What's on in Nelson

Motueka Library: 1000 Books Before School

Thursday 25th October 2018-Tuesday 31st December 2019
Join 1000 Books Before School at Motueka Library and create a "we read aloud to ...

Richmond Library: Good Crafternoon!

Wednesday 31st October 2018-Wednesday 18th December 2019
Bring your craft project to Richmond Library and work on it with other crafters.

Motueka Library: Babbling Books Book Group

Thursday 1st November 2018-Thursday 5th December 2019
Babbling Books - a chance to enjoy an informal discussion about what you are reading.

Device Advice

Thursday 8th November 2018-Tuesday 31st December 2019
Join us for Device Advice where we assist with computers, devices, ebooks and more.

Richmond Library: Richmond Writing Group

Tuesday 20th November 2018-Tuesday 19th November 2019
Interested in writing? This is the group for you.

Richmond Library: Tasman Talks Titles Book Group

Wednesday 21st November 2018-Wednesday 20th November 2019
Richmond Library's adult Book Group - Tasman Talks Titles.

Nightingale Knitters

Monday 7th January-Sunday 15th December 2019
Join our communal knitting group - each Monday, materials supplied, all welcome.

STEMWriters at Nelson Libraries

Tuesday 8th January-Tuesday 10th December 2019
STEMWriters - a local writers group - ask at the Library for more information.

Nelson Libraries BookChat at Elma Turner Library

Tuesday 8th January-Tuesday 10th December 2019
BookChat: a place where we get together to talk about books. Elma Turner Library second ...

Library Knitters

Thursday 10th January-Thursday 19th December 2019
Join our communal knitting group - each Thursday, materials supplied, all welcome.

Football Golf

Friday 11th January-Tuesday 31st December 2019
FOOTBALL GOLF IS ONE OF THE FASTEST GROWING SPORTS IN THE WORLD.GREAT FUN FOR ALL ...

Nelson Libraries BookChat at Stoke

Wednesday 16th January-Wednesday 18th December 2019
BookChat: a place where we get together to talk about books. 5.30 pm third Wednesday ...

The Nelson Market

Saturday 2nd February 2019-Saturday 1st February 2020
For nearly 40 years The Nelson Market has been a vibrant showcase of the best ...

Story Time and Small Time at the Library

Tuesday 5th February-Friday 6th December 2019
Join us for sessions full of songs, singing and of course bubbles!

Senior Lifestyle Interest Group

Thursday 7th February-Thursday 5th December 2019
Are you on track towards retirement?Meet 1st Thursday in each month 2019 with others to ...

Motueka Library: Tiny Tots

Friday 8th February-Friday 13th December 2019
Join us for Tiny Tots at Motueka Library.

Richmond Library: Tiny Tots

Tuesday 12th February-Tuesday 10th December 2019
A hands on session using songs, stories, rhymes and movement for children aged two years ...

Richmond Library: Mystery Ink

Thursday 14th February-Thursday 5th December 2019
Richmond Library's book group for teens.

Motueka Library: Foodies Group

Friday 15th February-Friday 22nd November 2019
Join us for tastings, conversation and fun foodie facts.

Live Music Series at Elma Turner Library

Sunday 24th February-Sunday 24th November 2019
Every last Sunday of the month the library will host 30 min live music performances

Motueka Library: Are You a Fiction Fiend?

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

Nelson Farmers Market

Wednesday 6th March 2019-Wednesday 26th February 2020
Nelsons Fresh Wednesday Farmers Market - Local producers and marketeers come to town bringing you ...

Richmond Library: Richmond Robotics

Wednesday 6th March-Monday 2nd December 2019
A fun, hands-on technology programme for kids aged 8-13 who are keen to learn about ...

Young Adult Reading Club

Tuesday 19th March-Wednesday 20th November 2019
If you are aged 13-18 and love reading then this is the group for you.

Brook Waimarama Sanctuary

Thursday 23rd May-Tuesday 24th December 2019
Adventure for visitors, adventurers and families into native bush and bird wonder - 15 min ...

Richmond Library: Our Fruitful History - Kete Tasman

Monday 3rd June-Monday 2nd December 2019
Do you have an original photograph relating to fruit growing or farming in our district?

Motueka Library: Scrabble Time!

Wednesday 5th June-Wednesday 18th December 2019
Enjoy a game of Scrabble at Motueka Library.

Motueka Library: Book Cafe

Monday 17th June-Monday 16th December 2019
Come along to Motueka Library's new conversational group.

Tea & Talk Richmond

Wednesday 19th June 2019-Wednesday 24th June 2020
A weekly cuppa and a chat for over 65s,

Tea & Talk Motueka

Wednesday 19th June 2019-Wednesday 24th June 2020
A weekly cuppa and a chat for over 65s,

Tea & Talk Nelson

Friday 21st June 2019-Friday 26th June 2020
A weekly cuppa and a chat for over 65s,

Tea & Talk Victory

Sunday 23rd June 2019-Sunday 21st June 2020
A weekly cuppa and a chat for over 65s,

Monty's Sunday Market

Sunday 23rd June 2019-Wednesday 23rd June 2021
Monty's Market is the Nelson hub for selling and buying pre-loved items every Sunday in ...

LEGO Drop-in

Thursday 27th June-Thursday 28th November 2019
Let your imagination run wild with our LEGO drop-in afternoons.

Cultivation of Peace with Bonni Ross

Sunday 14th July-Sunday 10th November 2019
Guided meditation for the cultivation of peace in our hearts and our world

Cardio Latino - Monday (Latin Dance Fitness)

Monday 22nd July-Monday 23rd September 2019
Learn how to dance all this styles while you're exercising your whole body in this ...

Natural History: Barry Cleavin & Ansel Adams

Monday 22nd July-Sunday 25th August 2019
A print-maker and photographers responses to the natural world.

Motueka Library: Building Bricks Club

Monday 29th July-Monday 25th November 2019
Make amazing building bricks creations with local experts.

CoderDojo - Free Kids Computer Coding Club

Wednesday 31st July-Wednesday 18th September 2019
Free kids coding club running at NMIT, Nelson on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 8pm. ...

Learn in the Library - adult classes at Elma Turner Library

Thursday 1st August-Thursday 19th September 2019
An 8 week series of classes on various topics

LatinTiki at Bamboo Tiger [1st Thu of the month]

Thursday 1st August-Thursday 7th November 2019
Here's a good excuse to enjoy your Thursday night in the heart of Nelson. Another ...

Aratoi: Our Journeys to Aotearoa

Thursday 1st August-Sunday 13th October 2019
ARATOI Our Journeys to Aotearoa Collection with schools’ contribution. Now showing to 13th October

What's Buddhism About?

Sunday 4th-Sunday 25th August 2019
Join this four-week course to learn more about the basic framework of the Buddhist teachings ...

Burlesque Basics

Monday 5th-Monday 26th August 2019
4 week block course. Learn the art of the tease.

Something to Remember

Monday 5th August-Sunday 6th October 2019
Alexis Neal and Elke Finkenauer Now showing to 6th October

Mindfulness Introductory Course

Tuesday 6th-Tuesday 27th August 2019
Learn how to deal with stress, how to improve your sleep and how to feel ...

NZ International Film Festival 2019

Wednesday 7th-Wednesday 28th August 2019
Once you're facing the right direction, you just need to keep walking.

Suter/NSAS: 50/50 Fundraiser "An Art Extravaganza"

Friday 9th-Friday 23rd August 2019
This is a special fundraising exhibition jointly organised by The Suter Art Gallery and the ...

Nelson Latin Dance Social (2nd Wed of the month)

Wednesday 14th August-Wednesday 13th November 2019
Come along, have a dance! Bachata, Cha cha cha, Salsa, Kizomba, Merengue, Salsa & more. ...

Nelson Kizomba Improvers - 7 Week Course [Term 3]

Wednesday 14th August-Wednesday 25th September 2019
Kizomba is a beautiful partner dance that is a fusion of African with a bit ...

Richmond Library: Youth Makers Market Workshops

Tuesday 20th August-Tuesday 17th September 2019
Turn your talents into income!

Motueka Art Group Two day winter exhibition

Friday 23rd-Saturday 24th August 2019
Local artists exhibiting a diverse and affordable range of their artwork available to purchase.

Lasasa- Latino Salsa Samba

Friday 23rd August 2019
LASASA- Latino Salsa Samba

Lunchtime Poetry Open Mic

Friday 23rd August 2019
An open mic poetry session to celebrate Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day 2019. Come to ...

Poems and Coffee

Friday 23rd August 2019
Come along and enjoy listening to some poems for National Poetry Day 2019. Tea and ...

Motueka Library: Poetry Creation Station

Friday 23rd-Friday 30th August 2019
Celebrate NZ National Poetry Day.

Motueka Library: Chocolate and Nuts

Friday 23rd August 2019
Who loves chocolate and nuts?

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE FIRST KIND

Friday 23rd August 2019
Photo exhibition

Nelson Academy of Dance- Tales of Beatrix Potter & The Jewels

Friday 23rd-Saturday 24th August 2019
A very special ballet, stunning bespoke costumes, exquisite handpainted masks and gorgeous dancers from wee ...

Pop Up Events Wedding Fair

Saturday 24th August 2019
Pop up Events are proud to announce the Pop up Events Wedding fair! The fair ...

Reiki I, II & III Training

Saturday 24th-Saturday 31st August 2019
Reiki translates as 'universal energy.' The practice of Reiki gives you tools for using energy ...

Gail Riddell. DNA and Genealogy

Saturday 24th August 2019
Gail Riddell. DNA and GenealogyElma Turner LibrarySaturday 24 August: 2pm

A Night At The Opera with Nelson Civic Choir and Nelson City Brass

Saturday 24th August 2019
Nelson Civic Choir and Nelson City Brass present A Night At The Opera, conducted by ...

A Night At The Opera presented by Nelson Civic Choir and Nelson City Brass

Saturday 24th August 2019
Nelson Civic Choir and Nelson City Brass present their first joint concert to bring you ...

Aphra Trio as part of the Live Music Series at Elma Turner Library

Sunday 25th August 2019
Aphra Trio - Anna Maitland (flute), Juliet Ayre (violin), Lissa Cowie (cello) play the music ...

Valley To View 2019

Sunday 25th August 2019
A Country Fair with a difference! Music! Food! Mountain Biking! Rogaine!

Daffodil Rally for Cancer

Sunday 25th August 2019
NELSON VINTAGE CAR CLUB is Running a RALLY EVENT open to all vehicles and drivers ...

Harness the Power of Emotional Quotient (EQ)

Sunday 25th August 2019
Aiming for greater benefits in relationships at home or work and for a happier life? ...

Celtic Evensong Service

Sunday 25th August 2019
Feel a sense of community and be spiritually refreshed and uplifted by Celtic hymns (with ...

Wit Unleashed: Cleavin prints from the Collection discussed

Sunday 25th August 2019
The Director presents themes running through Cleavin work and a guest printmaker discusses the printmaking ...

Quilters Presentation

Monday 26th August 2019
Presentation by quilting group Joyce Jones and the Undercover Girls. They will show and discuss ...

Inspire Modern Jive - weekly dance classes

Tuesday 27th August-Tuesday 17th December 2019
Inspire Modern Jive has weekly dance classes on a Tuesday evening. Everyone is welcome, no ...

Ancestors Attic

Tuesday 27th August 2019
Ancestors AtticElma Turner LibraryTuesday 27 August: 1 – 2pm

STOKE TENNIS CLUB AGM

Tuesday 27th August 2019
Stoke Tennis Club AGM will be held at the Clubrooms on Tuesday 27th August 2019 ...

NSAS Spring Exhibition

Wednesday 28th August-Sunday 22nd September 2019
Spring exhibition by members of the Nelson Suter Art Society.

The Nelson grand winter wine tasting

Wednesday 28th August 2019
The Nelson grand winter wine tasting.

Fullpower Victory in collaboration with Citizens Advice Bureau

Thursday 29th August 2019
Practise setting clear/respectful boundaries. Gain effective skills/confidence to take charge, get help when in trouble,threatened,bullied,assaulted.

Richmond Library: Introduction to Online Research and DigitalNZ

Thursday 29th August 2019
Find out about DigitalNZ - a National Library service.

NCMA’s Lunchtime Series: Nelson’s Mosaic Choir

Thursday 29th August 2019
Using voice and drum as instruments this a cappella group will present a mini-WOMAD of ...

Richmond Library: Book Launch – It Doesn’t Take a War

Thursday 29th August 2019
Elizabeth Coleman launches her book It Doesn’t Take a War – A Life Forever Changed ...

NZIA AON Gold Medal Lecture

Thursday 29th August 2019
Jeremy Salmond, the latest recipient of New Zealand architecture’s premier award, will speak in Nelson ...

Robert Innes

Friday 30th August 2019
Robert Innes performs live at The Boathouse Nelson

Casino Night

Friday 30th August 2019
Nelson College PTA brings you a Casino Evening. We are fundraising for a scholarship initiative ...

An Evening with the Essences

Friday 30th August 2019
Spend a few hours with Leila Lees from Waiheke Island learning about Lasavia vibrational essences. ...

Forest & Bird Ronga Reserve Planting

Saturday 31st August 2019
Ronga Reserve annual planting day.

Fullpower Public Victory

Saturday 31st August 2019
Practise setting clear/respectful boundaries. Gain effective skills/confidence to take charge, get help when in trouble,threatened,bullied,assaulted.

A Doris Day Special

Saturday 31st August 2019
In loving memory of Doris Day, award-winning singer and actress Ali Harper is touring her ...

Spring Fashion Fling '19

Saturday 31st August 2019
An extravaganza of fashion and fun!

Four Lanes Festival

Saturday 31st August 2019
Four lanes, more than 30 attractions - discovery and delight for all the family in ...

Titans of Tunes 3

Saturday 31st August 2019
The regional and all-ages original live music competition! Three songs per act, over 12 acts ...

Fathers Day Brunch

Sunday 1st September 2019
Can you think of anywhere better for a superb Father’s Day Brunch, than Oceano Panorama ...

Spring Market

Sunday 1st September 2019
1st of September is a very popular day!First day of spring and Father's Day! 2 ...

Te Tauihu Youth Summit

Sunday 1st September 2019
The Te Tauihu Intergenerational Strategy is proud to be working with rangatahi across Te Tauihu ...

Nelson Institute Talk: Nigel Costley presents 'Matter Over Mind: Phrenology'.

Sunday 1st September 2019
Nigel Costley delves into the Victorian pseudo-science of Phrenology, sometimes called psychology's little faux pas!

Motueka Library: Tai Chi Taster

Monday 2nd September 2019
Join us for the 2019 Festival of Adult Learning.

Coffee and Politics - Louisa Wall MP

Monday 2nd September 2019
Coffee and Politics with MP Louisa Wall

Festival of Adult Learning

Monday 2nd-Sunday 8th September 2019
The library encourages adult learning at all levels and offers a range of free classes, ...

Mindful Parenting Workshop

Tuesday 3rd September-Tuesday 5th November 2019
Mindful Parenting Workshop gives you the space to explore your own beliefs, triggers, etc and ...

Motueka Library: Ten Reasons To Visit Your Library

Tuesday 3rd September 2019
Join us for the 2019 Festival of Adult Learning.

Richmond Library: Focus on the Environment

Tuesday 3rd-Thursday 26th September 2019
This month we’re focusing on the environment at Richmond Library.

Richmond Library: What On Earth Is Climate Change?

Tuesday 3rd September 2019
Find out about climate change with Jenny Easton.

What's Buddhism About?

Tuesday 3rd-Tuesday 24th September 2019
Join this four-week course to learn more about the basic framework of the Buddhist teachings ...

Bike Maintenance Workshop

Tuesday 3rd September 2019
Bike Maintenance WorkshopTuesday 3 September, 11am – 12pm

Stretch Class with CLM Health and Fitness

Wednesday 4th September 2019
A class designed to improve your range of motion, increase circulation, flexibility, and relieve muscle ...

Folk Night

Thursday 5th September 2019
A fun and casual gathering of folk musicians. Join in or just listen.

Richmond Library: Introduction to Google Drive

Thursday 5th September 2019
Find out about Google Drive and how you can use it.

NCMA’s Lunchtime Series: Louis Lucas-Perry

Thursday 5th September 2019
Louis Lucas-Perry been involved in many concerts throughout the Nelson region including performances with the ...

Research Online Computer Class

Thursday 5th September 2019
Search for information from many sources in the ‘deep web’ not accessed by Google. The ...

Have a go at Knitting with the Library Knitters

Thursday 5th September 2019
Search for information from many sources in the ‘deep web’ not accessed by Google. The ...

The AC/DC Story

Friday 6th September 2019
The AC/DC Story is a 3-hour concert and biography of the world's greatest Rock n ...

Art Expo Nelson

Friday 6th-Sunday 8th September 2019
A three day art show with more than 1000 pieces of art for sale. Open ...

NZ International Mountain Film Festival

Friday 6th-Saturday 7th September 2019
The best of the New Zealand Mountain Film Festival will be back in Nelson playing ...

City Council: The Improv Show

Friday 6th-Friday 27th September 2019
Welcome to Noslen City Council! (Nelson backwards!) It's election year in Noslen and the council ...

Lessons Learned from the KonMari Method

Friday 6th September 2019
Learn how to declutter and find out what sparks joy in your life as staff ...

Backroom Comedy September 2019

Friday 6th September 2019
Celebrate longer days, new life, and outbursts of allergens with some fresh laughs!

Forest & Bird Weekend Camp at Ngarata, Totaranui

Friday 6th-Sunday 8th September 2019
Weekend Camp at Ngarata Homestead, Totaranui.

The DnB Get Down feat CHARLIE B

Saturday 7th-Sunday 8th September 2019
One of the Godfathers of NZ Bass Music CHARLIE B aka The artist formally known ...

A Taste of Ireland – The Irish Music & Dance Sensation

Saturday 7th September 2019
World Champion Irish dancers from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, tell the tale ...

Love Tennis Open Weekend Nelson Club

Saturday 7th-Sunday 8th September 2019
Join us at the Love Tennis Nelson open weekend!8 clubs across Nelson are opening their ...

Love Tennis Open Weekend Tahuna Club

Saturday 7th-Sunday 8th September 2019
Come along and join us at the Tahuna Club Love Tennis Nelson open weekend!

Love Tennis Open Weekend Richmond Club

Saturday 7th-Sunday 8th September 2019
Come along and join us at the Tahuna Club Love Tennis Nelson open weekend!

Love Tennis Open Weekend Hope & Vets Clubs

Saturday 7th-Sunday 8th September 2019
Join us at the Love Tennis Nelson open weekend!8 clubs across Nelson are opening their ...

Love Tennis Open Weekend Mapua Club

Saturday 7th-Sunday 8th September 2019
Join us at the Love Tennis Nelson open weekend!8 clubs across Nelson are opening their ...

Love Tennis Open Weekend Upper Moutere Club

Saturday 7th-Sunday 8th September 2019
Join us at the Love Tennis Nelson open weekend!8 clubs across Nelson are opening their ...

Love Tennis Open Weekend Wakapuaka Club

Saturday 7th-Sunday 8th September 2019
Join us at the Love Tennis Nelson open weekend!8 clubs across Nelson are opening their ...

Setting Goals and Making a Budget

Saturday 7th September 2019
Tips and tricks to build financial skills, including how to create an achievable financial goal, ...

Nelson Garden Show

Saturday 7th September 2019
Spring flower show with stalls, raffles, Devonshire teas

Appleby School Country Fair

Saturday 7th September 2019
This is our biggest fundraiser of the year. With a large variety of stalls, activities ...

BLACK MOON LILITH

Saturday 7th September 2019
Black Moon Lilith explore the spacious sonic terrain of Dark Folk.

NCMA’s Celebration Series: Yid Ee Goh & Lisa Chou

Sunday 8th September 2019
Programme includes Handel Sonata, Beethoven Sonata no. 6, Lilburn Salutes to seven poets and Schumann ...

Nelson Parent and Child Expo

Sunday 8th September 2019
EQUIP parents/caregivers with tools and products for effective parenting. EMPOWER through informative talks & workshops. ...

Top Dog Film Festival NZ Tour

Sunday 8th September 2019
The Top Dog Film Festival is back and you'd be barking mad to miss it. ...

Richmond Library: Freshwater Fish of Tasman

Monday 9th September 2019
Find out about Tasman’s freshwater fish with Trevor James.

Motueka Library: Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2019

Tuesday 10th September 2019
Māori action songs and Kapa Haka will entertain you and strengthen the bonds with our ...

Diabetes Support Network Discussion Meeting

Tuesday 10th September 2019
A meeting to discuss the creation of a top of the south support network for ...

Excel Intermediate Course

Wednesday 11th-Wednesday 18th September 2019
Focus on the more advanced features - functions (formulas), managing data, formatting, and using multiple ...

Nurture@Home Family Fun Day at Natureland Wildlife Trust

Wednesday 11th September 2019
We are super excited to be running our "Nurture@Home Family Fun Day" in conjunction with ...

Forest & Bird evening talk by Martin Grinsted about Caves of Mt Arthur

Wednesday 11th September 2019
Martin Grinsted talk Caves of Mt Arthur Tablelands

Te Reo Māori Workshop presented by Anton Matthews

Wednesday 11th September 2019
In support of Te Wiki o te Reo Māori, Anton Matthews will be providing a ...

Pūrākau Talks

Thursday 12th September 2019
Nelson Central School's Te Pouahi bilingual unit present an evening with people who heal the ...

Richmond Library: Introduction to Photobooks

Thursday 12th September 2019
Learn how to use Vistaprint to create a photobook using your own photos.

NCMA’s Lunchtime Series: Chroma Chamber Choir: Favourites

Thursday 12th September 2019
Chroma Chamber Choir is a small choir dedicated to singing choral music from the Renaissance ...

WAVE

Friday 13th September-Sunday 6th October 2019
A joint exhibition between John Z Robinson, Annie Nevin and Rob West.

Top Of The South Film Festival - Nelson

Friday 13th-Saturday 14th September 2019
The Top of The South Film Festival returns for a special edition and an even ...

Women of Rock

Friday 13th September 2019
A night of female rock and burlesque.

Blue Moon - TOTS Film Festival

Friday 13th September 2019
What would you do if you had one chance to turn your life around? Would ...

Hang Time - TOTS Film Festival

Saturday 14th September 2019
A wine-fuelled comedy for the new "lost" generation, inspired by Ernest Hemingway "Fiesta; the Sun ...

Forest & Bird Pearl Creek working bee

Saturday 14th September 2019
Pearl Creek Working Bee. Cutting back tree lucerne, releasing plants etc.

Poi Workshop

Saturday 14th September 2019
In support of Te Wiki o te Reo Māori, Tom Alesana will be providing a ...

Weaving Workshop

Saturday 14th September 2019
In support of Te Wiki o te Reo Māori, Joy Shorrock will be providing a ...

NCMA End of Term Student Showcase Concert

Sunday 15th September 2019
Come along and hear NCMA students perform at this end of term concert. Students will ...

Cawthron Memorial Lecture 2019

Tuesday 17th September 2019
The Lecture is a free event, for the Nelson community, to commemorate the legacy of ...

NOT YOUR NORMAL Candidates' Meeting

Wednesday 18th September 2019
Come prepared to be entertained as well as enlightened as to which Nelson City Council ...

Richmond Library: Introduction to Chromebooks

Thursday 19th September 2019
Learn how to use a Chromebook.

NCMA’s Lunchtime Series: Grampians Trio

Thursday 19th September 2019
The Grampians Trio formed in 2009 with local musicians Mary Ayre (piano), Juliet Ayre (violin) ...

Richmond Library: Bowel Screening Information Session

Thursday 19th September 2019
Find out about a simple test that could save your life.

Textile Collage Workshop

Friday 20th September 2019
A one day workshop run by textile artist Sally Reynolds.

Ledlenser Trails In Motion 7 Film Tour - Nelson

Friday 20th September 2019
Trails In Motion is an annual international film tour that brings the finest trail and ...

Preloved Fashion Parade

Friday 20th September 2019
A pre-loved fashion parade with bubbles (or juice), nibbles and entertainment.

Textile Collage Workshop

Saturday 21st September 2019
A one day workshop run by textile artist Sally Reynolds.

Niels Gedge

Saturday 21st September 2019
Renound Greytown guitarist, Neils Gedge is bringing his song of the landscapes of Aotearoa to ...

Sunrise Walk For Wellbeing - Saturday 21 September 2019

Saturday 21st September 2019
Sunrise Walk For Wellbeing - Saturday 21 September 2019

Inspire Modern Jive - Saturday Night Dance Party

Saturday 21st September-Saturday 23rd November 2019
Inspire Modern Jive is hosting its monthly Saturday Night Dance Party.Dance the night away with ...

Memory Walk Nelson 2019

Saturday 21st September 2019
Walk to show support for all those living with dementia, their families, whanau, friends and ...

Nelson Symphony Orchestra presents Last Night of the Proms

Saturday 21st-Sunday 22nd September 2019
The Nelson Symphony Orchestra will present its own version of Last Night of the Proms.

Jay Hutchinson: the archaeology of the discarded, forgotten and thrown away

Saturday 21st September-Sunday 1st December 2019
A body of textile work by the Dunedin based artist Jay Hutchinson,

Motueka Steiner School Spring Fair 2019

Sunday 22nd September 2019
Step into a magical world of fairyland adventures, old-fashioned games, exciting entertainment, and scrumptious food ...

Plant-Based Lifestyle - Free Workshop

Sunday 22nd September 2019
Research shows that plant-based lifestyles can improve health and reduce risks. In this workshop, learn ...

The Central Crank Family Relay & Mega Bike Sale

Sunday 22nd September 2019
The most family fun you can have on two wheels! Whether you’re a cruiser or ...

Founders Artisan Open Day

Sunday 22nd September 2019
Meet the amazing artisans that work at Founders, join the Arts Festival to paint a ...

Cawthron Scitec Expo 2019

Tuesday 24th-Wednesday 25th September 2019
The biggest and best schools science fair event in the Top of the South!

Mainland Tactix netball coach, Marianne Delaney-Hoshek

Wednesday 25th September 2019
Lunch talk by Marianne Delaney-Hoshek

Motueka Library: The Weka Story

Wednesday 25th September 2019
Join DOC ranger Flo for The Weka Story.

NCMA’s Lunchtime Series: Pianist Richard Mapp

Thursday 26th September 2019
Well known pianist Richard Mapp gives his first solo concert in Nelson since moving here ...

NZ Costume and Textiles Symposium

Friday 27th-Sunday 29th September 2019
The Suter Gallery will host the National Costume and Textiles Symposium in September 2019. Be ...

Blue River Baby NZ Album Release Tour

Friday 27th September 2019
Wellington's Funk dub rockers BLUE RIVER BABY are in town hot on the heals of ...

Mel Parsons 'Glass Heart'

Friday 27th September 2019
Mel Parsons live at The Boathouse Nelson.

Forest & Bird Weekend Camp at Taipare Bay

Friday 27th-Sunday 29th September 2019
Weekend camp at Rob Schuckard's accommodation on the coast at Taipare Bay.

New Zealand Male Choir 20th Anniversary Concert

Saturday 28th September 2019
The New Zealand Male Choir 20th Anniversary concert on the 28 th September, at Nelson ...

Off your rockers as part of the Live Music Series at Elma Turner Library

Sunday 29th September 2019
A choir for 60+ singers specializing in the rock/pop genre

Kiwi Journeys Nelson Cancer Society Fundraiser

Sunday 29th September 2019
Come and get on your bikes and join us at Rabbit Island. FREE ferry all ...

Nelson Dawn - October

Friday 4th October 2019
Silent Disco Dawn Rave at Kirby Lane - A Pre Work Dance Party!

Funked UP

Saturday 5th-Sunday 6th October 2019
Elsewhere NZ & East St Present FUNKED UP!!!Get ready for a night of epic dance ...

Centre Of New Zealand Challenge Relay

Saturday 5th October 2019
RUN OR WALK OR PUSH To the Centre of New Zealand. How many times can ...

Devilskin

Sunday 6th October 2019
Devilskin are back in Nelson playing at the Trafalgar Centre as part of their Onward ...

Bloom - Flower and Garden Festival 2019

Sunday 6th October 2019
Enjoy Bloom - Nelson's Flower and Garden festival. Food, heritage and music at Isel House ...

Champagne Brunch

Sunday 6th October 2019
Can you think of anywhere better for a superb Sunday Brunch, than Oceano Panorama Restaurant ...

Richmond Library: Youth Makers Market

Tuesday 8th October 2019
Support our talented young artists, craftspeople and entrepreneurs!

Forest & Bird evening talk by Ricky-Anne Mitchell about Kakapo

Wednesday 9th October 2019
Ricky-Anne Mitchell "Saving the Kakapo; 2018/19 Breeding season".

Isel Market

Thursday 10th October 2019-Thursday 30th April 2020
Isel Twilight Market is restarting on the 10th of October at Isel park, Stoke, Nelson.

An Evening with the Essences

Friday 11th October 2019
Spend a few hours with Leila Lees from Waiheke Island learning about Lasavia vibrational essences. ...

Mapua Sprig & Fern 10k Fun Run & Walk

Saturday 12th October 2019
10km Fun run and walk around urban Mapua.The last of four 10km from local Sprig ...

Motueka Library: Making Movies With Stef Harris

Wednesday 16th October 2019
Are you curious about how to make a movie? Hear writer/director Stef Harris talk about ...

Cellfish

Friday 18th-Saturday 19th October 2019
Where hardened inmates come face-to-face with a whole new nightmare: Shakespeare classes with Miss Lucy!

Björk: All is Full of Love

Friday 18th October 2019
Blackbird Ensemble, presents an awe-inspiring homage to the inimitable Icelandic pop artist, Björk.

PIC’S Piki Mai

Friday 18th-Monday 28th October 2019
Originally created for the 2011 Nelson Arts Festival, Piki Mai tells the story of Nelson ...

Rum & Cocktail Night

Friday 18th October 2019
Enjoy a relaxing four-course dinner matched with some of the finest cocktails and distills.

The Clearing

Saturday 19th October 2019
New Zealand’s longest-running contemporary dance company returns with stunning new work from internationally celebrated choreographer ...

Mighty Duke & The Lords

Saturday 19th October 2019
They’re back! If you saw them in 2016, then you’ll know that Mighty Duke & ...

Sculpture in the Park

Saturday 19th-Monday 28th October 2019
Throughout the Nelson Arts Festival, Nelson artist Lee Woodman will be working on a piece ...

Los Galanes

Saturday 19th October 2019
Los Galanes is an eight-piece Latin ensemble made up of musicians with a passion to ...

Shooglenifty

Saturday 19th October 2019
Shooglenifty’s unique blend of traditional Celtic folk embraces a wealth of world-music flavours ranging from ...

Sympathetic Resonance

Saturday 19th October 2019-Sunday 9th February 2020
Sympathetic Resonance is the eight in a series of contemporary art projects at The Suter ...

Chamber Music New Zealand presents Taonga Moana - A love letter to the oceans

Saturday 19th October 2019
National chamber choir Voices New Zealand perform a programme celebrating our oceans as Taonga with ...

Up and Away

Sunday 20th October 2019
Performed in a purpose-made cosy tent, Up and Away is a unique little treasure for ...

Voice Collective

Sunday 20th October 2019
Do you love singing but feel scared to sing in public? Or maybe you’re a ...

Dayna Sanerivi

Sunday 20th October 2019
Welcome to Dayna’s intimate and beautifully crafted collaboration with Darrin Andrews on captivating guitar.

My Grooves: Festival In Development

Sunday 20th October 2019
All are invited to watch as choreographer and dancers work together to form dance for ...

Portraits In Motion

Sunday 20th October 2019
What began as a one-to-one travelling theatre grew into a 16-year odyssey, turning photographs into ...

The South Afreakins

Sunday 20th-Monday 21st October 2019
A hilarious and heartbreaking show about country, loss, and the impossible search for home.

Crafters Destash Market

Sunday 20th October 2019
Come along and find items for your crafting suppliesfabrics beads scrapbooking stamps, wool quilting pottery, ...

A Call to Dance

Monday 21st-Wednesday 23rd October 2019
Join acclaimed choreographer and dancer Amrita Hepi for a fun, free, one-on-one yarn, and a ...

Elisha Hobbs

Monday 21st October 2019
A multi-instrumentalist and songwriter hailing from Motueka, Elisha Hobbs performs a collection of original music.

Coffee and Politics - Priyanca Radhakrishnan MP

Monday 21st October 2019
Coffee and Politics with MP Priyanca Radhakrishnan

This is Tami Neilson

Monday 21st October 2019
This is a rare opportunity to experience Tami up-close and personal in an acoustic show.

A Synthesized Universe

Monday 21st October 2019
A Synthesized Universe is an immersive experience that combines live music with custom animation.

Greg Copeland

Monday 21st October 2019
Greg Copeland is returning to New Zealand to take audiences on an up-close and personal ...

Kaput

Tuesday 22nd October 2019
Kaput is a multi-award winning family show that has enthralled audiences of all ages with ...

PechaKucha - SOLD OUT

Tuesday 22nd October 2019
PechaKucha returns for its twelfth year at the Festival, with a diverse range of presentations ...

Couch Stories

Wednesday 23rd October 2019
Couch Stories are true, personal stories told live on stage, without pictures or notes.

Mr Red Light

Wednesday 23rd October 2019
Mr Red Light is a man who attracts bad luck. So naturally, when he tries ...

The Hermsen Family Band

Wednesday 23rd October 2019
Nelson’s own Hermsen family is synonymous with locally produced, quality grassroots music.

Aperture

Thursday 24th-Friday 25th October 2019
A new play about Ans Westra and the beginnings of her long and influential career ...

Cover Me

Thursday 24th October 2019
Cover Me returns with their mix of funk, soul, jazz, dance, RnB and rock influences.

Herelessness

Thursday 24th-Sunday 27th October 2019
Herelessness is a mesmerising outdoor performance featuring bungee-assisted dance and landscape design.

Publishing's New Frontiers

Thursday 24th October 2019
Are you a current or aspiring author, curious about innovative and independent publishing? Then join ...

The WonderWombs

Friday 25th-Saturday 26th October 2019
From NZ’s leading circus company comes a tenacious all-wombs troupe whose breath-taking performances are wrapped ...

Pukapuka Talks: Native Son

Friday 25th October 2019
Join national literary taonga Witi Ihimaera in conversation with Guyon Espiner, discussing the revealing encore ...

Medicine Woman

Friday 25th October 2019
Medicine Woman serves up blues inspired toe-tapping, full vocal harmony, rock originals with lyrics that ...

Pitch Black Live

Friday 25th October 2019
For one night only, Pitch Black – Michael Hodgson and Paddy Free – will play ...

Pukapuka Talks: On The Edge

Friday 25th October 2019
Chessie Henry and Miriam Lancewood reveal what drove them to write such intimate memoirs about ...

Pukapuka Talks: The Friday Poem

Friday 25th October 2019
Something exciting – fun, dazzling, often powerful – is going on in New Zealand poetry.

Rabbit Hōle

Friday 25th October 2019
Rabbit Hōle is musical collaboration of multi-instrumentalist & singer Sahn Bishop, drummer Bruce McGregor & ...

AIKIDO & ANUKAI SEMINAR

Saturday 26th-Sunday 27th October 2019
REALISE YOUR POTENTIAL

Aorere Enduro with Specialized

Saturday 26th-Monday 28th October 2019
The Aorere Enduro is a 3-day mountain bike event, taking riders over some of the ...

Pukapuka Talks: Doctors Who Write

Saturday 26th October 2019
Join three physicians – who are also poets, playwrights and prose writers – in conversation ...

Pukapuka Talks: The Absolute Book

Saturday 26th October 2019
Elizabeth Knox, ONZM, is the author of 13 novels, three novellas and a collection of ...

Pukapuka Talks: Thinking Brunch 1 - 'Living' Longer

Saturday 26th October 2019
Meet four extraordinary people who are redefining what ‘ageing’ and ‘eldership’ mean, and learn some ...

Skyscraper Stan and The Commission Flats

Saturday 26th October 2019
Hailing from Auckland and now based in Melbourne, Skyscraper Stan is turning heads on the ...

Still Life With Chickens

Saturday 26th-Sunday 27th October 2019
An intimate, heart-warming and funny play about life, love, loss and the fact that some ...

Sun City Soul

Saturday 26th October 2019
Sun City Soul is a six-piece soul band, complete with a funked-up horn section and ...

Ghosts and Goblins Trick or Treat

Thursday 31st October 2019
Come on down to Sundial Square in Richmond to collect your pumpkin bucket, and trick ...

First Ever Mercado Latino

Friday 1st November 2019
Multicultural Nelson Tasman is excited to announce the First Ever Mercado Latino.

The Nelson Half

Sunday 3rd November 2019
A distance to suit everyone Half Marathon, 10km, 5km & 2.5km Fun Run & Walk.

Dia de los Muertos

Sunday 3rd November 2019
A family fun day based on the Mexican festival 'Day of the Dead' with culture, ...

Champagne Brunch

Sunday 3rd November 2019
Can you think of anywhere better for a superb Sunday Brunch, than Oceano Panorama Restaurant ...

Corporate & Professional Boxing Event

Saturday 9th November 2019
Corporate & Professional Boxing Event has returned to Nelson. Up to 12 fights featuring locals ...

Feast!

Saturday 9th November 2019
Join Malloch McClean Tasman and dine out for a good cause this November. Enjoy our ...

Healing Disturbing Emotions & Yoga Retreat

Thursday 14th-Wednesday 20th November 2019
Join us for this 7 day residential retreat!

The NZ Cider Festival

Saturday 16th November 2019
Celebrate all things Cider at the 4th annual NZ Cider Festival located in sunny Nelson. ...

Rotary Motorhome Show 2019

Saturday 16th-Sunday 17th November 2019
The Rotary Motorhome Show 2019 will feature exhibitions from New Zealand's leading motorhome, campervan and ...

NCMA End of Term Student Showcase Concert

Sunday 17th November 2019
Come along and hear NCMA students perform at this end of term concert. Students will ...

ASB Nelson Sports Awards

Thursday 21st November 2019
The Nelson Sports Awards is one of the signature events of the year recognising outstanding ...

An Evening with the Essences

Friday 22nd November 2019
Spend a few hours with Leila Lees from Waiheke Island learning about Lasavia vibrational essences. ...

Nelson A&P Show 2019

Saturday 23rd-Sunday 24th November 2019
Nelson's local A&P Show which began in 1893. A two day event full of fun ...

Reiki Self Healing

Saturday 23rd November 2019
Learn to give Reiki treatments and receive attunement from a Reiki Master of 25 years

The Great Christmas Market

Sunday 24th November 2019
over 100 handmade craft and art stalls, food and drink. There is a kids zone ...

PAK'nSAVE Richmond Santa Parade

Sunday 24th November 2019
A fun-filled event for all! Come and join in the festive fun at the PAK'nSAVE ...

Nelson Symphony Orchestra presents Russian Revolutionaries

Saturday 30th November 2019
Acclaimed pianist Matteo Napoli returns to Nelson to perform Rachmaninov's beloved Piano Concerto no 2.

Enduro 2 - Wairoa Gorge

Sunday 1st December 2019
Enduro2 is a new kind of mountain bike event. You ride in pairs with your ...

Champagne Brunch

Sunday 1st December 2019
Can you think of anywhere better for a superb Sunday Brunch, than Oceano Panorama Restaurant ...

Smell the roses

Tuesday 3rd-Friday 20th December 2019
Smell the roses, offers an opportunity for both contemplation and participation – enticing audience to ...

Sport Tasman's Backyard Games

Sunday 15th December 2019
An event for the whole family. Come on down to Decks Reserve for some sporting ...

Latin Salsa Dance Party

Saturday 21st December 2019
Latin Salsa Dance Party, Feliz Navidad, with DJ Uli & surprise shows, with the latest ...

Christmas Salsa >< Latin Dance Party

Saturday 21st December 2019
Latin DJ Uli present:HOT LATIN DANCE PARTYwith the latest & greatest Salsa - Bachata - ...

Carols by Candlelight at Washbourn Gardens

Sunday 22nd December 2019
The serene Washbourn Gardens hosts Richmond's Carols by Candlelight - an evening of Christmas song ...

Sport Tasman - Indoor Xmas Movie

Monday 23rd December 2019
Free event for the whole family.

Christmas Day Dining

Wednesday 25th December 2019
Celebrate Christmas Day right here at Rutherford Hotel Nelson ~ A Heritage Hotel. Experience the ...

Richmond Market Day

Monday 30th December 2019
Shopping, fun, and entertainment for all the family at the biggest market in the top ...

Wakefield Country Fete

Thursday 2nd January 2020
Local market once a year, rain or shine it will be fine :)

Nelson Classic and Vintage Motorcycle Show

Saturday 4th-Sunday 5th January 2020
Annual eye catching display of club qualifying classic and vintage motorcycles all over 25 years ...

Motorcycle Swap meet

Sunday 5th January 2020
Motorcycle swap meet. Sunday only. 9am to noon Free sites.Swap meet any motorcycle related items. ...

Golf Croquet World Team Championship

Monday 6th-Sunday 12th January 2020
Golf Croquet World Team Championship at Nelson- Hinemoa Croquet Club in Nelson

Mindfulness of Loving Kindness

Friday 10th-Friday 17th January 2020
Join us for a 7 Day Meditation Retreat in the rolling hills of Nelson with ...

Nelson 30th Annual Summer Kite Festival

Saturday 18th-Sunday 19th January 2020
Nelson 30th Annual Summer Kite Festival, Neale Park, Jan 18, 19th 2020. This festival is ...

Art Exhibition

Saturday 18th January 2020
Stroll through the Queens gardens to find local artists exhibiting a huge array of beautiful ...

Gypsy Pickers @ Toad Hall, Motueka

Saturday 18th January 2020
"Hot rhythms and feel-good music with the power of soul!" Music to make you move, ...

Poets in the Park

Wednesday 22nd January 2020
Share Poetry and Music in the Park

Pipes in the Park 2020

Sunday 26th January 2020
A celtic/Scottish music extravaganza for all ages! Bagpipes, drums, dancing, singing and much more!

New World Teddy Bears Picnic

Sunday 26th January 2020
Enjoy a picnic in the park with family and friends. A great event for pre-school/ ...

Nelson Buskers Festival - Buskers on Trafalgar

Thursday 30th January-Saturday 1st February 2020
Top Buskers from around the world descend on Trafalgar Street to entertain and amaze you.

Nelson Buskers Festival - Buskers at the Boathouse

Thursday 30th-Friday 31st January 2020
The performers from Nelson buskers festival let their hair down for a Cabaret show at ...

Nelson Buskers Festival - Buskers on the Church Steps

Saturday 1st-Sunday 2nd February 2020
Two stunning nights of family friendly buskers variety on Nelson's Church Steps

Sarau Festival

Sunday 2nd February 2020
The Sarau Festival is an annual event in Upper Moutere, offering good food and local ...

International Kai Festival 2020

Thursday 6th February 2020
Share food and celebrate our Nelson communities at Whakatu Marae & Founders Park

Starlet of NZ 2020

Saturday 15th February 2020
A nationwide burlesque comp for new performers!

Swap Meet - Bazaar, Vintage Car Club

Saturday 22nd February 2020
SWAP MEET - BAZAAR; Nelson Vintage Car Clubs big event, Buy, Sell everything - Cars ...

Enduro 2 - Nelson

Friday 28th February-Sunday 1st March 2020
Enduro2 is a new kind of mountain bike event. You ride in pairs with your ...

Marchfest 2020

Saturday 14th March 2020
Marchfest is a celebration of all things Craft Beer and an event for the whole ...

Summer Challenge

Friday 20th-Sunday 22nd March 2020
The Summer Challenge is a new and exciting adventure event for women.

Nelson Dawn Rave - April

Friday 3rd April 2020
Silent Disco Dawn Rave at Kirby Lane - A Pre Work Dance Party!

Wakefield Apple Fair

Sunday 5th April 2020
Fun, family friendly celebration of the apple harvest

Yoga Teacher Training 200Hr

Friday 10th-Sunday 26th April 2020
This 200-hour teacher training program will provide you with the tools to enrich your practice ...

Nelson Dawn Rave - May

Friday 15th May 2020
Silent Disco Dawn Rave at Kirby Lane - A Pre Work Dance Party!

Nelson Dawn Rave - June

Friday 19th June 2020
Silent Disco Dawn Rave at Kirby Lane - A Pre Work Dance Party!

Nelson A&P Show 2020

Saturday 21st-Sunday 22nd November 2020
Nelson's local A&P Show which began in 1893. A two day event full of fun ...