Local Body Politics

An inferior method of heavy vehicle brake testing on Waiheke was employed for 18 months from March 2017. Vehicle Testing New Zealand (VTNZ) runs an...

Concern around the availability of affordable housing on the island is rife and at the most recent local board meeting Claude Lewenz, one of...

Do you know the size of your carbon footprint? A passionate new citizen-driven group is aiming to make Waiheke the first carbon-neutral populated island in...

The words “iniquitous”, “deeply flawed”, “a rushed process” and “a retrospective tax” were heard repeatedly at last week’s public meeting about Auckland Council’s rating...

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...

The Waiheke Local Board won’t have as much input on the direction of Rangihoua Reserve and Onetangi Sports Park after reversing a previous decision...

Fullers360 is facing backlash from businesses and residents due to changes to their freight services. Late this month, a notice was sent to customers stating...

“When you’ve been living rough for a while, you know you stink. You feel bad, and you don’t want to get too close to...