Tired of the rain, the team at Wild on Waiheke is kicking off its Local Beer Sunday Sessions starting 1 October. Throughout the month of October, the afternoon event will feature live music by local folk band Gráinneog, pronounced...
How do you solve a problem like Maria? sing the nuns of the Austrian abbey’s spirited novice in the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, The Sound of Music. Enjoy Tara Doherty-Eagles’ flawless performance as the would-be young nun with a song...
The island’s delicious Te Matuku oysters will be the star of the show at the annual Oyster Festival this Saturday. The festival, held at Rangihoua Estate from midday, will celebrate these island delicacies alongside artisan food, wine, beer and...
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...
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...

After a four-month hiatus, the Last Laughs improv comedy troupe is preparing to return. Ringleader Lisa Garrity says the group has been “slippery as a meerkat” as of late. “We were all over the place—performing, in hospital, working.” Lance Driver...

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...

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There wasn’t much space to be found in Space Gallery on Oneroa’s main street last Friday evening, where a good-sized crowd squeezed in for the opening of the 2015 Sculpt Oneroa exhibition. The annual event, curated by artists Sally Smith...
The fifth Waiheke Playwrights Festival opens on Friday 24 February. Growing in size and sophistication each year, this popular annual event will showcase the work of seven playwrights in a programme packed with variety. All the plays are ten minutes...