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Stony Batter celebrates 80th anniversary

Historic Fort Stony Batter was built at the east end of the Island 80 years ago during World War II. To mark the site’s...

Waiheke’s new underground music scene

In a wet and wild weekend, Stony Batter played host to some of New Zealand’s top musicians. Graham Hooper braved the elements and the...

Summer opening for Stony Batter

Fort Stony Batter’s 1.2 kilometres of winding subterranean tunnels have received a facelift following the Department of Conservation’s approval of an exclusive lease. The...

Wind a ‘saving grace’ at Stony Batter blaze

A spark from a welding torch at Stony Batter Historic Reserve caused a grass fire last week scorching a massive section of land. Department...

Development plans for Fort Stony Batter

Ambitious plans for Stony Batter -  Fort Stony Batter is likely to get a massive upgrade and an injection of new life if a lease concession...

Public still locked out of tunnels

Stony Batter tunnels remain closed to the public almost a year after the Department of Conservation closed them. The tunnels, which were built during World...