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...
Push the float out - this year’s Waiheke Christmas Parade is going to be a cracker. Waiheke Local Board is pulling out all stops to make this year’s event a success and local vineyards and businesses are donating great prizes....
The superb summer weather made for a perfect mix of camping and good honest outdoor fun for the island’s young equestrians last weekend. Waiheke Island Pony Club’s annual camp was a chance for riders to immerse themselves in horses for...
In a first for New Zealand Fashion Week, Greatest Friend, an Oneroa-based clothing store, is showing an entirely vintage collection as part of the sustainability-themed event. The show is taking place on Saturday 31 August at the Auckland Town...
An estimated 1500 people headed down to the Waiheke Dirt Track Club on Friday for their fireworks evening. The event was a resounding hit with organisers attributing much of the success to the great turn out and welcoming atmosphere. “I think...
Yes, Easter and the lead-in days were dogged by the heavy rain that has been the hallmark of the summer of 2017. But fans at the Fullers Waiheke International Jazz Festival - whose opening and closing gigs were outdoor -...
Thirty four successful artists have now been announced for the next headland Sculpture on the Gulf exhibition after having received a record number of nearly 250 proposals for the 2017 event - more than double that of 2013. The selection...
Artworks Theatre is calling for young people keen to express their Covid-19 lockdown experiences to take part in a film festival. Theatre co-director Kashmir Postel says the idea around the festival is to give young people a project they can...
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!!!

Horses thundered, tractors grunted, Sealegs hit the surf and the crowds cheered on at the 2020 Onetangi Beach Races on Sunday. While black clouds initially threatened, it was sunshine all the way to the finish at the packed out event...