After being caught in lockdown in Sydney since 26 June, Waiheke resident Osher Oriyah finally managed to get a flight home and a spot in managed isolation and quarantine last week. She flew back to Auckland last Wednesday, but it...
Two Waiheke food waste initiatives have scooped Auckland Council Love Food Hate Waste funding, with Friday lunchtime fixture Kai Conscious Cafe taking out the largest grant of $5000. Community Networks Waiheke was the winner for an idea with the Inglorious...
Waiheke’s community pantries and fridges are such a vital lifeline for scores of people on the island, that they are empty by 2pm every day. Many people even arrive early in the morning before they’re stocked. Volunteers for the Waiheke...
Police are investigating damage caused to a crane and barge while stationed at Kennedy Point for the marina construction project. Kennedy Point Marina project manager Scott Fickling says locks on a door giving access to the 200-tonne crane were disabled...
Five Waiheke viticulturists are in the running for the title of Auckland/Northern Young Viticulturist of the Year 2021. Nicky Grandorge of New Zealand Wine says this is the first year there has been a full contingent of eight contestants in...
The women’s section of the Waiheke Returned Services Association celebrated 35 years on Wednesday  5 May. The Ostend War Memorial Hall was packed with members from near and far who gathered to share stories and recognize special contributions to...
Clad in charcoal corrugated steel, a large new structure in Onetangi is ready for an internal fit-out after a challenging year. The Waiheke Community Housing Trust embarked on the $1 million Onetangi project, its first new build, in February 2020....
Connectivity today means cell towers and ultra-fast broadband but casting back, it was the post office that kept communities connected to the outside world. To explore this rich history in communication, from pigeon post to telegrams and letters, the Waiheke...
A blessing and the arrival of a barge at Kennedy Point this morning, Tuesday 9 March, signalled that construction of the marina planned for the bay may soon begin. Ngāti Pāoa kaumātua Harley Wade conducted the blessing on a boat...
The latest update at 3.43pm on Friday 3 March is that the National Advisory on tsunami activity is now cancelled. The advice from GNS Science based on ocean observations is that the Beach and Marine threat has now passed for...