What do you do when your winter plans to explore Britain’s waterways on a canal barge are scuppered by pandemic lockdowns? If you are Mike Delamore you come up with an even bolder project, like buy a yacht and sail...
A night of “weird, wacky and wow” is promised when Dust Palace performs at Artworks Theatre on Saturday 8 October. The acrobatic circus troupe will present Alice the cirque show at a Mad Hatter’s Cocktail Party to raise funds for...

A recurring event that gets residents and visitors alike excited is the Waiheke Snorkel Day put on every year as part of Seaweek, the nation-wide week dedicated to the ocean coordinated by the New Zealand Association for Environmental Education. On...
The 2018 Onetangi Beach Races has been cancelled over fears for extreme weather expected on the island this weekend. Organisers say they have been forced to call off the annual race day, which was set for this Sunday (11 February),...
The Great Gulf News Trolley Derby makes a return this Father’s Day, Sunday 1 September. The race day is an opportunity for people to build their own trolleys and compete for bragging rights.  Former Gulf News editor David Waters was one...
The annual Madame Rouge Cross Country run was held in the Onetangi ‘Valley of Vines’ last Sunday, raising funds for the Waiheke High School Scholastic Trust. Usually held on the first Saturday of the year, the run was delayed a...
Returning to the magical surrounds of Stonyridge Vineyard this summer, Highlife Entertainment is hosting a party on Auckland Anniversary Weekend, Saturday 26 January from 2pm to 11pm. “Enjoy an afternoon in the sunshine and boogie into the sunset as some...
Here they come... front row seats at Park Point - Waihekeans are set to get a stellar view of the 36th America’s Cup from 6 to 21 March in 2021. The recently revealed racing area will take place across the Hauraki...
A warm summer evening with a light breeze set the scene for picnic goers and popular carols at Little Oneroa on Saturday at the Carols by the Sea event. A great turn out ensured the entire Little Oneroa reserve hill...
Saturday’s Sun Kissed Picnic fundraiser for marina opponent SKP Inc was “a beautiful Waiheke day to remember”, organisers say. • Richard Jones Full story in this weeks Gulf News… Out Now!!!