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Skaters seek wriggle room for $350k park

Skateboarders filed into Waiheke’s Local Board office last week to lobby for some last-minute changes to plans for the island’s new $350,000 skatepark. Under the...

Extinction Rebellion group charts local action

Extinction Rebellion Waiheke (XRW) launched last week as part of an international movement calling for governments to acknowledge and take urgent action to limit...

Skaters celebrate half-pipe dream come true

A competition at the Tawaipareira Reserve skatepark celebrates an upcoming makeover park users say is well overdue. “The event is in celebration of the skatepark...

Teens call for skate park revamp

Waiheke teenager Gareth Grace is on a mission to get Ostend skate park upgraded. He says the existing skateboarding area at Tawaipareira Reserve is too...