Anna Ngo’s weekly arts diary Opening this Saturday at Red Shed in Palm Beach is the exhibition Twelve Waiheke Paintings by Colin Beardon, a series of 12 acrylic works that Colin created for his 2018 calendar. Set in the familiar locales of...
Anne Frank started to write her diary on her 13th birthday in June 1942, just two weeks before she and her family were forced to go into hiding in Nazi-occupied Holland.  Written from the cramped conditions of an annex in...
Five bronze waka sit with authority along Auckland’s Beach Road, a marker of the site’s Maori trading heritage and the original shoreline. Waiheke sculptor Chris Bailey has had a busy two years. While helping complete and install the carvings that...
Piritahi Marae is getting ready for its “biggest day yet”, the opening of the wharenui adorned with carvings. A pre-dawn ceremony will be held on 5 June celebrating the fortieth anniversary of the marae and the opening of the...
The island will be positively heaving with creativity this weekend with the opening of the Small Sculpture Prize and dual exhibitions at the Waiheke Community Art Gallery, all taking place amidst the Waiheke Jazz, Art, and Music Festival. Exhibiting in...
The record-breaking bubble man comes to the island next Wednesday 30 January for two shows and workshops at Artworks Community Theatre. Master bubbleologist Mr Bubbles, also known as The Highland Joker, has been a New Zealand hit, winning the Audience...
Kazu Nakagawa is used to sourcing materials from far and wide but the spread of input for the Waiheke artist’s latest work is truly global in scope. Carving Water Painting Voice, Nakagawa’s visual and sound installation for headland Sculpture on...
A three-day rāranga (weaving) workshop will be held at Piritahi Marae on Thursday next week with teacher Maikara Ropata. “The whole purpose (kaupapa) of this course is about the sustainability of a resource that is freely available in many places...
Thirty four successful artists have now been announced for the next headland Sculpture on the Gulf exhibition after having received a record number of nearly 250 proposals for the 2017 event - more than double that of 2013. The selection...
Perpetual Guardian Sculpture on the Gulf is now in full swing, works trucked, craned and sometimes constructed on their sites. For James Wright’s Seven Sisters it was a helicopter delivery from Clevedon on a perfect Waiheke morning to the...