Two two eight

Nestled in a sheltered, secluded nook above Tryphena harbour, Two Two Eight Shoal Bay Road is a well-appointed house with personality. Perched on the hillside, the living spaces are at tree top level with panoramic views through the mature pohutukawa … Read More

Through the lens

As lockdown brought travel to and around the island to a halt I reached out to several island professional photographers, asking them if they would share a favourite image and about how Aotea has challenged and inspired their work. Hillary … Read More

Islands and Uncertainty

The next festival on Aotea’s calendar – Small Island Big Ideas in September – promises to cater for hearts and minds. Its theme is Uncertainty – an odd theme you might think – but accepting that change is constant is … Read More

Wharf to wharf – Postponed to 2022 due to COVID

Please note the wharf to wharf is postponed until October 2022 due to COVID. Keep training! 19 events (5km – full marathon) Run/bike/walk Enter at Permanent local residents can enter at Kaitoke School before 17th September Enquires to … Read More

Aotea’s Got Talent

Words Tim Higham, Images Saskia Koerner Aotea’s population is growing. The number of people listing the island as their primary place of residence for health care purposes has crept up to over 1150. The last official census in 2018 had … Read More

The Thriving Summer Garden

Saturday Sept 25  9.30-2.30 (5 hours including lunch) $85   Growing the Generous Fruits and Roots of Summer   planning in space and time: (ie, trying to fit it all in and get non-stop food!) sowing, growing, planting cucs, zucs, … Read More

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