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The Rainbow Warrior arrived in Waiheke on Monday, after starting a six-week tour of New Zealand at the spot its predecessor was bombed in 1985. The tour is to pay homage to the original Rainbow Warrior and to celebrate the...
Can Waiheke Island become the largest populated predator-free island in the world? At a gathering at Piritahi Marae on Sunday, Te Korowai o Waiheke: Towards Predator-Free Waiheke secured $11 million to rid the island of stoats and rats by...
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...
Since 2016, Onetangi and Oneroa have experienced significant property value growth compared to other Auckland suburbs according to data released by CoreLogic. Out of the top 50 suburbs experiencing property value growth since November 2016, Onetangi was second (only behind...
Ambitious plans for Stony Batter -  Fort Stony Batter is likely to get a massive upgrade and an injection of new life if a lease concession application is accepted. The 20-year lease application by Fort Stony Batter Heritage Park Limited (FSBHPL) to...

On 30 May 2018 the Environment Court upheld the resource consent for the construction of a marina in Kennedy Point Bay previously granted to Kennedy Point Boatharbour Limited (KPBL).  The court was far from persuaded by the arguments of the...
Deputy chair stands down -  Paul Walden is taking a leave of absence for two months from 24 August to 24 October from his position as deputy chair of the Waiheke Local Board. Auckland Council has filed five charges against Mr...
Artworks Theatre rides the tide -  It was a full house in Artworks Community Theatre on 16 August. Unfortunately, it was full of water.  When theatre coordinator Jemma Peterson arrived on the scene, the water was about 20cm high and covered...
Wallabies introduced to Rangihoua The Australian rugby team, the Wallabies, have been training on Waiheke for the past week delighting the island’s many rugby fans. At a press conference at Waiheke Island Resort, team members discussed their recent Bledisloe Cup test...
Teachers from both Te Huruhi and Waiheke Primary Schools were involved in the national strike action on Wednesday 15 August to ask for increased pay, reduced class sizes and extra resources to support special needs students.  “I found it inspiring...