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26 July 2012
This weekend on Waiheke
Check out complete What's On listings, movie and
event reviews and previews in this week's edition of
Gulf News, available at retailers around the island for
Friday 27 July
The Weekender Event Guide is a listing of events and activities available on the island. Deadline is 5pm Thursday
of the week before publication. Listings are at the editor's discretion. Email email@example.com
Saturday 28 July
0800 372 100
new builds and renovations
The Toylight Zone at Artworks
Kaleidoscope Performing Arts presents the story of two children
who fall into the evil clutches of a storybook witch. Starring
students of director/choreographer Kathy Olgtree and her
The show opens this Friday 27 July at 7pm with performances
on Saturday 28 July at 2pm and 7pm and Sunday 29 July at 2pm.
Tickets are standard $18 and Premium $21 with $10 children's
seats. Book at i-Site Information Centre in Oneroa on 372 1234.
SandBar DJ night
Every Saturday night from 9pm until 1am over the winter months
there will be in-house drink specials and a DJ behind the decks at
SandBar in Oneroa.
SandBar has teamed up with Rockstar NZ to present a variety
of talented DJs covering multiple genres from house, funk, soul,
electro beats, hip hop and more to help shake the winter blues.
Hiroshima film night at Tivoli
Twice Bombed, a 70-minute flm on the legacy of Yamaguchi
Tsutomu, a survivor of both Hiroshima and Nagasaki, shows
at Tivoli in central Oneroa at 6pm. Phone 372 3361 for more
Ostend Saturday Market
Open from 8.30am to 12.30pm selling a range of Waiheke crafts,
gifts, plants, books, clothing and food at Anzac Reserve in Ostend.
Great coffee, locally made breads, cheeses, produce and pastries.
Sunday 29 July
Greg Minter farewell at The Bay
A farewell party for Greg Minter with music by The Stimulators
at the Matiatia venue from 1pm until 5pm. Phone 372 8543.
Live jazz at the Goldie Room
Listen to mellow Sunday jazz over lunch with local trio the silver-
blue set from midday until 4pm; featuring Sarah-Jane Limbrick,
Peter Reilly and Rick Shanks. Phone 372 7493 for bookings and
Soul Sista at The Bay
Soul Sista plays at The Bay at Matiatia every Saturday in August
from 5pm to 8pm. Phone 372 8543 for more details.
Waiheke Ceilidh Band at Rocky Bay Hall
Saturday 4 August from 8pm to11.30pm. Phone Dave Malan on
372 6710 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book $15 tickets.
Sister Shout at Waiheke High School
The island a capella choir celebrates 15 years of music with its
hilarious show Stir Gently, a light-hearted look at the group's
At Waiheke High School on Saturday 4 August at 3.30pm and
7pm and Sunday 5 August at 3.30pm.
Tickets are available at Shop the Rock in Oneroa at $15 for adults
and $5 for children.
And the Band Played On
A musical tribute to the musicians who perished on the ill-
fated Titanic featuring vocalist Andy Spence, violinist David
Rawsthorne and pianist Reg Towers.
Friday 3 August at 7pm and Saturday 4 August at 2pm and 7pm
at Artworks Theatre.
Tickets $20 and bookings at i-Site in Oneroa on 372 1234.
Cook like a MasterChef with Ana
MasterChef NZ runner-up Ana Schwarz will teach a hands-on
cooking course at the Waiheke Community Education kitchen
with the aim of inspiring participants to cook delicious food for
family and friends.
The course runs for four weeks from 8 August from 6.30pm to
8.30pm at the Waiheke High School cooking room. Phone 372
6417 or visit the high school to book.
Waiheke Walking Festival this October
Two walks aimed at children will feature as part of this year's
Waiheke Walking Festival, on 26 October to 4 November.
Children aged six to 12 can join senior park ranger Wayne Carlson
on the Ugly Bug Safari to discover more about the creepy crawlies
that call the Whakanewha Regional Park home.
And for the those aged three to six, bring the family and come
along on the Mini Beast Magic walk, also in Whakanewha
Discover some of the beastly residents of the park... you won't
be walking very far but in bug terms, you will be crawling a very
Kids will be encouraged to get their hands dirty while discovering
some of the park’s smallest residents. To fnd out more, visit www.
Waiheke Island Historical Village
Located at 165 Onetangi Straight, opposite Saratoga vineyard.
Take a look at Waiheke's past and discover the people and events
that shaped the island. Open Wednesdays, weekends and public
holidays from midday until 4pm. Entry by donation.
Whittaker's Musical Museum
More than 100 working musical instruments including two
Bechstein grand pianos, pianolas and accordions. The museum is
open seven days from 1pm to 4pm with a daily DVD presentation
Monthly Live @ Five concerts are held on Saturdays at 5pm, see
Gulf News for details. Contact 372 5573.
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