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Waiheke Is wins battle to protect rural land

A High Court decision has restored protection to Waiheke Island's rural land.

An Auckland council error has cost the Waiheke Island community tens of thousands of dollars.

Hobbyhorsing on Waiheke Island is quite a quirky ride

Emma Wilton, 11, with her 'stable' of hobbyhorses.

Who said you need to own a fancy, expensive horse to compete in show jumping or dressage?

'Rat lady' awarded QSM in Queen's Birthday Honours

Judith Jane Gilbert has been awarded the QSM for conservation.

Rats are a huge problem on Gt Barrier Island but Judy Gilbert (QSM) and her team sends them packing.

QSM for Waiheke Island Community Art Gallery director

Newly awarded the QSM for arts, Waiheke Community Art Gallery director Linda Chalmers.

Waiheke Community Art Gallery is a draw for artists and visitors, thanks to director Linda Chalmers.

Kiwi makes Storm debut

Brandon Smith showcased his power when he scored his first try for the Melbourne Storm.

The absence of Melbourne Storm captain Cameron Smith proved a boon for one Kiwi debutant.

E.coli in school water

Both schools on Waiheke Island draw water from the same bore.

Children at two schools on Auckland's Waiheke Island have been banned from drinking school water.

Waiheke Island to get 186-berth floating marina

The new marina will be built as a floating facility.

A marina at Waiheke's Kennedy Point has got the go-ahead, dashing a local group's hopes of preventing it.

'Grossly intoxicated' boatie gets off

A Thundercat, similar to the one Johnson drove.

Five times over the legal limit, Timothy Johnson drove his speedboat at high speed near other boats and swimmers. He escaped a conviction.

Disappointing summer affects olive yields

Yields are down this year across the country.

There's lean pickings in the Bay of Plenty as storms reduce yield by 90 percent.

Storm set to disrupt Auckland traffic

Localised downpours across Auckland were causing surface flooding.

Aucklanders have been warned the region could experience "extreme" weather conditions on Thursday.

Angry Waiheke: Protest blocks bus

Marchers set off in front of the double-decker.

"Double-deckers, double-wreckers": 200 fuming Waiheke Island residents vent frustration on tourist bus.

Weird summer weather but grape quality high

Mike Wood inspects the quality of the grapes before harvest.

The grapes are looking good for this year's vintage as Waiheke's annual wine festival approaches.

Ramp slips on Waiheke ferry

Fullers' fully computerised Capricornian Surfer ferry is on loan from Australia..

A woman and her three young children had to jump to safety as they disembarked a ferry.

A 20 kilometre swim? No big deal

The Waiheke Whale Huggers - a group of over 50 year olds participating in a 20 kilometre swim for a good cause.

Four inexperienced Waiheke swimmers are putting their bodies on the line for a 20km ocean swim for charity.  

Waiheke Island designer develops new way to attract business

Henri Smith and Charlie Brown (seated) work on the app from their Waiheke Island studio.

From small beginnings, a Waiheke app developer is extending his business nationwide and abroad.

Global stone painting craze rocks Waiheke

Finley Miles, 3, Tui Miller, 3 and Emilie Bell, 4 found some special treasures at a Waiheke playground.

Have you spotted a painted rock nestled in a park recently? It could be a treasure hunt prize.

Waiheke faces massive repairs after deluge hits school and business video

Waiheke Primary School principal Kathy Moy-Low shows how high the floods were on March 8.

Waiheke Primary School staff are working out of a temporary office and a business owner has to rebuild.

More downpours for Auckland

Water still covers large parts of the Clevedon area after flooding on Wednesday, with more downpours expected.

MetService and Civil Defence warn the supercity should prepare for more severe weather.

Rain, rain, go away

A slip below a road in Onetangi after flooding on Waiheke.

Torrential rain has caused widespread damage on Waiheke and more rain is on the way.

Heavy rain hammers Waiheke

The former Timberworld on Tahi Rd was left underwater after a night of torrential rain brought down a month's worth of ...

Flooding, landslides and power cuts cause damage as island receives a month of rain in one night.

Sexual assault on Waiheke

The Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter flew the woman to hospital.

Woman rushed to hospital following incident at party.

Islanders threaten mutiny

Susi Newborn, right, makes her point as she sits next to fellow protestor Stephanie Honeychurch at the Waiheke Local ...

They've had enough of double-decker tourist buses on Waiheke. Now, residents say they'll sit on the roads in protest.

Let the games begin

The ‘sexiest sport on earth’ is coming to one of the 'fifth best destinations in the world'.

Grab chance of two free tickets to Pop-Up Globe

Romeo and Juliet was a hit at the Pop-Up Globe during its first season. Now you can enter a draw for tickets to Much Ado ...

We're making 'much ado' about our Shakespeare theatre giveaway on Waiheke Neighbourly

'Blank slate' on Waiheke

The 189 hectare block overlooks Pipitewai Bay towards the eastern end of Waiheke.

Got a spare $10 million or so? A rare farm on luxury Waiheke Island is for sale.

Waiheke designer water bound for US competition

Jessie Ball is proud of his new Imperial water.

A Waiheke water supplier is aiming to sell gourmet water like vineyards market wine.

Revolt over double-deckers

Waiheke activist Susi Newborn, of Rainbow Warrior fame, is among the protestors.

Waiheke residents taking a stand over Fullers Ferries' double-decker tourist buses.

Aucklanders take top three places in 25km race

Tom Moyes, from Auckland's Glendowie, was Fuller's Wharf2Wharf overall winner.

Around 760 people entered the Waiheke Fuller's Wharf2Wharf race but Aucklanders took top honours.

Surprise for one at fun run finish line

Maurice presented Leah with a sapphire ring at the finish line after he completed the 5km run.

When breast cancer sufferer Leah Nelson went to see husband Maurice finish a race, she didn't expect romance

Waiheke gallery visitor numbers exceed expectations

Waiheke Community Art Gallery, Artworks, Oneroa is attracting more visitors than ever.

As Waiheke prepares for its headland Sculpture on the Gulf event, the gallery is doing rather well too.

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