They’ve got talent and instruments but nowhere to perform; they’ve got drive and ambition but nowhere to practise. That’s why charismatic music teacher Gareth Moore and the Waiheke Youth Music Trust are on the hunt for practise space and...
Perpetual Guardian Sculpture on the Gulf is now in full swing, works trucked, craned and sometimes constructed on their sites. For James Wright’s Seven Sisters it was a helicopter delivery from Clevedon on a perfect Waiheke morning to the...
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...
Waiheke-raised teens Oliver Wilson, 19, and Kauri Palmer, 17, are dancing it up for the world stage in Phoenix, Arizona, after winning the Hip Hop International New Zealand nationals with their crew YUNG ID in April. Living most of his...
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...
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...
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...
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...