetry and messages of love and sympathy on the steps of the library.Waiheke High School held a mufti day on...
Waiheke youth turned out in droves to support the global strike for climate action on Friday 15 March. The day before the student strike 16-year-old Greta Thunberg, founder of the Youth Strike for Climate movement, was nominated for the...