Waiheke Marketplace

Court action over landslide

Road works have begun on a major slip above Jessica Mead's property on Waiheke Island.

A Waiheke Island property owner is taking Auckland Transport to court after a slip onto her land.

Removed children need house

Waiheke Youth Centre coordinator Doris Aoina wants a house on the island for children who are removed from unsafe families.

Waiheke Island children who are removed from unsafe families often face a jarring move to Auckland.

Auckland beaches go smokefree

Auckland beaches will be smokefree as of November.

Smoking at outdoor dining areas has also been stubbed out just in time for summer.

Island donates for housing

Maree MacLean helped raise money for affordable housing by sleeping rough in Oneroa.

Fundraising is helping address Waiheke Island's unique housing crisis.

Out in the cold

A 'prawn' (Chloe Barker) and a 'Viking' (Nora West) will be among those sleeping out on Waiheke.

A 'prawn' and a 'Viking' will be among a group of residents sleeping rough to raise cash for affordable accommodation in Waiheke.

Couple celebrate 'big' olive

Grahame and Prue Taylor with their olive shaped trophy.

Olive oil judges at the 2017 Royal Easter Show have just announced winners.

Writer's eerie true tale

Waiheke Island writer Carolyn Gillum with Sami activist Maret Sara in Norway.

An uncanny story lies behind Carolyn Gillum's novel, which has won prizes before it is completed.

Residents take action over trash

Diana Warnes is not happy about the amount of rubbish dumped in beauty spots by residents.

An appeal by one woman to help clean up Waiheke had 30 responses within hours.

Looking back in time

Tivoli owner Liz Eastmond holds the newly completed anniversary programme produced by son Fenner.

An unusual gallery is planning anniversary celebrations with a focus on the 30s.

Girl falls down cliff video

Emergency services were called to rescue a girl who had fallen down a cliff on Palm Beach, Waiheke Island (file photo).

Six-year-old on Waiheke Island tumbles down cliff and lands on a ledge.

Chemical herbicides hit Waiheke

Waiheke Local Board members John Meeuwsen, Cath Handley and Paul Walden at a meeting where increased use of chemical ...

Concerns have been raised over increased chemical herbicide use on Waiheke Island.

Auckland waterfront plans slammed

Proposed changes to the ferry basin at downtown Auckland are expensive and illogical, says Mike Lee.

A planned $55 million revamp of the downtown Auckland ferry basin has come under fire.

Hearings over council fees

Auckland Council initially charged more than $22,000 for resource consent for a house on this Waiheke Island property.

Two Waiheke property owners claim Auckland Council resource consent fees have been unreasonably high.

Marine pest near Waiheke

The marine pest Eudistoma elongatum has been found in a Waiheke Island bay.

An Australian marine pest has been found in a Waiheke Island bay.

Community housing success story

Christine Gisby and Paul Carew at the property where affordable housing is planned.

A Waiheke Island trust has raised enough money to buy its first properties to offer affordable housing.

Support for Māori name

Plans to change the name of Omiha to Rocky Bay have been strongly opposed.

An attempt to change the Māori name of a Waiheke Island village is "saddening".

Mapping out times past

Old Waiheke ferry Baroona, leaving Auckland.

Relive or get acquainted with the old days of the ferries at Waiheke Library this October.

Denise Roche's new direction

Denise Roche says a more long term vision is needed.

Former Green MP Denise Roche is optimistic about the future.

Nikki Kaye works on pledges

Auckland Central and Waiheke MP Nikki Kaye is heading to the island this week.

Re-elected MP Nikki Kaye says she'll be wasting no time over honouring promises.

Islands to the left

Labour's Helen White was the winning choice on Waiheke Island.

Waiheke and Great Barrier Island voters leaned far more left than the rest of Auckland Central.

Marina protest on Waiheke

Huhana Davis and Kathryn Ngapo are organising a hikoi to help save Kennedy Point.

Protest action is planned against a proposed marina on Waiheke Island.

Show aims to delight kids

Alison Fitzjohn and Neal Foster (creator, director, producer).

"A horrible history of Britain with the nasty bits left in."

Waiheke set to spoil walkers

Festival guide Sarah Gloyer and co-ordinator Denise Whitfield.

Whether you're a serious hiker or a hungry dawdler, Waiheke's Walking Festival has the experience for you.

Beachside pool plan

John Fay says a public pool on Matiatia Beach could be commercially viable.

A pool on a Waiheke Island beach could be a winner, says John Fay.

Cafe won't sell fries to adults

Brent Mills with a bag of frozen chips that gets little use.

Waiheke cafe refuses to serve fries on their own and suggests brussels sprouts instead.

Action intensifies over pests

Miriam Whelan has screwed her rat trap to a post after finding droppings nearby, on the stairs.

A device making it easier for people to kill rats is a winner with squeamish householders.

Fall onto moving bus

Waiheke St John Ambulance station manager Lloyd Barnett.

An elderly man was injured when he fell against a moving bus on Waiheke Island.

Taste of rough sleeping

Ready to sleep rough to raise funds - Nora West and Robyne Winton.

A sleeping rough night will raise money for affordable housing on Waiheke Island.

Glamour for a good cause

A fundraiser will be held Stonyridge Vineyard on September 16 - from left Ellen Sumpter, Julie Cairns, Steve Fabris, ...

Waiheke Health Trust will benefit from a fabulous night out at Stonyridge.

Reeling away from meth

Judy Davis says meth use is a huge problem on Waiheke.

Meth is a huge problem on Waiheke Island, but the community is fighting hard to rein it in.

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