A standout creation from Sculpture on the Gulf 2017 is soon to find a permanent site on the island.The striking three-tonne sculpture named Manuēsina, meaning white bird, was created by Tongan artist Semisi Potauaine using an environmentally friendly, engineered...
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...
If you ever line up for a coffee, a ferry, a bus, train or plane, local artist Nooroa Te Hira Anguna invites you to come and see what other lines are drawn in his upcoming cartoon exhibition Here is...
Artworks Theatre rides the tide - It was a full house in Artworks Community Theatre on 16 August. Unfortunately, it was full of water. When theatre coordinator Jemma Peterson arrived on the scene, the water was about 20cm high and covered...
Feeling goodLegendary 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...
Landscapes and luxuryCornwall 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...
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...
A fascinating programme has been gathered for the first Waiheke Women’s Day to take place at the Artworks complex on Sunday 12 August.The day is meant as an opportunity for women from all over the island to gather and...
Long-time boat builder and trustee of the Waiheke Working Sail Charitable Trust Bernard Rhodes recently reconnected with an old friend, marine artist David Barker, who visited the island on his launch Feather.Bernard is working on a project to restore...
Meet Isla Treadwell, part time dog handler, part time artist and part time Gulf News cartoonist.The 20-year-old, who came to live on the island aged three with parents Beatle and Francesca and older brother Geordie, really only began to...