Waiheke’s Chatham Cup dream run ended with a tight 1-0 loss at local rivals North Shore.  This was an epic encounter and Waiheke can hold their heads high as they played with passion and skill, and dominated their higher ranked...
Around 1000 brave souls, including an Olympic swimmer or two, will take to the chilly waters of Oneroa this weekend as part of the inaugural Hot Springs Spa Iceberg swim. Three-time Olympic swimmer Dean Kent and two of his brothers,...
Waiheke defeated Oratia 3-2 in the first round of the Chatham Cup, and played far better than the close score suggests.  The Chatham Cup is New Zealand’s oldest and most prestigious knockout competition, and is contested annually by every club in the...
Last Saturday was not only a historic day for women’s rugby with the inaugural Super Rugby match between Auckland Blues and Chiefs but Wāhine Toa o Waiheke also enjoyed a convincing first-ever win. Their 35-20 victory against East Tamaki has...
Ears pricked and there was a certain amount of equine amusement as Waiheke Pony Club riders dressed, disguised and devised spectacular costumes for the annual fancy dress and games day event last Sunday. Four-year-old Holden Cole aboard pirate pony Rosie...
On Saturday the Pirates kicked off their 2021 U85kg season against last year’s beaten national finalists the Varsity Squids.  It was a baptism of fire for the new Waiheke team re-entering the competition after a three-year hiatus, and the 5-62...
Waiheke High School held its highly anticipated annual beach sports day last Wednewday after having to postpone the event earlier in the term due to a tsunami warning. The school was rewarded with a stunning day; clear skies and barely...
On Sunday 21 March the Waiheke Tennis club had their yearly Club Champs. The weather was perfect with little wind, and there was a great turnout by members to watch the matches.  The club is one of the few who...
Fair skies and light winds weren’t ideal for America’s Cup Racing on Sunday 14 March, but it made for spectacular conditions for Waiheke Island Pony Club’s Showjumping Day, with riders of all ages enjoying a day of friendly competition...
It was a carnival of colour on Waiheke High’s playing fields last Wednesday as the school’s athletes faced off for maximum house points. Bragging rights went to house Ponui, who successfully defended their 2020 crown, with fierce competition amongst the...