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March For Nature, with strong Waiheke contingent, fills Queen Street

An estimated 20,000 - 30,000 people gathered in Aotea Square last Saturday 8 June for the March for Nature to protest the Luxon coalition...

Electrifying ferries ‘single most impactful’ move to reduce emissions

Waiheke ferries, buses and cars going electric would take the single biggest bite out of our carbon emissions. A new report from an environmental...

The Heke wins Outstanding Local

Local venue The Heke celebrated a big win last week, taking home the Outstanding Local Establishment award for Waiheke and Eastern Auckland at the...

Golden future opens up for Tama Marshall

It was always going to be an uphill battle for Waiheke’s Tama Marshall to take a victory over hometown favourite Cassius Worthington if they...

Capturing the flit and flash of Waiheke’s magnificent manu

Perched high above Blackpool Beach overlooking mudflats, sea and bush, Mark Lapwood NZCS ACS, cinematographer, independent film-maker, photographer and bird-lover quietly sits and waits....

Dirt Track’s fireworks fundraising starts with a bang

The Waiheke Dirt Track Club is making good progress fundraising to keep its annual 5 November fireworks display going, despite not getting a grant...

High winds brings trees down on homes and cars

A powerful storm ripped through the Auckland region and battered the whole upper North Island last Wednesday night, 29 May. Niwa recorded 2000 lightning...

Princess Chelsea toasted with a Tūī

2023 Taite prize winner Princess Chelsea has another trophy to pop on her shelf after winning the Tūī for Best Alternative Artist at the...

Media awards: hat-trick for island papers

Waiheke-owned sister news papers Gulf News and Waiheke Weekender took out a clutch of top honours at the New Zealand Community Newspaper Association’s annual...

Locals day

Ecozip’s Locals Day is back again in 2024. The event will be the adventure tourism company’s third edition and will be held on Sunday...

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