It was a full house at Cable Bay Vineyards’ the Verandah restaurant on Sunday evening, 16 October, for the Waiheke High School sailing team’s fundraiser. Over 70 people went to hear keynote speakers Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie describe...
Wet weather didn’t stop 32 teams from throughout Auckland attending the Waiheke Touch Tournament on Saturday. Sponsored by Fullers, the Touch Rugby New Zealand event has come to Onetangi Sports Park for the past six years, with support from...
Waiheke Community Pool Society is exploring the possibility of setting up a temporary “pop up pool” on the island. Pool society chairperson Delyth Morgan-Coghlan does not want to reveal too much about the plans because the society has not yet...
The Minister of Conservation, Eugenie Sage, has stepped in over the Rangihoua-Onetangi Sports Park Reserve, withdrawing her consent for Auckland Council to make leasing decisions for the land and effectively forcing the council to create a reserve management plan. At...

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...
From afar it must have looked like a dozen little yellow ants running around on Oneroa beach recently. Coming closer you would see each creature only had two legs and was in fact a preschooler in a rash vest...
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...
Waiheke United will be playing division one regional football next season after securing their sixth consecutive promotion with three games in the season to spare. The Fullers-sponsored senior men’s team thrashed Te Atatu 7-1 away to maintain their unbeaten record...
It seems that Waiheke’s Whale Huggers picked the perfect name, with orcas joining the team on Monday when they successfully completed the 2018 Chopper Swim from Waiheke to Auckland in support of the rescue helicopter service. • Richard Jones Details...
The pool at Te Huruhi Primary School has been closed all summer and the opening date remains uncertain. School board of trustees chairperson Kevin Glover says repairs that were meant to take place during the summer holidays have been delayed,...