Three island schools – Waiheke Primary School, Te Huruhi School, and Waiheke High School – are taking a cross-school approach to reaching certain targets and ensuring a smoother transition between schooling levels. • Safia Archer Full story in Gulf News.... out...
Fuel prices are set to rise even further than the planned council and Government fuel tax hikes on Waiheke, leaving the local board and energy providers worried. Sealink is expected to introduce safety-related freight surcharges this month – ahead of...
A 38-hectare Thompsons Point property could be subdivided into 25 sections, raising alarms for Palm Beach residents. Local leadership coach Rosie Walford spotted advertisements from real estate agencies advertising the lifestyle block at 306 Sea View Road for sale for...
A successful season at the Te Huruhi Community Pool has been capped off by the addition of new umbrellas, backstroke poles and flags. A pace clock is also due to be installed next week. Pool manager Tanya Russell says the...
Secrecy surrounds a New Zealand Air Force helicopter that was spotted lowering a person onto land in Ostend last Thursday. Island photographer Roger Whitefield says the helicopter hovered over a hill above Erua Road and a person in a military...
Auckland Transport will in early December introduce a number of changes to parking at Matiatia that will hit commuters in the pocket.  The free roadside 24 hours parking on Ocean View Road will be replaced with paid parking restricted to...
Do you know the size of your carbon footprint? A passionate new citizen-driven group is aiming to make Waiheke the first carbon-neutral populated island in the country. Started by Lindsay and Lynda Jeffs in February, Carbon Neutral Waiheke provides individuals, communities...
A million dollar Auckland Transport (AT) project to upgrade Putiki Road is now due to begin on 8 January, but business owners on the street are angry after their feedback has apparently fallen on deaf ears – and that...
  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...
Project Little Oneroa is encouraging residents to grab the chance for Auckland Council help with septic tank upgrades. The council has sent letters to Little Oneroa catchment residents about the Retrofit Your Septic Scheme, which provides loans of between $2000...