Waiheke photographer Peter Rees offers his take on island life and landscapes.

Our weekly arts diary At the Community Art Gallery until 18 September, Showcase presents the works of previous artists in residence including Sarah Guppy, Phil Newbury, Stephen Mulqueen, Susanne Kerr and one of its most prolific, Michel Tuffery. A resident for...
After only ten days without one, Artworks Community Theatre has found a new theatre manager in the experienced Teresa Sokolich. Though she maintains that she still has some growing and developing to do, Teresa enters her new position carrying years...
Aotearoa, land of the long white cloud, land of many cultures.  Artist Lorna Dixon-Rikihana explores this concept and more in her latest work featured at the Waiheke Community Art Gallery’s Te Kohao O Te Ngira - The Eye Of...
In August 2014, the Yezidi people of the Iraqi town Sinjar suffered one of the greatest human rights atrocities since the beginning of the new millennia. The Kurdish-speaking religious minority was the target of genocide, the Sinjar Massacre, where thousands...
A group of talented Waiheke High School Students took out first prize in the Focus on Ability Short Film Festival. The festival asks filmmakers to ‘Focus on the Ability’ of people with a disability and tell a story on film...
Waiheke creatives certainly put art on the map, and this weekend the island is a treasure trove to be discovered, with more than 37 creative spaces open to view. Ticket-holders for the Open Studios Weekend can also meet the...
McKenzie Reserve’s transformation from scruffy pine forest into a native bush haven with walking tracks and an education hub has placed it firmly on the map of bush walkers and backpackers. Now it is blazing another trail, chosen by the...
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...
Greg Cantwell’s new exhibition at Timbuktu Nomadic Deli is about seeing the everyday as a possibility – a visual celebration of our immediate and often unnoticed environment he says, using objects we so often ignore. “I had always noticed the...