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Auckland Transport helps with flooding

Julie Ingham has put sandbags around her Onetangi house to try to stop flooding.

Auckland Transport has finally responded to calls to stop water pouring off the road onto two properties on Waiheke Island.

Complaint over digger in wetland

Annie Spurdle is concerned about the impact of earthworks in a wetland on Sea View Rd.

Waiheke resident concerned about unconsented earthwork on island wetland.

Man stabbed in shark stoush

A fisherman was cutting a blue shark from his line when he stabbed himself on Monday. File picture.

Commercial fisherman accidentally stabbed himself as he tried to cut a shark off his fishing line.

Community opposes development at Matiatia

Direction Matiatia acting chairperson David Smith is pleased that 800 people gave their views on the future of Matiatia.

A survey shows overwhelming support for keeping Matiatia green, but many want more parking.

Hot line-up for Waiheke show

Aaron Carpenter and The Revelators are among a line-up of top bands playing in Oneroa on Saturday night.

Waiheke's best bands will play at Morra Hall this Saturday.

Course on supporting children's learning

Lynn Cumming with  Melissa Adams and her son Arapeta at Waiheke Adult Learning.

Parents can help even the most reluctant students learn, says Lynn Cumming.

Women's group offers inspiration

Niki Schuck and Ellie Sumpter are pleased with W3's popularity.

Women don't have to feel lonely on Waiheke - there's a group that helps them make friends.

Waiheke United celebrates promotion to Division 1

Waiheke United players, with their army of fans in the background.

As Waiheke United marks its 30th anniversary, the football club is rocketing up the league.

Waiheke Island teen makes grade in international film contest

Lea Fini's short film, Hope Resurfacing, has a winning quality.

Success in a film competition has fuelled 14-year-old Lea Fini's ambitions to become a filmmaker.

Major blow for Waiheke Island breakaway bid

Our Waiheke spokesperson John Meeuwsen said he felt "betrayed" by a report predicting huge costs for an independent council.

Figures have been stacked against Waiheke Island's bid for a council of its own.

Waiheke majority back tourist tax

Every summer, ferries arrive laden with tourists.

A proposed visitor levy to pay for tourism infrastructure is causing debate on hot-spot Waiheke Island.

Auckland Council site added to flooding woes

Floodwater on Tahi Road in March.

Claims that a council site is largely to blame for severe floods on Waiheke appear to hold water.

Waiheke Island SPCA refuses national takeover

Waiheke Island SPCA manager Michell Hopkins said the branch felt forced to break away from the New Zealand SPCA.

Waiheke Island is one of three SPCA branches that are breaking away from the national body.

Wearable art set to wow the crowds

Artist Ann Skelly with a previous year's  World of Wearable Art entry.

Ann Skelly is among the chosen few whose work will feature in the World of WearableArt Awards.

Concerns over development plans at Waiheke Island gateway

Gary Thomason beside the land at Matiatia where visitor units could be developed.

Plans for a visitor accommodation development on Waiheke island are making waves.

Fullers ferries gets new chief executive

Former chief executive Doug Hudson with Mike Horne, who is taking over the role.

Mike Horne appointed as company focuses on tourism brands.

Stormwater deluge leads to court action

Virgin bush at Charles Graves' property in Onetangi.

Waiheke Island residents are taking Auckland Transport to court over flooding.

Police investigate alleged assault on child

Sergeant Martin Felton wants to hear from anybody who witnessed the alleged assault on a child.

A stranger is alleged to have knocked down an 18-month-old girl in a supermarket.

Trust hopes to offer affordable housing

Paul Carew and Christine Gisby are excited to be part of the affordable housing trust.

A new trust aims to help tackle Waiheke Island's housing crisis.

Government blamed in battle to keep Waiheke Island green

A battle over whether rural land on Waiheke can be developed will be heard by the Environment Court.

A small island faces huge pressures for increased development.

Waiheke Island sees property sales slow

Waiheke Island - sales are slowing but prices are remaining high.

New house buying rules are affecting the market on Waiheke Island, say real estate agents.

Kayakers safe and sound

Four people were believed to have been kayaking near Surfdale, in Waiheke Island, when the storm hit.

Police have found the four people off Waiheke Island thought to have been lost in the storm.

After hours medical clinic for Waiheke Island?

Rachel Falconer gained Waiheke Local Board support for a new after hours medical service.

Accessibility to medical services will improve if the health board approves funding.

Waiheke fears loss of immigrant staff

Hon Nikki Kaye MP met with Waiheke Oyster Inn co-owner Johnathan Rutherfurd-Best (pictured) and others to discuss ...

The island's restaurant owners are warning they're in crisis because of immigration rule changes.

A streamlined lifz gallery

This little home is solar-powered and off the grid.

This tiny house owner reckons happiness is less stuff, a potbelly stove and no power bills.

Waiheke Island's meth problem

Waiheke Island police sergeant Chris Kerekere and his team are working to stop drug dealing and possession.

Methamphetamine with a street value of $100,000 has been seized on Waiheke Island so far this year.

Waiheke Island wins battle to protect rural land

A High Court decision has given hope for protection of 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.

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