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Most of the properties targeted were residential but Island Grocer on Ocean View Road was also hit. The shop’s co-owner Nicky Cairns says she learnt about the burglary when she went to open up the store on Saturday. “There...
The body of a dolphin washed ashore at Palm Beach on Tuesday morning, just four days after a pod of dolphins were stranded at Whakanewha. A group of four community members watched over the dolphin’s body, keeping dogs and...
Waiheke residents are working to save a pod of dolphins that are stranded at Whakanewha. Although the earliest reports, from around 10.30am, said 19 dolphins were stuck on shore, by midday nine remained on the beach. Two have died,...
The rapid proliferation of helipads on Waiheke Island over the past decade has long been a concern for many residents. With more than 50 helipads, the island has roughly same number as Busan, South Korea, a city of 3.4...
Waiheke High School has taken delivery of a new composting system that will repurpose food waste for their school food gardens.  After conducting a food waste audit at the school, student ambassadors crunched the numbers and found that 57 percent...
Many islanders and visitors will have noticed their favourite vineyards and restaurants are closed, as winter illnesses and a downturn in tourist numbers seasonal have led many restaurateurs to temporarily close up. Mirroring a trend often seen in Europe, whereby...
Auckland Transport is about to begin stage two of a three-part maintenance upgrade at Mātiatia Wharf. AT delivery manager for PT, Facilities and Structures Joshua Hyland says for this work to happen safely, the main wharf will be closed...
Auckland councillor Efeso Collins, the current frontrunner in the race for mayor, visited the Ostend Market last Saturday to meet Waiheke voters. Efeso, who is favoured by 27 percent (a four-point lead) according to the latest Auckland Ratepayers Alliance-Curia poll,...
Residents will have their say on Auckland Council’s Draft Reserve Management Plan, a long-running process that will determine the future of the island’s golf course and sports facilities. The Waiheke Local Board will discuss updates and the content of the...
The Devonport service will be fully integrated into the AT network, and run in the same way Auckland’s buses and trains are – with AT owning the vehicles and contracting an operator to run them, in this case Fullers. AT...