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Commission on island to get feedback on split proposal

Commissioners will ask islanders what they think about local self-governance.

Local Government Commissioners will be on Waiheke for two days for feedback on Auckland split application.

Priscilla - Queen of the Desert Giveaway

Elaborate costumes, dance floor anthems and a giant pink bus are about to hit Auckland.

Waiheke football's Cinderella story video

The Waiheke United Fullers Football Team wins Senior Men's Conference.

They can't even train after dark but this small island's football team have defied the odds.

Weather warning for Auckland video

Heavy rain with a chance of thunderstorms on the way for Auckland and the Coromandel

Batten down the hatches, Auckland and the Coromandel.

Zipline treat for Moko protest kids

Kelston kids applaud Eco-zip and Variety for their day out.

Kids who marched to protest toddler Moko's brutal death were rewarded with a free zipline experience on Sunday.

Waiheke files for judicial review over RUB removal

Onetangi Beach currently marks the end of the majority of Waiheke's urban development. With removal of the RUB, there is ...

Waiheke is appealing against the removal of a rule that protected rural areas from development.

Trust helps sick children's parents have a life

Maija Fredrichberg, 11, George Fredrichberg, 14 and mum Jessie Russell say the Jassy Dean Trust has been a huge help.

Waiheke Island's Jassy Dean Trust is a lifesaver for families with sick children.

Man in serious condition after quad bike roll

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter rushed two seriously injured men to hospital after incidents at the weekend.

A man was rushed to hospital in a serious condition after rolling a quad bike on Waiheke.

Time to hit the road

Waiheke High School student Matariki Roche is excited about starting her driving lessons.

Waiheke's first ever driving school has got into gear after 12 months of planning. 

For sale: Waiheke Island Airfield

Waiheke Island is a popular getaway spot, but also permanent home to several thousand people.

Island's airstrip is up for grabs, and includes consent that could see a large resort built in its place.

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.

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