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...
While retaining inspirational jazz performances, a new focus of this year’s festival is on contemporary music, demonstrations of abstract and figurative painting involving national treasures Dick Frizzell and Richard Adams, free-form live jazz, and of course, the audience. “I wanted...
The 2018 Onetangi Beach Races has been cancelled over fears for extreme weather expected on the island this weekend. Organisers say they have been forced to call off the annual race day, which was set for this Sunday (11 February),...
The sky exploded in a burst of colour and sound last Friday evening, as the Waiheke Dirt Track’s annual fireworks display lit up the night.It was an impressive show that many described as “the best yet”.The man behind it,...
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...
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...

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...

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The opportunity to taste wines from 15 different Waiheke vineyards in one location is coming up on Saturday 2 April. The Explore Waiheke Wine and Food Festival will be centred this year around Te Motu, The Airstrip, a piece of...
Waiheke yacht Prize took line honours twice in the annual Mahurangi Anniversary Regatta last weekend. • Liz Waters Full story in this weeks Gulf News.... Out Now!