Laurie Leonard will be marching in her uniform with pride on Anzac Day.
World War I private Joseph Williams must have had a guardian angel looking out for him the day a German shell exploded in the hole he'd picked to take cover.
It's rare to find that one of your relatives is being celebrated nationally so it's no wonder Colin Brooke is grinning after discovering his great aunt Eva features on a postage stamp.
TWO musicians are intent on giving Waiheke Island residents a sense of what life was like during World War I with a multi-media performance that will set spines tingling.
Sunny skies and a diverse selection of talent drew big crowds to the fifth annual Waiheke International Jazz Festival.
Musicians are tuning up for a weekend of non-stop entertainment on Waiheke Island this Easter.
Teenager Kavanna Jade is thrilled to be New Zealand's first ever Make-A-Wish child ambassador.
People are being warned about spontaneous combustion after a woman's lucky escape on Waiheke Island.
New jobs will come with Waiheke Island's new, improved Countdown supermarket.
Dancing, music and grapes underfoot marked the start of the Waiheke Vintage Festival.
The Waiheke International Jazz Festival has a top lineup of acts ready to entertain.
Billie Jordan's vision started as a flash mob of senior citizens and ended up as a world renowned dance crew.
Luxury Waiheke lodge's infinity pool included in Trip Advisor's World's Extraordinary Pools list for 2015.
A supermarket store manager is challenging shoppers to tell him their gripes so he can do something about them.
Sculptures on display as part of a popular outdoor exhibition are selling for thousands of dollars.
An SPCA inspector believes more animals are abandoned on Waiheke Island than anywhere else she has worked.
The search is on for the mystery shooter who killed much loved family dog Remy.
A number of sculptures were vandalised at the opening weekend of the headland Sculpture on the Gulf exhibit.
One Waiheke local board member has re-introduced the subject of self-governance for Waiheke Island.
Giant dandelions made from recycled steel are towering over Matiatia Bay.
Police seek further information after arresting a man on Waiheke Island for offensive behaviour.
Sculpture on the Gulf is less than a month away and managing it is proving to be a mammoth task.
Six-week defence forces camp bans phones and tv and inspires teen to be a navy galley chef.
A Waiheke woman has grown her flock of doves into a budding new business venture of the romantic kind.
Being on 24-hour call means you can't plan anything on Christmas Day, including a social drink.
As housing affordability lessens there is concern Waiheke Island will lose young families, tradesmen and essential workers.
Hopes for a pool on Waiheke stay alive with a school rebuild providing an opportunity to make the dream a reality.
Infamous prison escapee to be reunited with his own artwork and a drawing by a machine-gun killer.
Those wanting to stock up their booze for Christmas can count out Waiheke Countdown in early December.
A 2.6 magnitude earthquake was felt by some residents on Waiheke Island this morning.