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...
A captivating photograph by local amateur photographer Shelley Wood will compete in the annual photographic Four Nations competition between Canada, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand later this year. “We were staying in Piha with friends in late May. I...
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...

Katie Trinkle Legge was on vacation in Mexico when she came up with the idea for community driven art show Postcards from Waiheke. The local artist and coordinator had some water colours, some blank postcards, and a good measure of...
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...
It’s about friendship, loss, love and life. The intimate, heartwarming and funny play Still Life with Chickens is coming to Artworks for one weekend only. Mama is proud of her flourishing veggie garden. So when she discovers a mischievous chicken...
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...
Last weekend the sun shone down on well-dressed guests at  Mr Bruce Plested’s property, as the Art in the Garden Art Auction took place. Artworks from almost 30 different artists included paintings, a wall necklace and sculptures. With the art...
An album that traces the “dark places” in people’s lives is being released by Waiheke’s Solomon Cole Band tomorrow. Guitarist and vocalist Solomon Cole says releasing their debut album, Bruises, is an exciting step for the band, which includes vocalist...
After struggles last year, a forward-thinking strategy and community support will be vital to keeping the theatre going. Anna Ngo reports. A community fixture since 1991, Artworks Theatre has brought island residents a quarter-century of entertainment: song, dance, laughter and...