Around 600 residents and visitors found their way to Waiheke Museum and Historical Village when they hosted a live heritage day on Sunday 21 October. As well as the museum’s own displays and recently refreshed historical buildings, the day included...
An album that traces the “dark places” in people’s lives is being released by Waiheke’s Solomon Cole Band tomorrow. Guitarist and vocalist Solomon Cole says releasing their debut album, Bruises, is an exciting step for the band, which includes vocalist...
Jill and Wayne Robson’s creative garden in Albert Crescent won the people’s choice award at Waiheke Garden Safari last weekend. The Ostend garden features quirky handcrafted sculptures and archways, semi-tropical plants and a vegetable garden, all set against the backdrop...
Incredibly generous person needed to light up sky An annual fireworks display which has lit up Waiheke’s skies for more than 20 years won’t be going ahead this year. The Dirt Track Club met last week to decide the fate of...
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...
It seems that Waiheke’s Whale Huggers picked the perfect name, with orcas joining the team on Monday when they successfully completed the 2018 Chopper Swim from Waiheke to Auckland in support of the rescue helicopter service. • Richard Jones Details...

“After the cancellation of the Onetangi Beach Races last year, we are looking to make the 2019 races better than ever,” organisers say. The date for the classic island event has been set for Sunday 17 February. There will be...
Bic Runga wowed Waiheke with all of her biggest hits on Saturday 12 January at Goldie Estate.  “I remember when I started performing, I had one song and one album, but now it’s pretty cool to play all these songs...
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...
“Kotahi te kohao o te ngira e kuhuna ai te miro ma, te miro pango, te miro whero. I muri, kia mau ki te aroha, ki te ture, ki te whakapono; Through the eye of the needle pass the...