Monday, 4 April 2011
DOC Walkway On Waiheke in Dangerous State
Cyclone Wilma on January 29 this year caused a considerable amount of slip damage on Waiheke Island with high profile incidents achieving immediate media attention: the Onetangi bach that slid down towards the beach and the damaged tracks during Headland Sculpture's event were both reported on.
Monday, 21 March 2011
Rakino Island Planting seeks Support
Mark Lockhart (Red Door - Woody Bay, Rakino) advises that he received a grant of $6,300.00 last year from ACC / ARC for planting work on Rakino Island in the Hauraki Gulf, Auckland.
Sunday, 20 March 2011
Seismic increase on the Supermoon
Geonet's NZ website with its nationwide quake drum network, shows a marked increase in seismic readings for the South Island on the day of the supermoon, full moon perigee, compared to the previous day.
Sunday, 27 February 2011
Bike Business goes Begging on Waiheke
Over summer, what looks to be a thriving bike hire business operates from a small booth near the ferry terminal, complete with maintenance gear, yet according to the operator, if you live on the island and you need bike repairs "you learn to do it yourself".
Friday, 25 February 2011
More Trauma Relief options
In the aftermath of the Christchurch quake of February 22 2011, a critical time presents for people with skills additional to mainstream medical options.
Thursday, 17 February 2011
Facing the scourge of Spyridia Filamentosa
Oneroa Beach on Waiheke Island, Auckland has been beset by a smelly seaweed for some time, particularly becoming prolific in late spring last year, but the enduring presence on the beach may indicate an ongoing development.
ROTOROA ISLAND OPENS
Rotoroa Island has been off limits for a hundred years, but from the end of this month a ferry service will enable visitor access.
Wednesday, 16 February 2011
Big Boats in the Bay
Oneroa Bay on Waiheke Island has been treated to some magnificent craft over summer and they seem to be getting bigger.