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...
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...
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...
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...
A Waiheke artist has created a bright and cheeky addition to downtown Auckland thanks to a $10,000 urban arts grant. Naawie Tutugoro’s vibrant mural is now a permanent feature of Snickel Lane, a location which provided inspiration for the Elam...
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...
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...
Bubbles have been flowing since Waiheke Community Art Gallery director Linda Chalmers was awarded a Queen’s Service Medal on Monday. “We went out for lunch to celebrate and experienced a mini invasion of our house at about 4.30 in the...
The Solomon Cole Band, Deep House Brothers and DJ Didge will deliver a solid soundtrack for a lazy afternoon on the green when they play at Peacock Sky on 5 March. Musical genres will range from progressive house to live...
Changing courses part-way through has reaped rewards for AUT creative technologies student Sophie McIntyre. Darling, a hastily cobbled together entry by Sophie and colleagues Lara Galea and Ingrid Worrall, was judged runner-up in the WOW Factor award in the World...