Auckland’s snap level 3 lockdown saw ferry passenger numbers decrease by around 90 percent and some commuters said they were hopeful the swell in community cases would act as a wakeup call to those who are negligent when it...
Facing reduced theatre bookings due to the uncertainty stemming from the pandemic, Artworks Theatre is changing from a venue-for-hire model to a more curated calendar. “We’re trying to create a programme where we can offer opportunities and diversity in the...
A chunk of prime commercial real estate in the heart of Oneroa is going up for sale for the first time in 30 years. The commercial premises at 116 Ocean View Road include property currently tenanted by Work and Income...
Waiheke’s only emergency accommodation provider is having to slash the number of people on site after its wastewater system was deemed unacceptable. More than half of the people who currently live in Living Waters emergency housing now have to hunt...
Auckland Transport has acted swiftly in response to complaints that Wai Not taxi drivers were misusing a 30-minute mobility parking space directly outside Matiatia ferry terminal. Community members raised grievances with Auckland Transport (AT), mobility permit issuer CCS Disability Action...
Auckland Council is calling on Waiheke residents and organisations to help create a Climate Action Plan for Waiheke.  The council is hosting a hui on Wednesday 17 February to bring together community members and organisations that are working towards a...

Gail Prentice is staging a one-woman protest outside Matiatia ferry terminal. Gail, who has severe arthritis and other medical issues, says she’s disappointed that an island taxi company has been using a mobility car park to pick up passengers. Both...
Investigations are under way after a stolen vehicle was discovered engulfed in flames near Waiheke Road. A Toyota Corolla was reported stolen on Sunday 31 January, after a vineyard worker at Stonyridge returned to the car park to find...
As Waiheke rugby fans get geared up to watch the Blues spend Auckland Anniversary weekend training on the island, the team’s breakout All Blacks star from 2020 has spoken out about how important these trips are to inspire the...
Almost 80 percent of beachgoers in Aotearoa are unable to spot rips in the surf, according to a new study. The research, conducted as part of a collaboration between Surf Life Saving New Zealand and beach safety experts at...