An early start on Sunday morning saw Jimi the kākā return to the wild after three months of care by Auckland Zoo staff and Native Bird Rescue volunteers – even if he did take an hour to adjust to...
A sobering sight in recent days has been the number of care parcels organised and distributed from Piritahi Marae. Last Friday saw the first batch of 117 boxes go out, followed by 54 more on Tuesday and Wednesday – the...
Changes to the congested Matiatia ‘keyhole’ are likely to be voted in by Waiheke Local Board at tonight’s monthly meeting, moving pre-booked tour operators into the public carparking area. Auckland Transport has confirmed it is ready to undertake work if...
At least ten stingrays have been found lying dead on Blackpool Beach with their tails cut off, shocking local Waiheke residents and prompting a school group visiting Piritahi Marae to perform a karakia and bury the animals. “I was sickened....
The 2018 Onetangi Beach Races has been cancelled over fears for extreme weather expected on the island this weekend. Organisers say they have been forced to call off the annual race day, which was set for this Sunday (11 February),...
Despite the Government making masks mandatory just on public transport, Waiheke store owners say they trust the community to continue to mask-up under level 2 restrictions. RAW food market owner Richard Wilton says the majority of his customers wear masks...
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...
Our apologies for an error in pagination this week - It's not often our printers get it wrong! Waiheke bird lover Sue Fitchett is encouraging people to offer water and food for native birds during long periods of dry weather. Placing...
“All vineyards experienced a shortage of hospitality staff over the peak summer period,” says Jenny Holmes, chair of the Waiheke Island Tourism Forum. “The majority of vineyards have enough staff to work in the vines, but it is kitchen...
Nearly half of the homes celebrated at the 2019 Auckland Architecture Awards are island projects on Waiheke and Great Barrier Island. Four Waiheke homes and one on Great Barrier Island scooped up five of the 11 awards in what jury...