Health and Fitness

Health and Fitness

The St John ambulance team on Waiheke is one of the busiest in the Auckland region, and over the summer months the crew face many unique challenges, as Sophie Boladeras discovers. Traversing Waiheke’s rugged terrain to attend one of the...
Times of crisis often prompt us to move forward faster than we might otherwise, as we are forced to find new ways of doing things – and that’s seen Waiheke health workers turning more and more to tech for...
Waiheke is set to enjoy a new species of butterfly thanks to one woman’s crusade against a deadly and debilitating illness. Sure, those butterflies will adorn the backs of Fullers’ buses and the lapels of their drivers rather than flitting...
Fullers Netball College 1 is playing in the Senior B open grade this season. After winning three out of four games on grading day, the team was placed in a very high, tough grade. They are going to be...
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...
The Waiheke Oranga Urgent After-Hours Service celebrated the project launch on Sunday 5 January with a gathering and blessing at Oneroa Accident and Medical Centre.   Just before 9am staff from all three island medical centres gathered outside the main...
Waiheke Waka Ama Club has had an outstanding run at the Karapiro nationals last month, with one of the tiniest teams taking a top ten spot. • Jo Parker Full Story in this weeks Gulf News.... Out Now!    
“It’s a great feeling being the underdog and then taking home a score younger crews would be proud of,” 96-year-old dancer Kara Nelson (aka Kara Bang Bang) said after last weekend’s Auckland Regional Hip Hop Championships. The Waiheke Hip Op-eration...
The annual Madame Rouge Cross Country run was held in the Onetangi ‘Valley of Vines’ last Sunday, raising funds for the Waiheke High School Scholastic Trust. Usually held on the first Saturday of the year, the run was delayed a...
Hundreds walked or ran the 5km, 10km or went the full distance in the third annual Hawaiian Airlines Waiheke Half Marathon on Saturday. A still morning greeted about 1000 runners who circled Oneroa and Blackpool from the Alison Park start/finish...