Waiheke’s Chatham Cup dream ended with heartbreaking 1-0 home defeat to Eastern Suburbs on Saturday. Waiheke were the smallest club left in the hunt for New Zealand football’s most coveted trophy, and were definite underdogs in this quarterfinal clash. On...
Waiheke were hit hard by illness and injury before travelling to Gower Park, Hamilton, to take on high-flying Melville United. Three weeks ago Waiheke produced a sensational upset away over Melville in the Chatham Cup but sadly there was...
Waiheke Pirates felt the heat against College Rifles Bombers in the first round of the nationwide under-85kg National Cup knockout competition, falling 5-46. A new-look Waiheke team, bolstered by some talented recruits, competed well in the first half, with the...
Waiheke Rugby Club hosted the Women’s World Cup last Saturday – the silverware that is. The trophy was on display at the club’s Onetangi Sports Park home during a club day in which 12 local teams played.  Also on hand at...
An improvised Waiheke Under-85kg Pirates rugby team, missing players affected by injuries and Covid, held their own in the first half against the GTEC Taniwhas in the competition’s second round last Saturday. But they eventually succumbed to their opponents, losing...
Waiheke Surf Club celebrated the end of another great summer on the island with their annual Little Nippers Carnival and prizegiving at Onetangi Beach on Sunday 10 April. Nearly 100 children and their families played games, raced in the...
After making the hard decision to postpone the Onetangi Beach Races due to Covid restrictions, the Rotary Club of Waiheke needed to find an alternative way to fundraise to support their many youth and community-focused projects. Fortunately, the Waiheke Golf...
Waiheke Boating Club and the Classic Yacht Association’s annual race to Kennedy Point was hampered by lack of wind and the course had to be shortened, with the finish line moved to between Motutapu and Motuihe islands. The event, held...
Radio-controlled yachting is a growing sport in Aotearoa, with some 25 clubs dedicated to sailing the miniaturised vessels.  Waiheke Radio Controlled Yacht Club is a group of sailing enthusiasts who race models known as DragonForce65.  The club puts on regular events...
Waiheke sailing star Serena Woodall will join the world’s best youth foiling athletes in Florida in February to compete in the Youth Gold Foil Cup (YFGC) 2022. Serena, who was selected to represent New Zealand in this year’s cancelled Youth...