Piritahi Hau Ora team produced another memorable Waitangi Day of manaakitanga at Piritahi marae in Blackpool on 6 February. Over 400 people took part in the welcoming pōwhiri, and after a cup of tea to complete the process, they...
The third annual guided paddle in Te Matuku Marine Reserve was held last weekend. The Sunday event was a collaboration between the Experience Marine Reserves  interactive days and SUP Waiheke and follows on from the previous weekend’s guided snorkelling around...
Piritahi Marae was brimming with music from around the world last week as a talented group of 18 to 30-year-old musicians entertained a large crowd as part of Ethno New Zealand. Guests were welcomed on to the marae with...
The Experience Marine Reserves snorkelling adventure at Enclosure Bay on Saturday 19 January was a huge success.  For the ninth year in a row, the EMR team made their way from the mainland with an abundance of wetsuits, flippers and...
Experience Marine Reserves interactive days take place this weekend with two events at two locations.  Explore the waters of Enclosure Bay on Saturday 18 January between 11am and 4pm by bringing your own gear or get free hire of mask,...
The first Waiheke Dirt Track race meeting for 2020 was a hit with our long-time regular visitor from the United Kingdom, Lee Claxton, racing in Jalopies. In Jalopies, Jenna Harris won with 21 points in car 313 followed by Siep...
Te Ara Kirihimete Christmas celebrations on Saturday 30 November included festivities across Oneroa, including the beach.  After activities, games and performances at the Sustainability Centre, Alison Park, Artworks and the library, stars marked the way for Christmas path followers to...
Every month for 20 years, members of the Waiheke Book Club have been coming together to talk about books. Some members waited years to join the group and no one is leaving. The connections run deep and club members...
The Waiheke Walking Festival 2019 has been hailed as a success with 900 people booking 2336 individual walks over the 10-day programme. Festival manager Anna Reinstein says this year’s festival was made up of 52 events - 48 walks plus...
A karakia was performed every morning last week to bless the three exhibitions that were opened at the Waiheke Community Art Gallery on Friday 22 November. A crowd gathered outside the gallery on the balmy early summer evening to be...