What's on in Nelson

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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 ...

Richmond Library: Tasman Talks Titles Book Group

Wednesday 17th January-Wednesday 21st November 2018
Richmond Library's adult Book Group - Tasman Talks Titles.

Richmond Library: Good Crafternoon!

Wednesday 17th January-Tuesday 18th December 2018
Bring your craft project to Richmond Library and work on it with other crafters.

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.

Motueka Library: Babbling Books Book Group

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

Motueka Library: Craft and Yarn

Wednesday 7th February-Wednesday 12th December 2018
Bring your craft project along to the library and work on it while meeting new ...

Motueka Library: Tiny Tots

Friday 9th February-Friday 14th December 2018
Join us for Tiny Tots at Motueka Library.

Motueka Library: Garden Gurus

Monday 12th February-Monday 10th December 2018
Join the Garden Gurus in talking and learning about gardens and plants.

Small Time and Story Time at the library

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

Richmond Library: Tiny Tots

Tuesday 13th February-Tuesday 11th December 2018
A hands on session using songs, stories, rhymes and movement for children aged two years ...

Richmond Library: Mystery Ink

Thursday 15th February-Thursday 13th December 2018
Richmond Library's book group for teens.

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: Scrabble Time!

Wednesday 4th April-Wednesday 19th December 2018
Enjoy a game of Scrabble at Motueka Library.

Motueka Library: 1000 Books Before School

Monday 9th April-Thursday 22nd November 2018
Join 1000 Books Before School at Motueka Library and create a "we read aloud to ...

The Nelson Market

Saturday 14th April-Saturday 29th December 2018
For nearly 40 years The Nelson Market has been a vibrant showcase of the best ...

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 ...

Richmond Library: Richmond Writing Group

Tuesday 15th May-Tuesday 18th December 2018
Interested in writing? This is the group for you.

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.

PAUSE - Art Exhibition

Monday 28th May-Sunday 10th June 2018
Sarah Arnold and Yael Pochon, the recipients of the inaugural NSAS Graduate Awards present their ...

Innovative tools for improving your website’s performance - Workshop

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

Mountainfilm on Tour

Thursday 31st May-Monday 4th June 2018
A selection of current and best-loved short adrenaline fueled films from the annual Mountainfilm festival ...

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 ...

Yoga Meditation Retreat

Friday 1st-Sunday 3rd June 2018
A yoga and meditation retreat to transition from Autumn to Winter, a natural time of ...

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.

Folk Night

Thursday 7th June 2018
A fun and casual gathering of folk musicians. Join in or just listen.

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 ...

Ceroc Dance Class

Thursday 21st June 2018
Ceroc Dance ClassChange of venue

UWC Information Evening

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

Cancer Society Annual Charity Ball

Friday 22nd June 2018
This years’ charity ball will be held at the Trafalgar Centre

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 ...

Transition or Adjustment to Retirement Workshop

Thursday 28th June 2018
Plan and adjustment to retirement

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 Wizard of OZ

Wednesday 25th July-Saturday 4th August 2018
NMT Presents The Wizard of OZ. The Family Musical.

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

Wedding Open Day at The Mudcastle

Sunday 29th July 2018
Come and see what our fabulous venue could offer you at our Wedding Open Day.

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

Disney Classic Movie Film Festival

Saturday 4th-Sunday 26th August 2018
Commencing on August 4th over four consecutive weekends, celebrate the magical timeless storytelling of Walt ...

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 ...

Ceroc Tea Dance

Saturday 11th August 2018
Ceroc Nelson's monthly dance party at St Joseph's Hall, Manuka St. Ceroc modern jive is ...

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!

Wakapuaka Community Market

Friday 12th October 2018
Food Carts, Art & Craft, Fresh Produce, Gourmet & Buskers.

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 ...

Love School

Wednesday 17th October-Sunday 4th November 2018
Four compelling presentations across four nights about how to find love and how to stay ...

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 ...

Earth-ed : Art Exhibition

Monday 22nd October-Sunday 11th November 2018
Joint exhibition by two members of the Nelson Suter Art Society..

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.

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 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, ...

Nelson Street Hop

Sunday 28th October 2018
Classic cars, music and dancing and loads of fun for the whole family

Discover Spiritual Contentment

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

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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!

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

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!

Grief and Acceptance

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

Social Climbers

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Pretty Crafty Christmas Market

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Nayland College students entertain

Sunday 25th November 2018
Senior Nayland College students entertain us with a selection of music

Seven Deadly Stunts

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

LiteClub Nelson & Tasman

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

Elevate

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

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 ...

7 Days Live

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

Summer Movies Al Fresco - Courage of Lassie

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

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 ...

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.

Paul Coll Vs Diego Elias

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

Summer Movies Al Fresco- Oliver!

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

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 ...

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 ...

All Vinyl 60's/70's Discotheque

Thursday 27th December 2018
Join us for in old school all Vinyl Discotheque Party. All the best classics and ...

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!

The Great 2018 Quiz night

Sunday 30th December 2018
A quiz night dedicated to the all the happenings of 2018. Fun for the whole ...

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 ...

City Centre New Year's Eve Countdown

Monday 31st December 2018
Dance your way into 2019 with family, friends and great music at the Church Steps ...

Lions Summer Fair

Tuesday 1st January 2019
Nelson North Lions Club Summer Fair

Wakefield Country Fete

Wednesday 2nd January 2019
Local market once a year, rain or shine it will be fine :)

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 ...

Paul Madsens Super Star Show

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Skatepark Tour 2019 - Mapua

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

Fat Freddy's Drop at Neudorf

Wednesday 9th January 2019
Kia Ora Nelson, our summer roady returns to Neudorf in Upper Moutere.

Kaiteriteri movie in the Park

Thursday 10th January 2019
Come and join the team from Sport Tasman- Motueka at the Village Green in Kaiteriteri. ...

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.

Tahuna Summer Sounds

Friday 11th-Friday 18th January 2019
Live music returns to Tahuna beach this summer with a series of evening twilight concerts ...

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 or: How I learned to Stop ...

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.

Skatepark Tour 2019 - Brightwater

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

Summer Movies Al Fresco - The Dawn Patrol

Thursday 17th January 2019
An outdoor summer screening of the 1938 classic the Dawn Patrol

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.

Summer Movies Al Fresco - Taming of the Shrew

Saturday 19th January 2019
An outdoor summer screening of the 1967 classic Taming of the Shrew.

Skatepark Tour 2019 - Richmond

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

Nelson Summer Kite Festival

Sunday 20th January 2019
Nelson Summer Kite Festival Jan 20 2019 Neale Park Nelson

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.

Summer Movies Al Fresco - Dr. Strangelove

Wednesday 23rd January 2019
An outdoor summer screening of the 1964 classic Dr Strangelove or: How I learned to ...

Summer Movies Al Fresco- Oliver!

Thursday 24th January 2019
An outdoor summer screening of the 1968 family classic Oliver!

The Andrew London Trio

Thursday 24th January 2019
The Hot Club Sandwich front man sing the bands best songs and much more.

Summer Events Al Fresco - The Dawn Patrol

Friday 25th January 2019
An outdoor summer of screening of the 1938 family classic The Dawn Patrol

Adam McGrath of the Eastern

Friday 25th January 2019
The lead singer and songwriter for the almost mythic mongrel country band The Eastern

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.

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 ...

Nelson Buskers Festival

Thursday 31st January-Sunday 3rd February 2019
International Buskers Festival in the heart of Nelson

Nelson Buskers Festival

Thursday 31st January-Saturday 2nd 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 ...

Sarau Festival

Sunday 3rd February 2019
A fantastic festival with live music, great food, wine and other delicious drinks, held in ...

Washbourn Gardens Family Fair

Monday 4th February 2019
Washbourn Gardens Family Fair on Nelson Anniversary Day - Fundraising for Richmond Playcentre and Rotary

Flash Electrical Beach Fun Day

Friday 8th February 2019
Come on down to the lagoon end at Kaiteri Beach for some fun. Beach sprints, ...

Tasman Asian Night Food Fair

Saturday 9th February 2019
Asian Night Noodle Fair, celebrating cultural diversity with Asian food and entertainment.

Cupids Inc

Thursday 14th-Saturday 16th February 2019
Cupids Incorporated school is open again! Come out to the only interactive show in town ...

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 ...

Nelson Wine & Food Festival

Sunday 17th February 2019
We have listened & by public demand NWFF remains in Brightwater! Lock in the date, ...

Tai Chi for Seniors

Monday 18th February 2019
Join us to have a go at tai chi, a wonderful, calm and restorative exercise, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Tai Chi for Seniors

Monday 25th February 2019
Join us to have a go at tai chi, a wonderful, calm and restorative exercise, ...

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 ...

Interislander The Big Tahuna

Saturday 2nd March 2019
The second year as the Interislander ‘The Big Tahuna’ ocean swim returns to make waves ...

Children's Day

Sunday 3rd March 2019
Children's Day returns to Tasman with a feast of interative games and activities for the ...

Tai Chi for Seniors

Monday 4th March 2019
Join us to have a go at tai chi, a wonderful, calm and restorative exercise, ...

Guided Bike Ride for Seniors

Wednesday 6th March 2019
Join us for a gentle bike ride along the Richmond Estuary trail to Best Island. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Tai Chi for Seniors

Monday 11th March 2019
Join us to have a go at tai chi, a wonderful, calm and restorative exercise, ...

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 ...

Guided Bike Ride for Seniors

Friday 15th March 2019
Join us for a gentle bike ride along the Great Taste Trail to Monaco and ...

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 ...

Tai Chi for Seniors

Monday 18th March 2019
Join us to have a go at tai chi, a wonderful, calm and restorative exercise, ...

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 ...

Mainland Tactix vs. Northern Mystics

Sunday 24th March 2019
Show you are #faithful and support the Mainland Tactix whilst being treated to to supreme ...

Tai Chi for Seniors

Monday 25th March 2019
Join us to have a go at tai chi, a wonderful, calm and restorative exercise, ...

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 ...

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, ...

Sport Tasman Muddy Buddy Adventure Run 2019

Sunday 31st March 2019
Muddy Buddy Adventure Fun Run 2019

Wakefield Apple Fair 2019

Sunday 14th April 2019
Celebrate the apple harvest. Freshly pressed apple juice, apple displays, live entertainment, children's activities, burgers, ...

Nelson Fringe Festival

Friday 26th April-Sunday 5th May 2019
The festival is a nine day celebration of fringy theatre awesomeness - with workshops during ...

K2M

Saturday 25th May 2019
Run, Walk or Cycle our event on the Great Taste Trail in NelsonTasman. K2M provides, ...

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, ...