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PHOTO: Felicity Reid/North Shore Times – Martin Cooper from Cooper and Co says the number of properties sold on Waiheke dropped from 354 in 2016 to 226 in 2017.

House prices dropped on Auckland’s Waiheke Island last year for the first time in six years, says Waiheke Real Estate manager and salesperson Paul Brisbane.

The median house price on the island fell by 1.6 per cent in the year to November 2017, Brisbane said.

In November, the median house price on Waiheke was $885,000, while in Auckland the median was $880,000, he said.