Carrying price tags from $200,000 to more than $1 million, berths at Kennedy Point’s controversial marina are being snapped up, with contracts now being finalised – according to the developers. Eighty percent of buyer interest is from people with a...
Red Cross deputy project lead Jake McPhee has been working fast to get systems in place to help administer the government’s $37.6million humanitarian support package for struggling foreign nationals. On Tuesday, Jake began the process of distributing vouchers to people...
The developer of a 25-lot subdivision straddling Thompson’s Point sought approval from the Waiheke Local Board for its preferred road names at last Wednesday’s monthly board meeting. Wawata Estate Limited had put forward road names suggested by Ngāi Tai Ki...
Last week, 30 winter warmer packs arrived on Waiheke thanks to Habitat for Humanity and the Waiheke Healthy Homes Project. Organiser Martha Slimm says Sealink and Waiheke Storage jumped on board to support the rollout of the packs, which...
The island’s first women’s rugby team takes to the field this Saturday in their inaugural match of the season.  Covid-19 saw an enforced hiatus for the passionate group, meaning that June has been a busy month in which the women...
Speaking in his gentle voice about living sustainably, Waiheke artist Kazu Nakagawa is featured at home during lockdown in an award-winning short film shot by his son Ku. Ku, who returned to New Zealand just before lockdown, filmed the piece...
Waiheke’s eateries, gift shops and vineyards were heaving last weekend, and the first-ever On The House event was deemed a success. Organisers say the innovative project, which was set up to bolster the island’s diminished tourism industry following the...
Migrant workers and tourists stranded on Waiheke have been surviving with no money, no jobs and a question mark over how to get through winter as Covid-19 continues to accelerate around the world. Gulf News has reported how hundreds of food...
The High Court has declined an appeal by environmental group, Save Kennedy Point, against the granting of consent for a marina to be built at Kennedy Point. SKP Incorporated appealed to the High Court against the Environment Court’s December decision...
Auckland Council’s Waiheke animal shelter has closed its doors temporarily after conditions were deemed substandard last month. The shelter may soon close permanently due to budget cuts, with Auckland Council proposing that the number of shelters in Auckland be...