The skies are set to light up next month with Waiheke Dirt Track’s annual fireworks display, which will take place this year on Saturday 4 November. “It’s some high quality stuff,” says Dirt Track member Rob Marshall, who is organising...
Maumahara Flames, held last Sunday, gave Waiheke residents the chance to come together as a community to celebrate Matariki and to remember those who have crossed into the star world. “The main emotion we wanted people to feel was remembrance,”...
Wet weather didn’t stop 32 teams from throughout Auckland attending the Waiheke Touch Tournament on Saturday. Sponsored by Fullers, the Touch Rugby New Zealand event has come to Onetangi Sports Park for the past six years, with support from...
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...

Discover sights unseen The programme for the annual Waiheke Walking Festival is now live, and events manager Denise Whitfield says it’s a massive one.  “The choices on offer are incredible, and I’m proud of this programme – it’s jam-packed full of...
A “special” night of personal insights into imagination was held at Tantalus Estate on Friday. Organiser Kirsten Simmons says the six speakers at the event were “outstanding” and gave a wide range of takes on imagination. The event was sold out,...
A warm summer evening with a light breeze set the scene for picnic goers and popular carols at Little Oneroa on Saturday at the Carols by the Sea event. A great turn out ensured the entire Little Oneroa reserve hill...
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!
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...
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...