The island’s hot ticket this week was the Waiheke Theatre Company’s production of The Cripple Of Inishmaan, Anglo-Irish playwright Martin McDonagh’s dark comedy set in the far west of Ireland and directed here on our own island by Stephanie...
Push the float out - this year’s Waiheke Christmas Parade is going to be a cracker. Waiheke Local Board is pulling out all stops to make this year’s event a success and local vineyards and businesses are donating great prizes....
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...
There was a late start to racing on Saturday with not many cars but a great crowd for a hot afternoon. Nine cars in total showed up, four of them in Super A.  Taz Corinaldi in car 71 got a...
Saturday’s Sun Kissed Picnic fundraiser for marina opponent SKP Inc was “a beautiful Waiheke day to remember”, organisers say. • Richard Jones Full story in this weeks Gulf News… Out Now!!!

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Towering Putiki O Kahu (Rangihoua) provided a fitting backdrop as about 200 people honoured former Alliance Party leader and Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton at his burial at Onetangi Cemetery on Saturday. Veteran politicians, unionists and Pacific Island communities showed...
In keeping with tradition, the Waiheke RSA has organised two Anzac Day services to commemorate New Zealanders killed in war and honour returned servicemen and women on Tuesday, 25 April. The white crosses will be raised, poppies pinned to jackets...
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...
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...