Ngahere swims with the Dolphins Onetangi beach Waiheke Island

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Watch Ngahere, Darcy, and Gabe swim with the dolphins. Amazing, joyfull, tearful and incredible… on our beautiful Onetangi Beach Waiheke Island. Thanks to Gabby Harris for the video, Gabby stood in her winter clothes up to her waist to get this video for ilovewaiheke.com to share with you. Thanks so much Gabby.  

HIP HOP-ERATION: The movie (official trailer) from Inkubator

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In Cinemas 25 September 2014. “You’re never too old to start the journey of a lifetime” Who said your grandmother couldn’t be a hip hop star? These senior citizens from Waiheke Island may each be almost a century young, but for Kara, (94) Maynie, (95) and Terri, (93) the journey to Las Vegas and the World Hip Hop Dance Championships is just the beginning of a life’s journey. Along with twenty-four other nonagenarians they defy »more...

Whats up on Waiheke!

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Entertainment and Activities ilovewaiheke.com calendar of events There are many events happening on Waiheke all year round, here are a few of what is happening in the entertainment scene on Waiheke Island. Ongoing: ***** Ostend Markets every Saturday 8.30 till midday Next to the RSA Hall ***** Waiheke Community Cinema A 50 seat lounge cinema. Owned and run by the Waiheke Community.  Bookings recommended. P:372 4240     Cash only please. ARTWORKS • 127-129 OCEAN VIEW RD • ONEROA • WAIHEKE ISLAND »more...

60 years ago – Electricity came to Onetangi, Waiheke Island

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Hold ups, Hangi and Parade 60 years ago, on the 3rd July 1954 Electricity came to Onetangi, Waiheke Island Onetangi Residents Association share their photos and history notes.   1953 BCE (Before Coming Electric)   Kero was the word before electricity  arrived on Waiheke  Island.  That  was the  power  driving the  enjoyment of  the  Islanders. Kerosene was used for lighting and  cooking  and  there was always  a 4 gallon  tin of the stuff  in the  house  or  bach. »more...

ORA Community Event 5th July 2014 3pm – 5pm

Hangi, Parade, Sausage sizzle, facepainting, circus and much much more. Lets celebrate 60 years of electricity to Onetangi. Come on and join in the fun. 5th July 14 3pm to 5pm Onetangi Residents Association Hall 3rd Ave.

Sue Fitchett “On the Wing”

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Sue Fitchett our local Poet has published her new book. “On the Wing” The collection is available from Tivoli Bookshop on Waiheke and Women’s Bookshop and Unity Bookshop in Auckland City. The publisher is Steele Roberts Aotearoa (P.O. Box 9321 Wellington: E: info@SteeleRoberts.co.nz: W: www.SteeleRoberts.co.nz  

Island Styles 26 April 2014, 4:00pm – 11:30pm

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Batch Winery,  129 Carsons Road, Waiheke Island Grab your ticket quick the most fun, fashionable and fully local event of the year – Island Styles 2014 You’re sure to know one of our designers, models or stall holders so come and support our wonderful Waiheke at beautiful Batch Winery Island styles 2014 features our shopping Fair  – packed with stalls, beauty products, beauty services, henna painting, massage, DJ’s, FREE seminars and our ‘Out there 0-14yrs »more...

C’mon Reunion Show fundraising event for the local Waiheke Coastguard

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Saturday 7 June 2014, 6:30pm – 10:00pm Te Huruhi Primary School, 7 Donald Bruce Road, Surfdale, Waiheke Island Saturday 7 June 2014, 6:30pm – 10:00pm The original stars from the 60’s TV show C’mon, Ray Woolf, Suzanne Lynch, of the Chicks, Shane and Tom Sharplin are coming together to do a reunion show on Waiheke on 7th June. This is a . Tickets for the dinner and show are $100 . There will be a brief »more...

Symphony at Sunset- Saturday 5th April 14

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 The Waiheke Rotary Club are holding a fundraiser concert “Symphony at Sunset” at Palm Crest Cory Road on Saturday 5th April from 4 – 7pm. All monies raised are donated to non profit organizations in the Waiheke Community. This will be an amazing classical concert the likes of which have never been held on the Island before. Palm Crest, 61 Cory Road, Waiheke Island Tickets $150 including wine on arrival and canapes. Tickets available at »more...

Steel Magnolias 15th – 31st May 2014

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Artworks Community Theatre,  2 Korora Rd, Oneroa, Waiheke Island Catch a ferry and catch some great theatre this May! Waiheke Theatre Company presents Robert Harling’s comedy drama ‘Steel Magnolias’. This endearing play is the story of six dynamic characters for whom the old adage ‘what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger’ is central. We guarantee you will laugh until you cry. It’s a great opportunity to see both an internationally renowned production and some excellent »more...