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...
Decorated dinghies propped against posts invite people to snuggle in their shadow at headland Sculpture on the Gulf, to take refuge from sun, wind or rain. But to spend any time under them is to hear harrowing accounts of refugee...
The biennial event may encourage artists to respond to the Matiatia landscape but high winds have been the dominant influence this week as installation for headland Sculpture on the Gulf 2017 gets underway. South-westerlies hammering the exposed peninsula have provided...

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...

Dames Lynda and Jools Topp return to Waiheke for their Heading for the Hills Tour. They’ll perform at Rangihoua Estate on Saturday 30 March.  The twins say Waiheke holds a special place in their hearts as it’s been a haven for...

The sun came out and shone hard. Boats moored in the bay. A market of delicious food and exciting knick-knacks stood ready. Everything was ready for the crowds. Last Sunday, the Onetangi Beach Races once again brought hordes of locals...
Trivia fans can put their skills to good use on Saturday 26 August to help send Waiheke High School’s premier netball team to the Upper North Island Secondary School (UNISS) Competition. Starting at 6.30pm at the Waiheke Sports Club on...

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...
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...
Islanders should get their skates on to book for next month’s Waiheke Walking Festival. Registration for places on more than 50 free guided walks opened on 1 October and already a number of walks are fully subscribed. “We have closed...