Waiheke Marketplace

Final Waiheke Marketplace edition

Diana Worthy has been responsible for editing Waiheke Marketplace for the past two years.

The last edition of Waiheke Marketplace will be out next week, bringing a 20-year-old publication to an end.

Waiheke Island herbicide review

Chemical herbicide use in Waiheke Island parks will be reviewed at a meeting on May 24.

A review of chemical herbicide use in Waiheke Island parks will be made on May 24.

Waiheke Island herbicide review

Chemical herbicide use in Waiheke Island parks will be reviewed at a meeting on May 24.

A review of chemical herbicide use in Waiheke Island parks will be made on May 24.

Hex on Waiheke store?

Daniel Fowler took over the lease on the cafe at Palm Beach not long before a car crashed into the building.

The new owner of a Waiheke Island store wants the "cursed" business blessed.

Experimental war trauma trip

Richard and Rose Margesson will lead walks on Waiheke that will raise funds for Walk Off War.

Richard Margesson is leading a trip for war veterans to stare down the ghosts of the past.

Waiheke's fuel tax benefits

Opinion is divided on the impact of the proposed fuel tax on Waiheke Island

Hotly debated plans for an Auckland fuel tax could bring $15 million to Waiheke Island.

Artist's brush with death

New works by Waiheke Island artist Ilya Volykhine explore ways to stay sane in an over-developed world.

Love and death are among the forces that have made IIya Volykhine the artist he is today.

Film composer gives back

Film score composer Graeme Revell at his home in Church Bay on Waiheke Island.

The soundtrack of Graeme's Revell's childhood in South Auckland helped him become a famous Hollywood film composer.

Waiheke poorer than expected

Wiremu Te Taniwha helps run emergency housing on Waiheke Island.

Waiheke Island may be the playground of the rich, but it's the home of the poor.

Indecent assault trial no-show

Arahi Wooldridge didn't show up to face his trial on Monday at the Auckland District Court (file photo).

Trial of man charged with supplying drugs to a woman, then sexually violating her, goes ahead in his absence.

Cyclist serious after accident

The man was flown in a serious condition from Surfdale, on Waiheke Island.

A cyclist on Waiheke Island was flown to hospital in a serious condition after being discovered semi-conscious.

Road reconstruction causes damage

Lumps of cement washed off vehicles driven through road construction slurry.

Despite washing his new ute twice daily, road reconstruction slurry has damaged a man's vehicle.

Are free ferries fair?

Fullers gets up to $1.6 million a year to provide free travel between Waiheke Island and Auckland for gold card holders.

Free ferry travel to and from Waiheke Island for gold card holders has become a controversial topic.

Seawall approved without consultation

The public won't have any say over a seawall being built at Picnic Bay on Waiheke Island.

The public was meant to get a say on plans for a seawall at a Waiheke Island beach, but that didn't happen.

Housing project faces challenges

Paul Carew at the Onetangi property where Waiheke Community Housing Trust wants to build affordable housing for people ...

Waiheke Community Housing Trust is pushing ahead with plans for affordable housing, despite hurdles.

Call for fairer funding

Artworks Theatre manager Teresa Sokolich says Waiheke Island deserves better arts facilities.

Urgent action is needed to improve the "decrepit" state of Waiheke island's Artworks complex, says researcher.

Donated monitor saves baby

Indiana McKenna owes her life to Jassy Dean Trust's monitor, prompt action from midwife Linda Hodson and Westpac's ...

Baby Indiana owes her life to Waiheke's Jassy Dean Trust, community fundraising, an alert midwife and rescue services.

Saxophone Quartet plays Waiheke

Auckland Saxophone Quarter will play on Waiheke on May 20.

A Saxophone Celebration is planned on Waiheke Island on May 20.

School board election cancelled

Waiheke High School board of trustees chairperson Robyn Woodall (centre) and other members voted unanimously to cancel ...

Half the voting papers have been sent out for a Waiheke High School board election that has been cancelled.

Hopping mad over rule

Steph Cox-Davies is cross that she can't get her daughter's ID verified for her.

Students living on Auckland's Waiheke Island can't get HOP student fares unless they verify themselves in person.

Matariki flames for Waiheke

Matariki flames are planned on the headlands at Matiatia on Waiheke Island.

The headlands of a Waiheke Island bay will be lit up with flames to mark Matariki.

Killer display wows commuters

A group of orcas seen off Stanley Point.

"They looked like they were enjoying the morning": An orca and her calf excite Auckland ferry commuters.

Three Waiheke streams polluted

The picturesque stream at Onetangi Beach is often contaminated with human or animal faeces.

High risk levels of contamination from faeces have been found in three Waiheke Island streams.

Matariki flames for Waiheke

Matariki flames are planned on the headlands at Matiatia on Waiheke Island.

The headlands of a Waiheke Island bay will be lit up with flames to mark Matariki.

Waiheke Library hosts bands

Waiheke musician Gabriel Treacy-Bond will play at Waiheke Library on May 5.

A taste of Waiheke Island music will be offered at Waiheke Library in May.

Major Waiheke subdivision approved

Mature trees will remain on the Waiheke Island rural land block being cut into 25 sections.

Controversial plans to carve up Thomspons Point on Waiheke Island into 25 sections have been approved.

Waiheke's plague skinks stay

The battle against plague skinks will not extend to Waiheke Island.

Plague skinks are being battled on two Hauraki Gulf islands, but are permanent pests on Waiheke Island.

AT stops working bee

Tanya Batt (second from left) and other Cycle Action Waiheke members were not impressed that Auckland Transport stopped ...

Auckland Transport stopped volunteers from making Waiheke Island cycle ways safer, because of health and safety rules.

David Tua's number plate: O4OSUM

David Tua with his sparkling re-pimped mini.

Kiwi heavyweight owns his infamous spelling mistake, putting it on his newly done-up Mini.

Arts diary

Mount Robertson in November

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