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Regular ferry service launches for Man O’ War Bay

Man O’ War has confirmed that construction on an extension to their farm jetty has started. The plan includes a 23.8m gangway and a...

Ecofest celebrates all things sustainable

It’s that time of year again, when eco activities across Tāmaki Makaurau roll into one to celebrate the environment and sustainable living. Ecofest 2024...

Team effort sees emergency housing get the go-ahead

Permission has been granted for emergency and transitional housing at Living Waters Church in Surfdale – providing accommodation for 15 people and two staff...

Scientists discover undersea marvels beneath the Gulf

Marine scientists have been exploring never-before-seen reefs in the Hauraki Gulf, using remote operated vehicles to reach depths of 90 metres. It’s part of a...

Ko au te whenua, Ko te whenua ko au / ...

Opening at the Waiheke Community Gallery / Te Whare Taonga o Waiheke last Friday, alongside  The Reckoning, sculptural works by 2023’s Artist in Residence...

Gold and silver on the water at Takapuna Beach Cup

Paddlers fly in from Tahiti, Australia, Hawaii, the Cook Islands and elsewhere to participate in the world-famous Takapuna Beach Cup, which made a return...

Beached boat burnt down to its hull

A beached boat was consumed by fire on the Pūtiki Bay shoreline last Thursday evening. The Waiheke Volunteer Fire Brigade was called to the blaze...

Green MP’s hope for the future

In a rousing maiden speech at Parliament, Green MP Darleen Tana has spoken of the need to champion Papatūānuku and look after Aotearoa’s natural...

Waiheke teen shooting for the stars

Waiheke High School student Hannah Bakuwel, 15, doesn’t have her head in the clouds, she’s aiming much higher. Her dream is to be the...

Waiheke parades its Pride

Glitter, glamour and sunshine filled the streets of Oneroa on Sunday when revellers took part in Waiheke’s very own Pride parade. “The event was a...

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