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...
A growing number of people meet at the Waiheke Sustainability Centre every Friday to share a community lunch made from excess and unwanted food and with the help of the volunteers. Called Kai Conscious Café, the project is one from...
Hours of practice paid off recently for Waiheke High School’s kapa haka group Piringākau.  “Our campaign for ASB Polyfest 2019 started with a training and bonding trip North to Waimamaku, Hokianga,” says teacher Te Ao Hau.  “After our trip, we endured...

Students of Te Huruhi Primary School were challenged to wear crazy hats last Friday as the school reminded them that hats must be worn during term four, and they took the challenge seriously. An abundance of children got creative, cutting,...
An official match jersey signed by the Lions-conquering Blues rugby team is up for grabs at Waiheke Rugby Club’s big fundraiser next Friday night, 30 June. The match jersey, signed by every player after the Super Rugby franchise’s history-making win...
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...
Push the float out - this year’s Waiheke Christmas Parade is going to be a cracker. Waiheke Local Board is pulling out all stops to make this year’s event a success and local vineyards and businesses are donating great prizes....
Constantly evolving Radio Rebelde had a wonderful send off for five members at Rangihoua Estate on Saturday. Vocalist Ashley Blair and trombonist partner Greg Cossar (who had a stunning lime green mohawk on the day), Magico, Juan Silva and Sylvain...
How do you solve a problem like Maria? sing the nuns of the Austrian abbey’s spirited novice in the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, The Sound of Music. Enjoy Tara Doherty-Eagles’ flawless performance as the would-be young nun with a song...

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