Shakespeare. Think about it for a second. Think of a couple of words describing the Englishman’s work. I bet you it will not describe the No Holds Bard play at Artworks last Friday. It was anything but classical. It was...

To create has always been Joanne Broederlow’s means to express and, as a textile designer, maker and teacher, she focuses on slow fashion and natural dyes with her business Inside Jo B. The former Waihekean works predominantly with natural materials...
Packed ferries and the hottest days of summer can mean only one thing - headland Sculpture on the Gulf is back. Anniversary Weekend saw 8000 people walk the headland trail at Matiatia and the festival still has three weekends...
The long-awaited ceremony held on Sunday to officially open Piritaha Marae’s whare whakairo, house of carvings, was a mix of formality and festivity. Representatives of iwi from around the region, members of parliament, Waiheke residents and visitors attended the day...
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...

  More than 200 art and culture enthusiasts attended the Waiheke Community Art Gallery’s Waitangi-themed exhibition opening last Friday night, with the queue for the powhiri extending around the block. The presence of legendary Maori artist and activist Emily Karaka...
Landscapes and luxury Cornwall painter Mark Surridge arrived on the island 12 weeks ago to begin the 2018 Waiheke Community Art Gallery residency, made possible by the support of gallery patrons. Mark’s concept was to explore the island through its walkways...
Waihekeans will have no excuse for hibernating this winter as some of the country’s leading thespians rally behind Artworks Theatre. The Oneroa venue has pulled off something of a coup, with Simon Prast, Jennifer Ward-Lealand and Jane Waddell involved in...

Feeling good Legendary Kiwi band The Feelers got the crowd moving at Artworks on Friday night playing a number of their hit songs including Venus, Larger Than Life, Fishing for Lisa and As Good As It Gets.  The group is currently...
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...