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Record ID 140440
Title Fullers plans to cope with visitor influx
Author Cumming, Geoff
Source Gulf news, 28 September 2017 page 11
Location ARC Serial 995.725 G96 ASK AT DESK,
Photographers Parlane, Jane
Abstract Fullers ferry operators are promising improvements in their service to Waiheke over the summer months. A new priority lane for residents to board will operate during peak times and boats will leave at scheduled times whether full or not. If necessary, a fifth boat will be available to be brought into operation during peak times of events on the island, large tour groups etc.
Notes Includes illustration.
Subjects Fullers [transport company]; Ferries; Transportation; Waiheke Island, Hauraki Gulf


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Record ID 140442
Author Cumming, Geoff
Source Gulf news, 28 September 2017 page 17
Location ARC Serial 995.725 G96 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Waiheke is to double it's ambulance crew numbers due to the Government voting for increased funding in May this year and Waiheke being voted a priority site. Lloyd Barnett, St John station manager on the island says two will be on duty instead of one as previously. St John territory manager, Simon Barnett says having more staff will ensure patients will get the best care available and improve safety for ambulance staff.
Notes Includes portrait.
Subjects Barnett, Lloyd; Barnett, Simon; St John Ambulance Association; Waiheke Island, Hauraki Gulf


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Record ID 140748
Title Big plans for Little Oneroa stream
Author Archer, Safia
Source Gulf news, 30 November 2017 page 15
Location ARC Serial 995.725 G96 ASK AT DESK,
Photographers Archer, Safia
Abstract Waiheke Island residents Dylan Forsyth (13) and Eli Ball (12) (both pictured) are raising awareness about the polluted state of Little Oneroa stream for a school project, and have invited the public to help plant natives along the banks. Includes comments from teacher Melanie Brookes.
Notes Includes portrait.
Subjects Ball, Eli; Brookes, Melanie; Forsyth, Dylan; Little Oneroa; Native flora and fauna; Pollution control; Waiheke Island, Hauraki Gulf; Waterways


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Record ID 140751
Title Waiheke schools get travel wise
Author Archer, Safia
Source Gulf news, 30 November 2017 page 24
Location ARC Serial 995.725 G96 ASK AT DESK,
Photographers Hewetson, Merrie
Abstract Waiheke Primary and Waiheke High Schools have earned awards from Auckland Transport for encouraging walking, cycling, carpooling or catching the bus to school rather than being taken to school by individual car. Includes a photograph of six named Te Huruhi school children who have participated in the initiative.
Notes Includes portrait.
Subjects Children and youth; Enviroschools; Hewetson, Nick; Hewetson, Sam; McIvor-Halkyard, Nellye; Marshall-Makaea, Alarric; Marshall-Makaea, Saraiah; Natha-Jenkins, Tui; Transportation; Waiheke Island, Hauraki Gulf


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Record ID 140773
Title The business of music
Author Archer, Safia
Source Gulf news, 11 January 2018 page 16
Location ARC Serial 995.725 G96 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Brief article about Waiheke Island Arts and Innovation Festival organiser 23 year old Joe McCracken (pictured).
Notes Includes portrait.
Subjects Artists; McCracken, Joe; Musicians; Waiheke Island, Hauraki Gulf


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Record ID 140774
Title What happened to Nani Island?
Source Gulf news, 11 January 2018 page 26, 27, 28
Location ARC Serial 995.725 G96 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Waiheke Island resident Ian Brown discusses changes in Waiheke Island's marine biodiversity from when he was a child, to when he returned to the island with a young family in the 1970s, to the present time. He presents a case for a marine reserve between Matiatia and Thompsons Point that is easily accessible for residents and children. Includes photographs of Nani Island and Thompsons Point, and underwater shots of snapper, and kina barrrens off Enclosure Bay.
Notes Includes three illustrations.
Subjects Brown, Ian; Conservation; History; Marine reserves; Waiheke Island, Hauraki Gulf


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Record ID 140919
Title Gulf news: Weekly community news magazine from Waiheke Island and the Hauraki Gulf (Auckland) includes regular news items on local history, arts, Maori, Ngati Paoa, conservation, environment, marine biology, ecology, water sports, wine, alternative lifestyles.
Source Gulf news, 18 January 2018 page 1-63
Location ARC Serial 995.725 G96 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Articles in this week's issue include: ----- New owners for Onetangi beachside bars: Charlie Farley’s has been purchased by Richard Sigley and Geoff Tuttle (Onetangi Trading Company); The Boathouse has been purchased by Dominique Parat. p.1,16 ----- Waiheke Island short-listed for predator-free funding. pp.10-11 ----- Auckland Council staff meet this week to discuss creation of a reserve management plan for Rangihoua-Onetanngi Sports Park. pp.12-13 ----- Obituary of Jim Anderton includes highlights of his political career as former Alliance Party leader, Deputy Prime Minister and founder of New Labour and features coverage of his burial at Onetangi Cemetery. pp.18-19 ----- Watercare advises local restaurants and cafes about safe fat disposal methods. p.20 ----- Waiheke High School plans to introduce new whanau form class to meet demand from parents for te reo and other Maori education. p.22 ----- Waiheke Resources Trust's beach ambassadors are promoting sustainability and zero waste at Oneroa beaches. p.25 ----- Travel agency You Travel Waiheke celebrates its 21st anniversary. p.26 ----- Children's author Robin Kermode and artist Paora Toi Te Rangiuaia fundraise and raise awareness of the need to protect the colony of the little blue penguins (korora) at the site of the planned Kennedy Point marina. p.28 ----- Weekly arts diary includes review of contemporary Maori art at Waiheke Community Art Gallery to commemorate the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi by Ngati Paoa. pp.30-31 ----- Brief profile of New Zealand flamenco guitarist Paul Bosauder who will be performing on Waiheke. p.37 ----- Profile of actress Renee Casserly who has been accepted into Auckland’s prestigious Actors’ Programme. p.39 ----- Death notice for Eunice Gilda van Gulick (nee Stafford). p.63 ----- In memoriam notice for Doreen Elizabeth Burns. p.63
Notes Includes illustrations and portraits.
Subjects Anderton, James Patrick, (aka Anderton, Jim), 1938-2018; Casserly, Renee; Waiheke Island, Hauraki Gulf


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Record ID 141028
Title Fight for local powers to continue
Author Cumming, Geoff
Source Gulf news, 7 December 2017 pages 10, 11
Location ARC Serial 995.725 G96 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract The Local Government Commission has decided that Waiheke Island does not meet the statutory legislative tests to operate as a separate unitary authority partly because with only 9000 residents the community does not have the resources to effectively carry out the role's responsibilities. One hundred residents walked out of the meeting where the Commission announced its decision. Our Waiheke chairman John Meeuwsen said his group will consider their next move in their goal of running the island's affairs and Includes two photographs of Our Waiheke supporters (unnamed) and a photograph of members of the Commission.
Notes Includes three portraits, only one is of named people.
Subjects Dangerfield, Geoff; Doig, Suzanne; Gardiner, (Wira), 1943-; Local government; Meeuwsen, John; Our Waiheke (organisation); Waiheke Island, Hauraki Gulf


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Record ID 141040
Title Keyhole standoff: AT say Fullers to go
Author Jones, Richard
Source Gulf news, 7 December 2018 page 13
Location ARC Serial 995.725 G96 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Auckland Transport has ruled that all pre-booked tour buses on Waiheke Island, including Fullers Explorer buses, will be moved on from the Matiatia 'keyhole' to a new location outside the old harbourmaster's building for a three month trial. With comments from Sunshine Tours who say Fullers have affected the market by using double-decker buses.
Subjects Auckland Transport Agency; Buses; Cooper, Liz; Matiatia, Waiheke Island; Tourism; Waiheke Island, Hauraki Gulf


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Record ID 141041
Title Wading into quicksand
Source Gulf news, 7 December 2018 page 14, 15, 16
Location ARC Serial 995.725 G96 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Auckland Council's stormwater division Healthy Waters met with Waiheke Island residents to discuss plans to spend millions of dollars fixing stormwater problems that have ruined homes, garages, retaining walls and gardens. Options include bigger pipes, better maintenance and increasing the holding capacity of the Onetangi basin wetland (pictured). lncludes photograph of Nick Vigar of Healthy Waters, and one of unnamed residents at the meeting.
Notes Includes portrait and two illustrations.
Subjects Floods; Healthy Waters (council organisation); Hirst, Andrew; Onetangi, Waiheke Island; Stormwater; Vigar, Nick; Waiheke Island, Hauraki Gulf


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Record ID 141078
Title Fullers staff 'working incredibly hard'
Author Jones, Richard
Source Gulf news, 28 December 2017 page 13
Location ARC Serial 995.725 G96 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Some Waiheke Island residents would like Fullers brought under government control because they say ferries are late and overstuffed, there is poor staff management and problems with the new 'locals lane.' Fullers CEO Mike Horne disagrees and says the company receives mostly positive feedback.
Subjects Ferries; Fullers [transport company]; Horne, Mike; Trapp, Gail; Waiheke Island, Hauraki Gulf


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Record ID 141453
Title Gulf news (45th anniversary issue): Gulf news: Weekly community news magazine from Waiheke Island and the Hauraki Gulf (Auckland). Features regular news items on local history, arts, Maori, Ngati Paoa, conservation, environment, marine biology, ecology, water sports, wine, alternative lifestyles and more.
Source Gulf news, 7 June 2018 pages 1-77
Location ARC Serial 995.725 G96 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Key articles in this week's 45th anniversary issue include: ----- Floodwaters damage Blackpool homes. p.5-6 ----- SKP Incorporated, dismayed by the Environment Court's decision to allow a marina at Kenndey Bay,faces legal costs threats. p.7 ----- Environment Court finds marina 'a good fit' at Kennedy Point; Judge slams "quality" of evidence offered by expert witnesses; Ruling decided that little blue penguins not threatened by decision. pp.10-12 ----- Te Ara Hura walking coastal track network to be repaired by Auckland Council. p.14 ----- Miscellaneous photos and reminiscences of Waiheke Island and residents over the last 45 years. pp. 17-28 ----- Series of cartoons by Jim Storey on Waiheke Island themes from the late 1990s to present. pp. 30-32 ----- Award winning journalist anf free diver and spear fisherman Jim Mahoney reminisces about growing up on Waiheke Island in the 1960s. pp.34-37 ----- Waiheke Island writer Frances Edmond selected as the third New Zealand writer to join the Shanghai Writer's Association's international programme. She will use the residency to produce a film screenplay about the work of missionary Kathleen Hall in China. pp.37 ----- 15 year old Nico Hemopo-Chambers wins the Overall Merit Award at a recent Blue Light Life Skills Camp in Mangawhai. p.38 ----- Montage of photos from Waiheke Island's Care and Craft group's final wind-up meeting. p.40-41 ----- Profile of Waiheke Island Waste Collective's inorganic reuse and recycling shop which offers discarded household goods, appliances, furniture, garden equipment, bikes etc by working alongside Auckland Council's inorganic waste collections to minimise landfill. It is New Zealand's only free reusable goods shop. p.42 ----- Profile of Factory Ceramics which is a success for its owner Peter Baigent and ceramicist Kirsten Anderson. p.43 ----- Review of exhibition 'Our Journeys' by contemporary landscape artists Alexandra Howe, Barbara Robinson and Gordon Pettigrew at Newmarket's Railway Street Gallery. pp.46-47 ---- Profile of Waiheke Island folk music band 'Grainneog'. p.52 ---- Review of Artworks Theatre's cabaret production of 'Falling in love again' featuring Jennifer Ward-Lealand. p 52
Subjects Waiheke Island, Hauraki Gulf


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Record ID 141485
Title Gulf news: Weekly community news magazine from Waiheke Island and the Hauraki Gulf (Auckland). Features regular news items on local history, arts, Maori, Ngati Paoa, conservation, environment; marine biology, ecology, water sports, wine, alternative lifestyles and more.
Source Gulf news, 4 January 2018 pages 1-63
Location ARC Serial 995.725 G96 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Key articles in this week's issue include: ----- Cover painting by Barry Ross Smith from the Sizzle exhibition of holiday artwork at the Waiheke Community Gallery. p.1 ----- Proposal to include a community swimming pool as part of the rebuild plan for Te Huruhi School. p.19 ----- Million dollar Auckland Transport (AT) project to update Putiki Road due to begin. pp.11-12 ----- Waiheke Resources Trust and Home Grown Waiheke plan to re-establish an organic waste composting collection for commercial businesses, an initiative which could lead the way for other organisations Auckland wide. p.14 ----- The Victorian Gilt antique store operated by Gill Ward for 36 years is closing down. p.15 ----- 2017 in review: Waiheke news, cultural, sporting and community highlights from May to August. p.18-23 ----- Waiheke Water Plan is being considered to monitor private water bores and underground aquifer limits. p.24 ----- Teacher, activist, social worker and current Waiheke Primary School librarian Cathy Carroll retires after 40 years’ service to education. p.26 ----- 15 year old violinist Isabella Healy is fundraising for her Auckland Youth Orchestra European trip, performing in Berlin, Dubrovnik and Budapest as part of the Young Euro Classic festival. p.28 ----- Waiheke Real Estate upgrades its premises with a new office design based on the island’s old bach and boat-shed look to link with the island’s history. p.31 ----- Weekly arts diary features local artists: Paul Hailstone; Ted Edwards; Richard Adams. p.32-33 ----- Waiheke Arts and Innovation Festival, hosted at the Artworks Courtyard, is sponsored by the Waiheke Local Board and Community Library to promote and showcase local artists with a platform to perform on. p.39 ----- Brief profile of rhythm and blues band 'Flaming Mudcats' who will be performing at Malone's Irish Pub. p.39 ----- Sports profile of Tatjana Timmins who has been selected for the Maori woman's football team, Mauri-Nga Whanapoikiri Punga Wahine. p.43
Notes Includes illustrations.
Subjects Carroll, Cathy; Compost; Auckland Youth Orchestra; Timmins, Tatjana; Waiheke Island, Hauraki Gulf; Waste disposal


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Record ID 141486
Title Gulf news: Weekly community news magazine from Waiheke Island and the Hauraki Gulf (Auckland). Features regular news items on local history, arts, Maori, Ngati Paoa, conservation, environment; marine biology, ecology, water sports, wine, alternative lifestyles and more.
Source Gulf news, 8 February 2018 pages 1-63
Location ARC Serial 995.725 G96 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Key articles in this week's issue include: ----- Coverage of Waitangi Day celebrations at the Ngati Paoa Piritahi Marae. pp.1,10-13 ----- Cable Bay Vineyard has been refused retrospective resource consent for its bar/restaurant and function space due to a breach of neighbours’ rights to reasonable peace and quiet in an area zoned for rural-residential living. pp.17-18 ----- Beachfront property owners at Palm Beach shore up sandbanks to protect houses against storms and high tides. p.19 ----- Recent sale of a Church Bay mansion for over $20 million is likely to have fetched the island’s biggest ever sale price. pp.22-23 ----- Obituary/eulogy on the life of Guernsey mariner and former Greenpeace skipper Jonathon Graham Castle (Jon Castle). Features accounts of his involvement with environmental protest movements including the Rainbow Warrior and French nuclear testing on Mururoa Atoll. Includes photo of Jon and crew in the Rainbow Warrior mess room with locals Martini Gotje and Susi Newborn. pp.26-27 ----- Project Forever Waiheke, a community initiative to establish a sustainable tourism strategy, will start this month. p.29 ----- Waiheke Island is being invaded by the moth plant, a weed which presents one of the biggest long-term threats to Waiheke’s predator-free environmental goal. pp.30-31 ----- Review of concert at Casita Miro with flamenco guitar player Paul Bosauder, Rachel Wells, Thais Hernandez and Pablo Gomez Molina. p.33 ----- Weekly arts diary features artist Lorna Dixon-Rikihana. p.34-35 ----- Waiheke Library will launch weekend storytime initiative to help families learn together. p.41 ----- Death notice for Patrick Argourd. p.63
Notes Includes illustrations.
Subjects Castle, Jonathan Graham, (aka Jon Castle), 1950-2018; Mururoa Atoll; Nuclear tests; Nuclear-Free Pacific Flotilla; Rainbow Warrior (Ship); Waiheke Island, Hauraki Gulf


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Record ID 141495
Title Gulf news: Weekly community news magazine from Waiheke Island and the Hauraki Gulf (Auckland). Features regular news items on local history, arts, Maori, Ngati Paoa, conservation, environment; marine biology, ecology, wine, alternative lifestyles and more.
Source Gulf news, 25 January 2018 pages 1-63
Location ARC Serial 995.725 G96 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Key articles in this week's issue include: ----- Waiheke Amateur Radio Club installs transmitter at Bach Winery to enable emergency services to communicate and co-ordinare responses with the emegency central control room. pp.1,13 ----- Waiheke Coastguard volunteers are back in action following completion of repairs to the Waiheke Rescue vessel. p.14 ----- Residents and business owners on Putiki Road are asking Auckland Transport to reconsider the planned road rebuild. p.16 ----- Photos from high street travel agency 'You Travel's 21st birthday celebrations. p.18 ----- Great Barrier Island group Aotea PoisonFree submits petition against planned Department of Conservation poison drop to combat rats on Rakitu Island. p.21 ----- Three page article on the history of protest and activism on Waiheke Island from 1840 to present. Includes specific coverage of the contribution of Ruby Watson in the saving of the Onetangi bush in the 1930s. pp.24-26 ----- Weekly arts diary includes brief profiles of artists Jacqueline Riley and Phillipa Karn. pp.28-29 ----- Waiheke's Easter jazz festival will include internationally renowned Auckland electro-jazz/funk band Sola Rosa. p.34 ----- Photos from Waiheke Community Art Gallery's Waitangi themed exhibition include legendary Maori artist and activist Emily Karaka. p.36 ----- In memoriam notice for Zinni Douglas. p.63
Notes Includes illustrations.
Subjects Activists; Demonstrations and protests; Rakitu Island, Hauraki Gulf; Waiheke Island, Hauraki Gulf; Watson, Ruby


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Record ID 141503
Title Gulf news: Weekly community news magazine from Waiheke Island and the Hauraki Gulf (Auckland). Features regular news items on local history, arts, Maori, Ngati Paoa, conservation, environment; marine biology, ecology, wine, alternative lifestyles and more.
Source Gulf news, 14 June 2018 pages 1- 63
Location ARC Serial 995.725 G96 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Key articles in this week's issue include: ----- Outline of Waiheke Local Board plans to upgrade Matiatia ahead of the 2021 America's Cup. pp.1,5 ----- Details of Cycle Action Waiheke's aim to make the island more cycle-friendly through educational activities and a three-day cycling festival. pp.13-14 ----- Brief article on the installation of cell phone towers to accommodate a 5G network, and resident Marta Fisch's concern over possible exposure to unsafe radiation levels. p.16 ----- Coverage of a visit by Dr John Barentine of the International Dark Sky Association, and a related article on Great Barrier Island's Matariki Festival.pp.18-19 ----- Short profile of Waiheke Radio's new streaming service 100% Pure Waiheke, which features local musicians. p.21 ----- Photo article featuring Waiheke High School students, who are holding a fundraising disco to finance their participation in Te Ahurea Tino Rangatiratanga Regional kapa haka competition. pp.24-25 ----- Selection of photos of artworks displayed at the Waiheke Community Art Gallery's annual Members Show. p.27 ----- Weekly arts diary features Russian-born painter Ilya Volkhine. pp. 28-29 ----- The Waiheke Resources Trust is running a workshop on how to manage weeds, part of the effort to control non-native weeds in the island's waterways. p.36 ----- Death notice for Suella Mary Brown. p. 63
Notes Includes illustrations.
Subjects Waiheke Island, Hauraki Gulf


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Record ID 141514
Title Gulf news: Weekly community news magazine from Waiheke Island and the Hauraki Gulf (Auckland). Features regular news items on local history, arts, Maori, Ngati Paoa, conservation, environment; marine biology, ecology, wine, alternative lifestyles and more.
Source Gulf news, 28 June 2018 pages 1-72
Location ARC Serial 995.725 G96 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Key articles in this week's issue include: ----- A group of Surfdale residents has successfully campaigned to retain their bus route after Auckland Transport's proposed widespread changes to bus services on the island. pp.5-6 ----- Short profile of Linda Hodson, who has recently starting working as a midwife alongside Rhonda Jackson. p. 7 ----- Nikki Kaye MP talks about the impact on Waiheke residents of the additional fuel taxes soon to be introduced. pp.10-11 ----- Brief profile (with portrait) of Grant Duffy who has been elected as parent representative to Waiheke High School's Board of Trustees. p.13 ----- Letter from Mark Russell detailing a series of public talks on climate change and the Zero Carbon Act. p16-17 ----- Discusses the possible use of Surfdale Hall by various youth groups including the Waiheke Youth Centre and the Waiheke Youth Music Trust. pp. 18-19 ----- Photo article featuring local children who put on an evening of Matariki celebrations at Te Huruhi Hall. pp.24-26 ----- Profiles the Kaitiaki of Newton Reserve Trust whose work planting native trees has increased the diversity of bird life in the area. pp.28-29 ----- Obituary for Peter Proctor, who regularly visited Waiheke as biodiversity adviser. p.30 ----- Short profile of Teresa Sokolich (pictured) who has resigned as srtistic manager of Artworks Theatre. p.31 ----- Selection of photos from Waiheke High School's recent short play showcase. pp.32-33 ----- Arts diary featuring Ingrid Berzins and Daisy Solomon who have opened a new gallery in Ostend. pp 34-35 ----- Short article on a community planting day at Te Toki Reserve. p.42 ----- In Memoriam notice for Wes Burns d. 2015 p.71
Notes Includes illustrations.
Subjects Waiheke Island, Hauraki Gulf


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Record ID 141524
Title Gulf news: Weekly community news magazine from Waiheke Island and the Hauraki Gulf (Auckland). Features regular news items on local history, arts, Maori, Ngati Paoa, conservation, environment; marine biology, ecology, water sports, wine, alternative lifestyles and more.
Source Gulf news, 1 February 2018 pages 1-63
Location ARC Serial 995.725 G96 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Key articles in this week's issue include: ----- Orcas sighted in Enclosure Bay. pp.1,12 ----- Fire service battles bush blaze in Bay Road. p.10 ----- Map and statistics for Hauraki Gulf islands' callouts by Westpac Auckland Rescue helicopter in 2017 shows Waiheke most visited destination. p.10 ----- Man arrested and charged with setting fire to Palm Beach house. p.11 ----- $21,000 fine for removal of indigenous trees and other plants on building site of ecological significance without proper resource consent under the Resource Management Act. p.13 ----- Dead 15m whale (pictured), thought to be a Bryde's whale (endangered species), found floating in the Hauraki Gulf. p.16 ----- Historic 120 year old sailing vessel 'Kate' has been restored by Waiheke Working Sail Charitable Trust and now moored at Putiki Bay. p.18 ----- Storm warnings associated with climate change predicted by NIWA to cause further sand erosion at Waiheke beaches. p.20 ----- Overview of the role of tree leaves and barks in traditional Maori medicine (rongoa Maori). p.22-23 ----- Obituary of renowned local builder and Stony Batter stalwart Roy Butler. p.27 ----- Waitangi Day celebrations at Piritahi Marae will promote reflection on future of Maori culture and tradition. p.29 ----- Weekly arts diary includes Karu Nakagawa and his new exhibition at Tivoli which features sumi-ink and pencil drawings. p.30-31 ----- Waiheke born actress and acclaimed female role model Zoe Bell will address Waiheke Women W3. p.37 ----- In Memoriam notice for Noel Smith. p.63
Notes Includes portraits and illustrations
Subjects Butler family; Butler, Roy, d.2018; Endangered and extinct species; Waiheke Island, Hauraki Gulf
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