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 Island Swim Team were in the water again at Cameron Pool in Mt Roskill on 19 May, competing in the second heat of the T3 Intermediate competition, along with coaches Amanda Wills and Rawinia Salmon. After the first meeting a...
Last Saturday, four teams from Waiheke went to Ponsonby to warm up for the rugby season in a sevens tournament. With teams from all over Auckland participating on a hot autumn day on some fast running fields, we were...
Golden result in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu event Members of Waiheke’s Brazilian Jiu Jitsu club came away with medals last weekend from the biggest competition of the year. The New Zealand Grappler Nationals Gi tournament was held at Selwyn College, Kohimarara....
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...
Famous former All Black captain, Richie McCaw, was noticed dining at Oneroa’s The Oyster Inn last week. Richie enjoyed lemon sole and oysters for lunch while chatting with business associates, says co-owner of The Oyster Inn, Andrew Glenn. “What an honour...
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...
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...

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...
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...