After another successful Waiheke High School Ball, head boy Ethan Douglas and head girl Molly Davidson describe how the ingredients came together for a memorable night. Ethan Douglas The Ball 2020 was, by far, the best ball that I had ever...

More than 272 students in years three to six at Te Huruhi Primary School showed up in their best running gear last Thursday, as the cross country race was on. The kids’ mission: to run around the school the...
It seems that Waiheke’s Whale Huggers picked the perfect name, with orcas joining the team on Monday when they successfully completed the 2018 Chopper Swim from Waiheke to Auckland in support of the rescue helicopter service. • Richard Jones Details...
If you fancy some kapa haka without the tricky moves then Jan Newton has found your perfect stage. In conjunction with Piritahi Marae, Jan is assembling a kaumatua and whanau group to perform at upcoming kapa haka events. If all...
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...
Start the New Year off by stretching those laughing muscles at the first Waiheke Comedy Show of 2017. Headlining the show is Rhys Mathewson, who in 2010 at the age of 19 became the youngest winner ever of the...

The 2019 Onetangi Beach races saw many contestants gallop, run and motor to victory. Emma Hedley took out the Kidz Kartz scoring first place, followed closely by Katelyn Veacock in second, then Luca Vodanovich in third.  Sacha Thomas won the...
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...
Kaleidoscope Performance pulled off a “miracle” by presenting Carmina Burana last weekend despite obstacles created by flooding, says director Kathy Hollo. Two floods caused more than $30,000 of damage at Kaleidoscope’s Tahi Road studio over recent weeks, but about 40...
Local artist Ann Skelly has scooped a third place award in the children’s garment section of the World of Wearable Art (WOW) show in Wellington. This year’s theme for the children’s section, where the garments are made for children but...