The Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust is fighting to stop its funding being slashed by more than $1 million from July this year.
Protestors seeking to prevent a marine reserve on Waiheke Island have submitted a petition to MP Nikki Kaye.
A group of volunteer firefighters are excited about being even closer to reaching their target of raising $10,000 for Leukaemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand.
The island is at risk of losing the 1A bus service along Seaview and Waiheke roads.
True love triumphs over fire
The threat of fire and exploding cars weren't enough to keep Waiheke couple George and Steve from saying 'I do'.
A huge cleanup of the Waiheke coastline has started as part of Seaweek 2014.
It was a copy of the Waiheke Marketplace sent halfway round the world that resulted in a special presentation at the island's RSA this month.
Moving from trauma to relative tranquillity is an opportunity new Waiheke police Constable Gabrielle Thomson grabbed with both hands.
An early morning callout to a burning vessel marked the start of a full-on day for Waiheke Coastguard on Friday.
An outbreak of measles in Auckland is prompting health officials to remind people how easy it is to catch the virus.
A fun day at Onetangi Sports Park will help a group of fire fighters reach their goal to raise $10,000 for a good cause.
Two people escaped with only mild smoke inhalation after their boat caught fire in the Hauraki Gulf and eventually sank.
Brent Farquhar got more than he bargained for when he bought a $100 glass of champagne.
A raft of new experiences is awaiting sports teacher Alvaro Carril and students on a culture swap from inland Chile.
A day of action for the whole family is expected this Sunday at the Onetangi Beach Races.
When Russell Duurloo started making rum he had no idea it would be such a hit with microlight enthusiasts.
Advanced technology will see women with breast implants being able to be screened for breast cancer on Waiheke Island next month.
Holding back the tears was a supreme act of self control for Palm Beach resident Eric Tracey when a surprise haka was performed in his honour in London.
A massive weekend of music, sport and cultural attractions on the mainland failed to daunt organisers of a fundraiser in Rocky Bay.
A 10-year-old's fall from a flying fox yesterday forced the temporary closure of EcoZip Adventures.
Opponents of a marine reserve off Waiheke are urging the Waiheke Local Board to consult residents.
The gay community on Waiheke Island is preparing to sparkle and shine at this year's Pride Parade in Auckland.
Students at Waiheke High are in for an inspirational year under the guidance of its just-appointed prefects.
Quadruple amputee Charlotte Cleverley-Bisman may have just met the love of her 10-year-old life.
Ryan Herbert is partially blind and suffers developmental delays. But there is one thing he enjoys more than anything and that is making music.
Dave Malan is on a 240-day waiting list to be reconnected to broadband after opting to disconnect.
Architect Geoff Waters has come up with a concept for a marina at Kennedy Pt which has room for a secondary ferry passenger service.
The new local board is refuting claims by a previous member it could risk losing $1.42m of ratepayers' money.
A move up north will not stop legendary jam maker Maureen Van der Lee from preserving a dollop or two of her magic.
Double lung transplant patient Katherine Harris will be lining up for this year's Ports of Auckland Round the Bays .
A book written by an island author is being lauded as a good read for young children in the South of England.
New Waiheke High principal Jude Young wants all of her students to have more opportunities in life.
Thousands of dollars donated on the island will help survivors of a dreadful typhoon in the Philippines.
A cannabis home-grower from Waiheke Island called police when thieves stole a three-plant crop.
Everyone is invited to mark their diaries for Waitangi Day celebrations at Piritahi Marae.
Auckland Blues' players delighted fans when they trained at Waiheke Rugby Club last Wednesday.
A flowering queen bromeliad is a rare sight and any gardener would love to see one, Onetangi resident Lance Wilson says.
Two love birds overcame the fuss, dramas and escalating costs associated with organising a wedding by eloping to Waiheke in a seaplane.
Octogenarian Eileen Evans believes she's in better shape now than when she was 18. And she's got the track record to prove it.
A yacht has been saved from the perils of rocks at Putiki Bay, thanks to quick thinking residents.
Saturday evening's event could not have gone better because of the attitude, behaviour and genuine affection from everyone there.
Wharf 2 Wharf committee member Ann Brown finds out more about one participant who enjoys taking part in the annual fun run and walk.
Volunteers have been quietly preparing for disaster while the island has been dealing with a busy summer.
A trip to Fielding for the 20th Anniversary Scouts Jamboree was a great experience for local socuts.
Don McKenzie has been recognised for his services to physiotherapy and the blind in the New Year honours list.
More than $30,000 was raised following an anti-marina concert at Pie Melon Bay.
Bianca Ranson is looking forward to another successful year after running away with a top award.
Smokers who have already broken their New Year resolution to quit the habit are being advised to try hypnotism.
Police are pleased that no arrests were made on Waiheke Island during New Year's Eve celebrations.
Hypnotherapist Richard Webster is claiming a 92 per cent success rate in helping smokers to quit the habit.
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