About 140 Waiheke High School students were “blessed” with a ball to remember at Cable Bay Vineyards on Friday night. Deputy principal Tony Sears says the ball had a Moulin Rouge theme so red dresses and red roses added ambience...
Success in all its forms was the theme of the night at the Waiheke High School senior prizegiving last Wednesday evening. Taking home the top prize and an armful of silverware, Felix Knight was named Dux for 2015. Coming first overall...
In keeping with tradition, the Waiheke RSA has organised two Anzac Day services to commemorate New Zealanders killed in war and honour returned servicemen and women on Tuesday, 25 April. The white crosses will be raised, poppies pinned to jackets...
Local artist Ann Skelly has scooped a third place award in the children’s garment section of the World of Wearable Art (WOW) show in Wellington. This year’s theme for the children’s section, where the garments are made for children but...
Thirty four successful artists have now been announced for the next headland Sculpture on the Gulf exhibition after having received a record number of nearly 250 proposals for the 2017 event - more than double that of 2013. The selection...

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A vision for a P free Waiheke has inspired a hui in Oneroa on Thursday 17 November. Piritahi Hau Ora clinical psychologist Paora Joseph and Waiheke Sergeant Chris Kerekere talk to Rose Davis about the devastating drug. Methamphetamine is like...
The Great Gulf News Trolley Derby makes a return this Father’s Day, Sunday 1 September. The race day is an opportunity for people to build their own trolleys and compete for bragging rights.  Former Gulf News editor David Waters was one...
Wellington super group Fat Freddy’s Drop played two sell-out shows in front of excited fans at Cable Bay Vineyard over the weekend. People of all ages went right up to the barrier to cheer for the popular Kiwi band. The atmosphere...
The new community education facility in the Artworks courtyard was officially opened last Wednesday with a blessing by Pita Mahaki and Maikara Ropata, on behalf of Piritahi Marae. Chanting a karakia which cleared the way for the former library...