Te Huruhi Primary School’s colour fun run fundraiser went down last Friday with more than 380 children running. Younger students were teamed up with those senior, as it was all about completing the course - that involved water slides...
Returning to the magical surrounds of Stonyridge Vineyard this summer, Highlife Entertainment is hosting a party on Auckland Anniversary Weekend, Saturday 26 January from 2pm to 11pm. “Enjoy an afternoon in the sunshine and boogie into the sunset as some...
An indepth look at the Te Matuku mangroves provided magic moments on paddleboards and kayaks last Saturday. The event, funded by Seaweek and Waiheke Local Board, was run by Experiencing Marine Reserves and SUP Waiheke. During the guided tour EMR coordinator...
Pop royalty Suzanne Lynch visits Waiheke this Saturday for a night of classic hits and rock and roll. Having spent her teenage years on prime-time screens as the blonde half of 60s band The Chicks, Suzanne Lynch then travelled the...
After a rainy start the weather cleared and the sun made a timely appearance, as if on cue, for the annual Spring Festival at Fossil Bay Kindergarten. The afternoon was bursting with blossoms as the children, dressed in seasonal colours,...
About 50 year seven and eight students of Waiheke High School dressed in fancy fluorescent clothes and colours for a disco at the school hall last Friday. The disco was put on by the Piringakau kapa haka group to fundraise...
Hundreds of parents and children filled Waiheke Primary School Hall on Tuesday to watch talent that warmed a mid-winter night. One of the youngest contestants was five-year-old Sadie Stephenson (right), whose song “Do Your Ears Hang Low” charmed the audience. The...

Community groups and volunteers are the glue that holds this island together, plugging social, environmental, sporting and educational gaps. They exist often on a shoestring and generally answer needs with little fanfare. This week’s Gulf News recognises their endeavours. Many have...
The Chills are bringing their sophisticated rock to Artworks Theatre this Sunday.  They conclude their nationwide tour with one show in Waiheke and will play a mix of their old classics as well as new songs from their most recent...
For the first time in a decade Waiheke High’s Piringakau kapa haka group performed at Polyfest 2018. It had been so long, yet they blew everyone away with their outstanding performance and mana. With only six weeks to prepare their...