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Vaccine mandate for ferry passenger day-trippers a ‘long shot’

When Aucklanders flock back to Waiheke, there’s growing concern around social distancing and Covid etiquette at the familiar pinch points on board and waiting...

Police encouraged ‘majority’ complying with rules not to jump on ferries

Auckland City Police say they are monitoring ferries to check that passengers coming to Waiheke aren’t breaching the new health order barring non-residents. However,...

Red light for day-trippers

The government’s three-step relaxation of Alert level 3 restrictions was seen by many as a green light for day-trippers to return to Waiheke, but...

On the fast-track to free ferry trips for children

The drive to get free weekend ferry trips for Waiheke kids in line with the rest of Auckland is ramping up, but it’s not...

Cruise conundrum continues

The summer cruise ship season is causing consternation among commuters who receive regular notifications alerting them of ferry delays or cancellations.  The responsibility of scheduling...

Summer half-hourly ferry timetable returns

Fullers has brought back half hourly ferry sailings for summer and started a new service from Waiheke at 8pm. Many small changes have been made...