Three young foreigners have been rescued from a boat drifting near Browns Island early this morning.
An open air fire ban has been imposed on the Hauraki Gulf Islands because of the lack of rain.
"It really is a family affair." That comment on Waiheke Choral Society panto Cinderella is not just about its appeal.
Residents wanting Waiheke to stay part of Auckland Central should say so, MP Nikki Kaye says.
Countdown Waiheke is reopening today after a short but fierce fire on Monday afternoon.
Auckland Council believes the Environment Court should decline resource consent for new marina.
A second story cafeteria at the Countdown on Auckland's Waiheke Island burned.
Men on motorbikes drove home the message that violence towards women must stop when they roared from Onetangi to Oneroa.
A horticulture project is reaping educational rewards and fresh yummy food for schoolchildren.
Young sailors will be able to set sail on new adventures thanks to the generosity of a trust.
Christmas is coming and so is panto season, with the Waiheke Choral Society due to open its production of Cinderella this week.
Waiheke Island residents gathered at Matiatia on Saturday as part of a national beach protest against deep sea oil drilling.
Neil Stewart, founder of the Way to Play programme is trying to help parents find their children again.
A man is in intensive care in hospital after losing control and coming off his motorbike .
A Seaplane gliding in to Oneroa will become a common sight with the launch of a new tourism venture.
Christmas threatens to be a pricier time than usual for people wanting to continue watching television.
Oil exploration ship Noble Bob Douglas chases all but one of the Oil Free Seas flotilla from the drill site west of Raglan.
Art was out in the garden but flowers were inside the art gallery to celebrate the Waiheke Island Garden Safari last weekend.
A gala auction event at Pie Melon Bay kicked off a weekend of showcasing the talents of Waiheke artists and raising funds for sick children.
Nikki Kaye could not resist the chance for a bit of Christmas shopping at the Ostend market.
Eleanor Ashby is blooming after winning the People's Choice category of the Waiheke Island Garden Safari.
Two of the island's water delivery companies are scotching rumours of rises in water prices.
Fullers Ferries' Waiheke monthly passes will no longer include free bus travel.
Foraging in the forest can produce all sorts of tonics and remedies, as George Gardner finds out.
Property owners have been sprucing up their gardens for months in anticipation of the annual spring fundraiser for sick Waiheke children.
It was all smiles at a packed out inauguration ceremony for new members of the five-strong Waiheke Local Board.
Copies of a pictorial book and a collection of poems with a kick-boxing theme will be flying off the shelves after a busy launch on Saturday.
A glass of bubbles marked the October 24 handover of the Waiheke SPCA back into community management.
A mother and daughter duo are being billed as one of the highlights of the Words on an Island - Waiheke Book Festival.
Motorists run the risk of getting a fine from Friday if they are not up to date with a law change.
Ghostly ghouls are preparing to cause a fright in the night at a haunted house in Surfdale this Halloween.
It's been 21 years since Jassy Dean died of meningococcal meningitis but her memory is still alive and a driving force behind the Waiheke Island Garden Safari.
A wedding fair with a "Waiheke feel" was a drawcard for brides-to-be on Sunday.
New York Times' 36 Six Hours in Asia & Oceania recommends Waiheke Community Art Gallery as a go-to destination.
Photographer Phillipa Karn has received an honour that will give one of her images global exposure.
Some of the island's hidden delights are among guided walks incorporated into the Waiheke Walking Festival.
Poems of all sorts and sizes adorn the fence surrounding the library building site at Artworks, in Oneroa.
Malcolm Philcox is one of 41 residents to feature in John Hawkesby’s book Waiheke – an island and its people.
A community poem project will be launched tomorrow and people are being invited to wax lyrical in aid of young mums' education.
A resounding "yes" to the Essentially Waiheke team and independent Shirin Brown marks the election of a fresh new board vowing to give residents a voice.
Waiheke will have an extra four officers arriving from Auckland to help out over Labour Weekend.
Controversial plans to free up space for more pay and display parking near Matiatia wharf could be in place by the New Year.
Island resident Celia Walmsley is once again at the helm of the Tempo Dance Festival.
Visitors to Waiheke had an unusal welcome to the island on Friday after being greeted by a group of zombies.
The documentary that received a standing ovation on its island debut, Behind the Label, is being re-shown because of strong demand.
Dicky Cheffri wants her Nepalese students to learn Maori skills from Potiki Adventures' Bianca Ranson.
A group of Waiheke women have gone outside their comfort zones to produce a calendar which will help people with a crippling disease.
Mikey Gallon can now follow in his dad's footsteps as a commercial fisherman and charter operator after getting his skipper's ticket.
A young Ostend man has been caught by police for drug dealing hundreds of times.
Youth Affairs Minister Nikki Kaye describes Surfdale resident Bianca Ranson as a great leader doing some great things.
Do you wear a lifejacket when you are on the water - no matter what vessel you are in?