In a wet and wild weekend, Stony Batter played host to some of New Zealand’s top musicians. Graham Hooper braved the elements and the trek to the tunnels to photograph and report on what was a truly unforgettable experience.  Wow,...

To Korowai o Waiheke has teamed up with Waiheke Cinema to bring acclaimed doco Fight for the Wild to the big screen next month. Fight for the Wild explores the notions of Predator Free 2050 (from which Te Korowai...
Waiheke Primary School children were pelted with colourful paint powder and splashed down wet and wild water slides to put the fun into fundraising last Friday. Principal Nick Shaw – who also pluckily entered into the mucky spirit of the...
A bright and chilly day provided perfect conditions for last weekend’s leg of the Ocean Swim Series held between Little O and the main beach – an event that attracted more than 1000 swimmers. In the Iceberg 2000m event Commonwealth...
Around 1000 brave souls, including an Olympic swimmer or two, will take to the chilly waters of Oneroa this weekend as part of the inaugural Hot Springs Spa Iceberg swim. Three-time Olympic swimmer Dean Kent and two of his brothers,...
David Waters is an old and wise head when it comes to building trolleys, so with the Great Gulf News Trolley Derby now just around the corner, he offers some practical advice to build your own safe speedster. With the...
A team of fit, fast and furious Waiheke firefighters scaled the Sky Tower on Saturday 22 May, raising more than $6000 for Leukaemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand. Overall, firefighters from across the country raised a whopping $1,367,876. Wearing their...
The women’s section of the Waiheke Returned Services Association celebrated 35 years on Wednesday  5 May. The Ostend War Memorial Hall was packed with members from near and far who gathered to share stories and recognize special contributions to...
The three-day festival will run from Friday 14 to Sunday 16 May and bring together local wine, food, art and music at more than 10 island vineyards. The Waiheke Island Tourism Inc team, Fullers360, and the Winegrowers Association are behind...
Perfect conditions for the Dirt Track’s Easter Invasion meant huge numbers turning up on the hill to watch the thrills and spills of racing – and a few imported drivers crashing the prizegiving party. Waiheke’s happy couple Jenna Harris and...