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....
The fifth Waiheke Playwrights Festival opens on Friday 24 February. Growing in size and sophistication each year, this popular annual event will showcase the work of seven playwrights in a programme packed with variety. All the plays are ten minutes...

Pop royalty Suzanne Lynch returns to the island for a concert at Club Waiheke this Saturday 24 November at 7.30pm. She was on prime-time television in her teens as the blonde half of ‘60s band The Chicks and then went...
Illustrator Nooroa Te Hira is set to travel back in time when he ventures to Europe for a month. He leaves this weekend to commemorate the unsung New Zealand heroes who spent years digging tunnels to help the Allies...

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...

The chances are that President Trump will never visit our little island paradise. But the next best thing will. In a comedy-theatre hybrid, Alexander Sparrow will be at Artworks Theatre for two performances of his DJ Trump show next...
Decorated dinghies propped against posts invite people to snuggle in their shadow at headland Sculpture on the Gulf, to take refuge from sun, wind or rain. But to spend any time under them is to hear harrowing accounts of refugee...
Long-time local band Radio Rebelde is back from their winter hibernation and ready to blow your socks off with a blast of a concert at 8pm at Artworks Theatre on Sunday 24 November. Energetic as ever, the home-crowd favourites are...
How do you solve a problem like Maria? sing the nuns of the Austrian abbey’s spirited novice in the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, The Sound of Music. Enjoy Tara Doherty-Eagles’ flawless performance as the would-be young nun with a song...

Get outside and celebrate the arrival of the summer months with the Waiheke Walking Festival that begins on Saturday 17 November.  Offering over 50 walks of varying difficulty and terrain, the festival has something for everyone, according to festival manager...