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Breast cancer survivors wanted

Pink Dragons meet twice a week and compete over summer, but are desperate for new members to stay afloat.

"Here we are showing people there can be life after breast cancer."

Modern Family star in NZ

Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Ferguson is in New Zealand with husband Justin Mikita.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson is here all week.

Roundup removed from select Auckland suburbs

Probable carcinogen glyphosate is in the commercially available weed killer Roundup used by Auckland Council.

Controversial weed-killer removed from streets of select Auckland suburbs.

Dinghy adds mystery to island fire

This dinghy was seen near Browns Island before the fire

The search is on for the owners of a dinghy found near Browns Island where a woman was found stranded.

Busy weekend for rescue chopper

Intensive Care Flight Paramedic Ross Aitken was winched down to assess a diver who hit his head

Rescue helicopter rushes to diving injury, tractor jack-knifing and an injured grandmother and grandson.

Designer Xanthe White speaks

Landscape artist Xanthe White's talk will be a 'must do'.

A treat awaits keen gardeners as landscape designer Xanthe White prepares to talk on Waiheke Island.

Fairy lights for fairytale proposal

Charleen Ryan thought of everything - even supplying her own engagement ring.

Woman's surprise proposal lights up entire length of Waiheke wharf, but did he say yes?

Serious crash on Waiheke

The Westpac Auckland Rescue Helicopter flew a person to hospital with serious injuries.

One person has been flown to hospital with serious injuries after the crash. 

Gym members demand refunds

Configure Express in Papakura closed in August but members are still waiting on refunds.

Members of a women's gym in Auckland say they are still waiting for refunds, more than two months after it closed.

Mike Lee is back and ready to serve

Councillor for Waitemata and Gulf Mike Lee has been re-elected for a third term.

Councillor Mike Lee returns for the third time.

A real Kiwi Housewives parody

Matt Earle and Josh Hall are the Real Houseboys of Waiheke.

The Real Houseboys of Waiheke - it's as hilarious as it sounds.

Chutney entices community

Cathy Knight, owner of Jenny's Kitchen, at the Waikato Home and Garden Show.

A Mt Eden resident’s chutney has spread its way to a finalist in the New Zealand Food Awards.

Striking a chord

Waiheke jazz duo ROOK are taking the island by storm

Lending a paw

We’ve all heard of guide dogs for the blind, but not many people have heard about hearing dogs for the deaf.

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.

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