After a two-year hiatus, don’t miss the Onetangi Beach races this weekend. Horses, tractors, kids carts and Sealegs will be charging down the beachfront this Sunday 17 February. Now a staple event on the island calendar, the races are a...
People of all ages, nationalities and skin colours had gathered under the sun outside Piritahi Marae on the morning of Wednesday 6 February, waiting to be officially welcomed onto the grounds to take part in the solemn celebrations of...
“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...
Returning to the magical surrounds of Stonyridge Vineyard this summer, Highlife Entertainment is hosting a party on Auckland Anniversary Weekend, Saturday 26 January from 2pm to 11pm.“Enjoy an afternoon in the sunshine and boogie into the sunset as some...
“I’ve fallen in love with Waiheke.”Since booking in a concert at Goldie Estate with support act Lawrence Arabia, Bic Runga has made it to the island quite a bit.Having only played on the island once before, Bic guesses five...
A recurring event that gets residents and visitors alike excited is the Waiheke Snorkel Day put on every year as part of Seaweek, the nation-wide week dedicated to the ocean coordinated by the New Zealand Association for Environmental Education.On...
Friday 14 December marked the opening of the annual Sculpt Oneroa that sees artworks created by Waiheke artists placed throughout Oneroa village’s landscape.Established in 2012, the event was instigated by resident artists Paora Toi Te Rangiuaia and Sally Smith...
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...
Te Huruhi School put on a special Christmas performance last Friday to a large and appreciative audience of friends and family. The finale was a specially adapted rendition of A Pukeko in a Ponga Tree and the tamariki looked as...