Top Wellington band Fat Freddy’s Drop is coming to Waiheke for the first time ever. Pre-sale tickets go on sale from 11 August for the concert which will be at Cable Bay Vineyard for one show only on Sunday 31...
It’s been a two-year process, but now Aaron Carpenter and The Revelators are ready to release their debut album Pretty Lies. It is not Aaron Carpenter and The Revelators as you have heard them before; it is “completely different”. “It’s...
Known for his high energy performances and his love of Shakespeare, actor-director Michael Hurst brings the two together in his work, No Holds Bard, at Artworks Theatre this week. Created by Michael and writing team Natalie Medlock and Dan Musgrove,...

Discover sights unseen The programme for the annual Waiheke Walking Festival is now live, and events manager Denise Whitfield says it’s a massive one.  “The choices on offer are incredible, and I’m proud of this programme – it’s jam-packed full of...
A night of “weird, wacky and wow” is promised when Dust Palace performs at Artworks Theatre on Saturday 8 October. The acrobatic circus troupe will present Alice the cirque show at a Mad Hatter’s Cocktail Party to raise funds for...
An ambitious group of high school students has come together around their passion for music in the Waiheke Youth Music Trust. These talented youth hope the trust will enable them to be taken seriously as young musicians. I caught up...
“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...

Feeling good Legendary Kiwi band The Feelers got the crowd moving at Artworks on Friday night playing a number of their hit songs including Venus, Larger Than Life, Fishing for Lisa and As Good As It Gets.  The group is currently...
Last weekend the sun shone down on well-dressed guests at  Mr Bruce Plested’s property, as the Art in the Garden Art Auction took place. Artworks from almost 30 different artists included paintings, a wall necklace and sculptures. With the art...
Kennedy Point marina opponent SKP Inc has announced one of its largest fundraising events yet, with a Sun Kissed Picnic planned for Saturday 17 February featuring music, art and plenty of refreshments. • Richard Jones   Full story in this weeks...