What's on in Nelson

Motueka Library: 1000 Books Before School

Tuesday 17th September 2019-Thursday 31st December 2020
Join 1000 Books Before School at Motueka Library and create a "we read aloud to ...

Nightingale Knitters

Monday 13th January-Monday 14th December 2020
Join our communal knitting group - each Monday, materials supplied, all welcome.

Nelson Libraries BookChat at Elma Turner Library 2020

Tuesday 14th January-Tuesday 8th December 2020
BookChat: a place where we get together to talk about books. Elma Turner Library second ...

STEMWriters at Nelson Libraries 2020

Tuesday 14th January-Tuesday 8th December 2020
STEMWriters - a local writers group - ask at the Library for more information.

Nelson Libraries BookChat at Stoke 2020

Wednesday 15th January-Wednesday 16th December 2020
BookChat: a place where we get together to talk about books. 5.30 pm third Wednesday ...

Library Knitters

Thursday 16th January-Thursday 17th December 2020
Join our communal knitting group - each Thursday, materials supplied, all welcome.

Device Advice

Thursday 16th January-Thursday 31st December 2020
Questions about your smartphone, tablet or laptop? Do you want to know how to find ...

Young Adult Reading Club

Tuesday 18th February-Wednesday 16th December 2020
For young adults who love reading and talking about books.Once a month at the Stoke ...

Junior Media Club

Wednesday 19th February-Wednesday 9th December 2020
Media club will produce a newsletter for children’s library every term learning a wide variety ...

The Nelson Market

Saturday 13th June 2020-Saturday 1st January 2022
For nearly 40 years The Nelson Market has been a vibrant showcase of the best ...

Monty's Sunday Market

Sunday 14th June 2020-Sunday 25th June 2023
Monty's Market is the Nelson hub for selling and buying pre-loved items every Sunday in ...

LEGO Drop-in

Thursday 25th June-Thursday 31st December 2020
Description:Let your imagination run wild with our LEGO drop-in afternoons.

Yoga Flow

Wednesday 29th July-Wednesday 16th December 2020
An invigorating practice that strengthens the body and mind, improves flexibility and leaves you feeling ...

Gardening Club

Friday 31st July-Friday 18th December 2020
Gardening Club will learn everything from worms and soils to vegetables and flowers with gardening ...

Richmond Library: Good Crafternoon!

Wednesday 9th September-Wednesday 16th December 2020
Bring your craft project to Richmond Library and work on it with other crafters.

Motueka Library: Book Cafe

Monday 21st September-Monday 21st December 2020
Come along to Motueka Library's new conversational group.

Richmond Library: Tiny Tots

Tuesday 22nd September-Tuesday 15th December 2020
A hands on session using songs, stories, rhymes and movement for children aged two years ...

Inspire Modern Jive - weekly dance classes

Tuesday 22nd September-Tuesday 15th December 2020
Inspire Modern Jive has weekly dance classes on a Tuesday evening. Everyone is welcome, no ...

Motueka Library: Scrabble Time!

Wednesday 23rd September-Wednesday 23rd December 2020
Enjoy a game of Scrabble at Motueka Library.

Motueka Library: Lifestyle Group

Friday 25th September-Friday 18th December 2020
Exchange ideas with a different topic each month and meet new people.

Motueka Library: Building Bricks Club

Monday 28th September-Monday 30th November 2020
Make amazing building bricks creations with local experts.

Chakradance Awakening

Sunday 4th October-Sunday 29th November 2020
Chakradance is a beautiful free flowing movement practice, come and explore. Have fun. Find meaning.Look ...

Motueka Library: Garden Gurus

Monday 12th October-Monday 14th December 2020
Get together with other green thumbed people.

Richmond Library: Mystery Ink

Thursday 15th October-Thursday 10th December 2020
Richmond Library's book group for teens.

Isel Twilight Market

Thursday 15th October 2020-Friday 2nd April 2021
Isel Twilight Market every Thursday evening at Isel park. 4.30pm till dark.

Open mic night

Thursday 15th October 2020-Thursday 25th March 2021
Open mic night, hosted by Liam Poole. Come take the stage or enjoy listening to ...

Motueka Library: Tiny Tots

Friday 16th October-Friday 18th December 2020
Join us for Tiny Tots at Motueka Library.

Richmond Library: Richmond Robotics - Term 4

Monday 19th October-Monday 30th November 2020
Join an after-school club for kids aged 8 - 13 who are keen on technology.

Nelson Tasman Music Therapy Collective – NelSONG Neurological Choir

Wednesday 21st October-Wednesday 16th December 2020
A choir with a difference run by trained, NZ registered music therapists. Come and have ...

Yoga On The Beach 8am Saturday and Sunday

Saturday 7th November 2020-Sunday 28th March 2021
Yoga on the Beach is a great way to start your day, this is a ...

Nurture - What influences us

Monday 9th November-Saturday 5th December 2020
Sculpture installation by Georgina West that examines the influences that significant caregivers and teachers have ...

A Great Distance Away

Monday 9th November-Saturday 5th December 2020
Coming Home/Leaving Home: an exhibition of painting, drawing and and sculpture.

Hatha Yoga with Sue Ransom

Tuesday 10th November-Tuesday 8th December 2020
Move, breathe, release and relax. A lovely way to nurture your body and mind and ...

4X4: Four Artists, Four Years

Thursday 12th November-Saturday 12th December 2020
4X4: Four artists, four years. We are celebrating four years at Parker Gallery with an ...

Slice of Life

Friday 13th November 2020-Sunday 25th April 2021
Slice of Life offers a nostalgic view on New Zealand as a window into the ...

Juliana Trolove - Wild Abundance

Friday 13th November-Tuesday 1st December 2020
Red Gallery is so proud to represent local artist, Juliana Trolove, who will be exhibiting ...

Morning Yoga

Friday 20th November 2020-Saturday 29th May 2021
An invigorating practice that strengthens the body and mind, improves flexibility and leaves you feeling ...

Nelson Cathedral Christmas Tree Festival

Friday 27th November 2020-Sunday 17th January 2021
Festival openst 6pm Friday 27 November to 6pm 17 JanuaryFestival concerts 1-1.30pm weekdays, 30 November ...

Harp Meditation and Intuitive Development Retreat at the Baton.

Friday 27th-Sunday 29th November 2020
Do you want to strongly connect with your inner voice, your purpose in life, authentic ...

Nibbles and Notes

Friday 27th November-Friday 18th December 2020
Nibbles and Notes on the beautiful grounds of Nelson CathedralBring your lunch and enjoy free ...

Kirby Fridays

Friday 27th November-Friday 18th December 2020
Great food, drinks, music, and company! Come on down and enjoy the Friday vibes at ...

Top Of The South Film Festival Motueka

Saturday 28th-Sunday 29th November 2020
The Top of the South Film Festival presents the best locally produced films from drama ...

Nelson Motorhome Show

Saturday 28th-Sunday 29th November 2020
New and used motorhomes, caravans and vehicles plus industry associated productsVenue - Tahuna Beach Holiday ...

Womens QiGong

Saturday 28th-Sunday 29th November 2020
Self Healing Qigong for women

Heath Franklin’s Chopper – The Silencer

Sunday 29th November 2020
Chopper cordially invites the world to shut the f**k up for a change. Welcome The ...

PAK'nSAVE Richmond Santa Parade

Sunday 29th November 2020
A fun-filled event for all! Come and join in the festive fun at the PAK'nSAVE ...

The Great Christmas Market

Sunday 29th November 2020
Shop local this Christmas with over 100 stalls showcasing quality locally made goods, held at ...

Rime of the Ancient Mariner

Sunday 29th November 2020
Join our team of readers and musicians as we celebrate the art of poetry and ...

Sun City Soul

Sunday 29th November 2020
Sun City Soul is a 7 piece jazz & soul band from Nelson

Summer Cash and Carry

Monday 30th November 2020-Sunday 7th February 2021
Nelson Suter Art Society Summer cash and carry exhibition. Beautiful artworks by the members for ...

Richmond Library: Documentary Festival – The Pollinators

Monday 30th November 2020
Join us for our first ever documentary festival!

Summer: Art of Sourdough with Nicola Galloway

Tuesday 1st December 2020
Join me for an info-packed cooking workshop with a focus on making sourdough through the ...

Richmond Library: Law for Lunch – Wills

Tuesday 1st December 2020
Have you set up your will yet?

Motueka Library: Take & Make Christmas Tags

Tuesday 1st-Tuesday 22nd December 2020
Create your own Christmas Tags for your gifts.

TH'Dudes

Wednesday 2nd December 2020
Iconic Kiwi band Th’ Dudes announce new dates for Th’ Bliss Tour, with the nine-date ...

Oh What a Beautiful Concert

Wednesday 2nd December 2020
Nelson Male Voice Choir's penultimate concert in 2020 with music from well-known shows and well-loved ...

Eddyline 5k Series

Wednesday 2nd December 2020
A series of 16 5km events over the summer. For walkers & runners, open to ...

Lunchtime Concert: Allison Cormack & Pauline Boyd present 'Beauty'

Thursday 3rd December 2020
Join local spinto soprano Allison Cormack and pianist Pauline Boyd for a programme of ‘Beauty’

ART BEFORE DARK

Thursday 3rd December 2020
Live music, street food, wine.Visual inspiration.Upbeat and performances. Jump start your Thursday night.

Motueka Library: Textured Stitches Workshop

Thursday 3rd December 2020
A mindful craft for yourself or for a Christmas gift.

Jukejoint at The Boathouse

Friday 4th December 2020
Jukejoint at the Boathouse 8 till late$10 on the door

Fiesta Latina Dance Party

Friday 4th December 2020
Latin Salsa Dance Party with latest & greatest Latin music with Latin DJ Uli all ...

Richmond Library: Law for Lunch – Employment Law

Friday 4th December 2020
Get some law with your lunch.

NCMA Orchestral Pathways Concert 2020

Friday 4th December 2020
Join us for yet another joyous Orchestral Pathways concert showcasing a selection of much loved ...

Pop-up Employment and Training Expo

Friday 4th December 2020
Pop-up Employment and Training Expo that aims to bring together employers on the hunt for ...

COUNTRY CHRISTMAS MARKET

Saturday 5th December 2020
A fun day of shopping!

Down 'n' Out Speakeasy

Saturday 5th December 2020
The hottest speakeasy cabaret in Nelson is back!With a whole new line up of performances.

Gypsy Pickers at Toad Hall Cafe

Saturday 5th December 2020
Magic summer night live music by the Gypsy Pickers in Toad Hall Cafe's beautiful garden ...

Trewavas St Art Walk

Saturday 5th December 2020
40 artists exhibiting their work along Trewavas St in Motueka. There is something for everyone!

Celebrating Marsden Playground

Saturday 5th December 2020
Celebrating the newly-opened public park with community and artists

Akiko Miyamoto's Solo puppet show Vol.2 - JACK AND THE BEANSTALK -

Saturday 5th December 2020
The classic tale 'JACK AND THE BEANSTALK`, Experience it now in the Japanese Language while ...

Christmas Garden Market

Sunday 6th December 2020
A Market to find something special for your someone special hosted by Gardens of the ...

Oh What a Beautiful Concert

Sunday 6th December 2020
Nelson Male Voice Choir's Final concert in 2020 with music from well-known shows and well-loved ...

Higgins Heritage Park Open Day

Sunday 6th December 2020
"Steam-up" with Traction Engine & trailer rides Member Sheds Open Day and Bush Rail jigger ...

Christmas Crafternoon

Sunday 6th December 2020
Come along and warp your presents, make some crafts or just relax with a cup ...

Matthew Marshall Solo Guitar Concert

Sunday 6th December 2020
Matthew Marshall,one of New Zealand’s leading classical guitarists will perform a programme of guitar music ...

Summer Fiesta at Fairfield House

Sunday 6th December 2020
Join us at the wonderful Fairfield House venue for a fantastic taste of summer. Children ...

Richmond Library: Documentary Festival – Fame High

Monday 7th December 2020
Join us for our first ever documentary festival!

Body in Residence - Chloe Loftus

Monday 7th December 2020
Refinery ArtSpace welcomes you to Body in Residence, a week long live art installation by ...

Richmond Library: How To Look At Art With The Suter Art Gallery

Tuesday 8th December 2020
Join Curator Sarah McClintock in learning how to understand an art work from The Suter ...

Eddyline 5k Series

Wednesday 9th December 2020
A series of 16 5km events over the summer. For walkers & runners, open to ...

The Big Bike Film Night BMX Double Feature

Thursday 10th December 2020
Our Big Bike Film Night BMX ‘Double Feature’ presents two inspirational BMX films so grab ...

Final public art session for Whariki

Thursday 10th December 2020
Final public art session for Whariki

Motueka Library: Book Launch - Dilly Cooper Hat-Astrophe

Thursday 10th December 2020
Moira Siobhan introduces fun-loving 8-year-old Dilly Cooper.

Richmond Library: Introduction to Photobooks

Friday 11th December 2020
Create a photobook using Vistaprint .

Santa's Grotto at Stoke

Friday 11th December 2020
Come along and warp your presents, make some crafts or just relax with a cup ...

Tāwhiri Funk

Friday 11th December 2020
Deep heavy dirty stinking FUNK from one of Wellington's top live bands.

New Zealand Speedcubing Nationals 2020

Friday 11th-Sunday 13th December 2020
New Zealand Nationals 2020 is an official World Cube Association (WCA) sanctioned speedcubing competition

Richmond Library: Family History Friday

Friday 11th December 2020
Find out more about your family history.

Installing Whariki Artwork

Friday 11th-Saturday 12th December 2020
Installing Whariki Artwork

Nelson & Marlborough Regional Championships

Saturday 12th-Sunday 13th December 2020
The regional championships for all classes of sailing dinghies.

Spring Music Festival/ Koanga hui waiata

Saturday 12th December 2020
Great opportunity for our local youth bands to perform

Drag Up Your Life

Saturday 12th December 2020
Are you ready to Drag up your Life once again?! Kelly Fornia is bringing her ...

Christmas Workshop - Unconventional Textiles Pre-used and Unusual One or Two Day Workshop

Saturday 12th-Sunday 13th December 2020
Contemporary Christmas Decoration Workshop, learning techniques to manage unconventional and repurposed materials come for one ...

Santa's Grotto

Saturday 12th December 2020
Come along and warp your presents, make some crafts or just relax with a cup ...

Christmas Movie

Saturday 12th-Wednesday 16th December 2020
Join us for a family friendly Christmas movie and popcorn.

A Choral Celebration

Saturday 12th December 2020
Nelson Civic Choir present a varied programme that celebrates choral singing and their 160th anniversary. ...

Festive Fun at Founders

Saturday 12th December 2020-Monday 4th January 2021
Father Christmas is visiting Founders. Hunt round the park to find him, the reindeer and ...

Nelson Gospel Day 2020

Saturday 12th December 2020
Reading the 4 gospels on the Cathedral steps

Nelson Civic Choir presents ‘A Choral Celebration’

Saturday 12th December 2020
Nelson Civic Choir present a varied programme of music that celebrates choral singing and their ...

FREE ORIGAMI WORKSHOP

Saturday 12th December 2020
Would you like to make your own Santa with Origami for your Christmas? Join us! ...

Umbrella Market

Saturday 12th-Saturday 19th December 2020
A Christmas market by kids, for kids!

Livestock 2020

Sunday 13th December 2020
Live original music. 10+ bands and soloists .Free. Moutere Inn. 13th year. Low key. Great ...

The Pretty Crafty Market

Sunday 13th December 2020
This wonderful market now runs three times yearly, once mid winter and twice in the ...

Christmas in the Domain

Sunday 13th December 2020
Christmas in the Domain 2020 is a free family event at the Tasman Domain. Bring ...

Motueka Surfski Races

Sunday 13th December 2020
Surfski Races to and from Motueka. The first ocean surfski race will be from Kaiteriteri ...

Motueka Library: Christmas Mosaic Pot and Plant

Monday 14th December 2020
Decorate a pot with paper mosaic patterns and plant a flower of your choice.

Richmond Library: Movie Night - Raffles

Monday 14th December 2020
Join us for a classic film!

Richmond Library: Summer Readers

Monday 14th December 2020-Friday 29th January 2021
A sweet summer reading challenge for tweens.

Motueka Library: Summer Readers

Monday 14th December 2020-Friday 29th January 2021
A sweet summer reading challenge for tweens.

Motueka Library: Colouring Competition

Monday 14th December 2020-Friday 29th January 2021
Reading takes you everywhere!

Richmond Library: Colouring Competition

Monday 14th December 2020-Friday 29th January 2021
Reading takes you everywhere!

Richmond Library: Te Ika a Māui Scavenger Hunt

Monday 14th December 2020-Friday 29th January 2021
Discover Te Ika a Māui - our beautiful North Island.

Motueka Library: Te Ika a Māui Scavenger Hunt

Monday 14th December 2020-Friday 29th January 2021
Discover Te Ika a Māui - our beautiful North Island.

Patternicity

Tuesday 15th December 2020-Saturday 16th January 2021
The first solo exhibition by contemporary Maori painter Gordon Kaire D’Ath.

Eddyline 5k Series

Wednesday 16th December 2020
A series of 16 5km events over the summer. For walkers & runners, open to ...

The Nutcracker

Thursday 17th-Saturday 19th December 2020
A community celebration, the Nutcracker is a festive, family event. This story ballet takes a ...

The Nutcracker!

Thursday 17th-Saturday 19th December 2020
A magical, festive, family treat about a Christmas gathering and a girl’s dream about her ...

The Nutcracker

Thursday 17th-Saturday 19th December 2020
Primarily Dance presentsThe Nutcracker at The Theatre Royal Thursday 17th Dec- 7:00pm Friday 18th Dec- ...

Centre for Fine Woodworking Exhibition

Thursday 17th December 2020-Saturday 16th January 2021
Centre for Fine Woodworking 2020 Exhibition Showcasing the work from students graduating from the 2020 ...

Motueka Surfski Thursday Races

Thursday 17th December 2020-Thursday 11th February 2021
Thursday Surfski Races from Motueka Port.

Women's New Moon Heart Sharing & Cacao Ceremony - Nelson

Thursday 17th December 2020
Cacao Ceremony & New Moon Heart Sharing

Fiesta Latina Dance Party

Friday 18th December 2020
Latin Salsa Dance Party with latest & greatest Latin music with Latin DJ Uli all ...

Funked UP EAST ST's 10 BIG YEARS PARTY

Saturday 19th-Sunday 20th December 2020
***FUNKED UP IS BACK***

Carols by Candlelight at Washbourn Gardens

Sunday 20th December 2020
The serene Washbourn Gardens hosts Richmond's Carols by Candlelight - an evening of Christmas song ...

New World Motueka's Teddy Bears Picnic

Sunday 20th December 2020
Free kids event at our local park, Thorp Bush,

Motueka Library: Christmas Storytime

Tuesday 22nd December 2020
Celebrate Christmas with festive stories, songs and craft.

Richmond Library: Make a Book Hedgehog

Tuesday 22nd December 2020
Make a cute note-holding hedgehog from an old book!

Sport Tasman - Xmas movie

Wednesday 23rd December 2020
Free xmas movie for the whole family.

Christmas Movie and Games

Wednesday 23rd December 2020
Join us for a family friendly Christmas movie and popcorn.

Christmas Poetry and Tea

Wednesday 23rd December 2020
Take time out from the silly season to sit back and listen to some Christmas ...

Eddyline 5k Series

Wednesday 23rd December 2020
A series of 16 5km events over the summer. For walkers & runners, open to ...

Richmond Library: Pop-up Christmas Cards

Wednesday 23rd December 2020
This drop-in session is for any young people who’d like to make a fun pop-up ...

Christmas music at Tahuna library

Thursday 24th December 2020
Julie will sing and play her harp to celebrate Christmas

Christmas Day Buffet Lunch

Friday 25th December 2020
Join us for our massive 3 course buffet on the jolliest day of the year.Imagine ...

The Great Back Yard Cricket Tournament

Saturday 26th December 2020
Boxing day is a great day for cricket, especially backyard cricket...get your team together and ...

Gypsy Pickers at Toad Hall Cafe

Saturday 26th December 2020
Magic summer night live music by the Gypsy Pickers in Toad Hall Cafe's beautiful garden ...

Archery Have a Go - End of Year Special

Sunday 27th December 2020
Join us for a whole day of superb archery at our last Have-A-Go session in ...

The Best 80s Night 10th Anniversary Birthday Party

Monday 28th December 2020
Come and celebrate 10 years at The Playhouse Theatre with the best 80s night ever.

Richmond Market Day

Wednesday 30th December 2020
Shopping, fun, music and entertainment for all the family at the most diverse market in ...

The Great 2020 Quiz night

Wednesday 30th December 2020
A quiz night dedicated to the all the happenings of 2020. Fun for the whole ...

New Years Eve Masquerade Ball

Thursday 31st December 2020
Welcome to night of magic and style, and of course don't forget your mask.

New Year's Eve Countdown in the central city

Thursday 31st December 2020
Welcome 2021 with family and friends and great music in the central city, including the ...

Lions Summer Fair

Friday 1st January 2021
Annual fair with stallholders and entertainment. Fair is organised by Nelson North Lions

Nelson Classic and Vintage Motorcycle Show - Now at Badminton Hall Richmond

Saturday 2nd-Sunday 3rd January 2021
January 2nd and 3rd .Annual eye catching display of club qualifying classic and vintage motorcycles ...

Wakefield Country fete

Saturday 2nd January 2021
'Wakefield Country Fete' handmade local crafts & foods Market, held annually. Fundraising for the Nelson ...

Riwaka Market Day

Saturday 2nd January 2021
Fabulous, free, market day run by Motueka's Pottery Workshop is a must-do for every new ...

Motorcycle Swap Meet Richmond

Sunday 3rd January 2021
Motorcycle swap meet. Badminton Hall . Richmond. 9am to noon Free sites .any motorcycle related ...

Higgins Heritage Park Community Craft Fair

Sunday 3rd January 2021
Celebrating our annual Higgins Heritage Park Community Craft Fair

Mapua Art Exhibition

Sunday 3rd-Sunday 17th January 2021
Local Mapua and Tasman artists exhibit their artworks from 2020. An eclectic collection of excellent ...

Paul Ubana Jones

Sunday 3rd January 2021
Paul Ubana Jones has been the shining light in the New Zealand Blues scene for ...

Kaiteriteri got talent

Sunday 3rd January 2021
Located on the Village Green at Kaiteri beach.

Paul Ubana Jones

Monday 4th January 2021
Paul Ubana Jones has been the shining light in the New Zealand Blues scene for ...

Bay Dreams Nelson 2021

Tuesday 5th January 2021
NZ's biggest music festival returns to Nelson in 2021 with a stacked local & international ...

Karaoke / movie evening

Tuesday 5th January 2021
Join in some karaoke fun from 6-8pm then stay on to watch a movie starting ...

Motueka Library: Sizzling Summer Surprise Reads

Tuesday 5th-Saturday 30th January 2021
Find your slice of Summer sun with one of these scorchers.

Motueka Library: Book Art Competition

Tuesday 5th-Friday 29th January 2021
Make a work of art out of an old library book.

Motueka Library: Summer Book Sale

Tuesday 5th-Friday 22nd January 2021
Nab a literary bargain.

State of Mind / Body Ocean Jan 5th - Nelson

Tuesday 5th-Wednesday 6th January 2021
After a epic day @ Bay Dreams, keep the party rolling with some of the ...

Summer Movies al Fresco: The Love Bug (Herbie)

Wednesday 6th January 2021
A fun and goofy classic movie starring Herbie, a VW Beetle with a mind of ...

Gary McCormick and Hammond Gamble

Thursday 7th January 2021
Comedy and blues, the perfect combo. Iconic comedian and scholar Gary McCormick teams up with ...

Orienteering & backyard games kaiteri

Thursday 7th January 2021
FREE Event

Jubilee Park Treasure Hunt - Free Community Event

Thursday 7th January 2021
Nelson Parks Programme is back for Summer 2021! Come and join in our free fun ...

Summer Movies al Fresco: The Love Bug (Herbie)

Thursday 7th January 2021
A fun and goofy classic movie starring Herbie, a VW Beetle with a mind of ...

Richmond Library: Levity Beet’s Musical Invention Show

Thursday 7th January 2021
Listen to Levity Beet’s magical music using his newly invented musical instruments.

Nelson StreetFest

Friday 8th-Saturday 9th January 2021
NZ's Best Street Performers... in NZ Best Town. Nelson StreetFest - Its where youre at!!

Gary McCormick and Hammond Gamble

Friday 8th January 2021
Comedy and blues, the perfect combo. Iconic comedian and scholar Gary McCormick teams up with ...

Art in the Park at Miyazu Gardens - Free Community Event

Friday 8th January 2021
Nelson Parks Programme is back for Summer 2021! Come and join in our free fun ...

Summer Movies al Fresco: Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Friday 8th January 2021
Julian Dennison and Sam Neill star in rapidly became a New Zealand classic from Taika ...

Gypsy Pickers at Toad Hall Cafe

Saturday 9th January 2021
Magic summer night live music by the Gypsy Pickers in Toad Hall's beautiful garden restaurant ...

Paul Madsen presents a Tribute to Queen and The Beegees

Saturday 9th January 2021
All the classics, We will rock you, Bohemian Rapacity, Staying Alive, More than a woman, ...

Amazing Race at Isel Park- Free Community Event

Saturday 9th January 2021
Nelson Parks Programme is back for Summer 2021! Come and join in our free fun ...

Summer Movies al Fresco: Whale Rider

Saturday 9th January 2021
A twelve-year-old Māori girl’s ambition is to become the chief of the tribe while her ...

Polytropos Live! Matinee

Sunday 10th January 2021
Celtic music of many twists and turns

Motueka Library: Look for a Book

Monday 11th-Saturday 23rd January 2021
Fun for the whole family.

Richmond Library: All Ages Art Space

Monday 11th January 2021
All welcome to our all-ages drop-in artspace.

William Shakespeare’s: The Comedy of Errors

Tuesday 12th-Wednesday 20th January 2021
Shakespeare’s hilarious farce. Shipwrecks and twins, bungling servants, and plenty of comedy served up in ...

Karaoke - kaiteri beach

Tuesday 12th January 2021
FREE to enter

Motueka Library: Sizzling Summer Art

Tuesday 12th-Tuesday 26th January 2021
Drop in to our all-ages Sizzling Summer Art Makerspaces at Motueka Library.

Richmond Library: Teen Takeover - Get Your Sew On

Tuesday 12th January 2021
Go op-shopping for some clothing treasures, then rework them into a creative outfit!

Women's New Moon Heart Sharing & Cacao Ceremony - Lower Moutere

Wednesday 13th January 2021
Cacao Ceremony & New Moon Heart Sharing

Family Picnic at Isel Park- Free Community Event

Wednesday 13th January 2021
Nelson Parks Programme is back for Summer 2021! Come and join in our free fun ...

Motueka Library: Style Me Sustainably

Wednesday 13th January 2021
This one is for the eco-conscious, fashion-savvy teen!

Sandcastle competition - kaiteri beach

Thursday 14th January 2021
Fun for the whole family

Amazing Race at Easby Park- Free Community Event

Thursday 14th January 2021
Nelson Parks Programme is back for Summer 2021! Come and join in our free fun ...

Summer Movies al Fresco: To Sir With Love

Thursday 14th January 2021
A classic British drama that deals with social and racial issues in an inner city ...

Richmond Library: Feather Decorating Workshop

Thursday 14th January 2021
Decorate a feather for our special community korowai.

Tahuna Summer Sounds

Friday 15th January-Friday 12th February 2021
Tahuna Summer Sounds returns this summer, still over two Friday evenings but set one month ...

Summer Movies al Fresco: Whale Rider

Friday 15th January 2021
A twelve-year-old Māori girl’s ambition is to become the chief of the tribe while her ...

Summer Celebration Retro & Vintage Market

Saturday 16th January 2021
Retro and vintage china, clothing, homewares, collectables, books, fabrics, haberdashery, records and more

Summer Movies al Fresco: The Railway Children

Saturday 16th January 2021
A charming and heartwarming adaptation, based on the classic novel of children and steam trains ...

Tahunanui Summer Games and Story Time

Sunday 17th January 2021
Join us for beach games and stories at the library.

Summer Movies al Fresco: The Railway Children

Sunday 17th January 2021
A charming and heartwarming adaptation, based on the classic novel of children and steam trains ...

Art in the Park at Victory Square - Free Community Event

Tuesday 19th January 2021
Nelson Parks Programme is back for Summer 2021! Come and join in our free fun ...

Motueka Library: Beyond The Book

Wednesday 20th January 2021
Book chat, new books, snacks and craft for 9 – 12-year olds.

Art in the Park at Washbourn Gardens - Free Community Event

Thursday 21st January 2021
Nelson Parks Programme is back for Summer 2021! Come and join in our free fun ...

Summer Movies al Fresco: The Railway Children

Thursday 21st January 2021
A charming and heartwarming adaptation, based on the classic novel of children and steam trains ...

Richmond Library: Storytime In The Park

Thursday 21st January 2021
Fabulous stories, songs and rhymes in Washbourn Gardens.

The Best 80s Night Ever!!!

Friday 22nd January 2021
Relive the glory days and Wake me up before you go, because with or without ...

William Shakespeare’s: The Comedy of Errors

Friday 22nd-Saturday 23rd January 2021
Shakespeare’s hilarious farce. Shipwrecks and twins, bungling servants, and plenty of comedy served up in ...

Amazing Race at Centre of NZ- Free Community Event

Friday 22nd January 2021
Nelson Parks Programme is back for Summer 2021! Come and join in our free fun ...

Summer Movies al Fresco: The Love Bug (Herbie)

Friday 22nd January 2021
A fun and goofy classic movie starring Herbie, a VW Beetle with a mind of ...

Motueka Library: Friendly Chess Tournament

Friday 22nd January 2021
Join in our fun friendly Chess Tournament for all ages.

Nelson Summer Kite Festival

Saturday 23rd-Sunday 24th January 2021
Nelson Summer Kite Festival is on! Sat Jan 23rd and Sun Jan 24th at Neale ...

Summer Movies al Fresco: Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Saturday 23rd January 2021
Julian Dennison and Sam Neill star in rapidly became a New Zealand classic from Taika ...

Pipes in the Park 2021

Sunday 24th January 2021
Pipes in the Park is an outdoor Scottish music event in the Nelson sunshine at ...

Family Fun Picnic at Victory Square - Free Community Event

Monday 25th January 2021
Nelson Parks Programme is back for Summer 2021! Come and join in our free fun ...

William Shakespeare’s: The Comedy of Errors

Tuesday 26th-Wednesday 27th January 2021
Shakespeare’s hilarious farce. Shipwrecks and twins, bungling servants, and plenty of comedy served up in ...

Treasure Hunt at Queens Gardens - Free Community Event

Wednesday 27th January 2021
Nelson Parks Programme is back for Summer 2021! Come and join in our free fun ...

Motueka Library: Book Folding Workshop

Wednesday 27th January 2021
Discover the art of book folding.

Amazing Race Washbourn Gardens - Free Community Event

Thursday 28th January 2021
Nelson Parks Programme is back for Summer 2021! Come and join in our free fun ...

William Shakespeare’s: The Comedy of Errors

Friday 29th-Saturday 30th January 2021
Shakespeare’s hilarious farce. Shipwrecks and twins, bungling servants, and plenty of comedy served up in ...

Art in the Park at Isel Park - Free Community Event

Friday 29th January 2021
Nelson Parks Programme is back for Summer 2021! Come and join in our free fun ...

Motueka Library: Summer Road Trip Finale Party

Friday 29th January 2021
Celebrate the end of our Summer Reading Road trip with cake and games.

Vintage Machinery Show 2021

Saturday 30th-Sunday 31st January 2021
Annual Vintage Machinery Show. How things were done "Back in the Day"More engines and tractors ...

United for South-America: From Nelson with aroha (Fundraising)

Saturday 30th-Sunday 31st January 2021
COVID-19 pandemic poses a grave health threat to Indigenous peoples around the world. We are ...

Fleetwood Mac and Elton John Tribute

Saturday 30th January 2021
Join two of the south islands best entertainers, Craig Alott and Shannon Cooper- Garland for ...

Sarau Festival

Sunday 31st January 2021
A wonderful relaxed community festival event - loads to do, eat, see, listen to and ...

Adam Summer Celebration

Thursday 4th-Sunday 7th February 2021
A celebration of chamber music featuring New Zealand's leading chamber musicians including the New Zealand ...

Adam Summer Celebration: Grand Opening

Thursday 4th February 2021
Welcome to the Adam Summer Celebration! Opening with New Zealander Claire Cowan's Latin-inspired work, Ravel's ...

Adam Summer Celebration: A Bounty of Brahms

Friday 5th February 2021
Adam Summer Celebration presents an evening of Brahms chamber music. This stunning evening concert will ...

Adam Summer Celebration: Afternoon Delight

Friday 5th February 2021
Violin and marimba duo by multi-talented and prolific Danish film composer Anders Koppel, Harris' 9th ...

Summer Movies al Fresco: Moana

Friday 5th February 2021
When her island becomes endangered by a life-killing darkness, Moana is chosen to journey across ...

Gypsy Pickers at Toad Hall Cafe

Saturday 6th February 2021
Magic summer night live music by the Gypsy Pickers in Toad Hall's beautiful garden restaurant ...

Unconventional Textiles Pre-used and Unusual One or Two Day Workshop

Saturday 6th-Sunday 7th February 2021
Contemporary textile jewellery and small sculpture workshop using Unconventional Materials – pre used and unusual ...

Adam Summer Celebration: Celebrating NZ

Saturday 6th February 2021
In this Waitangi Day celebration of NZ music we welcome Anna Leese to the Festival ...

Adam Summer Celebration: Romance

Saturday 6th February 2021
Virtuoso marimbist Naoto Segawa dazzles with South African composer Peter Klatzow's "Dances of Earth and ...

BIG TINY HOUSE EXPO - 2021

Saturday 6th February-Monday 5th April 2021
Big Outdoor Tiny Homes Showcase!Explore living with a lighter more sustainable footprint, at this, family ...

Summer Movies al Fresco - What Really Happened: Waitangi

Saturday 6th February 2021
One screening only, on Waitangi Day.

Adam Summer Celebration: Grand Finale

Sunday 7th February 2021
2021 Adam Summer Celebration wraps up with Beethoven's early piano trio, Debussy's only violin sonata, ...

Eddyline 5k Series

Wednesday 10th February 2021
A series of 16 5km events over the summer. For walkers & runners, open to ...

Celebration Party for Summer Readers

Friday 12th February-Friday 12th March 2021
Live music, prizes and stories to celebrate the end of the Children's Summer Reading Challenge

Tasman Asian Night Food Fair 2021

Saturday 13th February 2021
Celebrating cultural diversity with Asian food and entertainment – a wonderful opportunity to learn about ...

Library Lovers Day

Sunday 14th February-Sunday 14th March 2021
Live music,prizes and poetry to celebrate libraries and the end of the Summer Reading Challenge.

The Pretty Crafty Market

Sunday 14th February-Monday 13th December 2021
This wonderful market now runs mid monthly February to December in Central Richmond.

Tai Chi for Seniors

Monday 15th February 2021
Tai Chi in the Park as part of Age Concern's Summer Activity Series

The Howard Morrison Quartet Take Two

Tuesday 16th February 2021
Join The Howard Morrison Quartet Take Two, as they celebrate and recreate the magic of ...

Eddyline 5k Series

Wednesday 17th February 2021
A series of 16 5km events over the summer. For walkers & runners, open to ...

Sing-Along in the Park

Thursday 18th February 2021
Sing-Along in the Park as part of Age Concern's Summer Activity Series

Edible Walk

Friday 19th February 2021
Edible Walk is part of Age Concern's Summer Activity Series

Swap Meet - Bazaar, Vintage Car Club

Saturday 20th February 2021
SWAP MEET - BAZAAR; Nelson Vintage Car Clubs big event, Buy, Sell everything - Cars ...

Tai Chi for Seniors

Monday 22nd February 2021
Tai Chi in the Park as part of Age Concern's Summer Activity Series

Maitai Art Walk

Tuesday 23rd February 2021
Maitai Art Walk is part of Age Concern's Summer Activity Series

Eddyline 5k Series

Wednesday 24th February 2021
A series of 16 5km events over the summer. For walkers & runners, open to ...

Sit & Be Fit in the Park

Thursday 25th February 2021
Sit & Be Fit in the Park is part of Age Concern's Summer Activity Series

Changing Threads Contemporary Textile Fibre Art Awards

Friday 26th February-Saturday 20th March 2021
Changing Threads Contemporary Fibre Art Awards, a national exhibition organised by Arts Council Nelson and ...

Motueka Kai Fest

Sunday 28th February 2021
Motueka Kai Fest is a colourful fun day bringing community together in celebration of our ...

Tai Chi for Seniors

Monday 1st March 2021
Tai Chi in the Park as part of Age Concern's Summer Activity Series

SpinPoi in the Park

Tuesday 2nd March 2021
SpinPoi in the Park as part of Age Concern's Summer Activity Series

Eddyline 5k Series

Wednesday 3rd March 2021
A series of 16 5km events over the summer. For walkers & runners, open to ...

Move Good Now in the Park

Thursday 4th March 2021
SpinPoi in the Park as part of Age Concern's Summer Activity Series

 Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks Tribute: Landslide

Friday 5th-Saturday 6th March 2021
Landslide Show present an amazing night of the Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks

SUMMER TANGO in the QUEENS GARDENS

Saturday 6th March 2021
Summer Tango in the Queens Gardens is part of the Summer Tango in Nelson festival ...

Tai Chi for Seniors

Monday 8th March 2021
Tai Chi in the Park as part of Age Concern's Summer Activity Series

Crowded House

Monday 8th March 2021
Iconic band CROWDED HOUSE have announced that they will tour New Zealand in March 2021 ...

Eddyline 5k Series

Wednesday 10th March 2021
A series of 16 5km events over the summer. For walkers & runners, open to ...

Summer Challenge

Friday 12th-Sunday 14th March 2021
Women's Adventure Race involving mountain biking, kayaking and hiking, with navigation. Set in the amazing ...

Heritage Walk

Friday 12th March 2021
Heritage Walk is part of Age Concern's Summer Activity Series

Urban Jungle Festival - Nelson

Saturday 13th March 2021
Nelson-based Thrive Promotions alongside the nationwide music promoter, Sub180, bring the newest major event to ...

Healthy Natural Life Expo - Nelson

Sunday 14th March 2021
Information on healthy eating, cleaning, personal care, supplementation, allergy free foods, eczema care & natural ...

Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon

Sunday 14th March 2021
Want to have heaps of fun with your friends and get a Champions Medal in ...

Tai Chi for Seniors

Monday 15th March 2021
Tai Chi in the Park as part of Age Concern's Summer Activity Series

Eddyline 5k Series

Wednesday 17th March 2021
A series of 16 5km events over the summer. For walkers & runners, open to ...

Walk to Centre of NZ

Friday 19th March 2021
Walk to Centre of NZ is part of Age Concern's Summer Activity Series

Marchfest 2021

Saturday 20th March 2021
Marchfest is a celebration of all things Craft Beer and an event for the whole ...

Tai Chi for Seniors

Monday 22nd March 2021
Tai Chi in the Park as part of Age Concern's Summer Activity Series

SpinPoi in the Park

Tuesday 23rd March 2021
SpinPoi in the Park as part of Age Concern's Summer Activity Series

Eddyline 5k Series

Wednesday 24th March 2021
A series of 16 5km events over the summer. For walkers & runners, open to ...

Move Good Now in the Park

Thursday 25th March 2021
Move Good Now in the Park as part of Age Concern's Summer Activity Series

Sing-Along in the Park

Friday 26th March 2021
Sing-Along in the Park as part of Age Concern's Summer Activity Series

Multicultural Festival

Sunday 28th March 2021
Celebrate Cultural Diversity. Be inspired by the kaleidoscope of delicious food and brilliant entertainment by ...

Eddyline 5k Series

Wednesday 31st March 2021
A series of 16 5km events over the summer. For walkers & runners, open to ...

Queen Street Quest

Saturday 17th April 2021
With challenges made for the whole family, right in the heart of Richmond! Test your ...

Kaiteriteri BIG BIKE Weekender 2021

Saturday 17th-Sunday 18th April 2021
Thel Kaiteriteri Big Bike Weekender - based at Kaiteriteri Mountain Bike Park. 6 Hour relay, ...

The Ten Tenors

Tuesday 20th April 2021
The Ten Tenors have announced that they are postponing their 2020 tour & have secured ...

POSTPONED - NBS Dancing for a Cause

Saturday 1st May 2021
Eight local personalities are partnered with a trained ballroom dancer. Dancing for a Cause raised ...

POSTPONED Te Ramaroa (Light Nelson)

Friday 9th-Tuesday 13th July 2021
Te Ramaroa is a free outdoor event featuring a dazzling array of installations, celebrating community, ...

Nelson Parent and Child Expo - 12 September 2021

Sunday 12th September 2021
EQUIP with tools and products for effective parenting, EMPOWER through informative talks and workshops, and ...

Friends The Musical Parody – NZ 2020 Tour

Monday 27th September 2021
So, no one told you life was gonna be this way, nor did they tell ...

Aorere Enduro EWS Nelson

Thursday 7th-Sunday 10th April 2022
As a round of the Enduro World Series this will draw the world's best mountain ...