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...
Waiheke creatives certainly put art on the map, and this weekend the island is a treasure trove to be discovered, with more than 37 creative spaces open to view. Ticket-holders for the Open Studios Weekend can also meet the...
If you’ve never composted before or simply want a refresher, you won’t want to miss the free composting workshop this Saturday 19 August at the Waiheke Sustainability Centre on Mako Street. From 9am to 12.30pm, composting guru and organic gardener...

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...
Every couple of years, students at Waiheke Primary School get the chance to put their creative skills into play—drama, dance and visual arts—by participating in a live performance. This year, they co-wrote a script with local children’s author Paul...
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...

The chance to see a slice of Waiheke history is on offer during a presentation of the island’s past, included in a two-week festival which runs untl 15 October. The Ferries of Waiheke Island and Mapping our Motu exhibtions...

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...
The opportunity to taste wines from 15 different Waiheke vineyards in one location is coming up on Saturday 2 April. The Explore Waiheke Wine and Food Festival will be centred this year around Te Motu, The Airstrip, a piece of...
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...