What has traditionally been celebrated on the island as the Santa Parade, is this year morphing into something a little different. The annual Christmas event in December won’t include the usual colourful assortment of floats parading down the main street...

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...

“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...

Artworks Theatre filled to the brim on the evening of Saturday 24 November when Radio Rebelde burst out of another winter hibernation with their energy back on full. Warming up for the band was VJ and DJ Mano Paco and...

Pop royalty Suzanne Lynch returns to the island for a concert at Club Waiheke this Saturday 24 November at 7.30pm. She was on prime-time television in her teens as the blonde half of ‘60s band The Chicks and then went...
Long-time local band Radio Rebelde is back from their winter hibernation and ready to blow your socks off with a blast of a concert at 8pm at Artworks Theatre on Sunday 24 November. Energetic as ever, the home-crowd favourites are...

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...
The Chills are bringing their sophisticated rock to Artworks Theatre this Sunday.  They conclude their nationwide tour with one show in Waiheke and will play a mix of their old classics as well as new songs from their most recent...

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...

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...