The annual Walker and Hall Waiheke Art Award, won last year by Waiheke artist Struan Hamilton, is rapidly approaching and 36 finalists have now been chosen by author, artist and curator Richard Wolfe, who will also judge for this...
The strenuous efforts to keep Artworks bustling through these tumultuous, Covid-restricted times has borne fruit with the confirmation of some of the best and brightest musical talent the country has to offer over the next few weeks. The chance for...
Homegrown comedic soap opera, Rocky Baywatch, was due to start a season of shows at Artworks theatre this week. Undeterred by the derailing effects of the current global pandemic, Waiheke Comedy has set a new start date for the...
Artworks Theatre is calling for young people keen to express their Covid-19 lockdown experiences to take part in a film festival. Theatre co-director Kashmir Postel says the idea around the festival is to give young people a project they can...
Waiheke has an enormous population of artists, given its size, many of whom invite visitors to their studios. Among them is sculptor Daniel Johner, trained in Switzerland and now working from the Orapiu art and design studio he established...
A Waiheke youth arts mentor programme is back for the third year running, and the hunt is on for artists and young creatives alike to sign up. The kaupapa Māori mentoring project, supported by the Local Board, has already seen...
Being on lockdown could be taken as a sentence, but Waiheke musicians are flipping the narrative and using this as a time for inspiration, creation and collaboration. Baz Caitcheon, who regularly plays at vineyards and venues across the island, began...
The burning question of ‘Who killed Barry?’ remains one of several hot topics amongst the Ostenders as episode three on Tuesday delved even deeper into the secrets and hidden truths of the quirky cast of characters. The disappearance of Dr...
Considering the sell-out first show of Waiheke’s first soap opera Ostenders, it’s more than likely that a few other suburbs may get a workover from the deft improv group Quip! Word is that a successful run of five episodes would...
Since 2012, sculptures have been decorating Oneroa Village, complementing ocean views and offering visitors a taste of Waiheke’s creative scene. This year’s event runs until 23 February 2020 and features 14 different artworks crafted by recognised sculptors as well as...