The Secret Garden opens its doors for its latest transformation into a café & Tiki bar by the garden’s original creator, Willy Postma. A colourful dynamic dynamo, would be an apt description for the new [...]
Local Teresa Qualtrough shares a few ideas to keep the children happy these school holidays when the weather isn’t so surf and sand friendly. Winter in the Western Bay sees plenty of crisp sunny days [...]
Steph from The Salty Collective recently teamed up with the New Zealand Women's Black Ice team to design their new training uniforms. New Zealand Women's Black Ice are a senior synchronized ice skating team based in Auckland [...]
Last year, local Waihi Beach resident Jacqui Whyte posted a comment about her partner in a wheelchair not being able to access the beach easily. So many people from the community replied, saying that access [...]
Loaded Brownies, Lemon Apricot Fudge Slice, Ginger Chocolate Caramel Hybrid, and Meringues.. are just some of Karly Gallagher's sweet “arsenal”. From personal experience we can assure that to find the best sweet treats this side [...]
Meet John and Nathan Graham, 8 and 6, who started making dog and puppy soap during lockdown. Looking for a way to earn pocket money, the brothers created two plant-based soaps designed to “keep the [...]
Pirates of Bohemia For the fifth summer running, the much-loved Pirates of Bohemia collective has “popped up” here at Waihi Beach. This year you’ll find them in a clever shipping container-come-gazebo ensemble in the grounds [...]
Hi Ladies. Tell us a little about yourselves and Threads of Mayhem? We are a mother-daughters team made up of Matriarch Penny, Kasey and Sam. Threads of Mayhem stocks a large selection of independent children's clothing, accessories and [...]
Kelly Moselen of Ms Moz Ltd has her fingers in many pies. "Too many!" says Kelly. Marketing Manager at the Flatwhite by day, Kelly is also owner/operator of both the Sunday Market, which operates from [...]
Karen and Alan are approaching their third Christmas as owners of the one-stop-shop that is Waihi Beach Home & Hardware. Karen, previously a new entrants teacher, and Allan, a GM with Turners and GE, have [...]
Pinch us if this isn’t the coolest piece of jewellery you’ve seen in a while. Each solid, yet lightweight glass link is hand formed in Otago, and so beautifully crystal-clear. Finished with a solid sterling [...]
Bringing the outdoors in has always been a passion for Theo Spargo, who has recently relocated his plant styling, retail and hire business to Waihi Beach. Alongside his growing range of elegant pottery pieces, Theo [...]
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