What's on in Nelson

Library Knitters

Thursday 11th January-Thursday 20th December 2018
The Nelson Public Libraries Library Knitters meet every week to knit or crochet garments for ...

Young Adult Reading Club

Wednesday 21st February-Wednesday 19th December 2018
If you are aged 13-18 and love reading then this is the group for you.

Flash Fiction Writing Competition at the library

Monday 7th-Monday 21st May 2018
The nights are getting darker and the weather colder, but you wouldn’t know it at ...

After School Drama Classes

Tuesday 8th May-Tuesday 3rd July 2018
After School Drama classes with Roger Sanders starting this term, for ages 7 to 10 ...

May Youth Workshops

Tuesday 8th-Tuesday 22nd May 2018
Free workshops for youth aged between 11-15 run out of the Tahunanui Community Centre. Free ...

Motueka Library: Music - Motueka High School Students

Friday 18th May 2018
Students from Motueka High School perform music as part of our New Zealand Music Month ...

International Simultaneous Storytime

Wednesday 23rd May 2018
The nights are getting darker and the weather colder, but you wouldn’t know it at ...

Hip Hop Workshop Featuring A1

Thursday 24th May 2018
Local hip-hop artist A1 is holding a workshop for anyone aged 13-24 interested in writing ...

Young and Inspired - Living My Dream

Friday 25th May 2018
Young and Inspired celebrates the amazing achievements of young Nelsonian's who are living their dreams ...

Laugh Nelson

Saturday 26th May 2018
Laugh Nelson returns - an evening jam packed full of live stand up comedy & ...

Rock the South

Friday 8th June 2018
The regions finest youth musicians return to the stage for a dose of bass thumping, ...

Saturday Stories

Saturday 9th June-Saturday 25th August 2018
Saturday Story Time at Elma Turner Library through the months of winter. Join us for ...

UWC Information Evening

Friday 22nd June 2018
I'm Rhiannon and I'm hosting an information evening at NCG to share the UWC story ...

Motueka Library: LEGO Club

Monday 25th June 2018
Join us at Motueka Library's LEGO Club.

Rock the Bay

Saturday 30th June 2018
Rock the Bay returns to Golden Bay’s Pohara Hall this winter with an all-ages music ...

The Hare and The Tortoise and the Kings New Clothes

Saturday 30th June-Sunday 1st July 2018
Childrens Theatre - A one hour play - suitable for the whole family

Motueka Library: Opportunities Beyond School

Wednesday 4th July 2018
Find out about work skills, CVs, cover letters, dress code and WWOOFing.

Saxton Velodrome

Sunday 8th July 2018
Come and have a go at the new Saxton Velodrome! Fun for everyone from beginners ...

Takaka Library: Ministry of Science

Monday 9th July 2018
Bring science alive with this hands-on session for the curious.

School Holidays at the Library

Tuesday 10th-Wednesday 18th July 2018
We have something for the whole family these holidays with Starlight Stories, escape rooms, crafts ...

Richmond Library: Teen Takeover #1

Thursday 12th July 2018
Join us for activities, crafts and snacks at the library!

Richmond Library: Teen Takeover - MINK On Air!

Thursday 12th July 2018
Time to get on the airwaves! Learn how to make a podcast in our Imaginarium.

Takaka Library: Upcycling For Teens

Friday 13th July 2018
Learn how to upcycle your t-shirt into a bag, or an old jumper into a ...

Friday 13th Quiz Night

Friday 13th July 2018
Friday 13th Quiz Night!Come along and help Nayland College Choir Students fundraise for their trip ...

Richmond Library: Tech Play

Monday 16th July 2018
Come and have a play with our wonderful tech resources!

Richmond Library: Tech Play #2

Monday 16th July 2018
Come and have a play with our wonderful tech resources!

Richmond Library: Tech Play #3

Monday 16th July 2018
Come and have a play with our wonderful tech resources!

Motueka Library: Celebrate With Kath Bee

Wednesday 18th July 2018
Celebrate 1000 Books Before School at Motueka Library with children's entertainer Kath Bee.

The Wisp- school holiday family entertainment

Thursday 19th-Sunday 22nd July 2018
A school holiday theatre show created to delight people of all ages. Family-friendly, light-hearted and ...

The Gang Show

Thursday 19th-Sunday 22nd July 2018
A fun filled family variety show for young and old that will have you laughing ...

Richmond Library: Tech Play #4

Thursday 19th July 2018
Come and have a play with our wonderful tech resources!

Richmond Library: Tech Play #5

Thursday 19th July 2018
Come and have a play with our wonderful tech resources!

Richmond Library: Tech Play #6

Thursday 19th July 2018
Come and have a play with our wonderful tech resources!

Matariki - Celebrate Queen Street

Sunday 22nd July 2018
New cancellation date!Queen Street is done so let's celebrate! Live music and performances, traditional food ...

Nelson Squash Club Night

Thursday 26th July 2018-Friday 28th June 2019
Members and non-members are more than welcome to join us for a friendly night of ...

SEA CADET Info Night

Tuesday 31st July-Tuesday 7th August 2018
Interested in sailng, shooting, leadership and fun? TS TALISMAN is hosting an Info Night for ...

NAVY CADET intro night

Tuesday 7th August 2018
Interested in sailng, shooting, leadership and fun? TS TALISMAN is hosting an Intro Night for ...

Motueka Library: Opportunities Beyond School - Lynda.com

Wednesday 15th August 2018
Find out about Lynda.com - a free online database with a huge variety of courses ...

Super Club Netball 2018

Sunday 19th-Friday 24th August 2018
Super Club Netball 2018 is proud to be back in Nelson for 2018

Motueka Library: Opportunities Beyond School - Careers

Wednesday 22nd August 2018
Wondering about future careers? Find out about insurance as a career choice with Nigel Rukuwhai ...

Valley To View 2018

Sunday 26th August 2018
A Country Fair with a difference!

Board on Sundays?

Sunday 26th August-Sunday 25th November 2018
Spend your Sunday afternoon in the library playing board games. Fun for the whole family. ...

Roald Dahl Day at the Library

Saturday 1st September 2018
Come and enjoy a magical day of Roald Dahl fun. The Nelson Repertory Theatre present ...

Richmond Library: After School Programme - Techy Time

Monday 3rd-Monday 24th September 2018
Learn about technology with Sophus and Amy at Richmond Library!

Te reo Māori: Understanding the Grammar – an Introduction

Sunday 9th September 2018
An introduction to Te Reo with a focus on the main differences between the English ...

Motueka Library: Opportunities Beyond School - Harry Townsend's Story

Wednesday 12th September 2018
Harry Townsend, a past student of Motueka High School, talks about his experiences beyond school.

Women's Suffrage in New Zealand

Sunday 16th September 2018
To celebrate Suffrage 125, The Friends of the Library are host Gail Collingwood as their ...

Nelson Seed Library drop-in

Tuesday 18th-Thursday 27th September 2018
Nelson's Elma Turner Library is home to the first public seed library in the top ...

Hope School Country Fair 2018

Saturday 22nd September 2018
Bring your friends and famiy, and enjoy a great day out in the country on ...

School Holidays at the Library

Monday 1st October-Friday 9th November 2018
School Holiday fun at the library

Textile Kids - Crazy Felt Cats (Holiday fun)

Tuesday 2nd October 2018
Make a crazy felt cats head with buttons and embroidery stitches.

Textile Kids - Driftwood Wall Hanging (Holiday Fun)

Thursday 4th October 2018
Make a woven driftwood wall hanging, inspired by local nature. Ages 5-12.

Richmond Library: Keen Kids Write!

Thursday 4th October 2018
Fun writing tasks for keen kid writers aged 9+.

The Cat In The Hat By Dr Seuss

Saturday 6th October 2018
Everyone’s favourite cat comes to mischievous life in this theatrical adaptation of the Dr Seuss ...

Broadgreen Historic House Spring Open Day

Monday 8th October 2018
Come along and have a go at Spring and Suffrage themed colonial games and activities.

The Messy Magic Adventure! (Aotearoa NZ)

Thursday 11th-Friday 12th October 2018
Spray and Wipe are two cleaners who have been hired for their most exciting job ...

Captain Pinky's Pirate Toddler Boogie (NZ)

Sunday 14th October 2018
Penny Ashton leads a pirate themed disco for the young and young at hearrrrrrt.

Ann-Droid (Hungary)

Tuesday 16th-Wednesday 17th October 2018
A 21st century Pinocchio that combines theatre with the digital technologies: projection, LED costume, robot ...

Spring Supreme Disco (Ages 11-13)

Friday 19th October 2018
The Tahunanui Youth Action Group proudly presents: Spring Supreme, the best disco ever! Music, games ...

Cook's Cook

Saturday 20th October 2018
Gavin Bishop follows the 1768 journey of Captain James Cook’s H.M.S. Endeavour with the ship’s ...

Stage One (Aotearoa New Zealand)

Tuesday 23rd-Friday 26th October 2018
Stage One is a designated student stage held at the Nelson Centre of Musical Arts, ...

Nelson Fright Night 2018

Saturday 27th October 2018
Get your costumes ready......It's back again, Fright Night is bringing the scares to Founders Park ...

Water Rockets - For Kids (7 years+)

Sunday 28th October 2018
Arran de Leeuw will teach kids how to build and launch single bottle rockets - ...

LEGO Drop-in

Thursday 1st-Thursday 15th November 2018
Let your imagination run wild with our LEGO drop-in afternoons.

Coaching Generation Z

Friday 2nd November 2018
Sport Tasman proudly presents Coaching Generation Z, a one day Coaches Forum for all coaches ...

Eddyline 5k Series

Wednesday 7th November 2018-Wednesday 27th March 2019
Fun 5k Run & Walk event.Wednesday evenings in November, December, February & March.

Nelson Yacht Club Public Open Day

Saturday 17th November 2018
Come down and try a watersport! Choose from Dinghy Sailing, Windsurfing and Stand-Up Paddleboarding, or ...

Flax Weaving For Kids

Saturday 17th November 2018
Come and make some gifts and decorations from flax appropriate for the upcoming summer festive ...

Photography For Kids

Wednesday 21st November 2018
This photography course with will take children on location where they can take photographs in ...

Pub Quiz

Thursday 22nd-Thursday 29th November 2018
Pub Quiz Night @The Sprig and Fern Brightwater22. Nov and 29. Nov 2018@ 7pm

Hampden Street Twilight Gala

Friday 23rd November 2018
Kicking off summer and the holiday season is the Hampden Street School Twilight Gala. This ...

ASB Nelson Sports Awards

Saturday 24th November 2018
The Nelson Sports Awards is one of the signature events of the year recognising outstanding ...

PAK'nSAVE Richmond Santa Parade

Sunday 25th November 2018
A fun-filled event for all! Come and join in the festive fun at the PAK'nSAVE ...

Christmas Crafternoon

Sunday 25th November 2018
Have a craft project you haven't finished? Or is there something on your Pinterest board ...

Richmond Library: Mystery Ink

Thursday 29th November-Thursday 13th December 2018
Richmond Library's book group for teens.

Night At The Movies

Saturday 1st-Sunday 2nd December 2018
F.A Dance Centre (Fargher Academy) is proud to present – Night At The Movies. The ...

Biblio Bingo Bonanza

Monday 3rd December 2018-Sunday 27th January 2019
We’re excited to present our new adult summer reading challenge – read, play bingo and ...

Elevate

Friday 7th-Saturday 8th December 2018
A dance show like never before, showcasing local talent in a fun, vibrant, upbeat extravaganza!

Santas' Grotto

Saturday 8th-Friday 14th December 2018
Crafts, stories and a sprinkle of magic at the Library as Santa's Grotto makes an ...

Young Adult Summer Reading Challenge

Saturday 8th December 2018-Sunday 27th January 2019
Our Young Adult Summer Reading Challenge is back! Win book vouchers just for reading over ...

Family Christmas Movie

Sunday 9th December 2018
Tis the season! We will be showing a Family Christmas Movie on Sunday, December 9th. ...

Bake A Bach

Sunday 9th December 2018
Design, bake and decorate your very own original gingerbread creation in this Kids Workshop. For ...

Richmond Library: Catch The Wave - Summer Reading For Teens

Monday 17th December 2018-Saturday 2nd February 2019
Whether it was a winner or a wipe-out, your reading can net you a prize ...

Motueka Library: Catch The Wave - Summer Reading For Teens

Monday 17th December 2018-Saturday 2nd February 2019
Whether it was a winner or a wipe-out, your reading can net you a prize ...

Murchison Library: Catch The Wave - Summer Reading For Teens

Monday 17th December 2018-Saturday 2nd February 2019
Whether it was a winner or a wipe-out, your reading can net you a prize ...

Takaka Library: Catch The Wave - Summer Reading For Teens

Monday 17th December 2018-Saturday 2nd February 2019
Whether it was a winner or a wipe-out, your reading can net you a prize ...

FREE Family Movie Night

Friday 21st December 2018
A FREE event for the whole family. With a sausage sizzle, lawn games, and indoor ...

Skatepark Tour 2019 - Takaka

Sunday 6th January 2019
The Skatepark Tour returns to the region this summer, showcasing the best talent on skateboards, ...

Cardio Latino (New fitness class in Nelson)

Monday 7th-Monday 28th January 2019
Come and join the Latino fever! Learn how to dance different styles while you're exercising ...

Skatepark Tour 2019 - Mapua

Monday 7th January 2019
The Skatepark Tour returns to the region this summer, showcasing the best talent on skateboards, ...

Latin Dance Summer Workshops: AFROCUBAN

Wednesday 9th January 2019
Latin dance fans, dance workshops are here! This activity is for everyone, to have some ...

Skatepark Tour 2019 - Tapawera

Wednesday 9th January 2019
The Skatepark Tour returns to the region this summer, showcasing the best talent on skateboards, ...

Skatepark Tour 2019 - Motueka

Saturday 12th January 2019
The Skatepark Tour returns to the region this summer, showcasing the best talent on skateboards, ...

Skatepark Tour 2019 - Murchison

Sunday 13th January 2019
The Skatepark Tour returns to the region this summer, showcasing the best talent on skateboards, ...

Skatepark Tour 2019 - Wakefield

Monday 14th January 2019
The Skatepark Tour returns to the region this summer, showcasing the best talent on skateboards, ...

NZDC Youth Summer School

Monday 14th-Friday 18th January 2019
Take your dance training to the next level with our week-long summer school.

NZDC Youth Summer School

Monday 14th-Friday 18th January 2019
Take your dance training to the next level with our week-long summer school.

Skatepark Tour 2019 - Brightwater

Wednesday 16th January 2019
The Skatepark Tour returns to the region this summer, showcasing the best talent on skateboards, ...

RnB vs Latin Night - Nelson

Saturday 19th-Sunday 20th January 2019
After months of research we came out with the perfect event. The funky & spicy ...

Skatepark Tour 2019 - Richmond

Saturday 19th January 2019
The Skatepark Tour returns to the region this summer, showcasing the best talent on skateboards, ...

Skatepark Tour 2019 - Nelson

Sunday 20th January 2019
The Skatepark Tour returns to the region this summer, showcasing the best talent on skateboards, ...

Latin Dance Summer Workshops: CUBAN SON

Wednesday 23rd January 2019
Latin dance fans, dance workshops are here! This activity is for everyone, to have some ...

Textile Kids - Art and Craft (Holiday Fun)

Monday 28th January 2019
Another popular children’s workshop teaching arts and crafts to children. Ages 5-12.

Red Cross Refugee Support Volunteer Course. Free.

Saturday 9th-Thursday 14th February 2019
Participants learn how to provide support to former refugees as they settle here in Nelson ...

The Tidal Trail Fun Run & Fiesta 2019

Sunday 24th February 2019
The latest addition to Motueka South School's Family Fiesta is a walk or run around ...

Motueka Library: Are You a Fiction Fiend?

Wednesday 27th February-Wednesday 27th November 2019
Motueka Library's group for teens!

Tutus On Tour

Friday 22nd-Saturday 23rd March 2019
Following sell-out performances around NZ in 2018, the RNZB is delighted to be expanding Tutus ...