Think you can control your speed and your fear enough to be a top competitor? Then the Great Gulf News Trolley derby’s latest evolution might be right up your street. This year’s event planned for Sunday 12 September, will have...
The call to remove scores of colourful kayaks from Enclosure Bay has been heard by Auckland Council with a “campaign” set to begin in a couple of weeks. Auckland Council’s Parks and Community Facilities team is coordinating the removal, which...
Oneroa Medical Centre staff had administered 4493 shots of the Pfizer vaccine with zero adverse reactions and not a single wasted dose as of Monday 12 July. Nurse lead Jayme Kitiona says a very small number of people have come...
Cable Bay Vineyards has been found not guilty on two charges following a groundbreaking May hearing in the district court. The winery and the duty manager in charge, Matteo Cozzolino, each faced a charge for breaking noise regulations. The charges...
Massey University’s Professor John Cockrem visited Pūtiki Bay last Friday, having already given Auckland Council his preliminary assessment of a revised management plan for the little penguins at the marina construction site. “Seeing the breakwater and seeing the bay has...
Lawyer and activist for Māori land rights, Pania Newton, sat on the breakwater at kennedy Point with a group of ten people from Ihumātao who came to support Protect Pūtiki last Friday. “We’ve come to support, to stand in solidarity...
A massive slice of island paradise bordering Awaawaroa Bay is set to be split up into 18 new lifestyle blocks if a consent application to subdivide the 182-hectare property gets the green light.  Last year the 59 Waimangu Road site,...
Concern is rising for people’s safety after a flashpoint between security guards and protesters swimming in the Kennedy Point construction zone on Tuesday. A bright blue shipping container landed outside the Sustainability Centre on Mako Street last week. Proudly emblazoned...
Kathryn Ngapo arrived back on Waiheke last Wednesday night and was keen to support the  kororā protectors at Pūtiki Bay as the drama of last Thursday’s confrontation between police, marina developers and protesters played out.  “I was sort of watching...
A long-awaited government response strategy designed to revitalise the depleted Hauraki Gulf is a good start, but not brave enough, according to many advocates in the marine sphere. Several say they’re shocked the strategy allows for ruinous fishing practices to continue,...