This month West Franklin Community Trust took on the management of the Waiuku Memorial Town Hall.
The wharf will be transformed into a new community with homes, cafes, retail and public space.
Almost all 108 appeals against the Auckland Unitary Plan (AUP) have now been resolved.
The Waiheke Local Board has approved funding for four initiatives designed to safeguard the island’s environment.
Beginning Sunday 8 July, the new service will run at least every 15 minutes from 7am to midnight.
Funding for parks, community services, sport and community facilities follows the agreement of Auckland Council’s 10-year budget.
The Hibiscus and Bays Local Board area will benefit from more than $25 million of funding in 2018/2019.
Mayor Phil Goff has opened Watercare’s new $30 million pump station designed to protect Shoal Bay from wastewater overflows.
The council struck its 10-year Budget on 28 June, beginning a decade of transformational infrastructure investment.
Watercare and Auckland Council have begun testing pipes for illegal stormwater connections in Glen Innes.