Survey finds we have little say on island’s biggest problemsA survey to benchmark plans to test a more inclusive style of governance for Waiheke has residents slamming both Auckland Council and Auckland Transport on their current levels of communication...
Are you driving towards safer speeds?Auckland Transport’s most recent Safe Speed campaign “Love Our Local Community” is over. The Waiheke local board will meet with AT representatives on 31 August to discuss the impact of the campaign and plans...
Paul Walden, a Waiheke Local Board member and for five years its chairman, was at the board offices earlier this month when police and half a dozen Auckland Council officials arrived to serve a search warrant on his wife...
Auckland Council will go ahead and build a footpath down Oue Street in Oneroa, even though it does not meet the Waiheke Local Board’s current priority for new footpaths on Waiheke.At the board’s meeting last Thursday, Auckland Transport spokesperson...
Roadworks to widen Putiki Road have gone ahead but what has become increasingly a commercial thoroughfare will have to wait for spring to get its final seal, Auckland Transport says.The Putiki bypass carriageway will spend the rest of the...
Fuel prices are set to rise even further than the planned council and Government fuel tax hikes on Waiheke, leaving the local board and energy providers worried.Sealink is expected to introduce safety-related freight surcharges this month – ahead of...
Budding young sailors from the Waiheke Sea Scouts got their hands on some serious kit last week, when invited to take a tour of the island’s volunteer Coastguard vessel.Around 20 sea scouts met Waiheke Coastguard staff at Matiatia wharf...
A new Kennedy Point service, more direct routes to and from Matiatia and higher frequencies are features of a planned new public bus network on Waiheke.Consultation will begin next week on the biggest overhaul of bus routes on the...
Adverse impacts on the landscape and on little blue penguins - and the issue of whether a 75-space carpark and public facilities on the water space are needed - form key props in SKP Incorporated’s bid to scuttle the...
Hear that buzzing sound? A series of drone incidents have caught the eye of Waiheke Police and are prompting an island-wide discussion about sensible - and responsible - usage of a very 21st century technology. • Richard JonesFull story...