Princess Chelsea has brought her super-stylish show back home to Waiheke. After an 18-month “pause” to her nationwide Loneliest Girl tour, during which she holed up at her parents’ house on Waiheke and started to pen a new album, Chelsea...
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...

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The island’s delicious Te Matuku oysters will be the star of the show at the annual Oyster Festival this Saturday. The festival, held at Rangihoua Estate from midday, will celebrate these island delicacies alongside artisan food, wine, beer and...
Anne Frank started to write her diary on her 13th birthday in June 1942, just two weeks before she and her family were forced to go into hiding in Nazi-occupied Holland.  Written from the cramped conditions of an annex in...

Drum and bass legend Optimus Gryme is hanging up his headphones this month with the final show of his farewell tour taking place on Waiheke on Saturday 28 October. Optimus, otherwise known as Charlie Brown, moved to Waiheke with his...

Waiheke Fishing and Recreation Club’s 24-hour Snapper Classic 2017 will be remembered long after the fish have been enjoyed. A record set in the contest’s second year, for the biggest snapper, was finally beaten six years on. And what’s more, it...
The Ultimate Waiheke Wedding raffle organised by the Parents and Friends of Te Huruhi concluded after two months of ticket sales on Monday 13 March with $51,250 raised. The lucky winner was officially Kim Rae, however, she is not the...
Our weekly arts diary Three Waiheke artists, Karl Baxter, Anah Dunsheath and Bronwynne Cornish, are contenders for New Zealand’s only small sculpture prize, sponsored by Bayleys Real Estate Waiheke in conjunction with Te Motu vineyard. On Good Friday, 14 April,...
Cirque Lemuria thrilled the audience that packed Artworks Theatre on Sunday 21 June with juggling, acrobatics and aerial silks skills. The circus troupe, which came together during the Covid-19 lockdown, sailed to Waiheke aboard the Rosalie Clare as part...