Coronavirus is cancelling some of life’s biggest moments – among them last Friday was the 20km Chopper Swim from Waiheke Island to Mechanics Bay in the city. Los Locals, a band of swimmers from Waiheke, had trained and fundraised for...
Waiheke runners dominated Saturday’s Wharf2Wharf nib marathon, taking first place in both male and female races. Andrew Sexton came first again, beating his time at the inaugural Wharf2Wharf marathon last year by just 45 seconds. He completed the 42-kilometre course...
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...
Waiheke High School spirit was on full display once again at the annual Beach Sports. The entire school spent the day at Oneroa beach competing in a wide variety of events - kayaking, beach flags, volleyball, tug of war...

The Waiheke Fullers360 Cascades had a home game against Cornwall and started the day with a wet pitch, with the cricketers probably being the only ones on Waiheke concerned about the sight of rain.   The Cascades won the toss and...
Waiheke High’s sports field was a riot of colour and adrenalin on Friday as the school’s houses faced off for their annual athletics day. Dressed in yellow, red, gold and blue, the students competed under scorching sun conditions, with house...

More than 90 young people donned their surf caps and fluoro vests on Saturday for Waiheke Surf Club’s first beach event, with capture the flag, kneeboarding and sea swim races just some of the activities on offer. The island’s newly...
The Mustangs softball players were up early and keen to play in Howick but some days just don’t go to plan, and Saturday was one of them. As the players were boarding the 7am sailing they realised that a group...
Having been given a huge kickstart by the junior paddlers at the beginning of the National Sprint Champs on Lake Karapiro, Waiheke Waka Ama Club finished the competition 18th of the 69 clubs taking part. Golds for the midget girls...
Waiheke Island has burst on to the National Waka Sprint Championships once again with an explosive start and plenty of medals on days one and two of the 2020 Sprint Nationals hosted in Lake Karapiro, Cambridge. A total of 14...