Native Bird Rescue will partner with jewellery giants Walker and Hall to present You are my Home, a campaign centred on what home means to each of us, and on protecting our environment through recycling and reusing old materials....
This year’s ANZAC service was more than usually solemn following Covid-19 disruptions, and with a new war in Europe raising the prospect of nuclear conflict, RSA patron Mike Lee said in his address, reprinted below. We gather here and all...
The Island Coaches Collective returns next week with its free Sunday series running every second Sunday of the month. The collective’s Mel Burdett says that following last week’s announcement of changes to vaccine pass rules, and after consulting with the...
A team of six spirited swimmers are taking to the waters around Waiheke this month to raise money for the Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust. The trust’s annual Westpac Chopper Swim has been reworked this year in light of Omicron, and...
Four piece band The Eastern lit up the night at Wild Estate. As the sun set, and with Te Pūtiki o Kahumatamomoe as their backdrop, the four-piece band from Christchurch played a mixture of original songs and covers such...
Gulf News journalist Paul Mitchell treads the boards with a young cast rehearsing to play fairies at Te Toki Reserve, for an upcoming production of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Rangihoua Estate, March 9-13.
Annie Crummer is the multi-award-winning voice behind some of New Zealand’s most iconic songs. Her platinum album Language won her Best Female Artist at the 1993 New Zealand Music Awards and an ARIA nomination in Australia. She played Killer Queen in the...
Walking Festival organisers say that their decision to ditch this year’s event because of the uncertainty around Covid alert levels was made “with heavy hearts”.  The call came on Tuesday morning following the Government’s announcement on Monday that Waiheke –...
With the Song and Poetry Thing unable to take place in person at level 3, Waiheke poets share works they would have read this week at the monthly gathering. Bones, by Julie Biuso I think about it often though it's nearly 40...
Artist Sarah-Jane Blake is bringing cheer to level 4 Waiheke with her Lockdown Gigs Billsticker Project, a virtual concert tour mapped out around Ostend. The daughter of late New Zealand sailing legend Sir Peter Blake, who recently traded her live-aboard...