What’s On

Thursday 4 August 

Menopause on Waiheke – W3 Wonderful Waiheke Women: From 7pm to 9.15pm, at Artworks Theatre. Speaker Niki Bezzant will cover two years of research into the latest science and Kiwi wāhine experiences from her bestselling book. Please send questions to W3 waihekew3@gmail.com

Preschool Fun Time: From 10am to 11.30 am  at Waiheke Library.  Wriggle and Rhyme at 10am, a break at 10.30, Storytime and craft time from 10.45am until 11.30am. Contact 093077795 orWaiheke_library@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

Waiheke RSA: 2pm card games (500, euchre). 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 10am to 2pm. Phone 372 8640 or email waiheke@cab.org.nz 

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

Contactless rescued food available: Come pick up rescued food from Waiheke Sustainability Centre’s community fridge and pantry. Food is dropped off around midday. 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.

Pickleball Outdoors: Old High School tennis courts, 3.45pm to 5.15pm. All ages. Call Jeff 027 501 9628 (Courts are between High School and community pool). 

Friday 5 August

Rebus Waiheke Meeting: From 10am to 12pm, at Palm Beach Community Hall. Monthly meeting on the first Friday of each month. Visitors welcome. Guest speakers on topical issues, morning tea and a social get-together for retired or semi-retired residents. We welcome visitors, no charge. Masks required.

Otherworlds Costume Hire:  Open from 2pm to 6pm, Nikau Street, Blackpool. Phone 027 309 1701.

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

Citizens Advice Bureau: Open 10am to 2pm. Phone 372 8640 or email waiheke@cab.org.nz

Pickleball Indoors: Waiheke Recreation Centre, 4.30pm to 6pm. Call Jeff 027 501.

Waiheke RSA: Club night, raffles, membership and $2 draw. 

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

Saturday 6 August

Forest and Bird Market Stall: 9am to 12:30pm, Ostend Market.  Free information and pest control advice. Bait and weed control products for sale.

Ostend Saturday Market: Rain or shine with stalls both inside the Ostend War Memorial Hall and outside in the reserve 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.

Rocky Bay Cafe: Open 9am to 1pm.

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

Citizens Advice Bureau: Open 10am to midday. Phone 372 8640 or email waiheke@cab.org.nz 

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

Waiheke RSA: 1.30pm indoor bowls.

Pickleball Indoors: Waiheke Recreation Centre, 3pm to 5pm. Call Jeff 027 501.

Sunday 7 August

Waiheke Dance Team Presents ASPIRATIONS: 

Two shows, 3pm and 5pm, at Waiheke High School. A showcase of dances recently performed at the New Zealand Dance Awards and guest performances. Tickets available from DOL. Koha donation for this fundraiser for competitions, travel and costumes.

Surfdale Food Forest Working Bee: From 9.30am to 12pm. Surfdale Food Forest behind the Old Surfdale Post Office, 6 Hamilton Road. Share gardening tips and grow kai in the food forest. Gardening tools provided, bring morning tea and snacks to share. Contact Livne Ore homegrownwaiheke@gmail.com 

Composting Workshop for All Levels: From 10am to 12pm, Waiheke Sustainability Centre. This workshop is an introduction to the three basic composting systems that can be used in the home and garden: traditional composting bins, worm farms and bokashi buckets. Register by emailing kayleigh@wrt.org.nz with your composting interests and how much in increments of 25 percent that you currently compost at home. No shame if it’s currently 0 percent.

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

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, 5pm to 7pm.  $5 Koha. Call Jeff 027 501 9628.

Monday 8 August 

Rotary Waiheke: From 7pm at Club Waiheke (Bowling Club), 2 Marama Ave, Surfdale. Phone Leighton, 021 29 77 360. 

Scrabble: From 1.15pm at the Adult Learning Centre. All welcome. 

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

Citizens Advice Bureau: Open 10am to 2pm. Phone 372 8640 or email waiheke@cab.org.nz 

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

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

Tuesday 9 August

Line Dancing: Ostend Hall. Join a small, friendly group for an hour of ‘called’ dances to great country music. Beginners welcome. $5 per class. Call Jane 027 886 6076 for info.

Pickleball Outdoors: Old High School tennis courts, 3.45pm to 5.15pm. Call Jeff 027 501 9628 (Courts are between High School and community pool.) 

Citizens Advice Bureau: Open 10am to 2pm. Phone 372 8640 or email waiheke@cab.org.nz  

Waiheke RSA: 7pm Quiz night, $5 per person.

Wednesday 10 August

The Piritahi Marae Māra Kai (food garden): Every Wednesday morning from 8.30am to 11am. Soil wellbeing, composting, seedlings, our small native tree nursery, whenua restoration and the importance of food resilience.

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 10am to 2pm. Phone 372 8640 or email waiheke@cab.org.nz 

Pickleball Indoors: Waiheke Recreation Centre, 4.30pm to 6pm. Call Jeff 027 501 9628 .