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...
She’s only 16 years old, but already has years of experience with music. Jemilah Ross-Hayes, or just Jemilah on stage, is one of the island’s young talents to keep an eye out for. “Singing songs on stage is one thing....
A fascinating programme has been gathered for the first Waiheke Women’s Day to take place at the Artworks complex on Sunday 12 August. The day is meant as an opportunity for women from all over the island to gather and...
The sun shone down on the 808 women, men and children who participated in one of the many races this past Saturday, as the 26th annual Wharf2Wharf took place. The races ranged from five to 25 kilometres with 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...
Waiheke High School Robotics Club secured an amazing second place in their first appearance at national level in the annual Vex IQ competition in Rotorua. The event on Monday 4 December attracted 35 determined teams from around New Zealand. Waiheke entered...
While retaining inspirational jazz performances, a new focus of this year’s festival is on contemporary music, demonstrations of abstract and figurative painting involving national treasures Dick Frizzell and Richard Adams, free-form live jazz, and of course, the audience. “I wanted...
Constantly evolving Radio Rebelde had a wonderful send off for five members at Rangihoua Estate on Saturday. Vocalist Ashley Blair and trombonist partner Greg Cossar (who had a stunning lime green mohawk on the day), Magico, Juan Silva and Sylvain...
Island rock band Aaron Carpenter and the Revelators are well on their way to completing their debut album. “The problem is, it’s not finished, and we need your help,” says frontman Aaron Carpenter. “It’s recorded, but we need to pay...
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...