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...
Bus delays and cancellations fuelled by drivers being off sick with covid are adding to frustrations with Auckland Transport’s (AT) bus services on Waiheke.  The 501 bus, which ostensibly runs regular services to Kennedy Point via Surfdale, has been coined...
‘He loved sharing music and giving enjoyment... It was total dedication’ Moving tributes have been paid to music guardian and living museum creator Lloyd Whittaker, who died on Sunday aged 88. Lloyd and wife Joan shared their world-class collection of working...
St John ambulance officers were busy on Waiheke in 2020 despite the Covid-19 lockdowns.  During the last calendar year, St John responded to 1204 incidents. Although this was an eight percent decrease from 2019, where St John Waiheke was called...
After celebrating its 20th anniversary last year, Waiheke’s popular garden festival is to take a year off in 2021 to give it time to “revitalise”. The Garden Festival has been the major annual fundraising event for the Jassy Dean Trust,...
Inspirational runner, trainer, Gulf News columnist and Trail Tribe champion Sarah Gloyer has been awarded a Waiheke Best Ever certificate and $1000 for her efforts to keep the island fit and healthy. The award comes as Waiheke Harriers held their final AGM,...
The burning question of ‘Who killed Barry?’ remains one of several hot topics amongst the Ostenders as episode three on Tuesday delved even deeper into the secrets and hidden truths of the quirky cast of characters. The disappearance of Dr...
Piritahi Hau Ora team produced another memorable Waitangi Day of manaakitanga at Piritahi marae in Blackpool on 6 February. Over 400 people took part in the welcoming pōwhiri, and after a cup of tea to complete the process, they...
Experience Marine Reserves interactive days take place this weekend with two events at two locations.  Explore the waters of Enclosure Bay on Saturday 18 January between 11am and 4pm by bringing your own gear or get free hire of mask,...
The masterminds behind Te Ara Kirihimete/The Path of Christmas are celebrating a very successful event and a great turnout. Co-organisers Tanya Batt and Kashmir Postel say they have received lots of feedback from people who preferred the more immersive experience...