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....

Last week’s intense storm caused a trail of disruption and destruction across the island – with widespread flooding, delays and damage caused by the wild sea conditions. A significant low pressure system had set in above the Tasman Sea to...
Around 600 residents and visitors found their way to Waiheke Museum and Historical Village when they hosted a live heritage day on Sunday 21 October. As well as the museum’s own displays and recently refreshed historical buildings, the day included...
A new dive equipment and snorkel hire business on the island is making all the right soundings by organising an underwater and coastal clean-up. Around 20 divers have enlisted for the clean-up on Saturday week organised by Waiheke Dive and...
If you ever line up for a coffee, a ferry, a bus, train or plane, local artist Nooroa Te Hira Anguna invites you to come and see what other lines are drawn in his upcoming cartoon exhibition Here is...
Preschoolers had a blast last Sunday afternoon at the Waiheke Playcentre Halloween party. Excited children arrived dressed up as fairies, skeletons, ghosts and witches - even Donald Trump made an appearance. The children made trick-or-treating bags before entering four...
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 creatives certainly put art on the map, and this weekend the island is a treasure trove to be discovered, with more than 37 creative spaces open to view. Ticket-holders for the Open Studios Weekend can also meet the...
It seems that Waiheke’s Whale Huggers picked the perfect name, with orcas joining the team on Monday when they successfully completed the 2018 Chopper Swim from Waiheke to Auckland in support of the rescue helicopter service. • Richard Jones Details...
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...