What's on in Nelson

AnD this iS My piCTure

Friday 20th October 2017-Wednesday 31st October 2018
ACN present a cool children's temporary public art project. Children's artworks have been reproduced in ...

Nelson Libraries BookChat at Elma Turner Library

Tuesday 9th January-Tuesday 11th December 2018
BookChat: a place where we get together to talk about books. Elma Turner Library second ...

Library Knitters

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

Nelson Libraries BookChat at Stoke

Wednesday 17th January-Wednesday 19th December 2018
BookChat: a place where we get together to talk about books. 5.30 pm third Wednesday ...

Justices of the Peace

Saturday 20th January-Saturday 29th December 2018
Justice of the Peace services available.

STEMWriters at Nelson Libraries

Tuesday 23rd January-Tuesday 11th December 2018
STEMWriters - a local writers group - ask at the Library for more information.

Small Time and Story Time at the library

Monday 12th February-Friday 21st December 2018
Join us for songs, singing and of course bubbles!

Nelson Farmers Market

Wednesday 21st February-Wednesday 26th December 2018
Nelsons Fresh Wednesday Farmers Market - Local producers and marketeers come to town bringing you ...

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.

Nightingale Knitters

Monday 5th March-Monday 17th December 2018
Come along for a cup of tea or coffee and some good company.

Tasman District Libraries: HerStory - A Celebration of Local Women

Tuesday 13th March-Monday 1st October 2018
Help us commemorate the 125th anniversary of women's suffrage in New Zealand.

(Un)conditional II

Saturday 17th March-Sunday 27th May 2018
This exhibition is a partnership between The Suter and The Physics Room, Christchurch.

National Geographic 50 Greatest Photographs

Saturday 17th March-Sunday 27th May 2018
50 Greatest Photographs of National Geographic exhibition showcases many of the most compelling imagery published ...

Motueka Library: Learn To Knit

Wednesday 18th April-Wednesday 30th May 2018
Learn basic knitting stitches and finishing techniques.

Richmond Library: Adult Art Classes – Painting and Drawing

Tuesday 24th April-Tuesday 22nd May 2018
Learn to draw and paint at Richmond Library with artist Larisse Hall.

Introduction to Mindfulness Workshop

Saturday 28th April-Saturday 2nd June 2018
Would you like to learn and experience for yourself the basic tools of mindfulness?

Motueka Library: Joie De Vivre - Surprise Reads

Tuesday 1st-Thursday 31st May 2018
We invite you to try our surprise reads. Discover new authors and find yourself in ...

More is More - Art Exhibition

Monday 7th-Sunday 27th May 2018
Seventeen NSAS artists come together in a group exhibition "More is More" at the McKee ...

The 100-Foot Journey, Art Exhibition

Monday 7th-Saturday 26th May 2018
PAINT FAST – PAINT SMALL – PAINT DAILY! Exhibition by Nicole Russell featuring oil paintings ...

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 ...

RAW - work outside the edge

Thursday 10th May-Saturday 16th June 2018
Arts Council Presents RAW - a special exhibition of artworks created by self-taught artists.

Plant The Seed Writers' Retreat

Friday 11th-Monday 14th May 2018
Award-winning Australian author Jesse Blackadder will be teaching at Appleby House & Rabbit Island Huts ...

Sprig & Fern 10km Run/Walk Series

Saturday 12th May-Saturday 27th October 2018
4x 10km run/walk based at the Sprig & Fern Taverns in Richmond, Motueka, Brightwater and ...

Nelson Live Poets

Tuesday 15th May 2018
Bring a poem to share or just enjoy the show. Sign up on the night. ...

Motueka Live Poets

Wednesday 16th May 2018
Bring a poem to share or just enjoy the show. Sign up on the night. ...

Richmond Library: Bring a Jar - Preserve and Recipe Swap

Thursday 17th May 2018
Bring a spare jar (or several!) of homemade preserves from your pantry to swap for ...

Aphra Trio

Thursday 17th May 2018
Take a break of the stressful work and join us at another concert of our ...

Diedre Irons & Mark Secker

Thursday 17th May 2018
Renowned concert pianist Diedre Irons and NZ Symphony Orchestra's principal cellist, Andrew Joyce join us ...

Style Coaching Workshop & Raffle

Thursday 17th May 2018
Come and learn which styles from this season's collection will flatter and enhance your body ...

NZ Music Month -The Dukes of Weathershire

Friday 18th May 2018
Original folk rock tunes with a modern twist

Motueka Quilting Connection Quilt Show

Friday 18th-Sunday 20th May 2018
A display of members' new quilts and quilt challenges

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 ...

Cake decorators Sugar Paste Fashionista Figurine workshop

Saturday 19th May 2018
Create a fashion figurine using sugar paste.

NZ Music Month - Mosaic choir

Saturday 19th May 2018
Mosaic world music choir unaccompanied

Softening into the floor - Workshop with Chloe Loftus

Saturday 19th May 2018
A release-based workshop to discover ease, breath and joy in our movement.

Rabbit Hole

Saturday 19th May 2018
Rabbit Hole Playing at the Playhouse Cafe Theatre

Forest & Bird - Paremata Flats Reserve Planting

Saturday 19th May 2018
Approximately 7500 trees to be planted and planting will commence on Saturday 19th May

Harmony for Hospice

Saturday 19th May 2018
Hosted by Nelson Bays Harmony this matinee musical celebration is to support Nelson Hospice in ...

The Jordan Luck Band

Saturday 19th-Sunday 20th May 2018
Kiwi icon's The Jordan Luck Band announce their 18 date ‘Why Does Love Do This ...

RABBIT HOLE "Magic Bus"

Saturday 19th May 2018
The best band in Town at The Playhouse.

Jack & The Box Live @ The Vic

Saturday 19th May 2018
Do not miss out on the amazing duo that makes up Jack & the box.

Jackie Bristrow

Sunday 20th May 2018
"Jackie Bristow captivates audiences, with her soulful voice, combining subtle but beautiful melodies and hooks ...

A Nelson Institute and Friends of the Nelson Library talk

Sunday 20th May 2018
'The Fungus Amongus', an illustrated talk by Bill Malcolm, leading NZ botanist and photographer, on ...

NCMA Orchestral Pathways Concert

Sunday 20th May 2018
An affordable, family friendly concert featuring five NCMA orchestras.

Richmond Library: Building a Healthy Gut with Sarah La Touche

Monday 21st May 2018
Learn about Building a Healthy Gut with registered nutritionist Sarah La Touche.

Book Night

Tuesday 22nd May 2018
The nights are getting darker and the weather colder, but you wouldn’t know it at ...

Book Night 2018

Tuesday 22nd May 2018
A free nationwide reading event for people of all ages.

Free Beginners Tango Class

Tuesday 22nd May 2018
Social Argentine Tango, the dance within the embrace.

Post Budget Breakfast for Nelson-Tasman

Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Child Poverty Action Group Post-Budget Breakfast for Nelson-Tasman, Wednesday 23 May at Stoke School Hall, ...

International Simultaneous Storytime

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

Murder in the Library

Thursday 24th May 2018
Nelson Public Libraries are thrilled to be hosting another Murder in the Library panel in ...

Darren Watson Album Release

Thursday 24th May 2018
Great Blues Music

Richmond Library: Shared Pot-Luck Lunch

Thursday 24th May 2018
Come along to Richmond Library for a shared pot-luck lunch.

Polly & the Ministrel

Thursday 24th May 2018
Our lunchtime concert series continues with Polly & the Ministrel, performing at the NCMA to ...

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 ...

Nelson Civic Choir present Handel's Messiah

Friday 25th-Saturday 26th May 2018
Nelson Civic Choir performs Handel's Messiah, at NCMA May 25, 7.30pm and May 26, 2.00pm ...

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 ...

Adventure Therapy Aotearoa Forum 2018

Friday 25th-Sunday 27th May 2018
ATA Forum 2018 brings together the best of Adventure Therapy - workshops, activities, keynote speakers, ...

Monty Bevins

Friday 25th May 2018
acoustic/solo, alternative, country/folk, Monty Bevins, Fraser Ross

Hopetoun Brown and the Genius of Finn Scholes

Friday 25th May 2018
Ex super groove members newest thing

Messiah

Friday 25th May 2018
Be quick to secure your seat for Handel’s Messiah, the first major concert in the ...

Soulware - All That Binds Us

Friday 25th-Saturday 26th May 2018
Soulware's multi piece ,shape shifting, open format music collective from Aotearoa is coming to Nelson ...

Laugh Nelson

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

Pink Ribbon Brunch

Saturday 26th May 2018
Fundraising event for Breast Cancer Foundation New Zealand

The Paul Madsen Super Star Show

Saturday 26th May 2018
The ever entertaining Paul Madsen plays all the favorites, BeeGees, Queens, The Eagles, and much ...

Hot Latin Dance Party

Saturday 26th May 2018
HOT LATIN DANCE PARTY Sat.26 MayNelson Musical Theatre (next Founders Park)Latin DJ Uli all night ...

Messiah

Saturday 26th May 2018
Be quick to secure your seat for Handel’s Messiah, the first major concert in the ...

Fez playing @ The Vic

Saturday 26th May 2018
Catch Fez blasting some sweet melodies at The Vic.

Broadway Unplugged

Saturday 26th May 2018
Nelson’s only musical theatre open mic night is on again! Anyone can register to perform, ...

Bryce Wastney as part of the Live Music Series and NZ Music Month

Sunday 27th May 2018
Singer/songwriter and accomplished guitarist entertains for NZ Music Month

Richard Gilewitz

Sunday 27th May 2018
Richard Gilewitz, American fingerstyle guitarist and entertainer, traditional to blues, Americana to European Classical, and ...

CMNZ presents: Alex Ross with Bianca Andrew & STROMA

Sunday 27th May 2018
Best-selling author, Alex Ross, joins our much-loved kiwi artists to present an exquisite tasting session ...

The Big Bike Film Night

Sunday 27th-Tuesday 29th May 2018
We're on a mission- sharing the best cycling short films from around the world with ...

Alex Ross with Bianca Andrew & Stroma

Sunday 27th May 2018
THE REST IS NOISE A revelatory exploration into the history of 20th-century chamber music.

Innovative tools for improving your website’s performance - Workshop

Wednesday 30th May 2018
Workshop presenting the use of innovative tools for better website performance.

Nelson Jazz Concert

Friday 1st June 2018
Nelson Jazz Quartet & Nelson Jazz Club Big BandCome and enjoy an evening of fabulous ...

Ceol Aneas Irish Festival 2018

Friday 1st-Monday 4th June 2018
Mighty ‘craic’ with music and laughter will fill the air with the annual Ceol Aneas ...

Founders Book Fair

Saturday 2nd-Sunday 10th June 2018
The annual Founders Book Fair starts Queens Birthday weekend. A huge variety of second-hand books, ...

Ruby Coast Arts Trail - Open Studios

Saturday 2nd-Monday 4th June 2018
Enjoy discovering some superb art and craft on the Ruby Coast during the holiday weekend.

LADI6 and PARKS

Saturday 2nd June 2018
Queen of Hip Hop comes to Nelson!

Ceili Dance: Ceol Aneas Irish Music Festival 2018

Saturday 2nd June 2018
Come and dance the night away to rousing Irish music and a caller to lead ...

Grandiose Cabaret - Nelson

Sunday 3rd June 2018
From the same people who brought Grandiose Burlesque last year, now bring you Grandiose Cabaret!

Boys and Bays

Sunday 3rd June 2018
It's time for a break! Join our lunchtime concert on thursday to forget your stress ...

Exhibition Series: Hockney

Sunday 3rd-Wednesday 6th June 2018
Documentary featuring David Hockney's 2012 A Bigger Picture and 2016 82 Portraits and One Still ...

Ceol Aneas Irish Festival Showcase Concert 2018

Sunday 3rd June 2018
The Showcase Concert is the highlight of the Ceol Aneas festival. A lively evening of ...

Nelson Institute talk: Nigel Costley presents "Blackguards and Blisters All"

Sunday 3rd June 2018
Nigel Costley explores the world of Charles Dickens' novels, and lays bare a selection of ...

Motueka Library: Orange and Lemons - Tastings and Recipe Swap

Wednesday 6th June 2018
Join us for tastings and sharing tips on creating tasty recipes using these fresh, nutritious ...

NYP Speed Networking

Wednesday 6th June 2018
Following on from the popularity of last year's Speed Networking event with Stephen Caunter, Nelson ...

Motueka Library: Chess at the Library

Thursday 7th June-Thursday 30th August 2018
Develop your skills in this interesting and challenging game.

Goya Ensemble

Thursday 7th June 2018
Local musicians, the Goya Ensemble will perform wonderful works composed for classical guitar and strings.

Richmond Library: Meet and Geek!

Thursday 7th June-Thursday 6th December 2018
Richmond library social group for adults into geeky, nerdy and otherwise awesome topics.

Rock the South

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

Nelson Harness Racing Club - Winter Cup Festival

Friday 8th-Sunday 10th June 2018
Although racing is a very important part of the weekend, it's not just about the ...

Adam McGrath of the Eastern Solo

Friday 8th June 2018
Adam McGrath of the Eastern Solo at The Playhouse

Microsoft Word Seminar

Saturday 9th June 2018
Microsoft Word Features That Will Make Your Life Easier

Movie Fun Weekend (Help us raise the roof fundraiser)

Saturday 9th-Sunday 10th June 2018
Help us raise the roof fundraiser is a 2 day Movie & family event we ...

NCMA Heritage Tour

Saturday 9th June 2018
Be among the first to get a "behind-the-scenes" tour of NCMA's brand new facilities and ...

NCMA Gala Concert & Drinks Reception

Saturday 9th June 2018
Music lovers from across the region won’t want to miss this very special event marking ...

Saturday Stories

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

Pretty Smart Sale

Saturday 9th June 2018
A great opportunity to buy and sell quality clothing for the whole family as well ...

NCMA Gala Concert

Sunday 10th June 2018
Music lovers from across the region won't want to miss this very special event marking ...

Heart of Yoga

Sunday 10th June 2018
In this workshop we will explore three key components of the modern western presentation of ...

Walking Netball

Tuesday 12th June-Tuesday 3rd July 2018
Walking Netball, same game but is adapted so you are not having to run or ...

Forest & Bird evening talk by Beth Endres about NMIT Trainee Ranger programme

Wednesday 13th June 2018
Beth Endres will talk about the NMIT Trainee Ranger programme.

Schubert Quintet in A

Thursday 14th June 2018
Perhaps Schubert’s most loved work, the Trout Quintet is one of only a handful of ...

New Visions

Thursday 14th June-Sunday 1st July 2018
Art exhibition by 9 new members of the Nelson Suter Art Society.

Welcome Sealord's new fishing vessel to Nelson

Friday 15th June 2018
Come on down to Wakefield Quay to see Sealord’s new, highly efficient vessel, and her ...

Motueka Library: Winter Fashion Workshop

Friday 15th June 2018
Learn which styles from this season's collection will flatter and enhance your body shape.

Erin Cole-Baker with Nathan Torvick

Friday 15th June 2018
Guitarist, singer/Songwriter

Rabbit Hole

Friday 15th June 2018
Rabbit Hole -"Winter is coming.." A full length double-album show at Deville on Friday 15th ...

Groom Creek Community Planting and Barbeque

Saturday 16th June 2018
Help us plant 1000 trees at the new wetland at Groom Creek in the Maitai ...

Mingling and Music at Fairfield House with The Boathouse

Saturday 16th June 2018
From one grand old dame to another, Fairfield House is providing the perfect space for ...

Mot Jive Saturday Night Dance Party - June 16th

Saturday 16th June 2018
Mot Jive Saturday Night Dance Party !!! We begin the night with a quick 2 ...

Art Exhibition

Saturday 16th-Sunday 17th June 2018
Art Group Nelsons winter ART EXHIBITION at stoke hall.

The Mudd Brothers

Saturday 16th June 2018
A foot tapping mix of guitar, mandolin and banjo. The Mudd Brothers play Irish, folk, ...

Celtic Pipe Band 10th Annual Fundraising Ceilidh

Saturday 16th June 2018
Celtic Pipe Band 10th Annual Fundraising Ceilidh - all things Scottish, fun for all the ...

Mantra Music & Vegetarian Dinner

Sunday 17th June 2018
Join a community based cultural event happening for the first time in Richmond. Bring your ...

Italian Film Festival

Monday 18th-Saturday 30th June 2018
It is our great pleasure to present the third edition of the Cinema Italiano Festival ...

Richmond Library: Michelanne Forster Visit

Tuesday 19th June 2018
Award-winning author and playwright Michelanne Forster gives some practical writing tips and tricks.

Ol' King Cole Jazz Trio

Tuesday 19th June 2018
Ol’ King Cole are a Wellington based Jazz trio who perform music inspired by the ...

Motueka Library: Bruce Gilkison - Author Talk

Thursday 21st June 2018
Author Bruce Gilkison talks about his book Walking With James Hogg: The Ettrick Shepherd's Journeys ...

Duo Jackson

Thursday 21st June 2018
The diverse range of musical styles featured in the Duo’s repertoire creates a unique musical ...

Richmond Library: Heather Holmes – Author Talk

Thursday 21st June 2018
Join us for a talk with Heather Holmes, author of What’s In a Name?

'Living the Change' film screening

Thursday 21st June 2018
Public screening of the inspirational N.Z. documentary film 'Living the Change' (2018) that explores solutions ...

UWC Information Evening

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

Nordan; North Atlantic Soundscapes.

Friday 22nd June 2018
North Atlantic Soundscapes – Celtic Harp & Nordic Fiddle

Fiona Pears

Saturday 23rd June 2018
Fiona has performed and recorded internationally over the past fifteen years.

Winter Lights - lunchtime concert

Saturday 23rd June 2018
A short concert of contemplative choral pieces.

Anna Maitland as part of the Live Music Series

Sunday 24th June 2018
Anna is an accomplished flautist who plays a diverse range of music from Classical to ...

Fibre Crafting Sundays

Sunday 24th June-Sunday 25th November 2018
A chance to learn a fibre craft for anyone who doesn’t get the chance to ...

The Zero Waste Approach

Sunday 24th June 2018
Join Hannah Blumhardt and Liam Prince from 'The Rubbish Trip' for an introduction to the ...

NCMA Student Concert

Sunday 24th June 2018
NCMA students will showcase what they have been working on during term 2.

Motueka Library: LEGO Club

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

SHREK, The Musical

Wednesday 27th June-Sunday 1st July 2018
Waimea College presents SHREK, The Musical

Tea & Talk Richmond

Wednesday 27th June 2018-Wednesday 19th June 2019
An informal gathering for 65+ with morning tea, occasional speakers and entertainment, with an emphasis ...

June CAN Meeting -These are your Arts Councillors

Thursday 28th June 2018
Meet the people behind Arts Council Nelson - hear what they do & how their ...

Motueka Library: Is Your Sleep Satisfying You?

Thursday 28th June 2018
Nutritionist Sarah La Touche discusses how diet can affect our sleep.

Alan K.Gray and the Cawthron Organ

Thursday 28th June 2018
Our lunchtime concert series continues with the first solo recital on the Cawthron Organ since ...

Full Moon Yoga Intensive

Thursday 28th June 2018
A nurturing 2hr long restorative yoga class at the time of the full moon. Bliss!

LUMEN Exhibition: Larisse Hall & Klaasz Breukel

Friday 29th June-Friday 20th July 2018
LUMEN is an exhibition of light, featuring Nelson-based artists, Larisse Hall & Klaasz Breukel.

Forest & Bird: Hon Minister Eugenie Sage talk on conservation

Friday 29th June 2018
Hon Minister Eugenie Sage talks about conservation

CHARLIE B aka Optimus Gryme

Saturday 30th June-Sunday 1st July 2018
NZ Bass DJ & Music Legend Charlie B aka The artist formally known as OPTIMUS ...

Forbidden Radio: Live Radio Drama

Saturday 30th June 2018
Triple the fun with live radio, in front of a live audience, broadcast live!

Wild Goose Qigong Workshop

Saturday 30th June-Sunday 1st July 2018
Join me for one or two days of authentic Chinese Wild Goose Qigong practice in ...

Nelson Symphony Orchestra : Vienna

Saturday 30th June 2018
The Nelson Symphony Orchestra with guest conductor John Rimmer and violin concerto soloist John Thomson.

Pearl Creek Planting

Saturday 30th June 2018
Pearl Creek planting day from 9am to midday.

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

Nelson Institute talk. Stephen Eagar presents " St Ciaran, Clonmacnoise and the Book of the Dun Cow'

Sunday 1st July 2018
St Ciaran founded Clonmacnoise, on the banks of the River Shannon, now one of the ...

Disc on the beach

Sunday 1st July 2018-Sunday 30th June 2019
Social beach ultimate every week for a range of skill levels.

Kick Start Your Business July 2018

Monday 2nd July 2018
FREE "KICK START YOUR BUSINESS" Workshop

Every Day is a Good Day

Monday 2nd-Saturday 28th July 2018
A selection of Japanese Scrolls from the Umemura Collection presented by Aukje & Ferry van ...

Design the Next Library Poster

Monday 2nd July-Sunday 5th August 2018
Have your design turned into a Library poster and win a $200 Warehouse Stationary Voucher!

Jekyll & Hyde

Tuesday 3rd July 2018
Comedy. Thrills. Chaos. Delight. Meet the most delightfully evil man alive, Mr Hyde.

Motueka Library: Opportunities Beyond School

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

Sue Nicholson

Thursday 5th July 2018
The Star of the new Sensing Murder Series Sue Nicholson presents her Sensational NEW live ...

Folk Night

Thursday 5th July 2018
A fun and casual evening of folk music. Join in or just listen.

Bike for Brekky with the AM Show

Thursday 5th July 2018
The AM Show are live in Nelson, and want you to be part of their ...

Forest & Bird: Mangarakau Lodge weekend camp

Friday 6th-Sunday 8th July 2018
Weekend camp at Mangarakau Lodge

Onesie Animal Party Wave Rave

Friday 6th July 2018
Pull out your best Animal Onesie for our next Wave Rave Theme Night! Come along ...

MOT-VASION Tour

Friday 6th July 2018
4 bands for the price of 1! Derailleur and The Ruck along with Dropzone and ...

Light Nelson

Friday 6th-Tuesday 10th July 2018
Light Nelson is an irresistible mix: a garden walk in the clear dark night of ...

Motueka Library: Heritage Talk With Eileen Stewart

Friday 6th July 2018
Listen to local historian Eileen Stewart talk about Captain Frederick Moore, the first non-Maori farmer ...

Tea & Talk Nelson

Friday 6th July 2018-Friday 5th July 2019
An informal gathering for 65+ with morning tea, occasional speakers and entertainment, with an emphasis ...

Access Bars Practitioner Training - Great for Depression and Anxiety

Saturday 7th July 2018
Become a Registered Bars Practitioner with this one day eight hour training from Access Consciousness. ...

Luke Hurley

Saturday 7th July 2018
One of NZ's great unknown musicians, playing and recording music since the early 80's.

Ian Austin - author talk

Sunday 8th July 2018
Come along to a talk by ex-cop turned crime writer Ian Austin. Ian will be ...

Saxton Velodrome

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

'Renew You' Clothes Swap Fundraiser

Sunday 8th July 2018
Enjoy this afternoon of fun, colour, fashion, and inspiration while fundraising for Look Good Feel ...

Richmond Library: Competition - Let's Pretend

Monday 9th-Saturday 21st July 2018
Pretend you've been stranded, and take part in our competition!

Motueka Library: Competition - Let's Pretend

Monday 9th-Saturday 21st July 2018
Pretend you've been stranded, and take part in our competition!

ART@203 - "Alive" by Alina Adamczyk

Monday 9th-Saturday 28th July 2018
An exhibition of acrylic and oil paintings by Alina Adamczyk, with an opening from 5:30 ...

Motueka Library: Winter Book Sale

Monday 9th-Saturday 28th July 2018
Come to Motueka Library for pre-loved books at bargain prices.

Richmond Library: Storytime - Let's Pretend

Monday 9th July 2018
Dress up as whoever you want to be and join us for fabulous stories and ...

Tea & Talk Victory

Monday 9th July 2018-Monday 8th July 2019
An informal gathering for 65+ with morning tea, occasional speakers and entertainment, with an emphasis ...

Richmond Library: Teller of Tales - Celebrating Roald Dahl

Tuesday 10th July 2018
Celebrate the magic of Roald Dahl's works brought to life by storyteller, Nick Duval-Smith.

Motueka Library: Matariki - A Starry Night

Tuesday 10th July 2018
Celebrate Matariki in the library. Find the stars, listen to stories, join in the waiata ...

Motueka Library: Tuesday Maker Spaces

Tuesday 10th-Tuesday 17th July 2018
Experience a variety of fun hands-on activities when you get creative with our craft materials.

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 ...

Crazy Football Golf

Tuesday 10th July-Wednesday 31st October 2018
Crazy Football Golf is fun for all the family. It's easy to play and suitable ...

Richmond Library: Slime Time

Wednesday 11th July 2018
Join us in making squishy, sticky, stretchy slime!

Forest & Bird evening talk by Uta Purcell about South Western China

Wednesday 11th July 2018
Across the Shans of South Western China from Yunnan north to Sichuan

CANZ Composers Workshop - Public Concert

Wednesday 11th July 2018
Hear music from this year's workshop, performed by some of NZ's best contemporary musicians and ...

Motueka Library: Let's Pretend - Storytime

Thursday 12th-Thursday 19th July 2018
Join us for a fun hour of fabulous stories and create some awesome art to ...

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.

Richmond Library: Get Sorted!

Thursday 12th July-Thursday 23rd August 2018
Are you ready to get yourself sorted? Check out our inspiring range of workshops.

Motueka Library: Makedo Cardboard Construction

Friday 13th July 2018
Use our new Makedo equipment to build something of your choice out of cardboard,

Lloyd Harwood - Dusting off the Lares

Friday 13th July-Saturday 4th August 2018
Exhibition of new paintings and sculptures by Lloyd Harwood

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: Make Ping Pong Ball Launchers!

Friday 13th July 2018
Learn to build a ping-pong ball launcher from scratch! Take aim and fire away!

The Centre of Things Ngā Puna Raranga

Friday 13th July-Sunday 9th September 2018
2018 National Embroidery Exhibition

Mot Jive Saturday Night Dance Party - July 14th

Saturday 14th July 2018
Mot Jive Saturday Night Dance Party !!! We begin the night with a quick 2 ...

Forest & Bird - Community Planting at Orphanage Stream Delta

Saturday 14th July 2018
Community Planting at Orphanage Stream Delta

Orphanage Stream Community Planting

Saturday 14th-Sunday 15th July 2018
Help us plant 1000 native trees!

Summerset Garage Sale

Saturday 14th July 2018
Annual Summerset Garage SaleGreat treasures lots of great bargains,books, art, knitting, household items. Sausage sizzle ...

Forest & Bird - Community Planting at Orphanage Stream Delta

Sunday 15th July 2018
Community Planting at Orphanage Stream Delta

Mapua Makers Market

Sunday 15th July 2018
A contemporary craft market.

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!

UK Performance Artist RikTheMost is back!

Tuesday 17th July 2018
Nelson Live Poets presents sensational UK spoken word artist RikTheMost. Percussive guitarist Benjamin Em opens ...

Motueka Library: Celebrate With Kath Bee

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

Richmond Library: Storytime - Let's Pretend

Wednesday 18th July 2018
Dress up as whoever you want to be and join us for fabulous stories and ...

Mid Winter Beer Festival

Wednesday 18th-Sunday 22nd July 2018
Mid Winter Beer Festival, Real Ales,Unique Hand Pulls develloped by The Workshop, Guest Ales. with ...

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 ...

Richmond Library: Pick n Mix – Reading Programme for Adults

Thursday 19th July-Friday 31st August 2018
Pick n Mix your reading and be in the draw to win a prize.

The Gang Show

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

Bye Bye Bullies

Thursday 19th July 2018
Learn how to outsmart the bullies in your worklife and in your private life!

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!

Moveable Feasts 2018

Thursday 19th July-Thursday 16th August 2018
2018 Uniquely Nelson’s Moveable Feasts just got more flavoursome with greater choices for you to ...

Thursgay: Bar Beats Bingo

Thursday 19th July 2018
Come along to a Bar Beats Bingo night and have some fun, be in to ...

Motueka Library: Pick n Mix – Reading Programme for Adults

Thursday 19th July-Friday 31st August 2018
Pick n Mix your reading and be in the draw to win a prize.

Edible Paradise - a documentary film screening

Friday 20th July 2018
Edible Paradise is an inspirational New Zealand film (new release) that looks at community food ...

Forest & Bird - View Spotted Shags at Tata beach in Golden Bay

Friday 20th-Sunday 22nd July 2018
View a natural spectacle at Tata beach in Golden Bay.

Richmond Library: Make Ping Pong Ball Launchers!

Friday 20th July 2018
Learn to build a ping-pong ball launcher from scratch! Take aim and fire away!

Helen Webby & Davy Stuart

Friday 20th July 2018
Music for Celtic harp & guitar.

Hira Reserve Community Planting

Saturday 21st July 2018
Help us plant 1000 native trees!

Los Galanes Presents Tequila Sunrise

Saturday 21st July 2018
I's another tequila sunriseStarin' slowly 'cross the sky said goodbyeHe was just a hired hand...

Pretty Crafty Winter Market

Sunday 22nd July 2018
Craft Market - Local Artists Showing and Selling Their Goods.

Journey Within Day Retreat

Sunday 22nd July 2018
A one day retreat with exquisite live harp music, fun intuition games and meditation as ...

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 ...

Luke Hurley, One Take Tour

Sunday 22nd July 2018
Experience an evening with one of our country’s finest songwriter guitarists

Yoga and Meditation

Sunday 22nd July 2018
Discoer the power of the mind Learn practices which develop and maintain concentration. A fundamental ...

The Kugels Klezmer Quartet

Wednesday 25th July 2018
Deborah Rawson, Robin Perks, Ross Harris and Jacqueline Nordon come together because of their shared ...

Hopgood's & Co: Bordeaux Degustation

Wednesday 25th July 2018
Five-course degustation of French-inspired local cuisine matched with wines from the Bordeaux region. Led by ...

Eugene Lavery

Thursday 26th July 2018
New Zealand-born Juilliard-trained organist Eugene Lavery returns home to Nelson to present an Organ Recital.

Tami Neilson

Thursday 26th July 2018
Tami Neilson conjures up a wonderfully retro style that sounds like it could be from ...

Motueka Library: Winter Comfort Food - Tastings and Recipe Swap

Friday 27th July 2018
Join us for tastings and share tips on creating tasty Winter recipes.

Jazz and Soul for The Boathouse

Friday 27th July 2018
Join the crew of The Boathouse for a night of Jazz and Soul with Nelson ...

Communication Technology Roadshow

Friday 27th July 2018
Communication technology for Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, Deafblind and Speech-Impaired July 27 Nelson Hotel, 40 Waimea Road ...

Sarau Winter Sale

Saturday 28th-Sunday 29th July 2018
The Sarau Winter Sale is back, come enjoy a day out in beautiful Upper Moutere.

Introduction to Mindfulness Workshop

Saturday 28th July-Saturday 18th August 2018
Come and learn the basic tools of mindfulness and experience for yourself how this practice ...

Stellar Singers

Saturday 28th July 2018
Stellar Singers are coming to beautiful Nelson to share their passion for a capella singing ...

Baz at the Rimu Wine Bar, Mapua

Saturday 28th July 2018
Enjoy fine wine,food and beverages at the Rimu Wine Bar in Mapua and listen to ...

Empire Youth Trust Black and Gold Quiz Night

Saturday 28th July 2018
What are you doing on Saturday, July 28th? The Empire Dance Youth Trust are having ...

Community Planting and Barbecue

Saturday 28th July 2018
Commemorative Planting and Community Barbecue

Celtic Pipe Band Monster Garage Sale

Saturday 28th July 2018
The event will help the Celtic Pipe Band travel to the World Pipe Band Champs ...

Capital Invasion! roller derby

Saturday 28th July 2018
Two teams from Wellington and Kapiti take on Nelson Tasman's own Sirens of Smash

Nelson Male Voice Choir Winter Concert

Sunday 29th July 2018
A variety of songs performed by Nelson Male Voice Choir

Nelson Guitar Orchestra

Sunday 29th July 2018
Classical guitar group playing Latin and classical styles

Winter Concert - Let All Men Sing

Sunday 29th July 2018
Nelson Male Voice Choir's 2nd concert programme in 2018, with music from Les Miserable, Vivaldi ...

Youth Art Exhibition

Monday 30th July-Saturday 4th August 2018
An exhibition by Nelson Youth Artists for a good cause.

ART@203 - "Beauty" by Caroline Baker

Monday 30th July-Saturday 18th August 2018
An exhibition of paintings by Caroline Baker.

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 ...

Motueka Library: Terri Everett - Wedding Planning for Couples

Tuesday 31st July 2018
Internationally awarded wedding consultant, celebrant and chauffeur Terri Everett gives an inspired look into planning ...

British Food Court

Wednesday 1st August 2018
British food fair in Nelson

Pecha Kucha Night

Thursday 2nd August 2018
Pecha Kucha returns to the NCMA with a diverse range of presentations from interesting people ...

Computer classes at the Nelson Library

Thursday 2nd August-Thursday 27th September 2018
A 9 week series of classes on various aspects of computer skills and searching

Motueka Library: Art Workshop - Colour Harmony

Thursday 2nd August 2018
Nicole Russell shows you how to understand colours to take your painting to the next ...

Motueka Library: Colour Your Life

Thursday 2nd August 2018
Sandra Quiggan will discuss how colour affects us, how colour reflects our personalities and how ...

The Beginner’s Guide to Growing Up – A Musical

Friday 3rd-Saturday 4th August 2018
From a stellar cast featuring the best of Nelson’s young talent, this will be the ...

Sculpture Ceramics Course

Friday 3rd August-Friday 21st September 2018
8- week sculpture course that will offer access to tools, materials and tuition of sculpting ...

Cycle Chic Film Tour

Saturday 4th August 2018
The Cycle Chic Film Tour showcases a captivating selection of short cycling films to inspire, ...

Beginners Home-brewing Training Session

Saturday 4th August 2018
Hands-on training session designed to help you make great beer at home, without needing to ...

Concert for Nepal

Saturday 4th August 2018
The Goya Ensemble and Steve McGlone and Brendyn Montgomery

Local Legends:Tillerman, Lemongrass & Rabbit Hole

Saturday 4th August 2018
Local Legends: Tillerman, Lemongrass & Rabbit Hole

Ngā Hau Ngākau (Breath of Mine)

Saturday 4th August-Sunday 21st October 2018
Weaving together painting, carving, and sound Ngā Hau Ngākau explores the collective creation of narratives.

The Bootleg Beach Boys

Sunday 5th August 2018
This blend of 5 vocals & infectious sun soaked gems, makes for a memorable night ...

What Brings you Here? A Tale of Two Towns.

Monday 6th August-Saturday 1st September 2018
An exhibition of large 4x5 format photographs by Thomas Slate.

Family History Month 2018 - Starting Genealogy

Tuesday 7th-Tuesday 21st August 2018
Starting Genealogy - a course for beginners at Elma Turner Library. Tuesdays 7, 14, 21. ...

Family History Month 2018 - Ancestors Attic at Community Corner

Tuesday 7th August 2018
Family History Month 2018. Ancestors Attic at the Community Corner, 7 August, 12-1. All welcome

NAVY CADET intro night

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

Family History Month 2018 - Bloodline Tour

Wednesday 8th-Tuesday 28th August 2018
Family History Month August 2018: Bloodline tour – visit the libraries and archives which hold ...

NZ International Film Festival

Wednesday 8th-Wednesday 29th August 2018
NZIFF is an annual event celebrating movies and movie-going by bringing the best and brightest ...

Motueka Library: Opportunities Beyond School - Flatting

Wednesday 8th August 2018
Find out about flatting - who to flat with, the expenses involved and how to ...

Motueka Library: Eating Right for Your Body Type

Wednesday 8th August 2018
Local nutritionist Sarah La Touche discusses eating right for your body type.

Forest & Bird evening talk by Penny Wardle about NZ Walking Access Commission

Wednesday 8th August 2018
Penny Wardle is NZ Walking Access Commission regional field adviser for the Top of the ...

Mel Parsons for The Boathouse

Thursday 9th August 2018
On the very day of Cyclone Fehi Mel contacted The Boathouse with a heartwarming offer ...

Mel Parsons for The Boathouse

Thursday 9th August 2018
Join us for a night of heartwarming folk from Mel Parsons, supported by Jed Parsons, ...

Nelson Arts Festival: The Flag Project workshops

Thursday 9th-Saturday 11th August 2018
Nelson Arts Festival proudly presents The Flag Project, a FREE Community Arts Project to create ...

Computer classes at the Stoke Library

Thursday 9th August-Thursday 13th September 2018
A 6 week series of classes on various aspects of computer skills and searching

A Cappella Night Classes

Thursday 9th August-Thursday 27th September 2018
Love to sing and harmonise with others?Too busy to commit to costly private lessons?A Cappella ...

Jasper Hawkins

Thursday 9th August 2018
Local singer-songwriter Jasper Hawkins is set to perform an intimate show of original compositions. A ...

Pangaea

Saturday 11th August 2018
classical guitar, Mike Hogan & Delhi’s finest & most sought after young musicians: Tabla player ...

Parkinson’s NZ Charity Ball

Saturday 11th August 2018
$80 ppIncludes dinner and complementary drink on arrival

Dave Upfold - Comedy Stage Hypnotist

Saturday 11th August 2018
Fundraiser show for Electrix CheerleadingOne of the world’s busiest and most copied versatile entertainers in ...

Colombian Cultural Celebration

Saturday 11th August 2018
A family fun day revolving around the rich and highly diverse Colombian Culture. Food, Sports, ...

Family History Month 2018 - Preserving your photographs

Sunday 12th August 2018
Family History Month August 2018: Darryl Gallagher, Nelson Provincial Museum Photographic Curator, on preserving your ...

CMNZ presents: Ensemble Zefiro

Wednesday 15th August 2018
The extraordinary colours of 17th and 18th century woodwind instruments have lent this Italian ensemble ...

Ensemble Zefiro

Wednesday 15th August 2018
This award winning Italian period-instrumental ensemble will delight with two decadent programmes dedicated to Handel,Fasch,Telemann,Haydn ...

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 ...

Hospice info talk

Wednesday 15th August 2018
Come along to find out what's happening at hospice as we are in the final ...

Vast Dance Festival

Thursday 16th August 2018
Vast Dance Festival celebrates the combined talents of high school students in the “Top of ...

Family History Month 2018 - Your Family History on Social Media

Thursday 16th-Friday 24th August 2018
Family History Month 2018. Recording your family history on Social Media. Elma Turner and Stoke ...

Allison Cormack and Buz Bryant-Greene

Thursday 16th August 2018
Allison Cormack and pianist Buz Bryant-Greene returning to NCMA to perform delightful songs for soprano ...

A Touch of Italy

Friday 17th August 2018
Welcome pianist Matteo Napoli back to NCMA along with his wife, soprano Lilia Carpinelli who ...

Poetry Fridge Door and Generator

Friday 17th-Friday 24th August 2018
Warm up for National Poetry Day at the library. Bring along your best poems to ...

Musical Montage Dance Party

Friday 17th August 2018
Dance to eclectic grooves

A Century Of Saying Cheese

Friday 17th August-Sunday 25th November 2018
An entertaining and interactive exhibition that highlights quirky and unexpected images from the Museum’s vast ...

Lifestyle Blocker's Skills Day

Saturday 18th August 2018
Hands-on workshops and practical talks for people with a small land holding or lifestyle block ...

Ramsay to Renoir

Saturday 18th August 2018
Fundraiser for Life Linc; a charitable organisation that provides very low cost professional counselling within ...

The Elsewhere Takeover

Saturday 18th-Sunday 19th August 2018
The Elsewhere crew takeover East St Cafe with resident DJs FUNKnSLOCUTS & DJ DISTORTION busting ...

Polished Brass

Saturday 18th August 2018
Presenting "Polished Brass", an evening of an enjoyable mix of music for all ages, showcasing ...

Roller Derby Attack From The North

Saturday 18th August 2018
Come and watch roller derby fun as New Zealand's northernmost league brings their crew to ...

Fundraiser for Life Linc Nelson

Saturday 18th August 2018
“Ramsay to Renoir” Art Comes to LifeThis engaging talk is a unique opportunity to see ...

Bowel Cancer Screening Programme Launch

Saturday 18th August 2018
Celebrate the launch of the life-saving National Bowel Screening Programme in the Nelson Marlborough region.

Skills Session - beer evaluation

Saturday 18th August 2018
Like drinking beer? Train your palate to evaluate beer better. $10 for an hour of ...

Family History Month 2018 - Levi's War and the Horowitz saga

Sunday 19th August 2018
Family History Month 2018. Julie Thomas talks about her latest book: Levi’s War - Sunday ...

Nelson Kitchen Trail '18

Sunday 19th August 2018
Showcasing the region's premier kitchen installations by Nelson/Tasman's leading kitchen specialists. Proceeds to Cancer Society ...

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: Art Workshop - Paper Mosaics

Monday 20th August 2018
Learn how to paper mosaic a small box with Marian Painter.

ART@203 - "Putting on a Brave Face" by Russell Black

Monday 20th August-Saturday 8th September 2018
An exhibition of portraiture works by Russell Black aka ’Hazlito’, with an opening from 5:30 ...

Richmond Library: Richmond Writing Group – Belinda Mellor

Tuesday 21st August 2018
Bring your writing alive, avoid common errors and find out about editing with Belinda Mellor.

Live Poets Motueka

Wednesday 22nd August 2018
Open mic event for local and visiting poets, hosted by Roger Lusby

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 ...

Holly Arrowsmith with support from Amiria Grenell

Wednesday 22nd August 2018
Holly Arrowsmith, Amiria Grenell, singer/songwriters, new-folk Two of Aotearoa’s beautiful songbirds together in one intimate ...

Motueka, Meet Chlöe Swarbrick

Wednesday 22nd August 2018
Come and meet Chlöe Swarbrick, Green MP, and hear what's happening in parliament from New ...

Tactix Netball Community Engagement Day

Wednesday 22nd August 2018
SuperClub Netball & Richmond Unlimited bring Tactix Netball stars to Sundial Square, Richmond.

Sleeping Beauty

Thursday 23rd-Saturday 25th August 2018
Set to the beautiful music of Tchaikovsky, join the dancers as they take us on ...

Back to the Eighties

Thursday 23rd-Saturday 25th August 2018
Back to the 80's is the classic love triangle: cool kids, cheerleaders, nerds and dorks ...

Young Voices & Piano

Thursday 23rd August 2018
Nelson College for Girls presents a showcase of vocal and piano pieces.

Poetry Open Mic

Friday 24th August 2018
An open mic poetry session to celebrate Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day 2018. Come to ...

Artful Creations

Friday 24th August 2018
A wearable creation show, etcAnything Goes - Mainly recycledGlam it Up -evening wear Schools - ...

Mot Jive Saturday Night Dance Party - August 25th

Saturday 25th August 2018
Mot Jive Saturday Night Dance Party !!! We begin the night with a quick 2 ...

Titans of Tunes 2

Saturday 25th August 2018
Titans of Tunes is back - the only regional all ages original music competition with ...

Lissa Cowie, cellist as part of the Live Music Series

Sunday 26th August 2018
Lissa is an accomplished cellist who has played in several ensembles in the United Kingdom ...

Daffodil Rally for Cancer

Sunday 26th August 2018
NELSON VINTAGE CAR CLUB are Running a RALLY EVENT open to all vehicles and drivers ...

Full Moon Yoga (August)

Sunday 26th August 2018
Treat yourself to two hours of restorative yoga poses at the time of the full ...

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. ...

Nelson College for Girls Mid-Winter Concert

Monday 27th August 2018
Nelson College for Girls is pleased to present their Mid-Winter Music Concert at the newly ...

Motueka Library: Art Workshop - Cubist Images

Monday 27th August 2018
Learn about the first Cubists and create your own Cubist images with artist Marian painter.

An introduction to using Maca - linking science and tradition

Wednesday 29th August 2018
Learn about the incredible benefits and biochemistry behind Peruvian maca. How to prepare and use ...

Viola & Voice

Thursday 30th August 2018
Anatoly Zelinsky (viola) and Louisa Pilkington (mezzo soprano) will perform at NCMA as part of ...

Harp Meditation

Thursday 30th August 2018
Annemieke Harmonie, master harpist and harp teacher, speaks the words to guide the meditation, and ...

Richard Mapp solo piano

Thursday 30th August 2018
Solo piano

Art Expo Nelson

Friday 31st August-Sunday 2nd September 2018
A 3-day art extravaganza featuring local and national artists, all art is for sale.

Motueka Library: Mediterranean Food - Tastings and Recipe Swap

Friday 31st August 2018
Join us for fun, informal discussions, tastings and tips for creating tasty recipes using fresh, ...

Ladies Luxe Market

Saturday 1st September 2018
Ladies Luxe Market - Social Ladies Night out Shopping.

Breathe Better September 2018

Saturday 1st-Saturday 29th September 2018
Breathe Better September the respiratory awareness month in New Zealand.

Forest & Bird Ronga Reserve Planting

Saturday 1st September 2018
Ronga Reserve planting day

Spring Fashion Fling !

Saturday 1st September 2018
Annual fun fundraiser strongly supported by the wider Nelson community.

Appleby School Country Fair

Saturday 1st September 2018
A traditional Country Fair with food, entertainment and fair ground activities. A fun day out ...

Martin Setchell: Celebrate

Saturday 1st September 2018
Join us for a special organ recital with international concert performer, Martin Setchell, celebrating the ...

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 ...

House of Travel Expo

Saturday 1st September 2018
Join us for a day of inspiration, expert advice and exclusive deals

Prospects Fearful

Saturday 1st September-Sunday 11th November 2018
A multidisciplinary exploration of the expedition led by Thomas Brunner from Nelson into the West ...

Floor Talk: Ngā Hau Ngākau

Saturday 1st-Thursday 6th September 2018
Join our curator for a floor talk about our current exhibition Ngā Hau Ngākau.

Nelson Sausage Festival

Sunday 2nd September 2018
Nelson Sausage Festival - Fathers day 2 September at the Energy Centre in Founders Heritage ...

Apple Grafting & Open Day, Willow Bank Heritage Village, Wakefield

Sunday 2nd September 2018
Fruit trees, grafted apple trees, learn about grafting, cafe, burgers, NZTCA, Willow Bank Heritage Village, ...

Father's Day Sail - Nelson Event

Sunday 2nd September 2018
Treat DAD this Father's day with this special day event, sailing between Nelson & Mapua, ...

Nelson Institute Talk: Lucinda Blackley-Jimson. Towards a Future Museum

Sunday 2nd September 2018
Nelson Provincial Museum CEO outlines ideas for future development of the Museum.

Creating Financial Wealth

Sunday 2nd September 2018
Do you want to enjoy financial freedom? If yes, you have a unique opportunity to ...

The Ocean's Skin - Lecture by Philip Hoare

Monday 3rd September 2018
Sponsored by the Cawthron Foundation and special thanks to WORD Christchurch 2018 for bringing Philip ...

Motueka Library: Art Workshop - Improve Your Drawing Skills

Monday 3rd September 2018
Marian Painter gives you the right motivation, tools and tips to make drawing easier and ...

Launch your Small Business with Barbican Training Centre

Monday 3rd September 2018
Launch your Small Business with Barbican Training Centre at the Festival of Adult Learning Ahurei ...

Richmond Library: After School Programme - Techy Time

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

insupportable

Monday 3rd-Saturday 29th September 2018
An mixed media exhibition by Christchurch based Brooke Georgia.

the Water Oracle

Monday 3rd-Saturday 29th September 2018
An immersive installation by Invercargill based Ari Edgecombe.

Motueka Library: Discover Your Library

Tuesday 4th-Thursday 6th September 2018
Drop in to your library and see what we have to offer you.

Feminist Fables and Women’s War Stories

Tuesday 4th September 2018
Support the Nelson Women's Centre! Hear nine wonderful women tell their tales plus a song ...

Transformers Workshop hosted by Arts Council

Tuesday 4th September 2018
Using a child’s drawing as inspiration, adult students will learn how to create a 2D ...

Write a Book Review - Workshop

Wednesday 5th September 2018
Learn how to write a book review at the Festival of Adult Learning Ahurei Ākonga.

Stretch Class with CLM Health and Fitness

Wednesday 5th September 2018
Stretch it out at the Festival of Adult Learning Ahurei Ākonga.

For the Love of Dance

Thursday 6th-Saturday 8th September 2018
Wakatu Dance Theatre is delighted to present 'For the Love of Dance' directed by Peta ...

Chor Farmer Concert

Thursday 6th September 2018
Nelson is privileged to host the well-known Japanese Choir, Chor-Farmer. This is their 21 biennial ...

NZSQ at Lunchtime

Thursday 6th September 2018
Nelson favourites, the New Zealand String Quartet are back in town to perform a very ...

Have a go at Knitting with the Library Knitters

Thursday 6th September 2018
Have a go at knitting at the Festival of Adult Learning Ahurei Ākonga.

Quick Reads Launch Evening

Thursday 6th September 2018
Join us as we relaunch our Quick Reads Collection at the Festival of Adult Learning ...

Folk Night

Thursday 6th September 2018
A fun and casual gathering of folk musicians. Join in or just listen.

James Kirkwood Solo Exhibition

Thursday 6th September-Monday 8th October 2018
'Walters Bluff: Outdoors for the Indoors' is an engaging and playful exhibition of new paintings ...

Turangawaewae - A Place Where We Stand

Thursday 6th-Friday 7th September 2018
TurangawaewaeA Place Where We StandIntermediate students looking at our kiwi culture

Forest & Bird Weekend Camp at Ngarata

Friday 7th-Sunday 9th September 2018
Weekend camp at Ngarata Homestead

Nayland College presents Voices In Harmony

Friday 7th September 2018
Nayland College presents Voices in Harmony featuring the college's 3 choirs and Marlborough Girls's College

Battle of the Organs

Friday 7th September 2018
Renowned international concert organist Dr Kemp English returns to the Nelson Centre of Musical Arts ...

Rugby Fever Club Italia Pizza Night

Friday 7th September 2018
RUGBY FEVER Pizza Night Come on down to Club Italia the evening before the mighty ...

Motueka Library: The Benefits of Yoga

Friday 7th September 2018
Learn about the benefits of yoga, breath awareness and meditation with Nikki and Ruth.

New Zealand Sign Language Taster Workshop

Friday 7th September 2018
Learn the alphabet and basic sign at the Festival of Adult Learning Ahurei Ākonga.

Ryan Fisherman · Katie Thompson · Rob Grover

Friday 7th September 2018
unique blend of folk, country, and blues.

Ryan FIsherman, Katie Thompson & Rob Grover

Friday 7th September 2018
We are bringing their individual shows on the road with a collaborative performance at the ...

Game Day Fan Trail: Experience Rugby History!

Saturday 8th September 2018
Before the All Blacks VS Argentina test match on 8th September, the city will be ...

Después de la batalla

Saturday 8th-Sunday 9th September 2018
Elsewhere & East St Present Después de la batalla (After the Battle) After the big ...

Nelson Bicycle Show & Shine

Saturday 8th September 2018
Custom and classic bicycle show featuring historic and creative bikes from round the region

Richmond Library: NZ Theatre Month – Play Readings

Saturday 8th September 2018
Celebrate NZ Theatre Month with play readings at Richmond Library by the Nelson Repertory Theatre.

Contra Dance

Saturday 8th September-Saturday 10th November 2018
The monthly family oriented dance. A contra dance is an American style barndance or ceilidh. ...

Game Day at Club Italia

Saturday 8th September 2018
Game day at Club Italia - woodfired pizzas and open bar at a ticketed event ...

Kiwi Kai GAME ON

Saturday 8th September 2018
Kapa Haka performances NZ Hangi, Lobster, Oysters and other Kaimoana & Maori kai.

Nelson Rise for Climate

Saturday 8th September 2018
Take part in a global day of action to call for climate justice and show ...

Celtic Pipe Band: Worlds Variety Concert

Sunday 9th September 2018
A good old fashioned concert with a modern twist. This fundraising concert will support the ...

Grammar in Te Reo Maori

Sunday 9th September 2018
A brief talk, followed by discussion, on grammar in Te Reo Maori at the Festival ...

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 ...

Kanikani Manawaroa - FREE dance classes

Sunday 9th September-Sunday 14th October 2018
Awesome opportunity to have a dance at these FREE classes! For women and girls 11+. ...

Motueka Library: Maori Myths and Legends

Monday 10th September 2018
We invite you to enjoy Pip's wonderful storytelling session on Maori myths and legends.

Motueka Library: Harakeke Weaving With Storm Nathan

Monday 10th September 2018
Join Storm for a harakeke weaving session and make two basic puti puti flowers.

ART@203 - "Seeing Things" by Alison Moore

Monday 10th-Saturday 29th September 2018
An exhibition of photographic works by Alison Moore, with an opening from 5:30 - 7pm ...

Free Information Session - Employment

Tuesday 11th September 2018
Discussing employment in Nelson and Tasman;

Forest & Bird evening talk by Zac Milner about Gough Island

Wednesday 12th September 2018
Zac Milner will talk to us about his work on Gough Island.

Nurture Family Fun Day

Wednesday 12th September 2018
Do you have an under 5 year old? Come along for some FUN activities and ...

Arts on Tour NZ present Helen Webby

Wednesday 12th September 2018
On her AOTNZ tour, Helen will showcase the Celtic music of Wales, Ireland and Scotland, ...

Transitions in Diabetes - Parents Education Evening

Wednesday 12th September 2018
Join Dr Wendy Hunter and Diabetes NZ Nelson Youth Branch for a parents education evening ...

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.

Fleur Jackson & Catherine Norton

Thursday 13th September 2018
Bask in Beethoven and be delighted by Debussy in this celebration of violin Sonatas, presented ...

Richmond Library: Fun With Flax – Maori Weaving Workshop

Thursday 13th September 2018
Weave flax with Yvonne Hammond.

Richmond Library: Fun With Flax – Maori Weaving Workshop

Thursday 13th September 2018
Weave flax with Yvonne Hammond.

Spring Exhibition

Thursday 13th-Sunday 30th September 2018
The annual Spring Exhibition by the member of the Nelson Suter Art Society.

Hack Nelson

Friday 14th-Sunday 16th September 2018
A collaborative weekend of digital innovation bringing together business people, students, developers and creatives to ...

Motueka Library: Colour Your Life With Sandra Quiggins and Janine Gillions

Friday 14th September 2018
Join us for a wide-ranging discussion of colour - its history, how it affects us, ...

Top of the South Film Festival

Friday 14th-Saturday 15th September 2018
The best locally shot and produced short films in the last year from the Nelson, ...

Legends Move It Class

Friday 14th September 2018
Calling all Legends (over 50's) for a fun FREE exercise class at Stoke Community Hall

Seven Up

Friday 14th September-Friday 12th October 2018
"Give me a child until he is seven and I will show you the man.” ...

Legends Move It Class

Friday 14th September 2018
Calling all Legends!!! Along with our friends at Richmond Aquatic Centre we are setting a ...

Mot Jive Saturday Night Dance Party - September 15th

Saturday 15th September 2018
Mot Jive Saturday Night Dance Party !!! Dance the night away with a wide range ...

Funked UP

Saturday 15th-Sunday 16th September 2018
Elsewhere NZ & East St Present FUNKED UP Every Funked UP has been so good ...

kōtuku and the Moon Child - family puppet show

Saturday 15th September 2018
A family puppet and mask show with original music that tells a story about loss, ...

Motueka Library: NZ Theatre Month – James and The Giant Peach

Saturday 15th September 2018
Celebrate NZ Theatre Month with a reading of the play James and The Giant Peach ...

Library Treasures Book Sale

Saturday 15th September 2018
Keep learning with the Friends of the Library Non-Fiction book sale!

Fables Portraits Tour in Nelson

Saturday 15th September 2018
House concert - Saturday 15th September. Fables are celebrating the release of their debut EP, ...

NCMA Student Concert x 2

Sunday 16th September 2018
This is a wonderful opportunity for NCMA students to showcase their talents in a relaxed, ...

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 ...

Mindful Eating

Sunday 16th September 2018
Adrielle will share some evidence-based mindful eating strategies that will enhance your eating experiences. Followed ...

Nelson Record Fair 2018: Black Vinyl Brown Beer

Sunday 16th September 2018
A boutique record fair bringing together vinyl addicts and craft beer enthusiasts for convivial sipping ...

Brain body integration demonstration - Bal A Vis X

Monday 17th September 2018
Introducing Bal A Vis X and the benefits this can provide for students who have ...

Richmond Library: Author Talk – Panni Palasti

Tuesday 18th September 2018
Poet and author Panni Palasti talks about growing up in Hungary during World War II.

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 ...

Grease

Wednesday 19th-Saturday 29th September 2018
Grease is the original High-School musical, featuring all the unforgettable songs from the hit movie.

"Sing Me A Song" Robert Louis Stevenson

Wednesday 19th September 2018
Australian duo Neil Adam and Judy Turner “Sing Me A Song” the wit and wisdom, ...

The Girl who Climbed a Mountain & Saved the World

Thursday 20th-Sunday 30th September 2018
Inspired by stories about mountains and water, this play features live music, taonga puoro and ...

Besotted

Thursday 20th September 2018
Besotted; a deliciously delusional opera by Michelanne Forstermbers.

Motueka Library: Suffrage 125 - The Suffrage Petition of 1892

Thursday 20th September 2018
Find out if one your ancestors signed the Suffrage Petition of 1892.

Fraser Ross

Friday 21st September 2018
Eccentric-folk musician, Afro-beat, part electric-folk, and part comedy, and part pillow-talk.​

Motueka Library: Suffrage 125 - Eileen Stewart on Sarah Greenwood

Friday 21st September 2018
Local historian Eileen Stewart talks about local Tasman woman Sarah Greenwood.

Forest & Bird Pearl Creek Planting

Saturday 22nd September 2018
Pearl Creek Planting and Working Bee.

Opera Mania with the Nelson Symphony Orchestra

Saturday 22nd September 2018
The Male Voice Choir, Allison Cormack and the NSO combine for a celebration of Opera

Hope School Country Fair 2018

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

National Play Month performance - The Queen's Gambit

Saturday 22nd September 2018
Celebrate National Play Month at the Library!

Alzheimers Nelson Memory Walk

Saturday 22nd September 2018
SEPTEMBER IS WORLD ALZHEIMERS AWARENESS MONTHAn international campaign to raise awareness and challenge the stigma ...

Rabbit Hole playing at E-Street Cafe & Bar Resturant

Saturday 22nd September 2018
"Spring is in the air, and what better way to get into the swing of ...

Mapua Makers Market

Sunday 23rd September 2018
A contemporary craft market.

Nelson Cherry Blossom Festival 2018

Sunday 23rd September 2018
Nelson Miyazu Sister City Association & Nelson Japanese Society is proud to present the 2018 ...

Steiner Spring Fair

Sunday 23rd September 2018
Annual Steiner school Spring Fair.

Repair, Repurpose, Recycle

Sunday 23rd September 2018
Eight workshops to help people give new life to clothing and textiles.

Gareth Edwards

Sunday 23rd September 2018
An afternoon of sing-a-long songs collective chuckling & tall tales and a cup of tea

Car Boot Sale - Mapua School PTA

Sunday 23rd September 2018
Car Boot Sale Mapua School PTA Fundraiser

Motueka Library: Haiku Poetry Competition for Everyone

Monday 24th September-Friday 19th October 2018
Celebrate nature with a haiku poem.

Wellness Movement Birthday Offering

Monday 24th-Saturday 29th September 2018
Wellness Movement is celebrating it's first birthday by offering the Nelson public a week of ...

Mike Treen speaks in Nelson

Tuesday 25th September 2018
Back from the international Freedom Flotilla determined to break Israel’s illegal blockade of Gaza, union ...

Cawthron Scitec Expo 2018

Wednesday 26th September 2018
Nelson Tasman Science and Technology Fair for secondary school students. Trafalgar Centre - free entry.

Motueka Library: Suffrage 125 - Tales of Suffrage Brought to Life

Wednesday 26th September 2018
Storm Nathan brings New Zealand's tales of suffrage to life.

Richmond Library: Tasman Women in the 1850s

Thursday 27th September 2018
Storm Nathan talks about the adventures and heartbreak experienced by Tasman women in the 1850s.

Stilling the Mind - Meditation for Daily Life

Thursday 27th September 2018
Tibetan teacher Geshe Tharchin will guide us through meditation techniques to relieve stress and anxiety ...

The Upbeats - Nelson

Friday 28th-Saturday 29th September 2018
THE UPBEATS - NELSONWith Support FromEvil EmpireM PhonikLevel MC7pm - Midnight @ The Granary, Founders ...

Showtime Abel Tasman #1

Friday 28th September 2018
And it's Showtime at Riverside for some Eco Rocking Abel Tasman. Come celebrate our wondrous ...

Motueka Library: Spicy Spices - Tastings and Recipe Swap

Friday 28th September 2018
Join us for fun, tastings and sharing tips on creating tasty recipes using aromatic spices ...

Ioana Goicea & Andrey Gugnin

Friday 28th September 2018
IOANA GOICEA & ANDREY GUGNIN

CMNZ presents: IOANA CRISTINA GOICEA & ANDREY GUGNIN

Saturday 29th September 2018
One’s to watch, these award-winning rising stars, from Romania and Russia respectively, perform a programme ...

Ioana Cristina Goicea & Andrey Gugnin

Saturday 29th September 2018
Justly proclaimed ‘ones to watch’, Andrey Gugnin and Ioana Cristina Goicea took out the 2016 ...

The Power Within Yoga Retreat

Saturday 29th-Sunday 30th September 2018
Celebrate the end of winter and discover your inner strengths and energies with hamish Kenworthy ...

The Nelson Venues & Events Masquerade Ball

Saturday 29th September 2018
In a town where you are recognised, NYP are bringing mystery back into the night. ...

Movie in the Moutere

Saturday 29th September 2018
JUMANJI Welcome to the Jungle

Baby & Kids Gear Sale

Saturday 29th September 2018
Second hand & new baby and kids clothes plus other associated items.

Nelson's Wonder Women

Saturday 29th September-Sunday 14th October 2018
Fun holiday activity. Hunt round the park to find out about the amazing women from ...

Avid Opera as part of the Live Music Series

Sunday 30th September 2018
Opera favourites by some of Nelson's best opera singers

Madagascar - A Musical Adventure Jr

Sunday 30th September-Friday 5th October 2018
Follow all of your favourite friends as they escape from their home in New York’s ...

Nelson Civic Choir presents St Cecilia Mass & Choruses

Sunday 30th September 2018
Gounod’s Messe Solennelle de Sainte-Cécile (St Cecilia Mass) and a selection of well-known choruses, performed ...

Impressions National Art Awards

Sunday 30th September-Saturday 13th October 2018
The 2018 art competition has attracted 178 entries from artists throughout New Zealand - about ...

Sick and Tired of Feeling Sick and Tired?

Sunday 30th September 2018
How to deal with pain and fatigue. Presented by Dr. Kimberley Hurlow

Motueka Library: Spring Book Sale

Monday 1st-Friday 19th October 2018
Pre-loved library books for sale at bargain prices.

Motueka Library: Spring Escape Surprise Reads

Monday 1st-Wednesday 31st October 2018
Try our surprise reads, discover new authors and find yourself in delightful new settings.

Richmond Library: Storytime - Wonderful Water

Monday 1st October 2018
Join us for exciting stories and songs for children.

Helene Pohl & Jian Liu

Monday 1st October 2018
Join Helene Pohl and Jian Liu for a taster of what's to come in the ...

ART@203 - "Paradise. No easy entry" by Ross Whitlock

Monday 1st-Saturday 20th October 2018
An exhibition of oil paintings by Ross Whitlock, with an opening from 5:30 - 7pm ...

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.

Motueka Library: Makerspace - Wonderful Water

Tuesday 2nd-Tuesday 9th October 2018
Get creative with available craft materials.

Richmond Library: Makerspace With Murray From Mitre 10

Tuesday 2nd October 2018
Make your own blackboard with Murray Leaning from Mitre 10.

Richmond Library: Makerspace With Murray From Mitre 10

Tuesday 2nd October 2018
Make your own blackboard with Murray Leaning from Mitre 10.

Richmond Library: Stories With Margaret and Chummy The Dog

Wednesday 3rd October 2018
Join Chummy the dog and Margaret for stories, craft and snuggles.

Ghost Stories: A Pregnant Pause

Wednesday 3rd October 2018
This is a community story-telling event featuring local speakers about the oft-ignored topic of fertility. ...

Bikers Breakfast Richmond

Wednesday 3rd October 2018
Come down on your bikes for a free breaky and coffee with other cyclists in ...

Dharma Clinic with Keith Rowan

Wednesday 3rd October 2018
The Dharma Clinic offers both Buddhist teachings on everyday problems that affect us all, and ...

Textile Kids - Driftwood Wall Hanging (Holiday Fun)

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

Motueka Library: Storytime - Wonderful Water

Thursday 4th-Thursday 11th October 2018
Join us or a fun hour of fabulous stories and create some awesome art to ...

Richmond Library: Keen Kids Write!

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

Motueka Library: Keen Kids Write!

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

Nerf Wars Day Rave

Thursday 4th October 2018
In a pool far far away, in a land filled with children, only the strong ...

FREE: How To Convert Your Website Visitors To Customers

Thursday 4th October 2018
In this FREE talk, locally residing, but international conversions expert, Leon Jay, will show you ...

Folk Night

Thursday 4th October 2018
A fun and friendly gather of folk musicians. Join in or just listen.

Find Your Way Forward Writing Retreat with Elizabeth Knox

Friday 5th-Monday 8th October 2018
At this residential retreat, Acclaimed New Zealand author Elizabeth Knox, will support you to find ...

Nelson Festival of Quilts

Friday 5th-Sunday 7th October 2018
Quilt Exhibition of Nelson Quilters Guild members. Guest Exhibitor Anne Scott MNZM and founder of ...

Richmond Library: Drop-In Techy Time

Friday 5th October 2018
Drop in to learn through play with our technology toys!

Backroom Comedy

Friday 5th October 2018
Great performances from local stand-up comedians.

Sunrise Walk For Wellbeing

Saturday 6th October 2018
Sunrise Walk For Wellbeing

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 ...

The Art Of Letterpress

Saturday 6th-Sunday 7th October 2018
If you’d love to experience the creativity of print, The Armarie Room’s letterpress workshop is ...

FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY CONCERT in aid of leukaemia & blood cancer NZ

Saturday 6th October 2018
Come along and enjoy a fantastic night of music and help support the excellent work ...

Johnson, Dreyer, Lockett Trio (NYC, NZ)

Saturday 6th October 2018
New York saxophonist Joey Johnson & bassist Jakob Dreyer reunite with N.Z.based drummer Mark Lockett ...

Hot Latin Dance Party

Saturday 6th October 2018
Hot Latin Dance Party with Latin DJ Uli all night

John Minto speaks on BDS

Saturday 6th October 2018
John Minto, well known for his courage and activism during the Springbok Tour in 1981, ...

Open Day for the Nelson Ark

Saturday 6th October 2018
A great fun and educational day out for your and your four legged furry friends!Gold ...

Nelson Institute Talk : Random Ruminations on Romanticism

Sunday 7th October 2018
Christopher Vine presents a copiously illustrated talk touching on the many aspects of western culture ...

Velodrome Celebration

Sunday 7th October 2018
Come down on your bikes to Saxton's Velodrome to celebrate cycling and the amazing nex ...

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 Story Inside My Head

Monday 8th-Saturday 27th October 2018
What do artists think about when they create a work?

Motueka Library: Wonderful Water - Stories and Songs for Preschoolers

Monday 8th October 2018
Enjoy wonderfully watery songs and stories.

Richmond Library: Stop Police!

Tuesday 9th October 2018
Charlotte, local Community Constable, reads stories and answers questions about her job.

Forest & Bird evening talk about Project Janszoon

Wednesday 10th October 2018
Update on Project Janszoon’s efforts to restore the Abel Tasman National Park

Richmond Library: Wonderful Water With Richard De Hamel

Wednesday 10th October 2018
Marine themed stories, facts and craft with Marine Science Educator Richard De Hamel.

Richmond Library: Wonderful Water With Richard De Hamel

Wednesday 10th October 2018
Marine themed stories, facts and craft with Marine Science Educator Richard De Hamel.

2018 Nelson Arts Festival

Thursday 11th-Friday 26th October 2018
The Nelson Arts Festival welcomes in spring with a programme jam packed with fabulous events.

Driftwood (Australia)

Thursday 11th-Friday 12th October 2018
In this colourful concoction of pure joy and intimacy, watch Casus Circus bring a blank ...

The Dunstan Creek Haunting (Aotearoa New Zealand)

Thursday 11th-Friday 12th October 2018
David Ladderman and Lizzie Tollemache present strange and eerie ghost stories from the gold rush, ...

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 ...

Poetry Lane

Thursday 11th-Friday 26th October 2018
Bank Lane in the CBD will once again come alive for the Nelson Arts Festival, ...

Richmond Library: Wonderful Water Workshop

Thursday 11th October 2018
Find out what happens when the water disappears down the drain.

on that place where we stand on

Thursday 11th October-Saturday 17th November 2018
Recent work by Nelson based artistMark Baskett, writing based mixed media works.

Julia Deans & Band

Friday 12th October 2018
Julia Deans’ heartfelt songs have seen her transition from a household name as front-person for ...

Maurice Gee - Book Launch

Friday 12th October 2018
We are thrilled to welcome literary treasure Maurice Gee, who will be discussing his new ...

That F Word

Friday 12th October 2018
It’s 125 years since women’s suffrage in New Zealand, but how far have we come? ...

Los Galanes

Friday 12th October 2018
Come join the fun with one of New Zealand's up and coming Latin bands.

Musical Montage Dance Party

Friday 12th October 2018
Dagmar from The Musical Montage returns with another selection of lively dance music to kick ...

The Flag Project

Friday 12th-Monday 22nd October 2018
Celebrating Nelson’s artistic past, present and future.

Richmond Library: Teen Takeover - Style Me Sustainably

Friday 12th October 2018
Join us for a fun-filled day of eco fashion challenges!

Albi & The Wolves ~ It Ain't Easy To Be Natural ~ Nelson

Friday 12th October 2018
Albi & The Wolves are an acoustic trio that creates a huge sound using only ...

Have A Go Belly Dance with Gretchen

Friday 12th October 2018
Daytime Have A Go Belly Dance Class with Gretchen

Royal New Zealand Ballet (Aotearoa New Zealand)

Saturday 13th October 2018
Watch the dancers of your national ballet company performing a specially curated programme of works, ...

Conversations With Dead Relatives (Aotearoa NZ)

Saturday 13th-Sunday 14th October 2018
Stories. We all have them.

NZTrio: Exotica (Aotearoa New Zealand)

Saturday 13th October 2018
Enjoy a ‘tasting platter’ of a programme, full of vibrant, piquant music from Spain, Argentina, ...

Louis Baker & Band (Aotearoa New Zealand)

Saturday 13th October 2018
Independent soulful singer-songwriter Louis Baker is inarguably one of the most compelling voices to emerge ...

The Shuffle Demons (Canada)

Saturday 13th October 2018
A crowd-pleasing, full-on musical group that backs up their stage antics with phenomenal playing by ...

Thinking Brunch 1: Balancing Act

Saturday 13th October 2018
How can we make the career ladder more baby-friendly?

Driving to Treblinka

Saturday 13th October 2018
Join 2018 Ockham Award winner Diana Wichtel in conversation with Elizabeth Knox about her long ...

The Man Who Would Not See

Saturday 13th October 2018
Rajorshi Chakraborti has mined his own life to write a gripping novel about the disjunction ...

Cruise Control

Saturday 13th October 2018
Playing all the hits from yesteryear, so bring your dancing shoes.

Serpico

Saturday 13th October 2018
Serpico is the House Music DJ Moniker of Ryan Beehre, from New Zealand Electronic Music ...

Limelight Picture Show

Saturday 13th-Friday 26th October 2018
Accompanied by live music and VJs, heritage photos will be projected onto the Museum building, ...

Animal Farm's Amazing Race

Saturday 13th October 2018
Great fun for the whole family - work together to solve as many clues as ...

An Evening with Michael Leunig (Australia)

Sunday 14th October 2018
Cartoonist, writer, philosopher and poet Michael Leunig shares his love of cartooning and human observation ...

Songs for Nobodies (Aotearoa New Zealand)

Sunday 14th October 2018
Award-winning actress and singer Ali Harper is bringing critically-acclaimed, one-woman play Songs for Nobodies to ...

Tākiri Ensemble (Aotearoa New Zealand)

Sunday 14th October 2018
The Tākiri Ensemble is an exciting and unique vocal ensemble, featuring talented New Zealand musicians ...

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.

Thinking Brunch 2: Parenting in the Digital Age

Sunday 14th October 2018
From negotiating screen time to protecting kids from cyber bullies, the digital terrain has created ...

How We Met

Sunday 14th October 2018
One of NZ’s favourite stand-up comedians, Michèle A’Court returns to Nelson with her new book, ...

Helen Brown's Bono

Sunday 14th October 2018
Based on the author’s popular Huffington Post blog, Bono is a funny, tender and insightful ...

Bloom - Flower and Garden Festival 2018

Sunday 14th October 2018
Enjoy Bloom - A Festival of Flowers, food, heritage and music at Isel House and ...

Ruud Kleinpaste "The Bug Man" is coming to Nelson!

Sunday 14th October 2018
See the famous Bug Man and his bugs at Bloom 2018. Come along for a ...

Mastering 6 Strategies for Success

Sunday 14th October 2018
Be in charge of your life! This presentation will give you the tools to organize ...

Lobsters (Aotearoa New Zealand)

Monday 15th October 2018
Inspired by the work of the surrealist painters, Lobsters is a story about love, and ...

Sounds Excellent 2018 (Aotearoa New Zealand)

Monday 15th October 2018
Enjoy an evening showcasing some of Nelson’s finest choirs and singer-songwriters.

Poetry Slam

Monday 15th October 2018
Poets pit their hearts and souls against one another in an effort to represent Nelson ...

Ann-Droid (Hungary)

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

Olive Copperbottom (Aotearoa New Zealand)

Tuesday 16th-Wednesday 17th October 2018
A Dickensian tale of love, gin and the pox!

Couch Stories (Aotearoa NZ)

Tuesday 16th October 2018
Couch Stories are true, personal stories told live on stage, without notes or pictures.

Anaglypta

Tuesday 16th October 2018
Anaglypta vocalist Angel Pearson and acoustic guitarist Shane Clayton span many styles and musical genres.

FREE: Digital Marketing 101 For All Business

Tuesday 16th October 2018
Local businesses are feeling the pressure from an increasing number of online retailers. Others are ...

Richmond Library: Author Talk – HG Bells

Tuesday 16th October 2018
Published science fiction author HG Bells talks about her journey to becoming a published author

Recycle Sew Simply - Sewing Workshop

Tuesday 16th October 2018
Join us for a fun morning crafting a variety of bags. Learn how to cut ...

Winemaker Dinner: Misha's Vineyard

Tuesday 16th October 2018
Central Otago producer Misha's Vineyard's wines will be paired with a five course degustation drawing ...

PechaKucha - SOLD OUT

Wednesday 17th October 2018
PechaKucha returns for its eleventh year at the Festival, with a diverse range of presentations ...

Marianne Navon with Denise Glover

Wednesday 17th October 2018
Join American songstress and new Nelson resident Marianne Navon, together with Denise Glover in an ...

A Still Life

Wednesday 17th October 2018-Thursday 28th February 2019
'A Still Life', Exhibition with artworks by Fatu Feu'u, Michael Leunig, Rob Tucker, Holly Zandbergen, ...

Wild Dogs Under My Skirt (Aotearoa New Zealand)

Thursday 18th-Friday 19th October 2018
Tusiata Avia’s poetry becomes fearless and enchanting theatre under the direction of Anapela Polata'ivao and ...

My Best Dead Friend (Aotearoa New Zealand)

Thursday 18th-Friday 19th October 2018
This is a story about my best friends. Ok, no, this is actually mostly a ...

Garrett Kato (Canada / Australia)

Thursday 18th October 2018
Singer-songwriter Garrett Kato is one to watch. His music comes from his heart and soul, ...

Gypsy Pickers

Thursday 18th October 2018
The Gypsy Pickers are known for their engaging live performances that have kept them busy ...

Isel Twilight Market

Thursday 18th October 2018-Thursday 25th April 2019
Isel Twilight Market every Thursday evening at Isel park. 4.30pm till dark.

Computer classes at the Nelson Library

Thursday 18th October-Thursday 6th December 2018
An 8 week series of classes on various aspects of computer skills and searching

Writing Through Grief

Thursday 18th October 2018
This workshop will provide inspiration, suggestions and encouragement for anyone interested in writing about a ...

Richmond Library: Heather Thomas – Volunteering for Citizens Advice Bureau

Thursday 18th October 2018
Heather Thomas reveals her experiences volunteering for Citizens Advice Bureau.

Gypsy Pickers at Nelson Arts Festival

Thursday 18th October 2018
"Hot rhythms and feel-good music with the power of soul!" Gypsy Pickers are a multi-instrument ...

Whiskey Night

Thursday 18th October 2018
For everyone who loves whiskey! Try free samples of home-made whiskey products, and learn how ...

Tiny Ruins (Aotearoa New Zealand)

Friday 19th October 2018
Hot on the heels of a European tour, Tiny Ruins will showcase new material alongside ...

Minor Celebrity

Friday 19th October 2018
With wry, superbly crafted songs, Minor Celebrity beat at the digital walls of our selfie-absorbed, ...

The Boogie Train - "Playhouse Steampunk Extravaganza"

Friday 19th October 2018
Get your hats, goggles and timepieces primed and polished for a night of the best ...

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 ...

The Jac NZ Tour 2018

Friday 19th October 2018
The Jac 8-piece Jazz ensemble

Nelson Parent and Child Expo 2018

Saturday 20th October 2018
From Pregnancy and Birth, Baby to Child, Parenting, Services, Supports - we have you covered! ...

Lift Off Festival - Motueka Airport

Saturday 20th October 2018
We're excited to bring you Lift Off Abel Tasman, an action-packed weekend of fun & ...

Celebration of 175 years of Nelson German Settlement, Upper Moutere/Sarau

Saturday 20th-Sunday 21st October 2018
Celebrating 175 years since the arrival of New Zealand's first German immigrant group landed in ...

Jane Doe (Aotearoa New Zealand)

Saturday 20th-Sunday 21st October 2018
Jane Doe goes to a party. She gets drunk. She blacks out. She is raped.

Rhian Sheehan: A Quiet Divide (Aotearoa NZ)

Saturday 20th-Sunday 21st October 2018
Composer Rhian Sheehan delivers a truly emotive and immersive audio-visual show, showcasing his brand new ...

Sex On Toast (Australia)

Saturday 20th October 2018
Sex on Toast specialises in raw early 80's funk, hard edged new jack swing, blazing ...

Aperture - Festival in Development

Saturday 20th October 2018
Martine Baanvinger, author of the award-winning play 'Solitude', has discovered another great true story and ...

Dragon Books

Saturday 20th October 2018
James Russell has entranced several generations with the books he has self-published under the Dragon ...

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 ...

Family Narratives

Saturday 20th October 2018
Pip Desmond and Emma Gilkison explore how love compelled them to write about the intimate ...

Azra

Saturday 20th October 2018
Three-piece band Azra combines the sounds of synths, guitar, beats and vocals.

The Score

Saturday 20th October 2018
Tarantino to Scorsese, Spaghetti Westerns to hard-core horror, film sound tracks are well, the sound ...

Labour weekends Best 80s night ever!!

Saturday 20th October 2018
Relive the glory days and wake me up before you go, because with or without ...

Midge McCleary

Saturday 20th October 2018
Midge returns to the Inn with his engaging blend of acoustic blues, roots, funk and ...

Ngā Hau Ngākau (Aotearoa New Zealand)

Sunday 21st October 2018
A premiere live performance of the music created for the Ngā Hau Ngākau collaborative exhibition.

The Eastern & Not Bruce Willis

Sunday 21st October 2018
The Eastern & Not Bruce Willis bring the party to the Mainstage!

Thinking Brunch 3: Rethinking Death & Dying

Sunday 21st October 2018
There’s compelling evidence that preparing for death enables us to live life to the fullest.

The Robots are Coming

Sunday 21st October 2018
For as long as science fiction has existed, we have been fascinated with the question ...

Mind Matters

Sunday 21st October 2018
Almost half of New Zealanders experience some form of mental illness during their lives. How ...

Te Manawa Choir

Sunday 21st October 2018
Te Manawa Woman’s World Music Choir is an all-women, a capella group, that sings songs ...

Fight for the Forest

Monday 22nd October 2018
Paul Bensemann has recorded a largely untold but significant and inspiring history; one that reminds ...

Beyond the Plate

Monday 22nd October 2018
Cookbooks are no longer merely compilations of recipes. Amber Rose and Fiona Summerfield explore food ...

ART@203 - Works by the Magenta Creative Space group

Monday 22nd October-Saturday 10th November 2018
An exhibition of works by the Magenta Creative Space group, with an opening from 5 ...

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, ...

Thomas Cawthron Annual Memorial Lecture, presented by Sir Jonathon Porritt

Tuesday 23rd October 2018
Natural Capital: Re-imagining earth, air, fire and water. Sir Jonathon Porritt will be exploring the ...

NSAS Art Debate

Wednesday 24th October 2018
Annual sponsored art debate held by NSAS.

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 ...

Mindfulness Introductory Course

Thursday 25th October-Thursday 29th November 2018
Learn how to deal with stress, to improve your sleep and to feel well and ...

Freshwater Focus - Dr Mike Joy

Thursday 25th October 2018
Dr Mike Joy, New Zealand's passionate freshwater advocate, will talk on our rivers, lakes, water ...

How to Compost Workshop

Thursday 25th October 2018
Step-by-step workshop on how to compost

Motueka Library: Asian Flavours - Tastings and Recipe Swap

Friday 26th October 2018
Join us for fun, tastings and tips on creating tasty recipes using nutritious vegetables and ...

Abstract Painting Workshop (day 1)

Friday 26th October 2018
Come and enjoy the freedom and creativity of abstract painting on paper in a one ...

Mot Jive Saturday Night Dance Party - October 27th

Saturday 27th October 2018
Mot Jive Saturday Night Dance Party !!! Come along and dance to a wide range ...

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 ...

Abstract Painting Workshop (day 2)

Saturday 27th October 2018
Come and enjoy the freedom and creativity of abstract painting on paper in a one ...

Pretty Smart Sale

Saturday 27th October 2018
Quality Pre-Loved Clothing for Adults, Children & Babies. Plus Shoes, Toys and Baby Gear. All ...

Meridians, Qi Gong and Meditation

Saturday 27th October 2018
a mixture of yoga - chi kung and meditation - working with meridians to boost ...

Dia de los Muertos Nelson

Sunday 28th October 2018
A family fun day based on the Mexican festival 'Day of the Dead' with culture, ...

Discover Spiritual Contentment

Sunday 28th October 2018
Have you ever wondered that there's got to be so much more to life?

Martha Louise & the backseat drivers

Sunday 28th October 2018
little bit folk / country / blues and a big bit Americana with full on ...

Speaking with Confidence

Monday 29th October-Monday 3rd December 2018
A 6 week practical course that anchors the learning by doing. Nail your presentations 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.

Maungatapu

Wednesday 31st October 2018
A remount and reworking of last year's highly successful 'Maungatapu' play at the Nelson Arts ...

Ghosts and Goblins Trick or Treat

Wednesday 31st October 2018
Come on down to Sundial Square in Richmond to collect your pumpkin bucket, and trick ...

NZ Cider Fringe Event - Sensory Tasting Session with Gabe Cook

Wednesday 31st October 2018
A fun and informative tasting session to teach you what happens in your mouth every ...

APRIL WALKER- Breast Cancer Story (Stan Walkers Mum)

Wednesday 31st October 2018
STAN WALKERS MUM, April is in town!It's Breast Cancer Awareness month & April is keen ...

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.

Motueka Library: Scrabble Time!

Thursday 1st November-Wednesday 19th December 2018
Enjoy a game of Scrabble at Motueka Library.

Introduction to Mindfulness Workshop

Thursday 1st-Thursday 22nd November 2018
Feel like you are a hamster on a wheel? Come and learn mindfulness tools to ...

Mind Unravelled

Thursday 1st-Saturday 3rd November 2018
Ten bodies delve through the neural network, stringing synapses and states of mind with dance, ...

Folk Night

Thursday 1st November 2018
A fun and casual gathering of folk musicians. Join in or just listen.

Richmond Library: NaNoWriMo – Come Write In

Thursday 1st-Thursday 29th November 2018
Come Write In the library and get your novel finished – or started – this ...

NZ Cider Fringe Event - Ciderology Book Launch

Thursday 1st November 2018
Head to locally owned, award-winning bookshop Page and Blackmore for an evening of cider tales ...

NZ Cider Fringe Event - Cider Cocktail Making

Thursday 1st November 2018
Cider Cocktail making - get the amazing opportunity to make & taste Cider Cocktails with ...

LEGO Drop-in

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

'Mind Unravelled'

Thursday 1st-Saturday 3rd November 2018
InsideOut Physical Theatre is taking you this November on an extraordinary journey to the marvels ...

Motueka Library: Tiny Tots

Friday 2nd November-Friday 14th December 2018
Join us for Tiny Tots at Motueka Library.

Drag Up Your Life

Friday 2nd-Saturday 3rd November 2018
Drag Queen Kelly Fornia is bringing you a fabulous lip sync eleganza extravaganza as she ...

Coaching Generation Z

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

Halloween Wave Rave Party

Friday 2nd November 2018
With spookers, scary costumes, gruesome games and prizes Halloween Wave Rave is going to be ...

Backroom Comedy November

Friday 2nd November 2018
Enjoy some Friday evening laughs!

MilkThistle

Friday 2nd November 2018
MilkThistle playing their unique style of ‘cello based indie-folk-rock.

The NZ Cider Festival

Saturday 3rd November 2018
Celebrate all things Cider at the 3rd annual NZ Cider Festival located in sunny Nelson. ...

Cry of the Celts

Saturday 3rd-Sunday 4th November 2018
Nelson City Brass presents Cry of the Celts

Free Public Seminar on Macular Degeneration

Saturday 3rd November 2018
Free Seminar on Macular Degeneration

Show Me Shorts Film Festival

Saturday 3rd-Sunday 4th November 2018
Eight of the best Short Films from NZ and around the world

St Joseph's School Gala

Sunday 4th November 2018
The St Joseph's Gala is one of Nelson's best family fun days! Delicious food, music, ...

The Nelson Half

Sunday 4th November 2018
A distance to suit everyone Half Marathon, 10km, 5km & 2.5km Fun Run & Walk.

Diwali - Nelson 2018

Sunday 4th November 2018
Indian and Nepali dance performances, traditional music performances, fusion mantra music and a sumptuous dinner ...

NZ Cider Fringe Event - Cider Sunday (CBD)

Sunday 4th November 2018
Drink, Taste, Socialise!

Richmond Library: Tiny Tots

Tuesday 6th November-Tuesday 11th December 2018
A hands on session using songs, stories, rhymes and movement for children aged two years ...

Low Hanging Fruit

Tuesday 6th November-Saturday 8th December 2018
New works by local artists David Carson and Jim Mackay. Be surprised.

Grief and Acceptance

Wednesday 7th November 2018
A Buddhist perspective on working with the death of loved ones

Community Lunch

Wednesday 7th November-Wednesday 19th December 2018
Residents and friends of Riverside create homemade, vegetarian lunch for everyone to enjoy, every Wednesday.

Eddyline 5k Series

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

Cuban Casino - Open Level [6 weeks course]

Wednesday 7th November-Wednesday 19th December 2018
Attention Latin dance fan, let’s get together to enjoy a few hours of one of ...

Social Climbers

Thursday 8th-Friday 9th November 2018
Roger Hall pits a groups of female teachers with a school counsellor and a reluctant ...

Somatics & Breathing Classes

Thursday 8th November-Thursday 20th December 2018
Both Classes (morning & afternoon) are based on Alexander and Feldenkrais Techniques and you will ...

Device Advice

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

Wynasty

Friday 9th-Friday 30th November 2018
The 1980s are back in this series of improvised soap opera episodes featuring The People's ...

Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show and Allstar show

Friday 9th November 2018
Join Craig Alott and crew for a night of the very best of Fleetwood Mac ...

Màire Nì Chasthasaigh and Chris Newman

Friday 9th November 2018
“blazing guitar and dancing harp”

Motueka Library: Workshop - Miniature Gardens

Friday 9th November 2018
Create a tiny butterfly or ladybird garden; a tabletop garden or a secret garden.

NT Live Julie

Friday 9th-Sunday 11th November 2018
This new version of August Strindberg’s play Miss Julie, written by Polly Stenham, remains fiercely ...

Garden Art Expo

Saturday 10th-Sunday 11th November 2018
Showcasing outdoor art in garden setting. All pieces by Top of the South craftspeople.

Feast!

Saturday 10th November 2018
Join Malloch McClean Tasman and dine out for a good cause this November. Enjoy your ...

Stoke School Market & Truck Show

Saturday 10th November 2018
Bring your friends and family to the Stoke School PTA fundraiser Truck Show, and also ...

ART BID WIN - Tasman School Art Auction Fundraiser

Saturday 10th-Saturday 17th November 2018
Over 40 talented artists are supporting this Tasman School Fundraiser. Exhibition Week, Silent Online Auction ...

The Boathouse Benefit Ball-Swing and Sway the Boathouse Way

Saturday 10th November 2018
The Boathouse Society invites you to join us at The Boathouse Benefit Ball. Swing and ...

The Gypsy Pickers

Saturday 10th November 2018
Always a favourite at the Inn, the Gypsy Pickers return with the unique blend of ...

Fermentation workshop

Saturday 10th November 2018
Learn how to make probiotic food and drinks.

ANZAC Park Armistice 100 Service and Cenotaph Rededication

Sunday 11th November 2018
An RSA Service at ANZAC Park to remember the 100 year anniversary of World War ...

Armistice100 - An End to War?

Sunday 11th November 2018
A public event to mark the centenary of the end of World War 1. This ...

Mapua Boat Club - Kids Fishing Competition

Sunday 11th November 2018
Annual Kids Fishing CompetitionMapua Wharf

Nelson Cathedral Armistice 100 Service

Sunday 11th November 2018
A Sunday service at Nelson Cathedral specially marking the 100 year anniversary of the end ...

Nelsons Armistice 100 Commemoration Events

Sunday 11th November 2018
Nelson Cities Armistice 100 Commemoration Events

Armistice at Compiegne

Sunday 11th November 2018
Commemoration of the centenary of the signing of the Armistice Treaty to end World War ...

Men's Health - Warrant of Fitness - Work/Life/Love/Play

Sunday 11th November 2018
How to thrive and enjoy life to its fullness! Learn about common things that go ...

Fragility group exhibition

Monday 12th November-Sunday 2nd December 2018
Exhibition by five members of the Nelson Suter Art Society.

ART@203 - 'Past & Present' - Two Generations of Art

Monday 12th November-Sunday 2nd December 2018
A combined exhibition of works by Jill Richards and Alan Birch.

Fragility

Monday 12th November-Sunday 2nd December 2018
“Fragility” is a themed exhibition at the McKee Gallery, which is inside The Suter Gallery, ...

Forest & Bird evening talk by Debs Martin about mines on conservation land

Wednesday 14th November 2018
Making no new mines on public conservation land a reality!

A Christmas Carol - Steampunk Style

Thursday 15th-Saturday 24th November 2018
The Dickens classic of Ebenezer Scrooge re-told with a twist. Everything you’d expect from the ...

The Dawn Wall - Extraordinary Rock Climbing Documentary

Thursday 15th-Sunday 18th November 2018
Legendary free climber Tommy Caldwell scales the 3000ft Dawn Wall rock face of Yosemite National ...

Gin Night

Thursday 15th November 2018
Come join us as we celebrate Gin! We have free samples for you to try, ...

Vintage Car Club National Veteran Rally

Friday 16th-Friday 23rd November 2018
Veteran cars over 100 years old from around NZ will gather in Richmond, Nelson for ...

The Thinking Person's Idiot

Friday 16th November 2018
Justin "Rusty" White brings his smash hit to Ghost Light for one night only- a ...

The Best 80s Christmas Party Ever

Friday 16th November 2018
Relive the glory days and wake me up before you go, because with or without ...

40 Below Blues

Friday 16th November 2018
Wellington’s harmonica virtuoso, Neil Billington, teams up with Tauranga bluesman Mike Garner for an evening ...

Bike Beyond Film Premiere

Friday 16th November 2018
A documentary about 20 riders on an incredible 10 week adventure, pedaling from New York ...

25th Anniversary of Nelson Multicultural Council

Friday 16th November 2018
Celebrating 25 years of promoting peace for our region's rich culturally diverse community.

The Steve Mitchell Trio & Special Guests

Friday 16th November 2018
A gritty laid-back set of original songs, lo-fi funk, back porch blues & more. Slide, ...

Steve Mitchell Trio & Special Guests

Friday 16th November 2018
The Steve Mitchell Trio proudly presents a thrillingly laid-back night of original songs, lo-fi funk, ...

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 ...

Funked UP

Saturday 17th-Sunday 18th November 2018
Elsewhere NZ & East St Present FUNKED UP Every Funked UP has been so good........so ...

Flax Weaving For Kids

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

Forest & Bird Pearl Creek working bee

Saturday 17th November 2018
Pearl Creek working bee.

Art Exhibition

Saturday 17th-Sunday 18th November 2018
Tahunanui Community Centre annual Art Exhibition from the Centre's Art Group.

Among the Roses 2018

Sunday 18th November 2018
Sip, snack, relax & enjoy the beautiful roses, wine, food and music at Broadgreen house ...

Bach Magnificat - Chroma Chamber Choir

Sunday 18th November 2018
Chroma Chamber Choir, well-known for their precision, clarity and beautiful sound, present a programme of ...

Whimsical Christmas Artists Market

Sunday 18th November 2018
A gorgeous boutique market for the whole family.

Pretty Crafty Christmas Market

Sunday 18th November 2018
Christmas Crafters Market, A range of different Products made by local crafters.

Tasman United vs Wellington Phoenix

Sunday 18th November 2018
National League Football2pm KO

Richmond Library: Richmond Writing Group

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

Richmond Library: Author Talk – Cliff Fell

Tuesday 20th November 2018
Award winning poet and author Cliff Fell talks about his books and writing process.

Debbie Mayo-Smith Nelson Visit

Tuesday 20th November 2018
Debbie will help free up time with tips and tricks.

Richmond Library: Tasman Talks Titles Book Group

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

Photography For Kids

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

Burlesque Express

Wednesday 21st November-Wednesday 19th December 2018
Burlesque Express is a fun weekly fitness class, where you learn a Burlesque inspired dance ...

Avenue Q (R16)

Thursday 22nd November-Saturday 8th December 2018
A puppet-filled comedy follows a group of twenty-somethings seeking their purpose in big-city life.

Our Water - What Will It Take To Restore Our Local Rivers To Health?

Thursday 22nd November 2018
A meeting with Trevor James, Tasman District Council’s Senior Research Scientist, about the health of ...

Pub Quiz

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

Vanuella Watt in Concert

Thursday 22nd November 2018
New Caledonian singer(chanteuse) Vanuella Watt at the newly restored Boathouse.Door sales available! An event not ...

Murder Mystery: One Wedding and a Funeral

Friday 23rd November 2018
You are invited to the wedding of year! An exclusive affair reserved for the rich ...

Murder Mystery: One Wedding and a Funeral

Friday 23rd November-Friday 7th December 2018
You are invited to the wedding of year! An exclusive affair reserved for the rich ...

Hampden Street Twilight Gala

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

Motueka Library: Food on the Home Front

Friday 23rd November 2018
Find out about the foods eaten on the Home Front during World War I.

Medicine Women

Friday 23rd November 2018
Medicine Women & Guests

ASB Nelson Sports Awards

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

Aikido and Aunkai Seminar

Saturday 24th-Sunday 25th November 2018
AUNAKI AND AIKIDO SEMINAR - Body Awareness and Ukemi with Liam O'Donoghue.Introduction to some of ...

NSO Romance Mystery

Saturday 24th November 2018
The Nelson Symphony Orchestra's final concert for 2018 Romance Mystery will take place at the ...

Children Moving to Learn Mindfulness

Saturday 24th November 2018
A gentle introduction to Mindfulness for children with an accompany adult. Outcomes of the course ...

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 ...

Will Roddick and Ruby Burr - students of Nayland College

Sunday 25th November 2018
Will and Ruby play guitar and sing for us with a selection of music

NCMA Student Concert

Sunday 25th November 2018
Come along and hear NCMA students perform at this end of year concert. Students will ...

Colour Craze FUN RUN

Sunday 25th November 2018
Walk or Run for fun whilst being showered with coloured powder (non-toxic), and enjoy the ...

Christmas Crafternoon

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

Richmond Library: Author Talk – Amy Hindley

Tuesday 27th November 2018
Amy Hindley talks about her extraordinary life and her book Not a Leg To Stand ...

Investment Property Seminar

Tuesday 27th November 2018
Join us for this seminar if you're looking to venture into property investment. We're bringing ...

Seven Deadly Stunts

Wednesday 28th November 2018
Step right up as Rollicking Entertainment celebrates seven of the most notorious stunts in carnie ...

Growing Great Volunteers

Wednesday 28th November 2018
Volunteer Nelson have organised for not for profit provider, Exult to do a half day ...

River Blue - The Movie

Wednesday 28th November 2018
Join us to watch this eye-opening documentary with some hard truths about the fashion industry...

Community Seminar - Trees in Productive Landscapes

Thursday 29th November 2018
Come along to a community evening seminar on tree planting to protect our soil resources.

Richmond Library: Mystery Ink

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

Motueka Library: Author Talk - Ali Beasley

Thursday 29th November 2018
Ali Beasley talks about her book Emilia's Colours and her experiences parenting her daughter Emilia, ...

Stop Smoking Service

Thursday 29th November 2018
Wanting to give the gift of being smokefree this Christmas or planning to begin your ...

FERGUS AITKEN Comedy at The Playhouse

Thursday 29th November 2018
"Knicker wettingly funny…”Theatreview Make a night of it! Book a table for dinner, bring some ...

Suffragists at Home - Stitching and Styles for a Cause

Friday 30th November 2018-Tuesday 30th April 2019
See women’s stitching crafts that supported change, and learn how clothing styles were used in ...

Gary McCormick and Tim Shadbot Christmas Party

Friday 30th November 2018
The dynamic duo rides again! Join us for a great night of laughs and giggles.

Salmonella Dub Soundsystem

Friday 30th November-Saturday 1st December 2018
The Mighty Salmonella Dub Soundystem return to Nelson City for the first time in years ...

Richmond Library: Heather Thomas – Telling Tales on My Family

Friday 30th November 2018
Heather Thomas talks about her process for writing stories about her family, so that those ...

NCMA Orchestral Pathways Concert

Friday 30th November 2018
An affordable, family friendly concert featuring our NCMA orchestras.

Bluegrass Hoedown with Coppermine Junction

Friday 30th November 2018
Bluegrass Hoedown with Coppermine Junction, wear your dancing trousers for a night of old time ...

Country Christmas Market

Saturday 1st December 2018
Come and do your Christmas shopping in a relaxed setting!

Gary McCormick and Tim Shadbot Christmas Party

Saturday 1st December 2018
The dynamic duo rides again! Join us for a great night of laughs and giggles.

NEW: Lantern Making Course!!

Saturday 1st-Saturday 8th December 2018
Create your own lantern for the Lantern Celebration on 15th December (see separate listing).

Trewavas Street Art Walk

Saturday 1st December 2018
Come along and enjoy our Art Walk in Trewavas Street, Motueka. No entry fee for ...

DJ Trump

Saturday 1st December 2018
Come see New Zealand's Trump impersonator- as seen on TV and at the Nelson Fringe ...

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Saturday 1st December 2018
Fabulous deals on fiction and other great books.

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 ...

Freedom of flight Film Festival 2018 - Nelson

Saturday 1st December 2018
Welcome to the Freedom of Flight Film Festival 2018Brought to you by New Zealand Hang ...

Mapua School PTA Car Boot Sale

Sunday 2nd December 2018
Car Boot Sale to raise funds for the Mapua School. Sites available for $10

Mapua Makers Market

Sunday 2nd December 2018
A contemporary craft market.

Sport Tasman's Backyard Games

Sunday 2nd December 2018
Family fun in your local park Decks Reserve. Giant games, sports equipment, kites to fly.

Livestock

Sunday 2nd December 2018
The 12th annual original music festival show-casing Nelson/Tasman's original music scene. From bands to solo ...

NCMA Chamber Orchestra with Donald Armstrong

Sunday 2nd December 2018
Join us for not one, but two double violin concertos as we present the NCMA ...

Motueka Library: Christmas Surprise Reads

Monday 3rd-Monday 24th December 2018
Give yourself the time to read this festive season.

LiteClub Nelson & Tasman

Monday 3rd-Friday 14th December 2018
The LiteClub programme is helping community sports clubs save money while reducing their environmental footprints. ...

ART@203 Gallery - New premises opening

Monday 3rd December 2018
An event to celebrate the moving of the ART@203 Gallery to its new premises at ...

The ABBA Show

Tuesday 4th-Wednesday 5th December 2018
Direct from Australia, and following more than 5000 international shows, the world’s premier live ABBA ...

Library Knitters Sale

Thursday 6th December 2018
Knitted garments for babies and young children for sale. Support the Library Knitters.

NSAS Summer Exhibition

Friday 7th December 2018-Sunday 3rd February 2019
Summer exhibition by members of the Nelson Suter Art Society.

Elevate

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

Kirby Friday's

Friday 7th December 2018
Bring the family or a friend for an evening of food, music and drinks at ...

Backroom Comedy December

Friday 7th December 2018
Backroom Comedy brings a sleighful of mirth and high spirits this December! With great laughs, ...

Alae

Saturday 8th December 2018
Alae will hit the road to celebrate the release of their full length debut album ...

Santas' Grotto

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

Roll on, roll up, the circus is coming

Saturday 8th December 2018
The Firebird Circus and Fusion Clown Company are joining us this Saturday for lots of ...

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 ...

Nelson Community Toy LIbrary Fun Day

Saturday 8th December 2018
Cake stall, bouncy castle, Flossie the Balloon Lady, Christmas crafts, coffee, sausage sizzle, kid's market ...

Founders Summer Reads Book Fair

Saturday 8th December 2018-Sunday 13th January 2019
Looking for some holiday reading or a Christmas present? Then head down to Summer Reads ...

Nelson MVC Summer Concert

Saturday 8th December 2018
Nelsons Male Voice Choir’s end of year concert has a definite Christmas theme. They will ...

Family Christmas Movie

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

Tattletail Saints

Sunday 9th December 2018
Cy Winstanley (guitar/vocals and APRA Silver Scroll nominee) and Vanessa McGowan (bass/vocals)

7 Days Live

Sunday 9th December 2018
Jeremy, Dai and Paul are joined by 4 other 7 Days favourites as they unleash ...

Paul Mitchell & Flavio Villani: Piano & Cello Recital

Sunday 9th December 2018
Paul and Flavio will perform a rich and varied programme of music for cello and ...

Motueka Library: Book Launch - One Kiss by Tracy Dawson

Monday 10th December 2018
Listen to the story behind the book, get a glimpse of the poems and meet ...

Richmond Library: Summer Safari

Monday 10th December 2018-Friday 1st February 2019
Explore amazing new worlds, learn new skills, take challenges, read and get rewards!

Motueka Library: Children's Book Sale

Monday 10th-Saturday 22nd December 2018
Pre-loved children's library books for sale at bargain prices.

Motueka Library: Summer Safari

Monday 10th December 2018-Friday 1st February 2019
Explore amazing new worlds, learn new skills, take challenges, read and get rewards!

Weathered 2

Monday 10th December 2018-Saturday 12th January 2019
We are welcoming local artist Ali Kennedy, presenting a solo show of sculptures and drawings.

NZ Freshwater Sciences Society Conference - Public Seminar

Wednesday 12th December 2018
NZ Freshwater Sciences Society invite you to attend a Public Seminar on future focused freshwater ...

Motueka Library: Craft and Yarn

Wednesday 12th December 2018
Bring your craft project along to the library and work on it while meeting new ...

Motueka Library: Tongan Adventure

Wednesday 12th December 2018
Hear about Janine Gillions' experience setting up the first community library in Tonga.

Wreath Workshop with Twig & Arrow

Wednesday 12th December 2018
A Scandinavian Style Wreath workshop - learn how to make a stunning all-season style wreath ...

Motueka Library: Safari Scavenger Hunt

Thursday 13th December 2018-Friday 1st February 2019
Get your binoculars out and keep those eyes peeled for the safari facts we've hidden ...

Richmond Library: Safari Scavenger Hunt

Thursday 13th December 2018-Friday 1st February 2019
Get your binoculars out and keep those eyes peeled for the safari facts we've hidden ...

FREE Internet Safety Seminar

Thursday 13th December 2018
Gain the knowledge and skills to keep your child safe online in this FREE seminar ...

Centre for Fine Woodworking Exhibition

Friday 14th December 2018-Saturday 12th January 2019
Exhibition showcasing the work of the graduates of the 2018 Furniture Makers' Programme

Summer Movies Al Fresco - Courage of Lassie

Friday 14th December 2018
An outdoor summer screening of the 1946 family classic Courage of Lassie at Isel Park.

Summer Movies Al Fresco

Friday 14th December 2018-Sunday 27th January 2019
The Summer Movies start in December this year, with four Christmas screenings, including one after ...

Makete Po

Friday 14th December 2018
Mākete Pō - celebrate whānau hapu iwi enterprise, eat some kai, and enjoy the entertainment ...

Wynasty Christmas Special

Friday 14th December 2018
Lift your spirits with the star-studded finale of the Wynasty saga. Who is on the ...

This Is Us

Saturday 15th December 2018
“This is us” is a Dance Spectacular loaded with an array of jazz, tap, ballet, ...

Lantern Celebration

Saturday 15th December 2018
Bring your own lantern and be part of the magic trail to the Centre of ...

Tchaikovsky!

Saturday 15th-Sunday 16th December 2018
An original ballet production with magical music, enchanting images, cinematic effects, narration and all the ...

Summer Movies Al Fresco - Miracle on 34th Street

Saturday 15th December 2018
An outdoor summer screening of the 1947 classic Miracle on 34th Street at the Botanics ...

'Sensorial Light' Art Exhibition

Saturday 15th-Sunday 16th December 2018
'Sensorial Light' is an artistic exhibition of a series of images, displaying the effects which ...

Nelson Civic Choir presents Christmas at the Cathedral

Saturday 15th December 2018
Nelson Civic Choir and Orchestra present Christmas at the Cathedral conducted by Nigel E Weeks

Christmas at the Cathedral

Saturday 15th December 2018
The Nelson Civic Choir & Orchestra present a celebratory programme of music in Nelson Cathedral. ...

Carols on the Green at Broadgreen House

Sunday 16th December 2018
Come enjoy some Christmas carols, music and community spirit on the Green at Broadgreen Historic ...

Christmas For The City hosted by Annesbrook Church

Sunday 16th December 2018
Christmas For The City, a free event for the whole family. Come along for a ...

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 ...

Paul Coll Vs Diego Elias

Tuesday 18th December 2018
This December 18th the Nelson Squash Club and Beddoes Management are bringing to Nelson the ...

Christmas Singing at The Boathouse with Anna Heinz

Wednesday 19th December 2018
Join Anna in the merriment of the season with traditional and non traditional Christmas songs. ...

Latin Dance Social - Nelson (Goodbye 2018)

Wednesday 19th December 2018
End of the year (and end of the Cuban Casino Open Level Course) and we ...

Richmond Library: Christmas Storytime

Wednesday 19th December 2018
Enjoy some Christmas stories, songs and make a Christmas craft.

Richmond Library: Pre-loved Library Book Sale!

Thursday 20th December 2018-Tuesday 8th January 2019
Nab yourself a pre-loved library book, CD, DVD or magazine at our annual pre-loved library ...

Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells

Thursday 20th December 2018
Christmas Carols at Isel Market

Motueka Library: Christmas Makerspace

Thursday 20th December 2018
Join us for a festive family makerspace with stories and craft.

Django Schmango

Friday 21st December 2018
Nelson’s favourite Gypsy Jazz lads follow on from Santa and the kids.Enjoy sunset and some ...

Santa at The Boathouse

Friday 21st December 2018
He’s back! The jolly old guy in the red sets sail for The Boathout House.Please ...

RISE UP! a summer solstice dance.

Friday 21st December 2018
Summer Solstice Dance

Celebrating Christmas at Elma Turner Library, Nelson

Friday 21st December 2018
The Nelson Bays Harmony Chorus will sing a selection of Christmas songs and carols to ...

FREE Family Movie Night

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

Kirby Friday's

Friday 21st December 2018
Bring the family or a friend for an evening of food, music and drinks at ...

Summer Movies Al Fresco - Miracle on 34th Street

Friday 21st December 2018
An outdoor summer screening of the classic Miracle on 34th Street, at Washbourne Gardens, Richmond.

Festive wine tasting and photo exhibition by Ruth Bollongino

Saturday 22nd-Sunday 23rd December 2018
Festive wine tasting and photo exhibition by Ruth Bollongino

Orphan Christmas Party

Saturday 22nd December 2018
Are you away from home this Christmas? Or maybe you want to start a new ...

Latin Xmas Dance Party

Saturday 22nd December 2018
Hot Latin Dance Party, Fiesta Natal, Latin DJ ULI, & Shows at Boathouse Nelson

Summer Movies Al Fresco- Oliver!

Saturday 22nd December 2018
An outdoors summer screening of the classic 1968 Oliver!, at Fairfield Park, Nelson.

"Jazzy Christmas" with Baz at the Rimu Wine Bar

Saturday 22nd December 2018
Enjoy fine wine,food and beverages at the Rimu Wine Bar in Mapua and listen to ...

Carols by Candlelight at Washbourn Gardens

Sunday 23rd December 2018
The serene Washbourn Gardens hosts Richmond's Carols by Candlelight - an evening of Christmas song ...

Cairde

Sunday 23rd December 2018
With great pleasure we announce Cairdes return for one more fantastic celtic concert.

Celebrating Christmas at the Stoke Library

Monday 24th December 2018
Julie Saraswati will entertain us on the harp

Celebrating Christmas at Tahunanui Library

Monday 24th December 2018
Julie Saraswati will sing Christmas songs

Massive Christmas Day Luncheon

Tuesday 25th December 2018
Join us for our massive 3 course buffet on the jolliest day of the year.

The Great Backyard Cricket Tournament

Wednesday 26th December 2018
Boxing day is the perfect day for back yard cricket! Bring the whole family or ...

Pick of the Litter - Summer Film Festival

Thursday 27th December 2018-Saturday 2nd February 2019
Spanning two years, this documentary follows five Labrador puppies as they train to become guide ...

Blindspott Featuring Devilskin

Thursday 27th December 2018
Blindspott have made it official! They’re reforming for a 10-year Reunion Tour this summer, and ...

They Shall Not Grow Old - Armistice Day Movie by Peter Jackson - Summer Film Festival

Thursday 27th December 2018-Wednesday 6th February 2019
Peter Jackson directs this WWI doco featuring black-n-white footage that's been digitally coloured to commemorate ...

The Great 2018 Quiz night

Thursday 27th December 2018
A quiz night dedicated to the all the happenings of 2018. Fun for the whole ...

Richmond Library: Drop-in Board Games

Thursday 27th December 2018-Thursday 3rd January 2019
Hedbanz, Ticket to Ride, Scrabble - board games galore in the Children's Area!

Motueka Library: Drop-in Board Games

Thursday 27th December 2018-Friday 4th January 2019
Board games galore in the Children's Area!

Richmond Market Day

Friday 28th December 2018
Shopping, fun, and entertainment for all the family at the biggest market in the top ...

The Jordan Luck Band sings the exponents and more

Friday 28th-Saturday 29th December 2018
The Jordan Luck Band Summer Road Trip will feature all the crowd favourites THE EXPONENTS!

Three Identical Strangers - Summer Film Festival

Saturday 29th December 2018-Thursday 31st January 2019
Sundance Special Jury Prize-winning documentary on identical triplets reunited at age 19 and the dark ...

Spitfire - Summer Film Festival

Sunday 30th December 2018-Saturday 26th January 2019
World War II documentary on the pilots and planes largely responsible for winning the Battle ...

Free Solo - Summer Film Festival

Sunday 30th December 2018-Tuesday 29th January 2019
The filmmakers of Meru follow Alex Honnold as he becomes the first person to ever ...

Vince Giordanao There's a Future in the Past - Summer Film Festival

Sunday 30th December 2018-Wednesday 6th February 2019
Bandleader Vince Giordano keeps the Jazz Age alive with his 11 band The Nighthawks, and ...

Inzone - Summer Film Festival

Sunday 30th December 2018-Monday 28th January 2019
Documentary following Terrance Wallace who establishes a home for minority teens in New Zealand's most ...

Boogie Train Blues Band

Sunday 30th December 2018
The very best Blues band in the land rips up the Playhouse stage with their ...

Hobnail playing New Years Eve at The Boathouse

Monday 31st December 2018
Two course buffet meal followed by a night of entertainment from hobnail as they celebrate ...

Rabbit Hole New Years Eve at E-Street Cafe & Bar Restaurant

Monday 31st December 2018
2018 has been a belter of a year, but it's nearly time to bid her ...

Hobnail see in the New Year at The Boathouse

Monday 31st December 2018
Hobnail will be celebrating 25 years by touring far, wide throughout New Zealand. What better ...

The Best 1980s New Years Eve Ever!!!

Monday 31st December 2018
Relive the glory days and Wake me up before you go, because with or without ...

Lions Summer Fair

Tuesday 1st January 2019
Nelson North Lions Club Summer Fair

Washbourn Gardens Twilight Concert

Wednesday 2nd January 2019
The wildly popular twilight concert is back in Richmond!

Murder Mystery: One Wedding and a Funeral

Wednesday 2nd January 2019
You are invited to the wedding of year! An exclusive affair reserved for the rich ...

Riwaka Market Day

Wednesday 2nd January 2019
Fabulous, free, market day run by Motueka's Pottery Workshop is a must-do for every new ...

Nelson Jazz Festival

Thursday 3rd-Saturday 5th January 2019
The annual Nelson JazzFest taking place between the 2nd and 5th of January 2019

Pre-Party: Bay Dreams Festival R18

Thursday 3rd January 2019
International acts arrive early to celebrate and warm up at the Trafalgar Centre. Headliners include ...

Pics Peanut Butter Jam Nights

Thursday 3rd-Saturday 5th January 2019
The late-night jam sessions at East St Cafe, made possible by Pic’s peanut butter, are ...

MAG Exhibition

Thursday 3rd-Sunday 13th January 2019
Exhibition of artwork for sale by local artists. Free entry.

Jake Baxendale- a tribute to Wayne Shorter

Thursday 3rd January 2019
Jake Baxendale- a tribute to Wayne Shorter

Motueka Library: Summer Scorchers Surprise Reads

Thursday 3rd-Thursday 31st January 2019
Relax and enjoy a Summer Scorcher Surprise Read from Motueka Library.

Paul Madsens Super Star Show

Thursday 3rd January 2019
The ever entertaining Paul Madsen plays all the favorites, BeeGees, Queens, The Eagles, and much ...

After-Party: Bay Dreams Festival R18

Friday 4th January 2019
The party doesn’t stop. More groundbreaking acts like Sachi and Smokepurpp take the stage back ...

Bay Dreams Festival R18 - SOLD OUT

Friday 4th January 2019
SOLD OUT. NZ’s largest festival brand takes on Nelson for the first time. The most ...

Gypsy Pickers at Vic Brewbar

Friday 4th January 2019
Enjoy great live music at Nelson's popular venue The Vic Brewbar. GYPSY PICKERS - "Hot ...

Chanel Art Exhibition

Friday 4th-Friday 18th January 2019
Motueka Art Group Exhibition

Backroom Comedy January

Friday 4th January 2019
Great local laughs and free food!

Gold Nugget Pawn Shop

Friday 4th January 2019
Gold Nugget Pawn Shop - Dr. John tribute Dan Hayles – Piano. Ben Hunt - ...

The Hip Town Bangers

Friday 4th January 2019
Dust off your dancing shoes! roaring night of 60’s hard-bop and boogaloo with Wellington’s hardest-swinging ...

Johnny Cash Tribute Night and Legends of Country

Friday 4th January 2019
The man in black returns to the Playhouse stage for a night of walking the ...

All Girl Big Band – The Ages

Friday 4th January 2019
ALL GIRL BIG BAND MAKES MUSICAL HISTORY at this summer’s Nelson Jazz Festival

Hot Tonic live at Bamboo Tiger

Saturday 5th January 2019
Expect to be surprised by USA-based band that merges jazz with diverse musical elements ranging ...

Nelson Classic and Vintage Motorcycle Show

Saturday 5th-Sunday 6th January 2019
Annual eye catching display of club qualifying classic and vintage motorcycles all over 25 years ...

JB3

Saturday 5th January 2019
JB3 funky organ-drums-sax trio - from jazz, boogaloo, latin, funk, soul and R&B, Jake Baxendale ...

Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show and Allstar show

Saturday 5th January 2019
Join Craig Alott and crew for a night of the very best of Fleetwood Mac ...

Beach Cricket with the BLACKCAPS

Sunday 6th January 2019
Play some beach cricket, have some fun and meet two Blackcaps. Giveaways and great fun ...

Jags n Art in the Park

Sunday 6th January 2019
Nelson Jaguar Drivers Club bi-Annual 'Jags n Art" Display Day, Sunday 6th January. 2019 Beautiful ...

Motorcycle Swap meet

Sunday 6th January 2019
Motorcycle swap meet. Sunday only. 9am to noon Free sites.Swap meet any motorcycle related items. ...

Teddy Bears' Picnic

Sunday 6th January 2019
If you go into the park today, you're in for a big surprise ...

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Trophy Tour

Monday 7th January 2019
Come and join the excitement that is Nelson Cricket Beach Bash and meet a Black ...

Skatepark Tour 2019 - Mapua

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

Richmond Library: Drop-in Origami Craft

Monday 7th-Friday 11th January 2019
Make an origami fox bookmark at Richmond Library this week.

Nightingale Knitters

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

Motueka Library: Drop-in Origami Craft

Monday 7th-Friday 11th January 2019
Make an origami fox bookmark at Motueka Library this week!

Kusama Infinity - Summer Film Festival

Tuesday 8th-Thursday 31st January 2019
Sundance Grand Jury Prize-nominated documentary on celebrated Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, aka the ‘Princess of ...

International Cricket ODI

Tuesday 8th January 2019
Blackcaps v Sri Lanka International ODI - Saxton Oval

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 ...

Motueka Library: Summer Safari Craft Makerspace

Tuesday 8th January 2019
Create anything you can dream of using cardboard boxes, recycled materials and your imagination!

'TRANS-formers 2'

Tuesday 8th January-Saturday 2nd February 2019
A showcase of children's drawings ‘transformed’ into wonderful three-dimensional artworks. An inclusive community exhibition event ...

Latin Dance Summer Workshops: AFROCUBAN

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

Fat Freddy's Drop at Neudorf

Wednesday 9th January 2019
Kia Ora Nelson, our summer roady returns to Neudorf in Upper Moutere.

Motueka Library: Scrabble Time!

Wednesday 9th January-Thursday 19th December 2019
Enjoy a game of Scrabble at Motueka Library.

Richmond Library: Teen Takeover - Suffragette Stitchy

Wednesday 9th January 2019
Get crafty in honour of the wonderful women of the past who have paved the ...

Kaiteriteri movie in the Park

Thursday 10th January 2019
Come and join the team from Sport Tasman- Motueka at the Village Green in Kaiteriteri. ...

Motueka Library: Teen Takeover - Suffragette Stitchy

Thursday 10th January 2019
Get crafty in honour of the wonderful women of the past who have paved the ...

Library Knitters

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

The Frank Burkitt Band @ The Boathouse

Friday 11th January 2019
The Frank Burkitt Band are delighted to return to Nelson and play at The Boathouse ...

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 ...

Backroom Comedy Motueka 2

Friday 11th January 2019
The folks from Backroom Comedy are returning to Hotel Motueka with fresh stand-up laughs and ...

Ras Judah & Culture Embassy band - Tour of the top of the South

Friday 11th January 2019
Ras Judah and Culture Embassy is a Wellington-based, 10-piece international multicultural outfit, hence the name ...

Summer Movies Al Fresco- The Taming of the Shrew

Friday 11th January 2019
An outdoor summer screening of 1967 of The Taming of the Shrew, at Isel Park, ...

Tahuna Summer Sounds

Friday 11th-Friday 18th January 2019
Live music returns to Tahuna beach this summer with a series of evening twilight concerts ...

Nelson Harness Racing Interislander Summer Festival 2019

Friday 11th-Sunday 13th January 2019
The Nelson Harness Racing Club Interislander Summer Festival is back this January on the 11th ...

Richmond Library: Drop-in Chalk-Art, Storytime and Picnic

Friday 11th January 2019
Join us for wonderful stories, giant games and chalk art on the walkway beside Richmond ...

Motueka Country Music Festival

Saturday 12th-Sunday 13th January 2019
Annual Country Music Festival atMarchwood ParkMotueka

David Bowie Tribute Show - David Brighton's Space Oddity

Saturday 12th January 2019
Topline Entertainment are proud to present for the first time in New Zealand, direct from ...

Nelson Antiques & Collectables Show

Saturday 12th January 2019
Antiques & Collectables Show & Fair

Skatepark Tour 2019 - Motueka

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

Summer Movies Al Fresco - Dr. Strangelove

Saturday 12th January 2019
An outdoor screening of the 1964 classic Dr Strangelove at Fairfield Park, Nelson.

Flamenco & Classical Guitar Festival 2019

Sunday 13th-Saturday 19th January 2019
The festival promises to be an inspiring week of concerts and musical study, with students ...

Summer Movies Al Fresco - Courage of Lassie

Sunday 13th January 2019
An outdoor summer screening of the 1946 family classic Courage of Lassie at Founders Heritage ...

Learn to dance Fandango

Monday 14th-Saturday 19th January 2019
Learn to dance Fandango with Rebecca during the Flamenco and Classical Guitar Festival.

NCMA Classical & Flamenco Guitar Festival: Meet the Tutors

Monday 14th January 2019
This exciting informal concert will display the many faces of the guitar in different styles ...

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.

The Potter's House

Monday 14th January-Thursday 14th February 2019
A pottery show in three parts, with a twist.

Art in the Park - Miyazu Gardens

Monday 14th January 2019
A Free Community Event brought to you by CLM and the Nelson City Council

NCMA Classical & Flamenco Guitar Festival: Unplugged Meets Plugged!

Tuesday 15th January 2019
Gunter Herbig will present a concert featuring both classical guitar and electric guitar.

Richmond Library: Drop-in Techy Time

Tuesday 15th January 2019
Young tech-lovers are invited to drop in to Techy Time to learn through play with ...

Motueka Library: Construction Makerspace

Tuesday 15th January 2019
Construct with Meccano and Connecta straws!

Latin Dance Summer Workshops: MERENGUE

Wednesday 16th January 2019
Latin dance fans, dance workshops are here! This activity is for everyone, to have some ...

Obstacle Course - Ngawhatu Reserve

Wednesday 16th January 2019
A Free Community Event brought to you by CLM and the Nelson City Council

NCMA Classical & Flamenco Guitar Festival: The Virtuoso Guitar

Wednesday 16th January 2019
Vincent Lindsey-Clark will play works by Dowland, Albeniz, Turina, Leo Brouwer and a selection of ...

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 ...

Skatepark Tour 2019 - Brightwater

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

Motueka Library: Drop-in Techy Time

Wednesday 16th January 2019
Young tech-lovers are invited to drop in to Techy Time to learn through play with ...

The Power of Personal Impact

Thursday 17th January 2019
Whether you’re chairing a meeting or auditioning for a part in a play, if you ...

NCMA Classical & Flamenco Guitar Festival: The Goya Ensemble

Thursday 17th January 2019
A vibrant chamber music group that have come together to perform some of the wonderful ...

Broadgreen Historic House Open Day

Thursday 17th January 2019
Come along and have a go at Victorian games, activities, and a summer garden in ...

Summer Movies Al Fresco - The Dawn Patrol

Thursday 17th January 2019
An outdoor summer screening of the 1938 classic the Dawn Patrol, at Washbourne Gardens, Richmond.

Motueka Library: Lego Makerspace

Thursday 17th January 2019
Be adventurous and create your own wonderful Lego creations.

Why I'm Not a TV Magician

Friday 18th January 2019
Logan Kitney is a comedian magician coming back to Nelson for one night only! Join ...

NCMA Classical & Flamenco Guitar Festival: Flamenco Fiesta

Friday 18th January 2019
Flamenco fire and passion with flamenco guitarist David Sinclair from Granada and special guests artists.

Shamanic Healing Sound Journey Nelson

Friday 18th January 2019
A sound journey is deeply relaxing, uplifting and healing experience.

Kirby Friday's

Friday 18th January 2019
Bring the family or a friend for an evening of food, music and drinks at ...

Meditation weekend course

Friday 18th-Sunday 20th January 2019
Looking for some easy meditation techniques to experience more peace, happiness and freedom?

Nelson Regatta

Friday 18th-Tuesday 22nd January 2019
Sports, Trailer & Keelboat Regatta

Paul Madsens Super Star Show

Friday 18th-Saturday 19th January 2019
The ever entertaining Paul Madsen plays all the favorites, BeeGees, Queens, The Eagles, and much ...

Summer Movies Al Fresco - Miracle on 34th Street

Friday 18th January 2019
An outdoor summer screening of the 1947 family classic Miracle on 34th Street at Isel ...

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 ...

Hawaii: A Voice for Sovereignty - Summer Film Festival

Saturday 19th January-Tuesday 5th February 2019
Documentary exploring the culture of the Native Hawaiians and their connection to the land.

NCMA Classical & Flamenco Guitar Festival: Grand Finale

Saturday 19th January 2019
The Grand Finale Concert will consist of performances of the works the three ensemble groups ...

Noche de Baile [Latin Dance Night in Nelson]

Saturday 19th-Sunday 20th January 2019
This is going to be an unforgettable night for Nelson, you'll feel like you are ...

Queens Gardens Art Exhibition

Saturday 19th January 2019
Queens Gardens Art Exhibition features up to 50 local artists exhibiting and selling paintings, glass ...

Summer Movies Al Fresco - Taming of the Shrew

Saturday 19th January 2019
An outdoor summer screening of the 1967 classic Taming of the Shrew, at Fairfield Park, ...

Skatepark Tour 2019 - Richmond

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

The Fades

Sunday 20th January 2019
THE FADESDJ TUNESIFTERWellington based soul & funk masters for an early evening Sunday Soul Session

Nelson Summer Kite Festival

Sunday 20th January 2019
Nelson Summer Kite Festival Jan 20 2019 Neale Park Nelson

Richmond Library: Celebrate Sunday Opening

Sunday 20th January 2019
Join us at Richmond Library to celebrate our first day of Sunday opening!

Skatepark Tour 2019 - Nelson

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

Summer Movies Al Fresco - Courage of Lassie

Sunday 20th January 2019
An outdoor summer screening of the family classic Courage of Lassie in Motueka.

Jazz on the Village Green

Sunday 20th January-Sunday 24th March 2019
Relax on the Village Green and enjoy summer jazz.

29th Annual Nelson Summer Kite Festival

Sunday 20th January 2019
29th Annual Nelson Summer Kite Festival at Neale Park Sunday Jan 20th 12pm - 5pm

Teapot Summer School – Choral Finale

Sunday 20th January 2019
Singing for Joy! The public finale celebrating the 19th anniversary of the 9-day Teapot Valley ...

Stuck on a Rock - Nelson Premiere

Sunday 20th January 2019
A documentary centered around the story of an insect that managed to cling onto existence ...

The Amazing Race - Isel Park

Monday 21st January 2019
A Free Community Event brought to you by CLM and the Nelson City Council

Outside the box from within Inspiration

Tuesday 22nd January 2019
Activity based workshop on self development.

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 ...

Summer Movies Al Fresco - Dr. Strangelove

Wednesday 23rd January 2019
An outdoor summer screening of the 1964 classic Dr Strangelove at The Jester House in ...

Schindler's List: 25 Anniversary - Summer Film Festival

Thursday 24th January-Tuesday 5th February 2019
The 25th anniversary edition, remastered and in its full glory.

Summer Movies Al Fresco- Oliver!

Thursday 24th January 2019
An outdoor summer screening of the 1968 family classic Oliver!, at Washbourne Gardens, Richmond.

The Andrew London Trio

Thursday 24th January 2019
The Hot Club Sandwich front man sing the bands best songs and much more.

Richmond Library: Pre-schoolers Play and Create

Thursday 24th January 2019
Bring your pre-schooler, enjoy a story or two and then play and create a work ...

Motueka Library: Outdoor Storytime and Giant Games

Thursday 24th January 2019
Join us in Memorial Park by Motueka Library for outdoor storytime and games.

Richter City Rebels

Friday 25th January 2019
High energy, big sound, New Orleans style brass band are returning to Fairfield House. Richter ...

Kelly Family Band

Friday 25th January 2019
The Kelly Family band play Australian family folk music with Celtic and American influences. Recently ...

Summer Events Al Fresco - The Dawn Patrol

Friday 25th January 2019
An outdoor summer of screening of the 1938 family classic The Dawn Patrol at Founders ...

Adam McGrath of the Eastern

Friday 25th January 2019
The lead singer and songwriter for the almost mythic mongrel country band The Eastern

Queen & King of the Bay

Saturday 26th January 2019
Welcome to the 2019 event, the annual surfski race from Kaiteriteri Beach to Port Mapua. ...

Cori Gonzalez Stand Up Comedian

Saturday 26th January 2019
His resumé includes the movie “What We Do In The Shadows”, a regular slot on ...

Summer Movies Al Fresco - Courage of Lassie

Saturday 26th January 2019
An outdoor summer screening of the family classic Courage of Lassie at Fairfield House, Nelson.

Studio 55 - Small Group Art Exhibition

Saturday 26th-Sunday 27th January 2019
Group Exhibition featuring Vicki Charles, Cammie Blaisdell, Erica Leather, Jamahl Kappely and Jane Smith.

Bryce Wastney & guests

Saturday 26th January 2019
We welcome you to join us for an evening with Nelson singer/songwriter Bryce Wastney and ...

Family Fun & Picnic in the Park

Sunday 27th January 2019
A Free Community Event brought to you by CLM and the Nelson City Council

Pipes in the Park 2019

Sunday 27th January 2019
A celtic/Scottish music extravaganza for all ages! Bagpipes, drums, dancing, singing and much more!

New World Teddy Bears Picnic

Sunday 27th January 2019
Free family Summer event delivered by the team from Sport Tasman- Motueka in partnership with ...

Doggy & Owner Fun at the Beach

Monday 28th January 2019
A Free Community Event brought to you by CLM and the Nelson City Council

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.

Nelson Buskers Festival

Thursday 31st January-Sunday 3rd February 2019
Four days of extraordinary street performers from around the world impress and delight around the ...

Adam Chamber Music Festival

Thursday 31st January-Saturday 9th February 2019
Adam Chamber Music Festival is ten days of exciting chamber music, made possible by the ...

Nelson Buskers Festival - Buskers on Trafalgar

Thursday 31st January-Saturday 2nd February 2019
The top of Trafalgar Street comes alive with buskers from all over the world.

Nelson Buskers Festival - Buskers at The Boathouse

Thursday 31st January-Friday 1st February 2019
Join us for an R18 cabaret night when the Buskers let down their hair for ...

Nelsablanca

Friday 1st-Friday 22nd February 2019
Hot off the heels of their successful improvised soap, WYNASTY, the People's Republic of Improv ...

Kirby Friday's

Friday 1st February 2019
Bring the family or a friend for an evening of food, music and drinks at ...

The Chills

Friday 1st February 2019
The Playhouse is very proud to present the legendary Dunedin ground breakers THE CHILLS live ...

Backroom Comedy February

Friday 1st February 2019
Enjoy a summer evening watching some great local comedy kept under tight control by clean-shaven, ...

The More FM Family Beach Day with CanPlan

Saturday 2nd February 2019
X won’t mark the spot, but there’s a whole ship load of booty to dig ...

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 ...

Nelson Buskers Festival - Buskers on the Church Steps

Saturday 2nd-Sunday 3rd February 2019
Two stunning free outdoor evening variety shows for the whole family, as part of the ...

Todor Amor ~ Brazilian jazz evening

Sunday 3rd February 2019
international artists at Fairfield music lovers listen & dance to this exciting trio playing jazz ...

Sarau Festival

Sunday 3rd February 2019
A fantastic festival with live music, great food, wine and other delicious drinks, held in ...

Vintage Machinery Show

Sunday 3rd February 2019
vintage Machinery show and fun for Familes

Washbourn Gardens Family Fair

Monday 4th February 2019
Washbourn Gardens Family Fair on Nelson Anniversary Day - Fundraising for Richmond Playcentre and Rotary

UB40 featuring Ali, Astro and Mickey

Tuesday 5th February 2019
The ultimate summer band returns to New Zealand in 2019 with a series of shows ...

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!

The Young Folk from Ireland

Wednesday 6th February 2019
Irish band The Young Folk are returning to New Zealand, in response to the success ...

International Kai Festival 2019

Wednesday 6th February 2019
Share food and celebrate our Nelson communities at Whakatu Marae & Founders Park

Jesse Morris & the Shakedown’ + ‘Sky Eater’ Aotearoa - South Island NZ tour 2019.

Wednesday 6th February 2019
Roots, soul & reggae fusion direct from the Bundjalung region of Aus. Promoting their new ...

Aorere Enduro with Specialized

Thursday 7th-Sunday 10th February 2019
Bringing some of the best mountain bikers in the world to Nelson

Lyric Kinard Lecture

Thursday 7th February 2019
The Elements of Art for Quilters. A one hour lecture on principles of good design ...

Folk Night

Thursday 7th February 2019
A fun and casual gathering of folk musicians. Join in or just listen.

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 ...

Flash Electrical Beach Fun Day

Friday 8th February 2019
Come on down to the lagoon end at Kaiteri Beach for some fun. Beach sprints, ...

Wakapuaka Community Market

Friday 8th February 2019
Food Carts, Art & Craft, Fresh Produce, Gourmet & Buskers.

Motueka Library: Tiny Tots

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

The Jews Brothers Band

Friday 8th February 2019
“IT'S NOT KLEZMER, IT’S NOT CELTIC, IT'S NOT BLUES, IT'S NOT CHANSON, IT'S NOT GYPSY, ...

2019 Back to School Wave Rave Party

Friday 8th February 2019
Join us for the first Wave Rave of 2019 - Back to School Party at ...

Pole Artistry - Grand Masters and Variety Show

Saturday 9th February 2019
Come be dazzled by New Zealand’s up and coming pole dancers and athletes competing in ...

Tasman Asian Night Food Fair

Saturday 9th February 2019
Asian Night Noodle Fair, celebrating cultural diversity with Asian food and entertainment.

Tahuna Roots

Saturday 9th February 2019
Family friendly, Reggae and Roots Festival, on the beach, here in sunny Tahuna, Nelson!

Nadia Reid at The Playhouse

Saturday 9th February 2019
The breathtaking Nadia Reid graces the playhouse stage for a one off solo performance at ...

Yin Cultue

Saturday 9th February 2019
A journey exploring the inner landscapes of your being with yin yoga and sound healing, ...

HeartBeat - 5 Rhythms Dance with Live Sound Healing Nelson

Sunday 10th February 2019
Michelle Mahrer and HeartSound.HeartBeat - 5 Rhythms Dance with Live Sound Healing Nelson

Krankin Kids Day

Sunday 10th February 2019
Be part of the Aorere Enduro with Specialized! The Krankin Kids coaching team are running ...

Hospice Open Day

Sunday 10th February 2019
Our new hospice is almost finished and will be open to the public this Sunday.

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 ...

Kokatahi Band

Wednesday 13th February 2019
The Kokatahi Band was established in 1910 and continues to this day, playing bush ballads, ...

Valentine's Day Social Dance Celebration

Wednesday 13th February 2019
Forget Tinder, meet your Valentine on the dancefloor! Come along to our Valentine's Day Social ...

Go By Bike Day 2019

Wednesday 13th February 2019
Bike along and join us for GO BY BIKE DAY at 1903 Square, top of ...

Wild Goose Qigong Classes

Wednesday 13th February-Wednesday 17th April 2019
Over 10 x 90-minute classes, I'll teach you three authentic & effective Qigong exercises from ...

Art Exhibition - ART@203

Wednesday 13th February-Tuesday 12th March 2019
Nicole Russell is exhibiting at Art@203. "It's all about Colour - or the Chicken - ...

Sharon O'Neill Home Again ll

Thursday 14th February 2019
Sharon O'Neill returns to NZ. Launching Home Again ll Tour in Nelson on Valentines Day

Richmond Library: Mystery Ink

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

Learn in the Library - adult classes

Thursday 14th February-Thursday 11th April 2019
An 8 week series of classes from finding a good book to read, learning how ...

Motueka Library: Rod Smith - Guinness Down Under

Thursday 14th February 2019
Author Rod Smith talks about his book Guinness Down Under: The famous brew and the ...

The French Film Festival NZ

Thursday 14th-Wednesday 27th February 2019
The popular French Film Festival NZ returns to Nelson. It is a fabulous cultural event ...

Stop Smoking Service

Thursday 14th February 2019
Want to be smokefree in 2019 - free drop-in session at the Library will get ...

Valentines Day. Love Dance Party

Thursday 14th February 2019
Celebrate your love of dance and music with Ceroc Nelson. After our Beginner class we'll ...

Michelle A'Court and Jeremy Elwood Stand Up Comdey

Friday 15th February 2019
Comedy Legends!!!

Outside the Box from within Inspiration

Friday 15th February 2019
Activity based workshop on self development.

Kirby Friday's

Friday 15th February 2019
Bring the family or a friend for an evening of food, music and drinks at ...

How Great Thou Art

Friday 15th-Saturday 16th February 2019
A fundraising exhibition, with a fantastic selection of local artists displaying their creative work. Gold ...

Sharon O'Neill Home Again II Tour at The Boathouse

Friday 15th February 2019
Sharon O’Neill – Home Again Tour II at The Boathouse with a 7 piece band.

Motueka Library: Foodies Group

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

Motueka Library: Foodies Group

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

Motueka Library: Herbs - Tastings and Recipe Swap

Friday 15th February 2019
Find out how to use fresh herbs to enhance savoury dishes with fragrant flavours and ...

Motueka Library: Herbs - Tastings and Recipe Swap

Friday 15th February 2019
Find out how to use fresh herbs to enhance savoury dishes with fragrant flavours and ...

Celia - Advance Screening including Q&A with Director / Producer Amanda Millar

Saturday 16th February 2019
Journalist Amanda Millar directs this portrait of Celia Lashlie, who campaigned to raise awareness of ...

Una cerveza por favor {Feb}

Saturday 16th February 2019
Nelson! ...Get spicy with the Latino spirit at Craft Beer Depot!

One Love - Dance Nelson {Feb 2019}

Saturday 16th February 2019
There is something very special about dance.. It is a form of expression, meditation, relaxation, ...

Legendary Divas

Saturday 16th February 2019
Staring award-winning Ali Harper, Legendary Divas is a celebration of all those incredible women that ...

The Beautiful Music of Bach, Handel, Pachelbel & Vivaldi

Saturday 16th February 2019
Unique opportunity to hear Oboe d'amore (oboe of love) performing Bach, Handel, Pachelbel & Vivaldi ...

Starlet of NZ 2019

Saturday 16th February 2019
Annual burlesque competition.

Richmond Library: Te Ao Maori – Weaving Flax Flowers

Saturday 16th February 2019
Learn how to weave flax flowers with weavers Beryl, Glenda and Carol.

Mudd Brothers

Saturday 16th February 2019
A foot tapping mix of Irish, Folk, Americana and Acousitc Rock from the mandolin, banjo ...

Financing a Home

Saturday 16th February 2019
This free workshop run by Nelson Budget will give you an introduction into the process ...

HAMERCOP

Saturday 16th February 2019
A multi layered live sound event with Annabel Alpers and Hamish Cooke.

Family Fun & Picnic in the Park

Sunday 17th February 2019
A Free Community Event brought to you by CLM and the Nelson City Council

Finale Concerts 2019 Adam Summer School

Sunday 17th February 2019
Experience chamber music, up-close and at its very finest.

CANCELLED! Nelson Wine & Food Festival

Sunday 17th February 2019
We have listened & by public demand NWFF remains in Brightwater! Lock in the date, ...

Kanikani Manawaroa Free African Drumming Classes

Sunday 17th February-Sunday 3rd March 2019
Feel strong and expressive in your body and mind. Free, fun, safe classes for women ...

Redwood Reider and Mad Hallelujah Tribe

Sunday 17th February 2019
Spoken Word Poetry and Epic Heartfelt Music

The New Zealand Army Band

Sunday 17th February 2019
Free 1 hour of being entertained by the NZ Army Band at Saxton Fields, Traffic ...

Motueka Library: Book Cafe

Monday 18th February-Monday 16th December 2019
Come along to Motueka Library's new conversational group.

Tai Chi for Seniors

Monday 18th February 2019
Join us to have a go at tai chi, a wonderful, calm and restorative exercise, ...

Individual

Monday 18th February-Saturday 16th March 2019
An exhibition by local artist Jimena Johnston

Four x Five x Six

Monday 18th February-Saturday 16th March 2019
A touring exhibition of large format photography based work by emerging NZ photographers.

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

Tuesday 19th February 2019
Join Curator Sarah McClintock in learning how to understand an art work from The Suter ...

Richmond Library: Author Talk – Bruce Gilkison

Tuesday 19th February 2019
Bruce Gilkison, author of Walking With James Hogg, talks about his writing life.

Clog/Tap

Tuesday 19th February 2019
CLOG/TAPNEW BEGGINNER CLASS FIRST CLASS *** FREE ***SO COME AND HAVE A GO

What is Mindfulness

Wednesday 20th February 2019
Curious about mindfulness? Wondering what all the "hype" is about? Join us to learn simple ...

The Amazing Race - Rutherford Park

Wednesday 20th February 2019
A Free Community Event brought to you by CLM and the Nelson City Council

Traditional Cuban Casino - Beginners // Term 1 - Nelson

Wednesday 20th February-Wednesday 10th April 2019
Let’s get together to enjoy one of the most elegant-fun-spicy Latin styles in the world, ...

Guided walk for Seniors along the Maitai walkway

Wednesday 20th February 2019
Join us on a guided walk along the leafy Maitai River. Part of our Summer ...

Raffaele Bandoli & Joel Bolton - Trumpet & Piano

Thursday 21st February 2019
Raffaele and Joel are presenting a wide range of iconic trumpet music from the 17th ...

Sing-a-long in the Park

Thursday 21st February 2019
Come along for a fun sing-a-long for older people with a local choir. Organised by ...

Book Launch

Thursday 21st February 2019
Come celebrate the launch of Crosstrees, astonishing second book in the critically acclaimed Children of ...

Paddy's Knob Neighbourhood Park Redevelopment

Thursday 21st February 2019
Come and have your say on how the Paddy's Knob reserve will be redeveloped in ...

Kyoto Festival Choir

Friday 22nd February 2019
Don't miss this the only NZ concert by the Kyoto Festival Choir.

Kyoto Festival Choir Concert "In Friendship"

Friday 22nd February 2019
Don’t miss this the only NZ concert by the Kyoto Festival Choir. They will be ...

Model T Ford - National Rally 2019

Friday 22nd-Sunday 24th February 2019
Ford Model T's from around NZ will gather in Richmond, Nelson for a Rally Weekend.

Sambaxe and Buskudara

Friday 22nd February 2019
The Boathouse presents a world music eXtravaganza to get you dancing all night long!

Heart & Soul: Fundraiser For Heart Kids

Friday 22nd February 2019
Heart and Soul: Heart Kids Fundraiser and Reggie's 1st Birthday

Wild Goose Qigong Workshop

Saturday 23rd-Sunday 24th February 2019
Join me for one or two days of authentic Chinese Wild Goose Qigong practice in ...

Luca Ciarla - Violin

Saturday 23rd February 2019
Luca plays traditional and contemporary violin with acoustic flair, balancing both written compositions and improvisation.

Theatre Royal Open Day

Saturday 23rd February 2019
If you’ve ever wanted a look behind-the-scenes, to see how the magic of theatre really ...

Ruby Coast Arts Trail OPEN STUDIOS

Saturday 23rd-Sunday 24th February 2019
painting I printmaking I ceramics I glass fine furniture I textiles I wood I jewellery

Beach Clean Up With James Shaw

Saturday 23rd February 2019
Want to do something good for the planet and meet one of New Zealand's environmental ...

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

Live Music Series at Elma Turner Library - Marianne Navon and friends

Sunday 24th February 2019
Americana, roots and Eastern inspired songs

Nelson Institute Talk: The Periodic Table and the Story of Chemistry

Sunday 24th February 2019
A talk to mark the International Year of the Periodic Table.

Shake Party (Health & Wellness)

Sunday 24th February 2019
Product Information and Tasting Day.

Tai Chi for Seniors

Monday 25th February 2019
Join us to have a go at tai chi, a wonderful, calm and restorative exercise, ...

Richmond Library: Te Ao Maori – Maori Taonga at Nelson Provincial Museum

Tuesday 26th February 2019
Hamuera Robb, Kaitiaki Taonga Collections Manager at Nelson Provincial Museum talks about his role at ...

Treasure Hunt at Miyazu Gardens

Wednesday 27th February 2019
A Free Community Event brought to you by CLM and the Nelson City Council

Motueka Library: Are You a Fiction Fiend?

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

The Hollies

Wednesday 27th February 2019
After 55 years of recording hits and touring the world, Rock n Roll Hall of ...

Heritage Walk through Miyazu Gardens for Seniors

Wednesday 27th February 2019
Join us for a guided walk through the stunning Japanese-inspired Miyazu Gardens. Part of our ...

Generosity and how to develop it

Wednesday 27th February 2019
Consider what makes an act truly generous and how it is of benefit to the ...

Motueka Orienteering

Wednesday 27th February 2019
Nelson Orienteering Club are hosting a round of the Summer Series at the Motueka Schools. ...

Alan K. Gray

Thursday 28th February 2019
Alan K. Gray The Organist Entertains was a long-running music programme broadcast on BBC Radio ...

Katrina and Her Band of Men

Thursday 28th February-Saturday 9th March 2019
"A Passionate and Humorous Mix of Rhythm, Blues & Jazz"

Outside the Box from within Inspiration

Friday 1st March 2019
Activity based workshop on self development.

Kirby Friday's

Friday 1st March 2019
Bring the family or a friend for an evening of food, music and drinks at ...

Backroom Comedy - First Birthday

Friday 1st March 2019
Come celebrate Backroom Comedy's birthday with free cake and fresh local stand-up!

Dan Bolton Trio

Friday 1st March 2019
Dan Bolton - of jazz, pop and Latin American styles. Singer, songwriter performer, pianist. Roger ...

Dayna Sanerivi and Darrin Andrews

Friday 1st March 2019
Local singer/songwriter Dayna Sanerivi merges with the talents of blues guitar maestro, Darrin Andrews in ...

Love This.....

Friday 1st-Saturday 23rd March 2019
A series of new paintings by Abstract artist Brenda Knight

Cable Bay Snorkel Day

Saturday 2nd March 2019
Celebrate Sea Week with a free guided snorkel at Cable Bay. All snorkel gear provided. ...

Interislander The Big Tahuna

Saturday 2nd March 2019
The second year as the Interislander ‘The Big Tahuna’ ocean swim returns to make waves ...

John Butler Trio, Fly My Pretties, L.A.B. and TrinityRoots

Saturday 2nd March 2019
Following the release of yet another Australian #1 album, Australian rock/roots group John Butler Trio ...

Baz at the Vic

Saturday 2nd March 2019
BAZ is back playing smooth pop and music styles for all. Come on down to ...

La Ronde- improvised theatre intensive

Saturday 2nd March 2019
Create a character, improvise a scene with a partner and see what unfolds from there!

Children's Day

Sunday 3rd March 2019
Children's Day returns to Tasman with a feast of interative games and activities for the ...

Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon - Nelson

Sunday 3rd March 2019
Want to have heaps of fun with your friends and get a Champions Medal in ...

Air Cadets Open Day

Sunday 3rd-Tuesday 5th March 2019
AIR CADETS Open Day for 13-15 year olds. Sunday 3 March tours at 1pm, 2pm ...

Nelson Institute Talk: Hades: the Ruler, the Farmer, the God of Death

Sunday 3rd March 2019
Dr Diana Burton, Victoria University of Wellington, Classics Department, will explore the contradictory aspects of ...

Tai Chi for Seniors

Monday 4th March 2019
Join us to have a go at tai chi, a wonderful, calm and restorative exercise, ...

Transition or Adjustment to Retirement Workshop

Monday 4th March 2019
Plan and adjustment to retirement

The Man Who Was Thursday

Tuesday 5th-Wednesday 6th March 2019
How an humble poet defeats The Man who Organises all Anarchy.

Richmond Library: Te Ao Māori - Pounamu Carving

Tuesday 5th March 2019
Richmond Library: Te Ao Māori – Pounamu Carving With Timoti

Motueka Library: Lynda.com Drop-in Sessions

Tuesday 5th-Tuesday 26th March 2019
Drop-in for a quick introduction to Lynda.com - a free online learning database.

Run/Bike Monaco

Wednesday 6th March 2019
A Free Community Event brought to you by CLM and the Nelson City Council

Guided Bike Ride for Seniors

Wednesday 6th March 2019
Join us for a gentle bike ride along the Richmond Estuary trail to Best Island. ...

Richmond Library: Richmond Robotics

Wednesday 6th March-Monday 24th June 2019
A fun, hands-on technology programme for kids aged 8-13 who are keen to learn about ...

Juliet Ayre & Richard Mapp

Thursday 7th March 2019
Juliet Ayre (violin) and Richard Mapp (piano) transport you to the cafés and musical cuisine ...

The Path of Joyful Awakening

Thursday 7th March-Thursday 25th April 2019
An introduction to Buddhist View and Practice for anyone Serious about being Happy.

Seaweek 2019, “Tiakina o Tātou Mōana – Care for our Seas”.

Friday 8th March 2019
Seaweek – Kaupapa Moana 2019 The theme will be “Tiakina o Tātou Mōana – Care ...

A fun guided Mobility Scooter Ride for Seniors

Friday 8th March 2019
Join other scooter users and enjoy a morning's ride along the Railway reserve, finishing off ...

Men With Coconuts

Friday 8th March 2019
Scotland's leading improv troupe make their New Zealand debut in Nelson with an hour of ...

Mr Science - Science of the Seas

Friday 8th March 2019
Mr Science presents an Environmental Science show for Seaweek 2019 in Nelson and Blenheim. A ...

Simon Kempston

Friday 8th March 2019
Edinburgh based singer-songwriter and leading acoustic fingerstyle guitarist Simon Kempston performs original and contemporary acoustic ...

Find Your 'Sales' Voice

Saturday 9th March 2019
Learn how to promote yourself and your services without turning into a pushy sales-person!

Summer Tango in the Queens Gardens

Saturday 9th March 2019
Watch some of the best social Tango dancers in Australia and NZ dancing in the ...

MarchFest 2019

Saturday 9th March 2019
MarchFest is a unique craft beer and music festival, held in New Zealand’s sunniest city ...

Improvised Bond

Saturday 9th March 2019
Improvised Bond is Men with Coconuts' take on the Bond villians, women, hero and just ...

MC Hammersmith

Saturday 9th March 2019
A completely improvised hip hop comedy show based entirely on your suggestion!

Elevate Your Life: How to Gain Higher Realization & Enhanced Wellbeing

Saturday 9th-Sunday 10th March 2019
Workshop with renowned healer & teacher, Yuan Tze .The focus of the workshops will be: ...

Improvised Director's Cut

Sunday 10th March 2019
A fully improvised version of your favourite Hollywood movies, but based on what the title ...

NCMA’s Celebration Series: Michael Houstoun

Sunday 10th March 2019
Make sure you don't miss Michael Houstoun's last concert in Nelson which is part of ...

Tai Chi for Seniors

Monday 11th March 2019
Join us to have a go at tai chi, a wonderful, calm and restorative exercise, ...

Richmond Library: Book Launch – Inca Magic by Margarita Giles

Tuesday 12th March 2019
The inspirational story of Margarita’s journey from death’s door to becoming a published writer.

Nelson Repertory Theatre presents 'Allo Allo'

Wednesday 13th-Saturday 16th March 2019
Based on the hugely popular TV comedy series, the stage version of Allo Allo follows ...

Guided Heritage walk for Seniors in Isel Park

Wednesday 13th March 2019
Join us on this guided tree walk through the beautiful Isel Park and discover some ...

Anna Maitland & Joel Bolton

Thursday 14th March 2019
Anna and Joel will be playing three gems from the flute and piano repertoire.

Sarah Jane

Thursday 14th-Friday 15th March 2019
A story of friendship and family by local playwright Trish Palmer.

Kirby Friday's

Friday 15th March 2019
Bring the family or a friend for an evening of food, music and drinks at ...

Guided Bike Ride for Seniors

Friday 15th March 2019
Join us for a gentle bike ride along the Great Taste Trail to Monaco and ...

Superbad Soul Section

Friday 15th March 2019
SUPERBAD SOUL SECTION | LIVE IN NELSON FOR THE FIRST TIME! Soul and Funk

Wairua Warrior 2019

Saturday 16th March 2019
The Wairua Warrior is an obstacle course for all fitness levels. Elite, Open Individual and ...

Bryan Adams

Saturday 16th March 2019
Neptune Entertainment presents... Multi-Platinum recording artist Bryan Adams on his 2019 'Shine A Light' New ...

Jan Preston "88 Pianos i have Known" Boogie Woogie

Saturday 16th March 2019
The best Boogie Woogie Piano you have EVER seen!!!

Race Unity Day

Sunday 17th March 2019
Celebrate Cultural Diversity. Be inspired by the kaleidoscope of delicious food and brilliant entertainment by ...

History brought to Life

Sunday 17th March 2019
Discover the untold historic stories as you walk through Richmond. Actors will entertain you as ...

Kanikani Manawaroa Free Kapa Haka Classes

Sunday 17th-Sunday 31st March 2019
Feel strong and expressive in your body and mind. Free, fun, safe classes for women ...

Tai Chi for Seniors

Monday 18th March 2019
Join us to have a go at tai chi, a wonderful, calm and restorative exercise, ...

Genealogy classes for beginners

Tuesday 19th March-Tuesday 2nd April 2019
Starting off in Genealogy? Judith Fitchett will guide you

Alex Williamson - Sin on My Face

Wednesday 20th March 2019
Alex Williamson is back in NZ and embracing his inner sicko in a brand new ...

Motueka Library: Origami Drop-in Session

Wednesday 20th March 2019
Be inspired to create origami swans, animals and boxes with Motueka High School student Tyson ...

Allison Cormack - Sequestrado por Oito Violoncelos

Thursday 21st March 2019
Abducted by an orchestra of cellos, Allison Cormack returns to perform Villa Lobos’s celebrated ‘Bachianas ...

Conscious Living workshops

Thursday 21st-Monday 25th March 2019
Leila Lees and Lasavia Healing welcomes those interested to attend one or more workshops that ...

Guided edible walk for Seniors along Stoke Railway Reserve

Friday 22nd March 2019
Join us to find out more about the edible trees along the Railway Reserve in ...

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 ...

Motueka Library: Kiwifruit and Feijoas - Tastings and Recipe Swap

Friday 22nd March 2019
Do you love kiwifruit or feijoas? Join us for tastings and tips on creating delicious ...

Motueka Library: Kiwifruit and Feijoas - Tastings and Recipe Swap

Friday 22nd March 2019
Do you love kiwifruit or feijoas? Join us for tastings and tips on creating delicious ...

Chamber Music New Zealand presents RED PRIEST - The Baroque Bohemians

Saturday 23rd March 2019
The only Baroque music group to have been compared to the Rolling Stones, Jackson Pollock ...

The Tidal Trail Fun Run & Fiesta 2019

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

Mainland Tactix vs. Northern Mystics

Sunday 24th March 2019
Show you are #faithful and support the Mainland Tactix whilst being treated to to supreme ...

Neighbourhood Support Waimea Family Fun Day

Sunday 24th March 2019
Neighbourhood Support Waimea celebrates Neighbours Day Aotearoa 2019 with an afternoon of family-friendly fun and ...

Tai Chi for Seniors

Monday 25th March 2019
Join us to have a go at tai chi, a wonderful, calm and restorative exercise, ...

Motueka Library: LEGO Club

Monday 25th March-Monday 25th November 2019
Make amazing LEGO creations with local experts.

Sing-a-long in the Park

Wednesday 27th March 2019
Come along for a fun sing-a-long for older people with a local choir. Organised by ...

Trio Jackson

Thursday 28th March 2019
Trio Jackson are a family group who have been playing together for over twenty years.

Hot Potato Band Stitch up Tour

Thursday 28th March 2019
Hot Potato Band is proud of their all acoustic line up. The absence of electronic ...

Angus and Julia Stone With Jack River and Bic Runga

Friday 29th March 2019
Award-winning Australian folk rock/indie duo Angus and Julia Stone fly our way in March to ...

NZ Tree Crops Association Conference "Eat, Drink and Be Healthy"

Friday 29th-Sunday 31st March 2019
NZ Tree Crops Association Conference "Eat, Drink and Be Healthy", Speakers, Field Trips, AGM, BBQ, ...

Mixed Media Workshop

Friday 29th March-Monday 1st April 2019
Join artist Lisa Chandler at the stately Warwick House right in the heart of Nelson ...

Sika Sound Journey

Friday 29th March 2019
Let Sika transport you to a different place and time. Sika's sounds include didgeridoo, drums, ...

Laura Collins and The Back Porch Blues Band

Friday 29th March 2019
Lovin’ the blues live at The Boathouse

Daniel Champagne

Saturday 30th March 2019
The young virtuoso recently described as 'the finest guitar player of this generation' brings his ...

Nelson Symphony Orchestra presents Dvorak Czech mate!

Saturday 30th March 2019
The Nelson Symphony Orchestra’s first concert for 2019 Czech Mate! will take place at the ...

Sport Tasman Muddy Buddy Adventure Run 2019

Sunday 31st March 2019
Muddy Buddy Adventure Fun Run 2019

Bryce Wastney as part of the Live Music Series at Elma Turner Library

Sunday 31st March 2019
Soulful, heart-warming songs from a national and international performer based in Nelson. His music ranges ...

Richmond Library: Te Ao Maori - Cultural Architecture

Wednesday 3rd April 2019
Waka Group Architects talks about cultural architecture and the new design for Motueka’s Te Āwhina ...

Mountainfilm on Tour

Wednesday 3rd-Sunday 7th April 2019
A selection of current and best-loved short adrenaline fueled films from the annual Mountainfilm festival ...

Zeb Wulff

Thursday 4th April 2019
Join us for a taste of Mussorgskys musical genius; presented to you by Nelsons own ...

An evening with Lord Nelson

Thursday 4th-Friday 5th April 2019
Come face-to-face with the most stupidly-brave little chap in the history of naval warfare, in ...

Marsden Park Redevelopment BBQ

Thursday 4th April 2019
Come and have your say on how the Marsden reserves will be redeveloped in the ...

Motueka Kai Fest

Sunday 7th April 2019
Celebrating our community and the produce we grow in the Motueka region with a parade ...

City2Saxton

Sunday 7th April 2019
This is a 10km fun run/walk from Victory Community Centre to Saxton Field on smooth ...

Ghost the Musical

Monday 8th-Saturday 13th April 2019
Ghost the Musical follows Sam and Molly, a young couple whose connection takes a shocking ...

Brahms Piano Quintet - The One That Got Away

Thursday 11th April 2019
This concert is a performance of the Brahms piano quintet in F minor Opus 34 ...

Wakefield Apple Fair 2019

Sunday 14th April 2019
Celebrate the apple harvest. Freshly pressed apple juice, apple displays, live entertainment, children's activities, burgers, ...

Aro | 'Manu' album release tour

Sunday 14th April 2019
Aro 'Manu' debut album release tour. Aotearoa/NZ pop, with a range of other influences including ...

Disney's The Junglebook and The Artistocats

Monday 15th-Saturday 20th April 2019
Disney’s The Aristocats Kids and Disney’s The Jungle Book Kids is a 1h double bill ...

Chicago - High School Edition

Friday 19th-Saturday 27th April 2019
Nelson Youth Theatre Company presents this full length High School Edition of Chicago.

Nelson KIA Senior Open & Masters Tournament

Saturday 27th-Sunday 28th April 2019
We welcome all ages to join us for a weekend of social and competitive tennis ...

Whenau/DP40 Lot173

Saturday 27th April 2019
DP74, LOT173 is then a meditation on the planet itself, with a range of characters.

Founders Heritage Fair

Sunday 28th April 2019
Head to Founders for a day full of family fun at Founders Heritage Fair.

Eugene & Elvis

Thursday 2nd May 2019
One man's story which brings music, theatre and family together onstage for a true account ...

The Big Bike Film Night

Thursday 9th-Friday 10th May 2019
We're on a mission- sharing the best cycling short films from around the world with ...

Kiss The Sky - NZDC

Thursday 9th May 2019
A constellation of dance, live music and design from Aotearoa, Korea and Australia.

Off your rockers for NZ Music Month at Elma Turner Library

Thursday 9th May 2019
A choir specializing in rock and pop music.

The Big Bike Film Night

Friday 10th May 2019
We're on a mission- sharing the best cycling short films from around the world with ...

Graeme James Live in Nelson

Friday 17th May 2019
One of New Zealand’s most streamed indie artists Graeme James returns to NZ to tour ...

Lissa Cowie for New Zealand Music Month at Elma Turner Library

Friday 17th May 2019
Cellist Lissa Cowie will perform beautiful cello melodies

K2M

Saturday 25th May 2019
Run, Walk or Cycle our event on the Great Taste Trail in NelsonTasman. K2M provides, ...

Rural Mail for New Zealand Music Month at Elma Turner Library

Sunday 26th May 2019
Rural Mail guarantees a delivery of some great New Zealand ballads, songs and poems played ...

Founders Annual Book Fair

Saturday 1st-Sunday 9th June 2019
The annual Founders Book Fair starts Queens Birthday weekend. A huge variety of second-hand books, ...

Art Exhibition Art Group Nelson

Friday 14th-Sunday 16th June 2019
Art Exhibition of the Art Group Nelson at the Stoke Memorial Hall with paintings (oil, ...

Room on the Broom

Monday 17th-Tuesday 18th June 2019
CDP presents Tall Stories' production of ROOM ON THE BROOM, adapted from the award winning ...

Matariki Glow Show!

Thursday 20th June 2019
A giant scale puppet show for 5 -10yr olds like you’ve never seen before, with ...

Promise and Promiscuity

Saturday 22nd June 2019
A New Musical by Jane Austen and Penny Ashton

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 ...

Sunrise Walk For Wellbeing - Saturday 21 September 2019

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...