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.
Kavanna Jade, 15, has been granted one of the items on her bucket list by Make a Wish - to go on holiday to the Gold Coast.
A shortage of long-term Waiheke rentals is forcing families to look for new accommodation regularly as tourism grows.
A fall while on holiday left Eileen Courtney-Marshall fighting to save her leg from a flesh-eating bug.
Opponents of a 160-berth marina at Matiatia on Waiheke Island hope it can be turned down or scaled back.
Firefighters had to carry Stephen Fisher off Waiheke when he collapsed. 2 years on, he's 101kg lighter and barely recognisable.
Islands in the Hauraki Gulf, including Waiheke, have some of the lowest capital valuation rises for homes.
High hopes of a decision soon on a proposed 160-berth marina on Waiheke and both sides are quietly confident.
"Creative" man who died in Waiheke Island boat fire is farewelled at memorial service.
A karakia for David Hargreaves Brady set the scene on Waiheke Island as the boat he died in was removed.
Technical issues prevented a new Waiheke ferry service from launching at the weekend.
A special magnum of wine is going under the hammer to raise money for the island's hospice.
For the first time in a decade two companies will run ferries between Waiheke and Downtown Auckland.
Bones found on Waiheke Island have been identified as pre-European.
A series of white wooden crosses will be erected in Ostend to pay homage to residents in the armed forces who died during World War I or later on Waiheke.
National ban commercial fishing from parts of Marlborough Sounds and Hauraki Gulf, but workers may get compensation.
A night of wine, live music and a "highly unusual" art auction is happening in a bid to block Matiatia's proposed marina.
Residents are being asked to don togs to help the fight against prostate cancer.
There's concern a new two-storey house being built in Ostend will affect the area's character.
Rui Farrant may play rugby for Waiheke's under 10 Sharks team but his long-term goal is a Wallabies jersey.
Veteran sculptors will be joined by some new faces in the 2015 Headland Sculpture on the Gulf exhibition.
Waiheke Island's call for a swimming pool has been heard but it will not be treated as a high priority.
Former Waiheke Island police officer Damon Neal is a contestant on this year's season of The Block NZ.
Unwanted cats dumped near Whakanewha Regional Park on Waiheke Island are threatening wildlife.
A Waiheke Island man is walking more than 1500km across NZ in an effort to lose weight.
Friends, family and police gathered at Waiheke Island's Piritahi Marae to honour senior constable Clint Vallender.
Sir Bob Harvey and Andrew Fagan were among attendees at the relaunch of the book South Sea Vagabonds.
Two teens full of ideas are involved in a project to make Waiheke more exciting for young people.
Teen who injured his neck in a rugby game was airlifted to hospital but still made it to the school ball.
Organisers of a fundraiser for sick teenager Kavanna Jade hope it will allow her to continue using a brand new medicine and pay for ongoing medical costs.
The new Waiheke library is officially open for business after ceremonies attended by hundreds on Saturday.
The final dawn of Matariki heralded a significant gift from the people of the land back to the community.
Hinemoa Elder grew up knowing just a handful of Maori words but is now a strong advocate for te reo Maori.
When Maikara Ropata was little she only spoke English. In the 1960s, that changed.
Chess enthusiast Barry Woods is off to The Dark Horse premiere after a surprise invite from a former chess student.
A Waiheke shuttle operator's bid to get his conviction for disorderly behaviour overturned has failed.
The lighting of an old pine tree at dusk will mark 60 years of mains power in Onetangi on Waiheke Island.
Imogen Johnston initially wanted to be a chiropractor and never thought she'd end up looking down the mouths of horses instead.
A niggling pain turned into a "hell of a shock" for otherwise-fit Constable Clint Vallender, of Waiheke.
The sight of a leaping juvenile orca made the day of a few fortunate onlookers in Putiki Bay.
Catriona Foster has been a district nurse for nearly 26 years on Waiheke and plans to clock up quite a few more before she even thinks of slowing down.
A dream is coming true for young Waiheke actress Jean Fraser-Hoult who plays orphan Becky in the musical Annie.
There was no saving the bacon of a bush pig washed up on a Waiheke beach after last week's storm.
Two days without power and the 'bottom end is starting to get a bit stinky', Waiheke Island residents say.
A night of non-stop 60s entertainment, humour and go-go girls will help save more lives at sea.
Police have charged a woman for wilfully setting fire and endangering life after a blaze broke out on Waiheke Island.
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