More than 50 Waiheke families, businesses and individuals have had the chance to trial an electric vehicle (EV) in a bid to introduce even more to the island.“The ‘try out an EV campaign’ is only halfway through,” says Electric...
In the lead up to the launch of Waiheke’s new bus network, a series of public information sessions to get face-to-face information from Auckland Transport staff begins this month. The new network launches on Sunday 13 October resulting in...
A new plan to reduce congestion and improve traffic operations around the Matiatia ferry terminal area over the busy summer period could be endorsed by the Waiheke Transport Forum at tonight’s meeting. The plan was supposed to be given...
A three and a half metre wide coastal outfall at Blackpool Beach, roadside swales and 330m of new stormwater pipeline under Moa Avenue is Healthy Waters’ proposed fix for flooding in Blackpool.The Auckland Council department deals with stormwater infrastructure...
The trolleys were lined up well before the 9am start of scrutineering at the old Blackpool school on Saturday.With the Great Gulf News Trolley Derby just over a week away, trolley owners were required to have their creations thoroughly...
When Warren Eade went out kayak fishing early Sunday morning he couldn’t have realised he was about to catch the best fish of his life.He and Warwick Grey set out from Picnic Bay at around 7am on 7 July...
Waiheke local board chairperson Cath Handley is urging ferry users to keep up the momentum calling for change to get the Minister of Transport to commit to waiving Fullers’ exemption from the public transport operating model. In an open...
Extinction Rebellion Waiheke (XRW) launched last week as part of an international movement calling for governments to acknowledge and take urgent action to limit climate change. The environmental advocacy group met outside Countdown on Saturday to raise awareness around...
The owner of a Cory Road property on which a mature pōhutukawa was felled in April has been ordered to plant three new trees.   “I am now in a position to confirm that, based on the information we have...
Costly price tags and option of piping water from Auckland revealed as island politicians investigate hooking up wastewater in the island’s business areas. Supercity ambitions for large scale reticulation here have come to the surface after officials presented board members...