The builder carried out works on Miriama Kamo's Waiheke home without consent.
Julie Biuso has already experienced the Waiheke community spirit only two months after moving to the island.
Hundreds of raffle tickets raised $1500 for the Jassy Dean Trust.
Organisers of the annual fundraiser for sick Waiheke children are celebrating the highest profits ever from their spring garden event.
A network of walkways that form a 100km loop around Waiheke Island is officially open and people are being encouraged to get out and enjoy it.
Waiheke Rotary Club is making a difference in Vanuatu by installing tanks and helping people rebuild their homes.
Three young men on Waiheke are counting their blessings after dodging impalement in a car crash.
Waiheke's Carolyn Gillum is off to the Arctic Circle after winning a fellowship to complete a crime novel.
OPINION: When the time comes to attribute a cause to this weekend's helicopter crash, we must protect lives.
As Phil Goff announces his bid for Auckland's top job, the city's residents tell us what they want from a new mayor.
OPINION: A big modern city needs a big modern public transport system – as Kiwis see overseas.
Explore service betwen Waiheke and Auckland reduced after D6 was taken out of service
Mick Fleetwood and his partner get a backyard experience at Frenchman's Hill Estate.
Two Waiheke musicians are aiming to delight an Oneroa audience with passionate music from the last century.
Ten-year-old Maija Fredrichberg overcomes daily physical challenges with a positive outlook.
A small business on Waiheke has got off to a sticky start after siting tourism binoculars near the beach.
Seven arrests and an large, unrelated, scrub fire have been keeping emergency services busy on Waiheke.
Waiheke Island's school principals are planning a programme for gifted and talented children.
The Witches by Roald Dahl, directed by Stephanie Wilkin
Waiheke's maritime environment is the inspiration for a new exhibition opening on Friday at the Waiheke Community Art Gallery.
Retiring Waiheke police sergeant Peter Knight is lauded for transforming community and youth policing on Waiheke.
Waiheke police are vowing to beat high school teachers in an off-road car race on November 22.
French visit an opportunity to show solidarity with the people of Paris, Waiheke Rugby Club president Vern Whitehead says.
Young Waiheke Island photographers capture experience with team of professional mentors.
Cricket attracts a new round of young players for Waiheke Island.
Waiheke Pool Society is looking for new committee members to speed up plans for an aquatic centre.
Safari garden takes out the Helen Routledge trophy for the second time.
Fresh face of Waiheke Literary Festival offers experience and new ideas.
Waiheke Literary Festival hosts the first public rehearsed reading of Carl Nixon's latest play.
Waiheke Living Without Violence is launching 16 Days of Action on November 25 to highlight domestic assault issues.