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...
With last week’s crippling heatwave covering the country, just the thought of exercising and exerting energy left us all feeling sweaty and lethargic.  Not so for 50 Waiheke primary and intermediate school aged students enrolled in the Kids Holiday...
The Motu Mastaz have gone from flipping at the regional sprints to making the finals at the waka ama nationals at Lake Karapiro last weekend.  This is the first time that the Waiheke Waka Ama Club has entered a...
For the first time ever, the Waiheke Waka Ama Club entered two sprint teams in the AROCA Regional Sprint Championships at Lake Pupuke on Sunday 9 December. Unfortunately the intermediate team had to pull out as the race was...
Te Huruhi students in years three to six jumped, sprinted and got energised at the school’s annual senior athletics morning.As the children rotated around in their age groups, they had the choice of fun or competition; high jump or...
Proving they still have what it takes, a hastily put together Waiheke President’s team of extra-senior players laced up their boots one more time to meet the challenge from a visiting Kerikeri side.Played last Friday evening at Onetangi Sports...

Boaties and boatlovers should mark Saturday 3 November in their calendars, as the Classic Yacht Association are planning a race and cruise that will finish in Rocky Bay and will celebrate their 23rd birthday.The yachts will sail out of...
“It’s a tremendous result – tremendous for the team and tremendous for him,” Shane Smith said after his son Brandon’s key role in the Kiwis victory over the Kangaroos in Saturday night’s rugby league test at Mt Smart. The 26-24...