Having set a New Zealand race walking record in Athletics last year, Alana Barber is about to compete in the Rio Olympic Games. Since her family bought a house on Waiheke a few years ago, the island is Ms Barber’s...
It was a great weekend at Waiheke Dirt Track with the Waiuku club arriving with three saloons and seven demolition cars and about 30 people camping at the venue. The crowds kept coming in spite of a bit of a...

Rams on track to spot in final The Fullers Waiheke Rams Seniors took on the Manurewa Marlins at home in the last round-robin game for the season. The stakes were high, with the winner of the game finishing second on...
The Fullers Waiheke Rams Seniors took on the Richmond Tokes last Saturday in the preliminary final. The winning team would take on Manukau in the final so it was do or die for Waiheke. • Jon Armistead Full story in this...
Waiheke teenager Gareth Grace is on a mission to get Ostend skate park upgraded. He says the existing skateboarding area at Tawaipareira Reserve is too small for the crowds of teenagers and younger children who use it and the equipment...
With great success, Waiheke High School recently held their annual athletics day. “It was an outstanding day,” sports coordinator  Shelley Robson said. “The staff were so proud of all of the students. The participation was better than ever, and the...
Two young Waiheke sailors, Serena Woodall and Jemma Walden, have been accepted into the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron youth training programme for 2017. The course, which has been run by RNZYS each year since 1987, provides intensive keel-boat sail...
Players from the U13 girls rippa team went to Te Puru park for week one of a six week tournament organised by Counties Manukau.   With teams from Ardmore Marist, Beachlands Maraetai Orange and Beachlands Maraetai Blue renamed Supergirls, Wondergirls and...
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...
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...