Here they come... front row seats at Park Point - Waihekeans are set to get a stellar view of the 36th America’s Cup from 6 to 21 March in 2021. The recently revealed racing area will take place across the Hauraki...
Waiheke nine-year-olds Anamia Rangihaeata and Tiana Gray presented their designs at New Zealand Fashion Week last Thursday night. In front of a crowd of nearly 400, the youngsters’ urban children’s wear label, Brother Sister, led the Go Media Golander Show. Nine...
Plans for the 2019 Matariki celebrations are well under way with the local board awarding Waiheke Primary School’s Ko Tahi Aroha $4000 towards the purchase of a marquee shelter for the event.  In the lead up to its Matariki exhibition...
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...

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...
Originally from Hawke's Bay, her birth certificate names her Cathrine Lewis. But when the creative soul comes out, she calls herself Katy Soljak, and that is whom I interviewed in her Onetangi home last Friday. Katy, along with Kathy Voyles...
A night of “weird, wacky and wow” is promised when Dust Palace performs at Artworks Theatre on Saturday 8 October. The acrobatic circus troupe will present Alice the cirque show at a Mad Hatter’s Cocktail Party to raise funds for...

More than 272 students in years three to six at Te Huruhi Primary School showed up in their best running gear last Thursday, as the cross country race was on. The kids’ mission: to run around the school the...
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,...
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...