The High Court has dismissed a request from Ngāti Pāoa Trust Board for a judicial review of the decisions that led to the granting of resource consent to Kennedy Point Boatharbour Limited (KPBL) by Auckland Council. In her decision delivered...
Island Gelato was the island’s first business officially identified as a place of interest last week after a staff member attended Sound Splash and later tested positive for Covid-19. Co-owners Geoff Tippett and Ana Schwarz did their best to keep...
Sick and injured seabirds – including kororā and kāruhiruhi, pied shags – have prompted experts to question the health of the Hauraki Gulf around Waiheke. A kororā seen swimming in the marina construction zone at Kennedy Point last Thursday morning...
Anti-vaccination graffiti on Waiheke which referenced the death of a teenager has been called out by Waiheke Local Board Chair Cath Handley. Graffiti on hoardings at Little Oneroa referenced the death of an Auckland teenager, linking it to the Covid-19...
Action or extinction? This was the stark message from Waiheke High School students who brought their protest from the streets of Oneroa to Aotea Square on Friday, as part of the Schools Strike 4 Climate rally.  Bearing banners and megaphones,...
Clad in charcoal corrugated steel, a large new structure in Onetangi is ready for an internal fit-out after a challenging year. The Waiheke Community Housing Trust embarked on the $1 million Onetangi project, its first new build, in February 2020....
Celebrations were held and a sense of relief flooded many community members last Friday following a decision to refuse a liquor licence which could have seen a new large-scale bottle store established in Surfdale. The court’s ruling to overturn the...
Waiheke Pharmacy has opened an online shop to help customers get the items they need while staying home during the lockdown period. Owner of Waiheke Pharmacy and pharmacist Judy Turnbull says customers can use the site to order repeat...
For Waiheke businesses, the first week of trading at Covid-19 level four was a mix of sudden closures, stress over murky guidelines and moves to home delivery. Surfdale Fruit and Vege closed last Friday. Owner Panharith Duong was worried about...
A grand design earmarked for the heart of Oneroa hopes to squeeze a four-bedroom home onto the last patch of land on the north side of Oneroa’s commercial zone. The proposed development would take place on the north-eastern area of...