Planting an edible forest

Onetangi can now boast a fledgeling community fruit forest after members of the Onetangi Residents’ Association turned out in force to plant trees donated by the Waiheke Local Board. A total of 22 trees – including citrus, stone and pip fruit – were planted on reserve land adjoining Onetangi Community Hall. The Association’s vice president […]

When Electricity came to Waiheke…

Hold ups, Hangi and Parade On the 3rd July 1954, electricity came to Onetangi, Waiheke Island Onetangi Residents Association share their photos and history notes.   Kero was the word before electricity arrived on Waiheke Island. That was the power driving the enjoyment of the Islanders. Kerosene was used for lighting and cooking and there was […]

Onetangi Beach Races

Sunday 22th Feb 2015 More than a century of history continues – as Auckland’s most iconic beach event hits the starting line at 11am. A day of full-on fun includes: Races – kids carts, tractors, horses and Sealegs amphibious craft TOTE For the children – Story Time “Under the Sea” with Waiheke Library + prizes […]