For the last 20 years the Waiheke Toy Library, an incorporated society and registered charity, has been run by a group of volunteer mothers. They aim to support families by providing children (ages 0-12) with good quality toys which...
When Waiheke Sea Scouts chairman Daniel Tisch read a public notice in Gulf News on 31 March, warning that kayaks in Enclosure Bay would be removed by 25 April at 5pm, he asked the Waiheke Local Board what would...
An excavator used to remove rocks from the kororā habitat at Kennedy Point is reported to have been damaged while parked in the Kennedy Point carpark last week. A police spokesperson confirms a burglary report was received on Thursday 7...
The final remnants of the Marauder, the vessel that sunk in Oneroa Bay, were broken up and pulled from the ocean last Thursday, 3 February. The team at Gulf Island Earthmovers were deployed to clear the hull of the boat...
Rescue helicopter paramedics flew to Waikopou Bay just south of Man o’ War Bay on Wednesday last week to help a man in his 70s aboard a 33-foot sailing vessel. The man was suffering from a medical complaint and his...
Waiheke is mourning the death of one of the island’s most recognisable characters – activist, musician and teacher Kara Nelson, who died on Tuesday aged 102. Jane Griffith, a friend for 20-years, said Kara had been ready to go after...

 As Gulf News went to press on Wednesday morning, drama was playing out on the rocks off Matiatia Bay where owner Ari Vanderschoot and Ben Vroom were dealing with their 70-foot Rosalie Clare being driven aground following Tuesday night’s...
Surfdale resident Raymond Waru of Ngāpuhi is thanking the community for a massive show of support after he found himself in a painful and dangerous position on Saturday night. The author and retired broadcasting pioneer specialising in Māori, heritage and...
More than 1400 people are self-isolating because of Covid-19 in Auckland metro as of Tuesday this week, and when the region moves to the traffic light framework and later opens its borders, this number is expected to rise. As such,...
The Waiheke Working Sail Charitable Trust, which owns the Kate, a 19th-century trading cutter that has been lovingly restored over the past decade by Waiheke residents, is seeking further funding to pay for a new engine and propellor to...