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...
The shocked faces on Zogg, Zabb and Zib, crash-landed on the roof of Oneroa’s 4 Square store, bear testimony to a difficult trip from their homeland Alpha Centauri. Created by Belinda Fabris and Paul Rhind, Greetings, we come bearing...
Those arriving by cycle to view the Red Shed’s latest exhibition will also be able to park their velocipedes in the fine new bike shed – formerly the bus shelter. They will also be nicely in tune with the...
Artworks Theatre was full to the brim on Sunday with an audience which included child pirates and adult mermaids for an interactive show to cap off the Fun Palaces weekend. The performance of The Dragon In The Sea had actors...
In Oneroa Village a blue behatted figure strides purposefully towards the entry of gallery - its creator Paul Radford, one of the seven-member artist collective who show their work there. A well-established artist, Paul had his first exhibition...