Waiheke Fishing and Recreation Club’s 24-hour Snapper Classic 2017 will be remembered long after the fish have been enjoyed. A record set in the contest’s second year, for the biggest snapper, was finally beaten six years on. And what’s more, it...
Last Sunday Waiheke Gymnastics Club sent nine girls to compete in the annual Eastern Suburbs Gymnastics Club mini tramp and tumbling competition The girls had a compulsory and voluntary floor routine and two mini tramp vaults. They were points-rewarded for...

It was great to see so many players coming along for the Waiheke Mustangs Softball Club’s training game on Saturday even though it was the middle of the school holidays.  They are loving the fast paced nature of the...
There was a late start to racing on Saturday with not many cars but a great crowd for a hot afternoon. Nine cars in total showed up, four of them in Super A.  Taz Corinaldi in car 71 got a...
With the Auld Mug held high, rain poured down round helmsman and Olympic gold medalist Peter Burling, skipper Glenn Ashby and Team New Zealand’s chief executive Grant Dalton during last week’s ticker-tape Auckland street parade to celebrate the return...
Waiheke athletes featured prominently in the Auckland central primary schools cross country event last week, with five island runners achieving top-20 finishes. More than 40 runners from Waiheke Primary and Te Huruhi Primary made the trip to Grey Lynn Park. Full...
Teams from the island’s two primary schools ended up facing each other in a nail-biting match at the Inner City Primary Interschool netball competition last week, with Waiheke Primary taking out the honours. Three teams, two from Te Huruhi and...
Members of the Waiheke High School Sea Sports Academy have enjoyed a fantastic four days sailing the Hauraki Gulf on Steinlager 2, the ‘Ferrari of the seas’. The 24 students were aboard the boat made famous by Sir Peter Blake...
“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...
The Waiheke Boating Club Shelly Beach dinghy sailing winter series blasted through last Sunday despite soggy conditions. Sunbursts, Lasers, Toppers and Optimists slogged it out in a decent northerly. Jojo Tana tried his luck in port-tacking the fleet on the...