Up Coming Events:
Whittaker's Music Museum Spring Concert Season:
On Saturday 18 November, at 5pm, Whittaker's welcomes the return appearance of Albany School of Music-based pianist and Doctor of Music Ludwig Treviranus, 'a major pianistic talent' who has performed extensively overseas and throughout New Zealand.
Individual concert tickets are still available at $25 ($20 for Friends) or $10 for students or children. Please book your seats early.
Peacock Sky - Summer, Action Pistol Shooting
Have a fun filled, exciting day with friends, family or corporate groups at Peacock Sky for team building or just good old fashioned fun! Learn how to handle an authentic replica firearm (airsoft) in a safe learning environment, practice for a while, then test your skills against the clock. Full instruction and safety gear will be provided for all participants. Choose between Carnival Mode or Tactical Mode.
Pricing and Bookings here or call +64 (0)9 950 4386
9th November 2018: Peacock Sky Vineyard's Wine Trivia, TABLE 44
What it's all about?
A table for four people eating,
playing wine trivia,
having fun and, oh yes,
having some delectable wine!
For anyone visiting from Auckland, staying overnight on Waiheke and for our locals we are putting on a bus, but reserve today!
The price of $59.00 includes your trivia, transportation both ways and dinner.
The price for trivia and dinner only is $40.00.
We would like to make this a monthly event so let’s make it a success.
Book now, call 09 950 4386.
For more information visit our website
10-11 November: Waiheke Garden Festival
When: 10-11 November 2018 10am - 4pmWhere: Waiheke IslandWaiheke Garden Safari has been delighting Island residents and visitors alike since 2001 and since 2017 we have a new format. The new name is Waiheke Garden Festival to reflect this change. It is still a must-see, self-drive event for gardeners and island visitors with gardening workshops and lectures in the gardens this year. Waiheke Garden Festival takes place over two days 10 & 11 November 2018. Our gardens are open 10 am to 4 pm both days. We are proudly sponsored by Fullers who also offer tour packages for the Festival. Ticket buyers get exclusive access to some of Waiheke Island's most interesting gardens while also supporting the Jassy Dean Trust. The Trust has been supporting on the island sick kids for the last 25 years.
17-25 November: Waiheke Walking Festival
When: 17-25 November 2018Where: Waiheke Island
The Waiheke Walking Festival is a fantastic, FREE, nine day event that takes place in November every year.
With approximately fifty walks covering a range of topics, terrain and duration there really is something for almost every age and fitness level. Our wonderful team of guides and volunteers ensure your Waiheke Walking Festival experience is one that will want you coming back year after year – we know a lot of you do!
25 January - 17 February 2019: Sculpture on the Gulf
When: 25th Jan - 17th Feb 2019Where: Waiheke IslandMore information to follow.Please view our website for past events, photos and artist submissions here
26 January 2019: Ce La Vi
When: 26th January 2019, 2pm - 11pmWhere: Stoneyridge Vineyard, Waiheke IslandRestriction: R22The event you have been waiting for is here!
Highlife Entertainment returns to the magical surrounds of Stonyridge Vineyard this summer with a very special party on Anniversary weekend Saturday January 26th.
Enjoy an afternoon in the sunshine and a boogie into the sunset as some of Auckland’s top dance music DJ’s and live musicians bring you a fine selection of house music and other beautiful beats to keep the atmosphere vibing.
International Ku De Ta resident DJ Niina also joins the line up as she flies in from Bali for this unique occasion along with an array of dancers and performers.
Delicious food will also be available for purchase on the day care of the Stonyridge kitchen and some of Waiheke’s finest artisan vendors.
Tickets are limited for comfort and are on sale now from www.highlife.co.nz
This is one for the sophisticated party people and not to be missed! R22, great wine, dress to impress, see you there!
On Going Events & Exhibitions:
Ostend Saturday Markets: Every Saturday from 7.30am
The Ostend Saturday Markets are perfect if you are wanting to take a little bit of Waiheke back with you. The Markets usually run from 7.30am till 1 and there is a range of local fresh food, arts and crafts.
Last Laughs Tuesday Nite comedy:
The “Last Laughs Tuesday Nite Comedy” is on the final Tuesday of each month, starting at 7:30pm at the Artworks Community Theatre. Everyone is welcome: people who would like to have a go at stand-up or improve and those who just want to be a audience member for a bit of a laugh. Entry by Koha. Doors and café bar open at 7pm For more details please ring Lance on 021 752 105 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Denis O’Connor exhibition:
Sip, a new exhibition of Denis O’Connor’s works on wine and Waiheke social history, is on at Tivoli in Oneroa. Phone 372 3361.
Waiheke Community Art Gallery:
The Fullers Reclaim to Fame exhibition is on at Waiheke Community Art Gallery. The works contain at least 80 per cent recycled materials and are based on a them of Home Sweet Home. Four artists explore the four elements of air, water, fire and earth in 4 Tell, which features paintings by Lorraine Webb and David Sarich, glass art from David Traub, and printmaking by Faith Mc Manus. The gallery is open seven days, from 10am to 4pm. Phone 372 9907
Little Putiki Gallery:
Waiheke painter Ingrid Berzins displays her works at 8 Putiki Road in Ostend. The gallery is open from 10.30am until about 2pm on weekends. Phone 027 493 5407 or see www.ingridberzins.com
Ann Skelly Art Studio:
Waiheke artist Ann Skelly offers works for sale at 40 Calais Terrace in Ostend. Phone 021 254 8914 Wendy Grace Allen studio Sculptor and painter Wendy Grace Allen opens her studio and gallery Upcycle in Oneroa from 10am to 4pm Wednesdays to Saturdays.
Barbara Robinson Studio Gallery:
Waiheke punter Barbara Robinson opens her studio at 22 Church Bay Road from 11am to 4pm on weekends. Ph 021 121 3161
The Artist Goldsmith Gallery:
Christine Hafemalz-Wheeler’s gallery at 106b Ocean View Road is open Thursday to Monday from 11am to 3pm
Whittaker’s Music Museum:
With more than 100 working musical instruments, the museum is open seven days a week from 1pm to 4pm, with live shows on Saturdays at 1.30pm. Whittaker’s is in the Artworks complex corner of Korora and Ocean View Road in Oneroa. For information phone 372 5573 or visit www.musicalmuseum.org.