The superb summer weather made for a perfect mix of camping and good honest outdoor fun for the island’s young equestrians last weekend. Waiheke Island Pony Club’s annual camp was a chance for riders to immerse themselves in horses for...
A new dive equipment and snorkel hire business on the island is making all the right soundings by organising an underwater and coastal clean-up. Around 20 divers have enlisted for the clean-up on Saturday week organised by Waiheke Dive and...
Local music enthusiast and photographer Graham Hooper writes about the final show of The Chills Snowbound Tour that brought them to Artworks Theatre last Sunday. - It was about 30 years ago that I last saw The Chills at Ponsonby’s...

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...
Start the New Year off by stretching those laughing muscles at the first Waiheke Comedy Show of 2017. Headlining the show is Rhys Mathewson, who in 2010 at the age of 19 became the youngest winner ever of the...
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...

The 2019 Onetangi Beach races saw many contestants gallop, run and motor to victory. Emma Hedley took out the Kidz Kartz scoring first place, followed closely by Katelyn Veacock in second, then Luca Vodanovich in third.  Sacha Thomas won the...

Artworks Theatre filled to the brim on the evening of Saturday 24 November when Radio Rebelde burst out of another winter hibernation with their energy back on full. Warming up for the band was VJ and DJ Mano Paco and...
The Experience Marine Reserves snorkelling adventure at Enclosure Bay on Saturday 19 January was a huge success.  For the ninth year in a row, the EMR team made their way from the mainland with an abundance of wetsuits, flippers and...
Friday 13 is usually associated with bad fortune and bad luck. But the last Friday 13 July was just the opposite, when Waiheke Rotary threw a blast of a Black Tie Gala. Just short of a hundred people filled out...