Cycling is the transport mode of the month for October and a series of events will run across the island and over to the city. Biketober starts with a quiz and bike check ups at Ostend Market on Saturday 3...
As daffodils and cherry blossoms eclipse the winter gloom, another sure sign spring has sprung is the big reveal for the line-up of Waiheke’s Jassy Dean Trust Garden Safari - now in its 20th year. The dates are set for November...
What do you do when your winter plans to explore Britain’s waterways on a canal barge are scuppered by pandemic lockdowns? If you are Mike Delamore you come up with an even bolder project, like buy a yacht and sail...
Artworks Theatre is calling for young people keen to express their Covid-19 lockdown experiences to take part in a film festival. Theatre co-director Kashmir Postel says the idea around the festival is to give young people a project they can...
After another successful Waiheke High School Ball, head boy Ethan Douglas and head girl Molly Davidson describe how the ingredients came together for a memorable night. Ethan Douglas The Ball 2020 was, by far, the best ball that I had ever...
A flock of bejewelled partygoers clad in feather boas, fishnets and other finery descended on Artworks Theatre to attend a Moulin Rouge-themed fundraiser.  More than 200 people turned up to show their support for the theatre, and organiser Jemma Peterson...
Out of the darkness of mid-winter come the much anticipated lanterns, fairy houses, singing and bonfire that make up the Fossil Bay School and Kindergarten lantern festival. This year, the school’s community celebrated the festival on Friday 3 July. The Steiner...
Waiheke High students shone bright at a Māori performing arts showcase at the school, with rhythmic poi dances and powerful haka last Thursday. Friends and family turned out for the colourful, high-energy event, watching on as students demonstrated their creativity...
Artworks Theatre is to be transformed into a French cabaret dance club for a party to raise funds for the theatre that has been hit hard by the Covid-19 restrictions. The Moulin Rouge theme means there will be a madam...
After months of cancellations and postponements it’s good to see some regular major Waiheke events being put back on the calendar. This week it’s the turn of the Waiheke Walking Festival, which is planning a longer, expanded, 18-day schedule starting...