It was a busy weekend for the Jiu Jitsu community with one Tukaha Waiheke adult representative competing in the NZ Grappler South Island Championship in Christchurch, and 14 Tukaha Waiheke entrants in the in-house tournament held at the Tukaha...
Waiheke Sailor Mike Delamore has returned from his epic one-month solo circumnavigation of New Zealand, raising awareness and more than $7000 for the Kate along the way. Pulling into Matiatia last Wednesday under bare poles and with no diesel left in...
A working bee at Waiheke Waka Ama Club on the weekend saw all hands on deck to give the waka Hinemoana a spruce up in anticipation of the season ahead. Taking place on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 October,...
Waiheke sailing star Serena Woodall will continue to train hard, despite news the Youth America’s Cup has been cancelled. The 18-year-old is the youngest of the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron’s Youth America’s Cup squad of six male and six...
The Waiheke Rams Premier Two team’s resounding 34-6 victory over the Pt Chevalier Pirates puts them in the driver’s seat to take out the 2020 season. The epic top-of-the-table clash saw the sidelines packed with supporters from both sides, who...
Skateboarders filed into Waiheke’s Local Board office last week to lobby for some last-minute changes to plans for the island’s new $350,000 skatepark. Under the auspices of Waiheke Island Skateboarder Action Group, the skaters outlined design modifications they want to...
Coronavirus is cancelling some of life’s biggest moments – among them last Friday was the 20km Chopper Swim from Waiheke Island to Mechanics Bay in the city. Los Locals, a band of swimmers from Waiheke, had trained and fundraised for...
Waiheke runners dominated Saturday’s Wharf2Wharf nib marathon, taking first place in both male and female races. Andrew Sexton came first again, beating his time at the inaugural Wharf2Wharf marathon last year by just 45 seconds. He completed the 42-kilometre course...
A successful season at the Te Huruhi Community Pool has been capped off by the addition of new umbrellas, backstroke poles and flags. A pace clock is also due to be installed next week. Pool manager Tanya Russell says the...
Waiheke High School spirit was on full display once again at the annual Beach Sports. The entire school spent the day at Oneroa beach competing in a wide variety of events - kayaking, beach flags, volleyball, tug of war...