What’s On

Thursday 19 May

Art Auction, I’m OK Exhibition: From 6pm to 7:30pm at Bayleys office, 145 Ocean View Road. A lockdown creation of 15 artworks by Sandie O’Brien. All money raised will be donated to the volunteer fire brigade. 

Waiheke RSA: Housie 9.30am start. Cards from 2pm, come in for a game of 500 and poker. Darts from 5.30pm. 

Upcycle Re-Design Store: For new items locally crafted from discarded materials. Alkaline battery recycling. Drop off at Upcycle Re-Design. Also The Waiheke Room, for local products. Open daily. Pendragon Mall, Oneroa.

Citizens Advice Bureau: Open 9:30am to 3:30pm. Phone 372 8640 or email waiheke@cab.org.nz 

Need A JP Free: Citizens Advice Bureau Office, 10am to midday. 

Contactless rescued food available: If you’re in need of support, pick up rescued food from Waiheke Sustainability Centre’s community fridge and pantry. Food is dropped off around midday, and if you have excess food you’re welcome to donate it to the fridge. www.facebook.com/kaiconsciouswaiheke

Waiheke Badminton: Waiheke Rec Centre, 7pm to 9pm. Social badminton. Friendly, fun, and sometimes funny. All levels welcome, rackets available, just turn up. $10/free first session.

Friday 20 May

Citizens Advice Bureau: Open 9:30am to 3:30pm. Phone 372 8640 or email waiheke@cab.org.nz

Pickleball Indoors: Waiheke Recreation Centre, 4.30pm to 6pm. Pickleball for all ages, teens-seniors. $5 Koha. Call Jeff 027 501 9628 see pac.org.nz/waiheke-island-pickleball/

The Waiheke Cabaret: From 7pm to 11:30pm, enjoy a tapestry of live music, drag, poetry, burlesque and a vinyl DJ to finish. Inspired by the golden days of Weimar Cabaret in Berlin in the 1920s, this lavish evening will take you on a journey back in time. Both evenings will contain the same wonderful line-up, so pick your preference. All profits to benefit Artworks Theatre.  R18 | tickets from https://www.artworkstheatre.org.nz/

Waiheke RSA: Open from 11am. Restaurant open from midday to 8pm Tuesday to Saturday. 

Club Waiheke: Open from 2.30pm. Bar is open Wednesday to Monday (closed on Tuesdays). Restaurant from 6pm Wednesday to Sunday. Raffles, membership draw and Joker. Friendly welcoming atmosphere and great food.

Casita Miro Friday Jazz Series: From 6pm to 9.30pm is  Kingsley Spargo,  soulful trumpeter with backing vocals and, on bass, esteemed Chris Orange. Bookings essential, 3 Brown Road, Onetangi. Phone 372 7854.

Wild Estate: Fireside Fridays, live music from 5.30pm to 8.30pm. Phone 372 3434.

Waiheke RSA: Members draw any time between 6.30pm to 8pm and meat raffles – $2 membership draw is back and fortnightly live entertainment. 

Saturday 21 May

Citizens Advice Bureau: Open 9am to midday. Phone 372 8640 or email waiheke@cab.org.nz 

Need A JP Free: Citizens Advice Bureau Office, 10am to midday.

Ostend Saturday Market: Rain or shine, there is always something to find at the market with stalls both inside the Ostend War Memorial Hall (Masks must be worn inside the hall) and outside in the reserve with arts, crafts, food and much more from 8am to 1pm. Phone Jill on 021 068 6603.

Bikebox Community Bike Repair Hub: Open 10am to 2pm for help with bike repairs and maintenance behind Sustainability Centre, Mako Street.

The Waiheke Cabaret: From 7pm to 11:30pm, enjoy a tapestry of live music, drag, poetry, burlesque and a vinyl DJ to finish. Inspired by the golden days of Weimar Cabaret in Berlin in the 1920s, this lavish evening will take you on a journey back in time. Both evenings will contain the same wonderful line-up so pick your preference. All profits to benefit Artworks Theatre.  R18 | tickets from https://www.artworkstheatre.org.nz/

Pickleball Indoors: Waiheke Recreation Centre, 3pm to 5pm. Pickleball for all ages, teens-seniors. $5 Koha. Call Jeff 027 501 9628 see pac.org.nz/waiheke-island-pickleball/

Rocky Bay Cafe: Open 9am to 1pm.

Museum and Historic Village: 11am to 3pm at 165 Onetangi Road. Entry by donation. waihekemuseum.org.nz

Sunday 22 May

Love Our Wetlands Community Planting: From 10am to 12:30pm, Rangihoua. Meet us at the carpark at 10am and we will take you to the planting site after a karakia to open the day. Bring your friends, whānau, boots and a spade if you have one, and we’ll bring the kai. For more info please call 09 372 2915 or email info@wrt.org.nz, including getting your discounted ferry ticket if you’re coming from the mainland (thanks to Fullers360).

Bikebox Community Bike Repair Hub: Open 10am to 2pm for help with bike repairs and maintenance behind Sustainability Centre, Mako Street.

Sunday Session – Chill Live Music at Waiheke Distilling: Waiheke Distilling Co, 258 Cowes Bay Rd. Free, Garden Bar event (18+) www.waihekedistilling.co.nz

Jazzy Sunday series at Vino Vino Bistro Bar: From 5:30 to 7:30,  Briar Ross on vocals Ron Coleman on keys. 

The Waiheke Cabaret: From 6pm to 10:30pm enjoy a tapestry of live music, drag, poetry, burlesque and a vinyl DJ to finish. Inspired by the Golden Days of Weimar Cabaret in Berlin in the 1920s, this lavish evening will take you on a journey back in time. Both evenings will contain the same wonderful line-up so pick your preference. All profits to benefit Artworks Theatre. R18 | tickets from https://www.artworkstheatre.org.nz/

Waiheke RSA: Open 2pm to 8pm, bar snacks available. 

Museum and Historic Village: 11am to 3pm at 165 Onetangi Road. Entry by donation. waihekemuseum.org.nz

Rocky Bay Cafe: Open 9am to 1pm.

Pickleball Indoors: Waiheke Recreation Centre, 4pm to 6pm. Pickleball for all ages, teens-seniors. $5 Koha. Call Jeff 027 501 9628 see pac.org.nz/waiheke-island-pickleball/

Monday 23 May

Crop Swap: From 4pm to 4:30pm at  the Piritahi Marae Māra Kai (food garden). Please bring along something to share, whether it’s know how, can do, seeds, seedlings, cuttings, produce, pickles, preserves, baking – anything goes. We gather, explain what we’ve brought, then swap the crop, tidy up and head home knowing we’ve helped strengthen the resilience of our food system on the island.

Scottish Country Dancing: Red Cross Hall, Monday afternoon. For info 372 9144.

Citizens Advice Bureau: Open 9:30am to 3:30pm. Phone 372 8640 or email waiheke@cab.org.nz 

Need A JP Free: Citizen Advice Bureau Office, midday to 2pm.

Waiheke Badminton: Waiheke Rec Centre, 7pm to 9pm. Social badminton. Friendly, fun, and sometimes funny. All levels welcome, rackets available, just turn up. $10/free first session.

Tuesday 24 May

Need A JP Free: Waiheke Local Board Office, 9.30am to 11.30am. 

Citizens Advice Bureau: Open 9:30am to 3:30pm. Phone 372 8640 or email waiheke@cab.org.nz  

Waiheke RSA: Waiheke Quiz Night, 7pm. 

Wednesday 25 May

The Piritahi Marae Māra Kai (food garden): Every Wednesday morning from 8.30am to 11am. Learn about soil wellbeing, composting, seedlings, our small native tree nursery, whenua restoration and the importance of food resilience on our beautiful motu. Growing healthy and accessible kai for the community is important to us.

Museum and Historic Village: 11am to 3pm at 165 Onetangi Road. Entry by donation. waihekemuseum.org.nz

Need A JP Free: Waiheke Community Library, 9.30am to 11.30am. 

Citizens Advice Bureau: Open 9:30am to 3:30pm. Phone 372 8640 or email waiheke@cab.org.nz 

Pickleball Indoors: Waiheke Recreation Centre, 4.30pm to 6pm. Pickleball for all ages, teens-seniors. $5 Koha. Call Jeff 027 501 9628 see pac.org.nz/waiheke-island-pickleball/