African dance enthusiasts from Auckland and Waiheke spent a long and energetic day at Morra Hall when visiting Ghanaian band Wala held a workshop before a Saturday night performance. The percussion group’s lead dancer Odae led participants through afternoon rehearsals...
Waiheke Waka Ama Club has had an outstanding run at the Karapiro nationals last month, with one of the tiniest teams taking a top ten spot. • Jo Parker Full Story in this weeks Gulf News.... Out Now!    
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...
Success in all its forms was the theme of the night at the Waiheke High School senior prizegiving last Wednesday evening. Taking home the top prize and an armful of silverware, Felix Knight was named Dux for 2015. Coming first overall...
Yes, Easter and the lead-in days were dogged by the heavy rain that has been the hallmark of the summer of 2017. But fans at the Fullers Waiheke International Jazz Festival - whose opening and closing gigs were outdoor -...
A fantastic night was had by all at the Waiheke High School senior ball at Cable Bay on Friday 27 July. Students and teachers celebrated the Casino Royale-themed event in style. The evening included a sit-down dinner and DJ curated...

Drum and bass legend Optimus Gryme is hanging up his headphones this month with the final show of his farewell tour taking place on Waiheke on Saturday 28 October. Optimus, otherwise known as Charlie Brown, moved to Waiheke with his...

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,...
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...
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...