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Greens co-leader visits island after Fast-track Approvals Bill protests

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The day after tens of thousands of people marched down Queen Street to protest the coalition government’s Fast-track Approvals Bill, Green Party co-leader Chlöe...

Celebrating our tireless volunteers

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From the legends who deliver meals on wheels, to the firefighters and the divers restoring ocean habitats, Waiheke runs on the goodwill of its...

The swimming dead; keep an eye out for ‘zombie’ snapper

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Fisheries New Zealand has received five reports of ‘zombie’ snapper since a fisherwoman spoke to media about catching two in the Kaipara Harbour on...

Public housing waitlist figures balloon in Auckland region

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The number of Aucklanders on the public housing waitlist is eclipsing previous figures, reaching nearly 11,000 people. Auckland Council’s community impact unit recently presented an...

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

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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

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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

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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

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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...