Packed ferries and the hottest days of summer can mean only one thing - headland Sculpture on the Gulf is back. Anniversary Weekend saw 8000 people walk the headland trail at Matiatia and the festival still has three weekends...
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...
Originally from Hawke's Bay, her birth certificate names her Cathrine Lewis. But when the creative soul comes out, she calls herself Katy Soljak, and that is whom I interviewed in her Onetangi home last Friday. Katy, along with Kathy Voyles...
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...
Internationally known jazz pianist David Paquette is returning to Waiheke to tickle the ivories with special guest and longtime friend Lindsay Meech on trumpet. This Live@Five concert at Whittaker’s Musical Museum on 24 September, called The Homecoming, marks 15...
The skies are set to light up next month with Waiheke Dirt Track’s annual fireworks display, which will take place this year on Saturday 4 November. “It’s some high quality stuff,” says Dirt Track member Rob Marshall, who is organising...
Waiheke High School Robotics Club secured an amazing second place in their first appearance at national level in the annual Vex IQ competition in Rotorua. The event on Monday 4 December attracted 35 determined teams from around New Zealand. Waiheke entered...

Safia Archer’s weekly arts diary Merging the traditional with digital, Sculpt Oneroa is poised to showcase the island’s artistic talent, with the much anticipated opening of its annual exhibition next weekend. Along with established artists, curators and organisers of the exhibition...
Illustrator Nooroa Te Hira is set to travel back in time when he ventures to Europe for a month. He leaves this weekend to commemorate the unsung New Zealand heroes who spent years digging tunnels to help the Allies...

Discover sights unseen The 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...