Local Body Politics

Nominations for Tāmaki Makaurau’s local election candidates closed on Friday, with 12 people confirmed to be standing for the Waiheke Local Board. Chairwoman Cath Handley...

Construction work has begun on a controversial beachfront property development on Onetangi’s Strand after resource consent was granted back in 2017. It is unclear why...

Auckland Council has adopted new freedom camping bylaws that will come into effect from 1 September. Along with 13 new prohibited freedom camping areas, the...
Meet Waiheke’s newest police constable, ex-builder Sam Graham, who joined the Waiheke Station last month. Photo Paul Mitchell

Meet Sam Graham – Waiheke’s newest police constable who arrived at the Oneroa station just over a month ago. Sam says he’s still learning his...

A collision on the Hauraki gulf near Rangitoto ended in a Maritime New Zealand prosecution for an Auckland boat owner. Jae-Ho Huh was pleasure boating...

Popular Waiheke eatery Island Frenchie is returning to its roots as a food truck, after consent issues close down its prime new spot. For almost...

For the last 20 years the Waiheke Toy Library, an incorporated society and registered charity, has been run by a group of volunteer mothers....

When Waiheke Sea Scouts chairman Daniel Tisch read a public notice in Gulf News on 31 March, warning that kayaks in Enclosure Bay would...