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Dolly the donkey delivered from swampy doom

Dolly the donkey found herself in a dicey dilemma after wandering into the middle of a swamp on Monday.  Owners Poppy and Jason Judkins say...

Black algae cleanup underway

A cleanup crew has begun removing black algae at Blackpool and Surfdale beaches. Auckland Council has placed signs to warn residents not to touch...

Record recycling as over half of all island waste diverted

© Waiheke Gulf News Ltd Island Waste Collective has set a new annual record in recycled material. The recycling organisation has diverted 3,128.20 tonnes of...

Party vote Green enough for Darleen

Waiheke’s Darleen Tana set off for Parliament on Monday primed to take up a position as one of seven new Green MPs. Number 13 on...

Surfdale church offers free monthly lunches for senior citizens

Waiheke church, Living Waters is now offering a monthly lunch for senior citizens every second Wednesday at 12pm. With increasing numbers of elderly island...

Candidates respond to island issues

Gulf News asked Auckland Central and Tāmaki Makaurau electoral candidates questions about key issues affecting Waiheke. We will be printing their responses over the...

Waiheke petrol may cost $4 per litre by Christmas

Waiheke motorists are likely to be getting a lump of coal in their Christmas stockings this year, with petrol prices hitting $4 per litre. AA...

Rationale for Waiheke ferry exemption ‘proven flawed’ – Waka Kotahi report

In response to numerous official information act requests, including from Gulf News, New Zealand Transport Agency Waka Kotahi has finally released its consultant’s report...