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...
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...
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....
Alongside music, market and food stalls, creative performances, old fashioned games and circus fun, the Fossil Bay Kindergarten Harvest Fayre will for the first time also hold a pop-up art gallery. “The gallery will provide insight into the work of...
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...

“After the cancellation of the Onetangi Beach Races last year, we are looking to make the 2019 races better than ever,” organisers say. The date for the classic island event has been set for Sunday 17 February. There will be...
Waihekeans will have no excuse for hibernating this winter as some of the country’s leading thespians rally behind Artworks Theatre. The Oneroa venue has pulled off something of a coup, with Simon Prast, Jennifer Ward-Lealand and Jane Waddell involved in...
Tired of the rain, the team at Wild on Waiheke is kicking off its Local Beer Sunday Sessions starting 1 October. Throughout the month of October, the afternoon event will feature live music by local folk band Gráinneog, pronounced...
In keeping with tradition, the Waiheke RSA has organised two Anzac Day services to commemorate New Zealanders killed in war and honour returned servicemen and women on Tuesday, 25 April. The white crosses will be raised, poppies pinned to jackets...

Learn the history of henna, how to take care of henna tattoos, how to draw different designs and more, when the Waiheke Youth Voice puts on a free henna workshop for youth this Saturday 15 July. Under the guidance of...