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Takahe taking off on Rotoroa video

Takahe Kuini on an intravenous drip at Auckland Zoo

A feisty young takahē has made a miraculous recovery from a near-fatal infection is starting a new life on Rotoroa Island with her mate.

Queen thanks haka man

Ngahere Raharaha proudly holds his thank-you letter from the Queen of England.

Royal appointment for Waiheke man Ngahere Raharaha after performing a haka outside Buckingham Palace.

Rangihoua wins award for NZ

Rangihoua Estate owner Anne Stanimiroff said visitors were pouring in to taste the grove's award-winning olive oils.

Waiheke virgin olive oils won 12 out of 13 awards clocked up by New Zealand in an international competition.

Sex offender worked with kids

'Cody Harris', whose real name is Brad Bower, was at the opening night of the Waiheke production of Precipice at the ...

Brad Bowers was arrested on Waiheke where he had been working in a community theatre.

Waiheke soccer scores high in Argentina

South American fans follow Fullers Waiheke United AFC to every match, carrying flags of all kinds, beating drums and ...

A Waiheke football team is aiming for the top with a little help from international fans.

Fly My Pretties flock to Waiheke

Fly My Pretties recording new album The String Theory at another sell-out show.

Tickets are now on sale for Fly My Pretties' 2017 nationwide tour, which includes Waiheke Island.

One little slip leads to thrilling chopper rescue

Tim Le Couteur lies awaiting rescue by chopper.

Westpac's Auckland Rescue Helicopter had to race against the tide in a rescue now featuring on TV..

Tension mounts at local board over potential for development on Waiheke Island

Waiheke Local Board chairman Paul Walden is worried the eastern end of the island may be open for development.

The Waiheke Local Board is holding an extraordinary meeting tonight over amendments to the Unitary Plan.

Dozen candidates stand for Waiheke Local Board

Electoral Officer, Dale Ofsoske in the Auckland Local Body Elections.

There's a wide range of candidates running for the Waiheke Local Board's five seats.

Babies feed easier than in city

Gabrielle Hanak and baby Raphael Hanak, aged 9 months.

Mothers get together regularly in public on Waiheke Island to breastfeed and support each other.

$40 million for Waiheke schools

Waiheke's Te Huruhi Primary School entrance.

Te Huruhi Primary will get a brand new school and Waiheke High an upgrade and rebuild.

Hip hopping to Hollywood

Billie Jordan taught herself how to dance by watching YouTube clips and recruited her neighbours - aged 68 to 96 - to ...

She took a dance crew of senior citizens to the World Hip Hop Championships. Now she's going to be the subject of a film.

New Waiheke supermarket opens

Denise Roche and Dave Collo unveil the plaque.

After 15 years the wait is over for a new and improved Countdown on the island.

Irish play a smash hit

Billy (Kurt McCarthy) tries to impress sweetheart Helen (Tara Davis) while Bartley (Dion Musson) helps himself to lollies.

Waiheke audiences are loving witty Irish play, "The Cripple of Inishmaan", on at Artworks Theatre till July 30.

Wild weather sinks home

By the time the Andersons found out what had happened early the next morning, there was little left.

The Andersons renovated a boat to live aboard with their young family, but now that dream is in pieces.

Wild weather sinks home

By the time the Andersons found out what had happened early the next morning, there was little left.

The Andersons renovated a boat to live aboard with their young family but now that dream has gone.

Carter thrills Waiheke Island video

Dan Carter takes seven and eight-year-old rugby players through their paces on Waiheke Island.

People of all ages queued up to meet the former All Black when he visited a high school.

Ferry petition gets support from Minister

Hon Nikki Kaye says she encouraged the group to launch a petition and will be presenting it to parliament.

Hon Nikki Kaye says she will be working to pave the way for competition on Waiheke’s ferry route.

Call for fair competition on ferry route

Charlotte Lockhart will be placing the petition at various retail outlets and hopes to achieve thousands of signatures.

Waiheke Island ferry users want the route regulated in line with the rest of the region.

Rose McLeod leaves island home

Textile artist Rose McLeod was presented with a leaving gift by Waiheke Community Art Gallery director Linda Chalmers ...

Longtime Waiheke resident Rose McLeod says she can't afford to live on the island anymore.

Exciting two days for Jeanine as Matariki events draw near

Jeanine Clarkin

Waiheke fashion designer Jeanine Clarkin is bringing her creative and organising talents to Auckland's Matariki event.

Teen crushed between trucks

The man was airlifted by the Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter on Thursday morning.

Young man in serious condition after being crushed on Auckland's Waiheke Island.

Sculpture on Gulf kicks off

Pavilion Structure: Gregor Kregar's interactive sculpture won the $20,000 Lexus premier award at headland Sculpture on ...

Thirty-four artists have just been chosen to show their work at New Zealand's foremost sculpture exhibition on Waiheke Island.

King of the Orcs plays idiot at theatre

Actor John Rawls is enjoying his time on Waiheke preparing for his role as comic character Sir Andrew Aguecheek in ...

Waiheke audiences will get the chance to see Hobbit movie actor John Rawls in Twelfth Night this July.

Sex workers' group to benefit from exhibition

New Zealand Prostitues' Collective members Amber Davis, Annah Pickering and Jazz Ataahua with artist Katy Soljak and ...

Sex workers have had a sneak preview of paintings in an exhibition soon to open on Waiheke.

Love of Shakespeare inspires play adaptation

Will shipwrecked siblings Sebastian (Martha Slimm) and Viola (Sarah Dodd) ever see one another again? See Shakespeare's ...

Shakespeare's Twelfth Night is set for a short run at Oneroa's Artworks Theatre.

Top honours for Waiheke viticulturist

Competitors concentrate during the BioStart Hortisports competition.

Damp, drizzle, mud and cold didn't deter a group of young viticulturists from competing hard for a new title.

Spring safari tickets on sale

The 2016 Waiheke Island Garden Safari will be on November 12 and 13.

Earlybird tickets to this year's Waiheke Island Garden Safari events go on sale this week.

All hands on deck to save Heather Belle

Michael Raymond and landlady Radha Stead are having a party so people can help save Heather Belle. It is on June 18, ...

Michael Raymond has saved an ancient vessel from being broken up but needs help to restore her.

Gareth surfs waves of bureaucracy

Gareth Grace wants to see the skatepark expanded and upgraded so it's safer.

Waiheke Island kids could have a better and safer skatepark, thanks to an enterprising young man.

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