Fifteen young golfers and their caddies turned out last Sunday for Waiheke Golf Club’s first ever team golf competition and to officially open the junior-rated purple course.Team golf is a New Zealand Golf initiative designed to get more children...
Last Sunday, nine gymnasts from Waiheke went to town for their first competition of the year. At the Eastern Suburbs mini tramp and tumbling competition gymnasts were required to do two compulsory tumbling passes and two optional minitramp vaults.Coaches...
The sun sparkled on the water at the Te Huruhi School swimming sports last Thursday as the whole school took to the pool for competitive and fun events. The senior school started the day with competitive heats and finals. The...
Hours of practice paid off recently for Waiheke High School’s kapa haka group Piringākau. “Our campaign for ASB Polyfest 2019 started with a training and bonding trip North to Waimamaku, Hokianga,” says teacher Te Ao Hau. “After our trip, we endured...
Records were broken at Waiheke High School’s annual athletics day last Thursday.Ashley Mutize broke the record for the long jump with 5.60 metres. Jayda Pocock broke three records: throwing the discus 20.58 metres, reaching 4.07 metres in long jump and...
Over 650 people ran, walked and splashed across Waiheke on Saturday in the 2019 Wharf2Wharf as weather conditions deteriorated. First time marathoner Andrew Sexton won the male category of the inaugural marathon in 3hr 12min 59sec. Last year the Surfdale...
The superb summer weather made for a perfect mix of camping and good honest outdoor fun for the island’s young equestrians last weekend.Waiheke Island Pony Club’s annual camp was a chance for riders to immerse themselves in horses for...
The countdown is on to this year’s Wharf 2Wharf with the fun run taking place on Saturday 9 March.This year’s event includes the inaugural marathon race. Starting at 7.15am at Matiatia, runners will head out to Passage Rock and...
After a two-year hiatus, don’t miss the Onetangi Beach races this weekend. Horses, tractors, kids carts and Sealegs will be charging down the beachfront this Sunday 17 February. Now a staple event on the island calendar, the races are a...
Waiheke 1st Sea Scouts group leader, Paul Walden, has stepped down after more than a decade as a leader and the group is calling for more parents to get involved as it goes through a leadership change. “I have two...