Three bright young Waiheke Primary School students have come up with an enterprising way to link the hundreds of sportsmen and women on the island. The new online Waiheke Sports directory is the brainchild of 12-year-olds Samantha Simes, Giorgia Petronelli...
A fantastic start from the U12 girls’ team who won both their games - the first 15-12 against Metro Mount Albert and the second 15-12 against Mount Wellington. The girls did brilliantly in their first ever competitive softball games. Consistently...
While New Zealand waits for the sharp end and the silverware at the Rugby World Cup, Waiheke’s youngsters have been sharing out the spoils of another excellent season of rugby on the island. Last Thursday marked the club’s annual prize-giving...
Waiheke Sea Scouts and Venturers have put a call out for new recruits keen to learn how to sail and have fun at sea. Sailing, kayaking, rowing, swimming and beach sports will be the focus in term four when young...
A huge defensive effort saw the Fullers 360 Waiheke Rams Seniors make history as the club’s first open-weight champions after a tense and hard-fought 12-10 win over Point Chevalier Pirates. Buoyed by a season in which the Rams have lost...
A mid-season tournament last weekend was the perfect opportunity to gauge how the junior teams from years four, five and six are progressing through the season. The Waiheke All Stars year 4 team were full of enthusiasm for an early...
The Fullers 360 Rams continued their campaign towards a home semi-final thanks to a commanding 56-16 win over the Papakura Sea Eagles on Saturday. In what was their final home game of the regular season, hundreds of fans turned out...
Last weekend 13 gymnasts from Waiheke Gymnastics Club competed in the annual Counties Manukau Gymnastics Gymfest. Because of the more than 400 entrants, the event was held over two days with our girls travelling to Papakura to compete on the...
International sailor Serena Woodall is part of a women’s match racing team that has its sights set on the world championships next year. The Waiheke High School year 13 student is part of a Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron women’s...
Last Sunday’s Onetangi Beach Surfcasting competition was held in glorious conditions as a tribute to the late Lynda Grey. There were 32 entrants in what was the second annual event, including three in the children’s division.  The total weight of fish...