Auckland Transport will in early December introduce a number of changes to parking at Matiatia that will hit commuters in the pocket.  The free roadside 24 hours parking on Ocean View Road will be replaced with paid parking restricted to...
Fullers says it is listening to local concerns about double-decker buses and will reduce their use on the island over winter. However, the big buses will still be plying narrow roads on weekends and decisions on their long-term future have...
Aucklanders are getting a subtle reminder that, even in the depths of winter, they can jump on a ferry for some rest and relaxation. Funded by the Waiheke Island Tourism Forum, Fullers and ATEED, the Waiheke is Warmer campaign is...

The St John ambulance team on Waiheke is one of the busiest in the Auckland region, and over the summer months the crew face many unique challenges, as Sophie Boladeras discovers. Traversing Waiheke’s rugged terrain to attend one of the...
A double-decker bus which slipped off the edge of Carsons Road on Saturday could not have come closer to disaster. About a dozen people were on board the Fullers Hop On Hop Off service when the driver pulled the bus...
Former Waiheke youth aid officer Patrick Knight has won an award for his work bringing driving lessons to the island. At the Auckland City District Police Awards this month, Constable Knight received a commander’s commendation for his work setting up...
Linda Grace says having a double decker bus reverse into her taxi - and keep reversing - was like being in a “horror movie”. The accident on 24 December is one of three involving the three double-decker buses Fullers...
Joy Begbie believes she is an accident waiting to happen. She does not want her picture in the paper, nor will she reveal her age. “I don’t like the term elderly,” she says. “I am an older woman.” But without giving...
  Initial work for the Matiatia keyhole trial is complete, but the stop-start saga has hit another speed bump with Auckland Transport confirming the project is delayed – this time over parking spaces. In November, Waiheke Local Board agreed to give...

Waiheke’s ferry operator is increasing fares by an average of $1 for each leg of the return journey to Auckland. It is also replacing a number of products. Commuter price changes will take effect from 1 November, while modifications...