Discover sights unseenThe programme for the annual Waiheke Walking Festival is now live, and events manager Denise Whitfield says it’s a massive one. “The choices on offer are incredible, and I’m proud of this programme – it’s jam-packed full of...
Feeling goodLegendary 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...
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...
Friday 13 is usually associated with bad fortune and bad luck. But the last Friday 13 July was just the opposite, when Waiheke Rotary threw a blast of a Black Tie Gala.Just short of a hundred people filled out...
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...
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...
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...
Seed of Light Collective’s new show Union is a community collaboration of artists exploring their love for the natural elements through voice and movement.Trained actor and director Kashmir Postel along with Kit Reilly, a professional dancer who trained at...
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...