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...
Neil Finn made a surprise appearance at headland Sculpture on the Gulf on Thursday evening last week. The famous Kiwi musician, who was a lead singer in Crowded House and Split Enz, is friends with architects Nicholas Stevens and Gary...
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...
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...
The sun shone down on the 808 women, men and children who participated in one of the many races this past Saturday, as the 26th annual Wharf2Wharf took place. The races ranged from five to 25 kilometres with the...

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...
An album that traces the “dark places” in people’s lives is being released by Waiheke’s Solomon Cole Band tomorrow. Guitarist and vocalist Solomon Cole says releasing their debut album, Bruises, is an exciting step for the band, which includes vocalist...

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...
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...

The chances are that President Trump will never visit our little island paradise. But the next best thing will. In a comedy-theatre hybrid, Alexander Sparrow will be at Artworks Theatre for two performances of his DJ Trump show next...