Waiheke United’s passionate fans will have reasons to be cheerful whatever the result of this weekend’s season defining football clash at Onetangi Sports Park. Sturdy wooden terraces have been installed on the embankment to provide a more secure footing for...
Drinking water will soon flow in five island parks, after Waiheke Local Board decided to spend $30,000 on the project. The board has set aside $30,000 to provide water fountains and taps at Palm Beach playground, Surfdale Reserve, the Old...
If you ask any surfer on the island about the local surf they’ll say it’s pretty rare. But recent weather has brought in some decent sets of about one and a half to two metre high waves. Someone who got out...
The Waiheke Mountain Bike Club’s 11th Annual Round Rangihoua Four-Hour Challenge on Saturday was a huge success, featuring great rides by local kids Imri Seavill, first, Lewis Newland, second, and Isaac Braly, third in the the youth race which...
Kiwi sailor Conrad Colman is closing in on the finish line in the Bay of Biscay, France, after a hair-raising solo around-the-world campaign. Conrad, who has a strong Waiheke connection, is in good spirits but still facing gale force weather...
Waiheke High School’s U14 Netball team competed at the Southern Cape Sports Tour in Christchurch earlier this month and came away the winners. The girls had three days of matches against South Africa and other southern teams. SCST was founded...

‘Heke High’ Waka Ama have smashed their way to first place overall at a regional event in Whitianga. The Cathedral Cove Challenge, held on 11 and 12 November, saw the Waiheke High School team compete against clubs from all over...
An official match jersey signed by the Lions-conquering Blues rugby team is up for grabs at Waiheke Rugby Club’s big fundraiser next Friday night, 30 June. The match jersey, signed by every player after the Super Rugby franchise’s history-making win...
Waiheke Sharks started out strongly at their home game against Grammar Black, with five fantastic tries. Hugo Hooper drove his way through to score two of them.  Archer Roberts, Freddie Fazzari and Monte Hooper also ran in well-deserved tries, slicing...
Last Saturday a seven-a-side tournament was held at Onetangi Sports Park, hosted by Waiheke Rugby. The Barracudas U9 players fielded one team against 11 other Auckland and North Harbour teams.  On the road to the semis Waiheke played five games,...