Waiheke High School students competed at the recent 2017 AIMS Games in Tauranga. The week long event is the largest of its kind with over 10,000 Year 7 and 8 athletes representing 275 schools from throughout New Zealand, Tonga...
An Onetangi couple with a baby suffered a “scary” night as debris slipped down a hill and bombarded their caravan during last week’s storm. A window was smashed in the caravan on Hobson Terrace that Jessica Mead and Anthony Stead...
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,”...

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...
In blustery rain but with flags and placards on display, about 50 people marched to protest against the planned Kennedy Point marina development on Sunday afternoon. The hikoi, organised by friends Kathryn Ngapo and Huhana Davis of the Save Kennedy...
Aucklanders are getting a subtle reminder that, even in the depths of winter, they can jump on a ferry for some rest and relaxation. Funded by the Waiheke Island Tourism Forum, Fullers and ATEED, the Waiheke is Warmer campaign is...
It was no average day at school for some lucky Waiheke students last week as they got to tour the 22-metre Polynesian voyaging canoe Haunui Waka and get first hand experience of historic waka culture and navigation. Last Tuesday...

Sea Scouts Keas showed impressive safety knowledge during an educational trip with Waiheke Coastguard, says Waiheke High School sea sports academy tutor Maria Heer. On board the vessel they quickly identified the 5-plus safety items needed in any boat. They...
  After the damage caused by the early-January storm, experts and residents are looking to the future, with climate change a real and foreseeable event. Just before Christmas, the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) presented a report to...
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...