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...
The new concept Waiheke Jazz and Art Festival was a resounding success, with good weather over Easter helping to attract crowds from around New Zealand and a few from overseas. • Graham Hooper Full story in this weeks Gulf News......
Well over 2000 people took the opportunity to sample wine from 18 island vineyards and food from eight local artisan providors at the Fullers Waiheke Wine and Food Festival on Saturday. The musical mix, featuring jazz standards from the Peter...
“Kotahi te kohao o te ngira e kuhuna ai te miro ma, te miro pango, te miro whero. I muri, kia mau ki te aroha, ki te ture, ki te whakapono; Through the eye of the needle pass the...

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...
Local artist Ann Skelly has scooped a third place award in the children’s garment section of the World of Wearable Art (WOW) show in Wellington. This year’s theme for the children’s section, where the garments are made for children but...

The sun came out and shone hard. Boats moored in the bay. A market of delicious food and exciting knick-knacks stood ready. Everything was ready for the crowds. Last Sunday, the Onetangi Beach Races once again brought hordes of locals...
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 -...
Hundreds of parents and children filled Waiheke Primary School Hall on Tuesday to watch talent that warmed a mid-winter night. One of the youngest contestants was five-year-old Sadie Stephenson (right), whose song “Do Your Ears Hang Low” charmed the audience. The...
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...