What's on in Nelson

Device Advice

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

Nightingale Knitters

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

STEMWriters at Nelson Libraries

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

Nelson Libraries BookChat at Elma Turner Library

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

Library Knitters

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

Football Golf

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

Nelson Libraries BookChat at Stoke

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

The Nelson Market

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

Story Time and Small Time at the Library

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

Senior Lifestyle Interest Group

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

Richmond Library: Tiny Tots

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

Live Music Series at Elma Turner Library

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

Nelson Farmers Market

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

Young Adult Reading Club

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

Brook Waimarama Sanctuary

Thursday 23rd May-Thursday 31st October 2019
Adventure for visitors, adventurers and families into native bush and bird wonder - 15 min ...

Tea & Talk Richmond

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

Tea & Talk Motueka

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

Tea & Talk Nelson

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

Tea & Talk Victory

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

Monty's Sunday Market

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

LEGO Drop-in

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

Cultivation of Peace with Bonni Ross

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

Nelson Latin Dance Social

Wednesday 14th August 2019-Tuesday 31st March 2020
Come along, have a dance! Cuban rhythms, Bachata, Cha cha cha, Salsa, Kizomba & more. ...

Inspire Modern Jive - weekly dance classes

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

Motueka Library: I Spy … Reading Challenge!

Monday 2nd September-Thursday 31st October 2019
I Spy … with my little eye … a fun reading challenge!

Richmond Library: I Spy … Reading Challenge!

Monday 2nd September-Thursday 31st October 2019
I Spy … with my little eye … a fun reading challenge!

Mindful Parenting Workshop

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

18th Latin America and Spain Film Festival - LASFF Nelson

Monday 9th September-Sunday 27th October 2019
Cultural event that aims to bring together Latin America, Spain and other New Zealand communities ...

Motueka Library: 1000 Books Before School

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

Beginning Now! Motueka

Thursday 19th September-Thursday 31st October 2019
Want to learn to meditate?Now is always the right time to begin! In this introductory ...

Inspire Modern Jive - Saturday Night Dance Party

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

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

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

Cardio Latino Mondays Latin Fitness Nelson

Monday 30th September-Sunday 15th December 2019
Learn how to dance all this styles while you're exercising your whole body in this ...

Motueka Library: Word Feast - Word Games

Tuesday 1st-Thursday 31st October 2019
Bring a friend and have some fun with words!

Richmond Library: Word Feast – Limerick Competition

Tuesday 1st-Thursday 31st October 2019
Enter the Tasman District Libraries’ inaugural Limerick Competition!

Motueka Library: Word Feast – Limerick Competition

Tuesday 1st-Thursday 31st October 2019
Enter the Tasman District Libraries’ inaugural Limerick Competition!

Spring Yoga with Sue Ransom

Tuesday 1st October-Tuesday 12th November 2019
Open up to spring and new growth with your body, breath and mind as we ...

Richmond Library: Good Crafternoon!

Wednesday 2nd October-Wednesday 18th December 2019
Bring your craft project to Richmond Library and work on it with other crafters.

Motueka Library: Scrabble Time!

Wednesday 2nd October-Wednesday 18th December 2019
Enjoy a game of Scrabble at Motueka Library.

Richmond Library: Our Fruitful History - Kete Tasman

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

Motueka Library: Babbling Books Book Group

Thursday 3rd October-Thursday 5th December 2019
Babbling Books - a chance to enjoy an informal discussion about what you are reading.

Yoga Sessions with Sue Ransom

Thursday 3rd-Thursday 31st October 2019
Balance, restore and energise your body and mind at these drop-in hatha yoga sessions.

Kindness Power

Saturday 5th October-Saturday 2nd November 2019
Kindness is the most potent state of mind we humans demonstrate.A morning of exploration with ...

Wall to Wall Art - "Alien Artworks from a Distant Galaxy" by Barry Driver

Wednesday 9th October-Tuesday 12th November 2019
An exhibition of abstract acrylic paintings by featured artist Barry Driver.

Isel Market

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

Miscellanea - Lloyd Harwood

Friday 11th October-Saturday 2nd November 2019
Lloyd Harwood is opening his latest exhibition ‘Miscellanea’ at Red Art Gallery on Friday October ...

Spring into Summer

Sunday 13th October-Saturday 9th November 2019
Let's Spring into this Summer Feeling OK but wanting to feel FANTASTIC?? – Join us ...

Richmond Library: Richmond Writing Group

Tuesday 15th October 2019-Tuesday 18th August 2020
Interested in writing? This is the group for you.

Free Course- Alignment Essentials at Wellness Movement

Tuesday 15th October-Tuesday 19th November 2019
Life can be better with movement, and we can all come to know our own ...

Richmond Library: Tasman Talks Titles Book Group

Wednesday 16th October 2019-Wednesday 18th November 2020
Richmond Library's adult Book Group - Tasman Talks Titles.

Kizomba Nelson 6-Week Introductory Course [Term 4]

Wednesday 16th October-Wednesday 20th November 2019
Kizomba is a popular social dance which originated from Africa and is very popular now ...

Pieces of a Dream

Thursday 17th October-Saturday 16th November 2019
A group exhibition showcasing contemporary art by Ann Braunsteiner, Frith Wilkinson, Fleur Woods & Hannah ...

PIC’S Piki Mai

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

Motueka Library: Tiny Tots

Friday 18th October-Friday 13th December 2019
Join us for Tiny Tots at Motueka Library.

The New Romantics exhibition

Friday 18th October-Monday 11th November 2019
To coincide with the Nelson Arts Festival we will be exhibiting some of Craig Potton's ...

Remastered Art Exhibition

Friday 18th October-Friday 8th November 2019
In ‘Remastered’, local artists Barb Lawson and Maggy Johnston join forces in the art of ...

Bay Dreams Nelson

Friday 18th October 2019-Saturday 4th January 2020
Bay Dreams Nelson 2020!!Featurning Tyler, the Creator + Skepta* + Yelawolf + Ocean Alley + ...

Sculpture in the Park

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

Sympathetic Resonance

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

A Call to Dance

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

Motueka Library: Book Cafe

Monday 21st October-Monday 16th December 2019
Come along to Motueka Library's new conversational group.

Richmond Library: Richmond Robotics

Monday 21st October-Monday 2nd December 2019
A fun, hands-on technology programme for kids aged 8-13 who are keen to learn about ...

Motueka Library: Are You a Fiction Fiend?

Wednesday 23rd October-Wednesday 27th November 2019
Motueka Library's group for teens!

Couch Stories

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

Mr Red Light

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

We Three

Wednesday 23rd October 2019
In a change to the Festival's printed programme, We Three are playing this free HotHouse ...

Comedy on the Rocks October

Wednesday 23rd October 2019
October is a good time to sample a few soft, fruity, and well-rounded stand-up comedy ...

THE STOKE COMPANIONS INC 30TH BIRTHDAY!

Wednesday 23rd October 2019
Celebratory lunch fun to celebrate 30years of the Stoke Companions Inc 'fitness and friendship'. Past ...

Sing A Cappella Christmas

Thursday 24th October-Thursday 28th November 2019
Love to sing and harmonise with others?Looking forward to Christmas carol singing season?Sing A Cappella ...

Adult computer classes at Elma Turner Library

Thursday 24th October-Thursday 5th December 2019
Elma Turner Library holds classes for adults each Thursday in school term time

A Synthesized Universe

Thursday 24th October 2019
A Synthesized Universe is an immersive experience that combines live music with custom animation.

Aperture

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

Cover Me

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

Herelessness

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

Motueka Library: WordFeast - Metaphorical Explorations Journaling Workshop

Thursday 24th October 2019
Join Gabrielle Daly and learn about how we speak in metaphor all the time.

Fullpower Workshop - MOTUEKA

Thursday 24th October 2019
Practise setting clear and caring boundaries with your loved ones.

Learn at the Library

Thursday 24th October-Thursday 5th December 2019
Nelson Public Libraries hold a variety of free computer classes each school term

LEGO Robotics

Thursday 24th October-Thursday 28th November 2019
Our new programme gives children the chance to build LEGO robots and learn how to ...

The WonderWombs

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

Pukapuka Talks: Native Son - SOLD OUT

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

Motueka Library: Foodies Group

Friday 25th October-Friday 22nd November 2019
Join us for tastings, conversation and fun foodie facts.

Marcio and Brazilian rhythms.

Friday 25th October 2019
Friday, October 25thMarcio and Brazilian RhythmsTime- 7.30Tickets- Free event

Greg Copeland

Friday 25th October 2019
Greg Copeland is returning to New Zealand to take audiences on an up-close and personal ...

Medicine Woman

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

Pitch Black Live

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

Pukapuka Talks: On The Edge

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

Pukapuka Talks: The Friday Poem

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

Rabbit Hōle

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

Motueka Library: Baking and Biscuits

Friday 25th October 2019
Who loves eating baking and home cooked sweet treats?

Richmond Library: Word Feast - Book Sale!

Friday 25th October-Friday 1st November 2019
Nab a bargain at our massive book sale!

AIKIDO & ANUKAI SEMINAR

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

Aorere Enduro with Specialized

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

Baz at the Rimu Wine Bar

Saturday 26th October 2019
BAZ loves to take requests, and making sure his patrons have fun. From Amy Winehouse ...

PREMIERSHIP FINAL - Tasman v Wellington

Saturday 26th October 2019
The Tasman Mako will host the Wellington Lions in the Mitre 10 Cup Premiership Final ...

Pukapuka Talks: Doctors Who Write

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

Pukapuka Talks: The Absolute Book

Saturday 26th October 2019
Hear Elizabeth Knox in discussion with Jacquetta Bell about her new novel, The Absolute Book, ...

Pukapuka Talks: Thinking Brunch 1 - 'Living' Longer - SOLD OUT

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

Skyscraper Stan and The Commission Flats

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

Still Life With Chickens - SOLD OUT

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

Sun City Soul

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

Diwali Nelson 2019

Saturday 26th October 2019
Indian and Nepali dance performances, music performances and a sumptuous dinner for all.Kids 12 years ...

Take a Stand! - Workshop

Saturday 26th October 2019
Open Floor & Possibility Management workshop, followed by an evening ecstatic dance session

Harp Orchestra Performance

Saturday 26th October 2019
Let yourself be carried away by the heavenly sound of many harps playing in ensemble.

Blackenbrook Tasting Days

Saturday 26th-Monday 28th October 2019
Our Winery will be open for tasting this Labour weekend. Call in for mouth-watering new ...

The Topp Twins - SOLD OUT

Sunday 27th-Monday 28th October 2019
Lynda and Jools Topp deliver songs and character comedy with spontaneity, audience participation, incredible harmonies ...

Caravãna Sun

Sunday 27th October 2019
Sydney band Caravãna Sun is bringing their blend of indie-surf-rock meets gypsy-ska to Nelson - ...

Dust & Gold

Sunday 27th October 2019
Dust & Gold blends Nikita Fountain’s beautiful songbird voice and Mark McKenzie’s rich baritone over ...

Pukapuka Talks: Thinking Brunch 2 - The Time to Act - SOLD OUT

Sunday 27th October 2019
Join a business leader, a researcher, a filmmaker, an activist and RNZ broadcaster Kim Hill ...

Pukapuka Talks: Caging Skies

Sunday 27th October 2019
Meet Nelson-based novelist Christine Leunens, whose novel Caging Skies is the inspiration for a major ...

Pukapuka Talks: Backing Wild Cards

Sunday 27th October 2019
Discover what happens when you team up writer and playwright Renée, ONZM (born 1929), with ...

Meet the Artisans

Sunday 27th October 2019
A day in the beautiful countryside of UpperMoutere meeting 17 artisans, learn about their crafts ...

Motueka Library: Building Bricks Club

Monday 28th October-Monday 25th November 2019
Make amazing building bricks creations with local experts.

The Wisp - SOLD OUT

Monday 28th October 2019
Follow 'The Wisp' to an exciting outdoor setting and join improvisors, a musician and a ...

Pukapuka Talks: Southern Science

Monday 28th October 2019
Naomi Arnold and Rebecca Priestley, both award-winning science writers, explore what’s above and beyond Aotearoa ...

Pukapuka Talks: West Island

Monday 28th October 2019
Five notable New Zealanders who made their lives in Australia are the subject of this ...

Krankin Kids at Aorere Enduro

Monday 28th October 2019
Be part of the Aorere Enduro! Krankin Kids will be running a fun session at ...

Briefs 2019 Documentary Film Festival

Tuesday 29th October 2019
A festival of short documentary films produced by secondary students in the Nelson region.

Hamish Kilgour 'Finklestein' Summer tour

Tuesday 29th October 2019
HAMISH KILGOUR ‘FINKLESTEIN’ SUMMER TOUR. Tuesday 29th OctoberTime- 7.30 till late$20 on the doors

Motueka Library: Word Feast – Call My Bluff

Wednesday 30th October 2019
Watch two teams battle it out over the meaning of words.

Motueka Library: Word Feast – Mosaic Journaling

Wednesday 30th October 2019
Join Gabrielle Daly to bring all of your journaling skills together.

Mindfulness for Children

Wednesday 30th October-Thursday 28th November 2019
An opportunity for children to learn about their emotions and how to remain grounded.

Ghosts and Goblins Trick or Treat

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

Briefs 2019 Drama Film Festival

Thursday 31st October 2019
A festival of short drama films produced by secondary students from the Nelson region.

Richmond Library: Introduction to Chromebooks

Thursday 31st October 2019
Learn how to use a Chromebook and its online capabilities.

Book Launch - Nelson Noir

Thursday 31st October 2019
Join the Nelson STEM writers at the launch of their new book 'Nelson Noir.'

Halloween Wave Rave Party

Friday 1st November 2019
With spookers, scary costumes, gruesome games and prizes Halloween Wave Rave is going to be ...

Mercado Latino - Latin Market [1st ever]

Friday 1st November 2019-Saturday 4th April 2020
Multicultural Nelson Tasman is excited to announce the First Ever Mercado Latino.

An Evening with Adventurer Emily Wilson

Friday 1st November 2019
An inspiring evening with adventure race champion Emily Wilson. Hear Emily talk about her adventures ...

Adam Hattaway and the Haunters 'Crying lessons' Tour

Friday 1st November 2019
Adam Hattaway and the Haunters ‘Crying lessons’ Tourhttps://www.undertheradar.co.nz/tour/10839/Adam-Hattaway-And-The-Haunters---Nelson.utr

Mt Eden / Nelson

Friday 1st-Saturday 2nd November 2019
Elsewhere NZ is proud to bring you one NZs most successful international artists ever.

Nelson Fright Night

Friday 1st November 2019
Annual Scare Attraction for youth 13-18 years old.

Backroom Comedy November 2019

Friday 1st November 2019
Get over the spookiness of Halloween with a night of laughs hosted by award winning ...

Harakeke - NZ Flax Weaving Workshop

Saturday 2nd-Sunday 3rd November 2019
NZ Flax - Harakeke WeavingFrom plant to product, in this hands on workshop you will ...

Access Bars Training - Great for Anxiety & Depression

Saturday 2nd November 2019
Access Bars is now scientifically proven to relieve depression and anxiety.

Rugby World Cup Grand Final Dinner 2019

Saturday 2nd November 2019
Join us at the Playhouse for the rugby world cup grand finals on Saturday November ...

Herbal Harvesting

Saturday 2nd November 2019
Come and learn from experienced Herablist Phillipa. Learn about edible wild foods and medicines.

Harp Orchestra Performance

Saturday 2nd November 2019
Let yourself be carried away by the sound of many harps playing in ensemble...

Cake and Sugar Art Exhibition

Saturday 2nd-Sunday 3rd November 2019
Cake Decorators are hosting a Cake and Sugar Art Exhibition at Club Waimea Richmond

Richmond Library: Bliss Balls For Kids!

Saturday 2nd November 2019
Come and make a healthy kids' snack for free!

The Nelson Half

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

Dia de los Muertos

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

Champagne Brunch

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

Register your Classic Cars and Motorbikes for the Nelson City Street Hop 2019!

Sunday 3rd November 2019
Nelson City Street Hop is back again and twice as big as last year!

Nelson’s Free Business Workshop Series brought to you by Your Success

Monday 4th November 2019
Topic two: Increase your profit in 8 simple stepsJoin our free business coaching workshop focusing ...

Burlesque Basics

Monday 4th-Monday 25th November 2019
Are you looking for a way to bring fun, dance, empowerment and confidence to your ...

T20 Trafalgar Street Cricket Challenge

Monday 4th November 2019
Finish work, grab the kids and celebrate the upcoming T20 Cricket match between the Blackcaps ...

Richmond Library: Christmas Gifts – Gold-dipped Mugs

Monday 4th November 2019
Make handmade Christmas gifts this year.

Meatless Monday - Paalak Paneer, Daal Fry

Monday 4th November 2019
Learn to cook a vegetarian Indian meal:Daal Fry, Paalak Paneer, Phulkaas // Curried lentils, spinach ...

Nanogirl Live! in BRING ON THE NOISE

Tuesday 5th November 2019
Nanogirl, Boris and CLAIR (Constantly Learning Artificial Intelligence Repository) are back for a brand new ...

BLACKCAPS v England T20

Tuesday 5th November 2019
The Cricket World Cup finalists meet once more in a fast and furious Twenty20 encounter.Tickets ...

Walking the Line: Blending classical and contemporary approaches in carving

Tuesday 5th November 2019
Celebrated artist Fayne Robinson discusses how he navigates the line between traditional and contemporary carving.

Eddyline 5k Series

Wednesday 6th November 2019-Wednesday 25th March 2020
A series of 15 5km events over the summer.For walkers & runners, open to everyone.Wednesday ...

Richmond Library: Mystery Ink

Thursday 7th November 2019-Friday 11th December 2020
Richmond Library's book group for teens.

The Future of Food & Energy

Thursday 7th November 2019
With growing environmental pressures our food systems tp drastically change - a major challenge for ...

Richmond Library: Introduction to Photobooks

Thursday 7th-Thursday 14th November 2019
Create a photobook using Vistaprint.

Folk Night

Thursday 7th November 2019
A fun and casual evening of folk musicians. Join in or just listen.

Why do stars blow up? and Will star explosions hurt planet Earth?

Thursday 7th November 2019
The Astronomy Section of the Nelson Science Society will give a presentation on "Why do ...

ORIGINS - the heart of NZ Music

Thursday 7th November 2019
Join emerging NMIT Music student songwriters. As well as performing their own compositions, students will ...

Hummingbird sessions

Friday 8th November 2019
Friday 8th NovemberHummingbird sessions with Bryce WastneyTime- 7pm – 9pmTickets- $20 on the door

STEM Academy Juniors Nelson

Friday 8th November-Friday 13th December 2019
Explore the World of Ancient Architects in a series of hands on creative workshops that ...

STEM Academy Seniors Nelson

Friday 8th November-Friday 13th December 2019
Calling all budding architects, builders, historians and engineers. Explore the World of Ancient Architects in ...

Julia Deans in Concert

Friday 8th November 2019
Julia Deans will perform a one-off solo show highlighting favourites from her 2 solo albums ...

Corporate & Professional Boxing Event

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

Feast!

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

Market & Truck Show 2019

Saturday 9th November 2019
Stoke School Market & Truck Show A & P Showgrounds in Lower Queen Street, Richmond, ...

Showtime! – Hits of Stage & Screen

Saturday 9th November 2019
Nelson City Brass, who have now been promoted to the A Grade, will present an ...

Waiting for Greta

Saturday 9th November 2019
West Coast theatre group, Kiwi/Possum Productions have reinterpreted the classic Waiting for Godot as a ...

Richmond Library: Reflexology for Self-Care with Liz van Beek

Saturday 9th November 2019
Learn how to use reflexology for self-care with Clinical Reflexologist Liz van Beek.

Exporter Breakfast - EU-NZ Free Trade Agreement & other trade negotiations

Wednesday 13th November 2019
Find out the latest on the EU-NZ FTA agreement and what it means for NZ ...

Forest & Bird evening talk by Kevin Hague about 'Good News'

Wednesday 13th November 2019
Evening talk by Kevin Hague about 'Good News'

Healing Disturbing Emotions & Yoga Retreat

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

One Night with The King

Thursday 14th November 2019
The latest stand up comedy special from star of stage and screen; Andre King.

Super D Series Round 3 & 4 - Sponsored By Santa Cruz

Thursday 14th November 2019
It's that time again! The 2019 Super D Series brought to you by Ibis and ...

Kevin Clark 'Jazzical Potpourri'

Friday 15th November 2019
Friday 15th NovemberKevin ClarkTime- 8pm- lateTickets- $20 on the door.

Lawrence Arabia: Single. Solo on Piano and Other Things

Friday 15th November 2019
Lawrence Arabia: with nothing other than himself, his collection of pop songs, a piano and ...

Motueka Library: Book Launch – Hunter of Beauty

Friday 15th November 2019
Join us for the launch of local Motueka photographer Grant Douglas' new book.

The NZ Cider Festival

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

Refugee Support Volunteers – November Training

Saturday 16th-Thursday 21st November 2019
Refugee Support Volunteers are a vital part of the successful resettlement of former refugees. Our ...

Rotary Motorhome Show 2019

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

Drag Up Your Life

Saturday 16th November 2019
Nelson! Are you ready to Drag up your Life once again?! Kelly Fornia is bringing ...

Ngā uri o Uenuku: Whakatū Takatāpui Hui

Saturday 16th November 2019
A takatāpui hui to bring together health professionals, rainbow members, whānau.

How To: Use Social Media

Saturday 16th-Sunday 17th November 2019
How To: Use Social Media

WHITE RIBBON 2019

Saturday 16th November 2019
The White Ribbon Ride is is one of the most exciting initiatives tackling this country's ...

NCMA End of Term Student Showcase Concert

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

Rueda in the Park - Latin Dance in Nelson (NZ)

Sunday 17th November 2019-Tuesday 31st March 2020
Welcome to Rueda in the Park! for the 1st time in Nelson!

Colour Craze and Games

Sunday 17th November 2019
The Colour Run promotes sports and cultural diversity. Join this fun run for an afternoon ...

Baby & Kids Gear Sale

Sunday 17th November 2019
Second hand & new baby and kids clothes plus other associated items.

Disney’s The Lion King Jr

Monday 18th-Friday 22nd November 2019
By popular demand Nelson Youth Theatre will return to the African savannah in Disney’s The ...

Skateboard Coaching Sessions

Tuesday 19th-Thursday 28th November 2019
Sessions for beginners

ASB Nelson Sports Awards

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

An Evening with the Essences

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

Wynasty: The Vintage Years

Friday 22nd November-Friday 13th December 2019
Wynasty: An improvised & hilariously serialised melodrama depicting the fortunes and calamities of the fictional ...

Bill Hickman 'Crossbones' Album release tour

Friday 22nd November 2019
Bill Hickman ‘Crossbones’ Album release tourTime- 8pm- lateTickets- $10 via under the radar

Flowidus / Nelson

Friday 22nd-Saturday 23rd November 2019
Elsewhere NZ is proud to bring you one of the hottest acts in the NZ ...

Nelson A&P Show 2019

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

Reiki Self Healing

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

LIp Sync Battle Nelson

Saturday 23rd November 2019
Who will have the 'hottest lips' of Nelson?You will have to be there to find ...

The Great Christmas Market

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

PAK'nSAVE Richmond Santa Parade

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

Sweet Sounds Duo as part of the Live Music Series

Sunday 24th November 2019
Jazz duo playing compositions from the American songbook.Ian Edwards: Saxophones, Clarinet, FluteViv Huthnance: Double Bass

Nelson Civic Choir and Orchestra Present Fauré Requiem

Sunday 24th November 2019
Nelson Civic Choir and orchestra present the elegant and beautiful Fauré Requiem alongside a selection ...

One Act Play Festival

Wednesday 27th-Saturday 30th November 2019
Nelson Repertory’s One Act Play Festival is a combination of Nelson/Tasman talent, involving three Theatre ...

NSAS Summer Exhibition

Wednesday 27th November 2019-Sunday 2nd February 2020
The Nelson Suter Art Society presents an art exhibition comprised by a selection of smaller ...

Richmond Library: Introduction to Ancestry

Thursday 28th November-Thursday 5th December 2019
Want to start on your family history research journey?

The Warratahs 'Up with the people'

Friday 29th November 2019
THE WARRATAHS ‘UP WITH THE PEOPLE.’ Friday 29th November The Warratas ‘Up with the people’ ...

Lunchtime Artist Demonstration - Ronnie Martin

Friday 29th November 2019
Lunchtime Artist Demonstration with Ronnie Martin at Wall To Wall Art Gallery

Bluegrass in the Courtyard

Friday 29th November 2019
Bluegrass and Americana at Fairfield House

Ceroc Christmas Dance

Saturday 30th November 2019
Ceroc Nelson's Christmas dance party at St Joseph's Hall, Manuka St. Ceroc modern jive is ...

Nelson Symphony Orchestra presents Russian Revolutionaries

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

Storm the Pub!

Saturday 30th November 2019
A night of original heavy rock.Featuring all your favourite local bands:The AlternatorsThose FNC'sLodestoneStitched Up

Easy Tiger

Saturday 30th November 2019
More Tiger than Easy. A five-piece from the Moutere Hills playing a blend of indie, ...

2019 Nelson Santa Parade

Sunday 1st December 2019
Come one come all the 2019 Nelson Santa parade is set to be the biggest ...

Enduro 2 - Wairoa Gorge

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

Champagne Brunch

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

The Bee Gees – Night Fever

Monday 2nd December 2019
Direct from Australia, Showtime invites you to dance your way into a time warp of ...

Smell the roses

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

Tasman District Summer Concert

Wednesday 4th December 2019
Nelson Male Voice Choir's penultimate concert in 2019, with music from well-known shows and well-loved ...

Comedy on the Rocks Christmas Special

Wednesday 4th-Wednesday 18th December 2019
Join us for festive stand-up comedy and a midsummer night's dram at Kismet Cocktail & ...

Empire Dance Company Presents TRANS4M

Friday 6th-Sunday 8th December 2019
A dance show like never before, showcasing local talent in a fun, vibrant, upbeat extravaganza!

NBS Starlight Christmas Parade

Friday 6th December 2019
Santa parade along High Street. Floats, music, street entertainment.

Backroom Comedy Christmas Sampler

Friday 6th December 2019
Forget the office Christmas party and join us at Liquid NZ Bar for some festive ...

One Act Plays

Friday 6th-Saturday 7th December 2019
An evening of three short plays. Audience bring their own picnic - food, drink, cutlery, ...

Boogie Train and Friends, ft. Foxtrots

Friday 6th December 2019
Local favourites and some out of town soul.Details to come.

Tiki Taane & P-Digsss ★ Tahuna Beach Nelson

Saturday 7th December 2019
Welcome in Summer with a bang!TIKI TAANE & P-DIGSSS (Shapeshifter) hit NELSON for the first ...

Trewavas St Art Walk

Saturday 7th December 2019
Local art, sculptures and gifts on display is this open air market in sunny Motueka.

Teddy Bears' Picnic

Sunday 8th December 2019
If you go into the park today, you're in for a big surprise ...

Jingle Bells at Greenmeadows

Sunday 8th December 2019
Christmas celebration at Greenmeadows, Stoke.

Dii Moffat

Monday 9th December 2019-Saturday 18th January 2020
Dii Moffatt, Dunedin based painter considers movement as a metaphor for change. Her paintings on ...

Summer Movies Al Fresco

Thursday 12th December 2019-Sunday 26th January 2020
The Summer Movies season start in December, with Christmas screenings including one after the Lantern ...

Richmond Library: Introduction to Online Research

Thursday 12th December 2019
DigitalNZ aims to make New Zealand digital content more useful and easier to discover.

Centre for Fine Woodworking Exhibition

Friday 13th December 2019-Saturday 18th January 2020
CENTRE FOR FINE WOODWORKINGExhibition of Graduate Student Work13th December 2019 - 18th January 2020

Mr Nobody

Friday 13th December 2019
Live sounds at The Boathouse. The perfect end to your week.More details to come.

Lantern Celebration

Saturday 14th December 2019
Bring your own lantern and be part of the magic trail to the Centre of ...

Nelson Gospel Day

Saturday 14th-Sunday 15th December 2019
A chance to put Christmas back in its proper context by sharing the new testament

Santa's Grotto

Saturday 14th December 2019
Crafts, stories and a sprinkle of magic at the library as Santa's Grotto makes an ...

Sport Tasman's Backyard Games

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

Whenua Iti Outdoors: Senior Journey

Monday 16th-Friday 20th December 2019
An outdoor adventure journey for 14-15 year olds exploring our local national parks.

Free Community Event - Tahuna Treasure Hunt

Tuesday 17th December 2019
Find the Treasure at Tahuna! A free community event brought to you by CLM Nelson ...

NMIT Nelson Graduation Morning Ceremony

Tuesday 17th December 2019
A celebration and recognition of NMIT's Nelson campus students' achievements.

NMIT Nelson Graduation Afternoon Ceremony

Tuesday 17th December 2019
A celebration and recognition of NMIT's Nelson campus students' achievements.

Louise Hawke presents The Nutcracker

Tuesday 17th-Wednesday 18th December 2019
Fall in love with the story of Tchaikovsky’s favourite ballet.Director Louise Hawke presents The Ballet ...

Lunchtime Artist Demonstration - Alina Adamczyk

Tuesday 17th December 2019
Alina Adamczyk will be demonstrating how to paint highly realistic landscape paintings at Wall To ...

7 Days Lives

Thursday 19th December 2019
7 Days is turning 10 this year, and like any ten-year old’s birthday there will ...

Motueka Library: Christmas Makerspace

Thursday 19th December 2019
Join us for fun and fabulous stories. Create some awesome Christmas crafts to take home.

Free Community Event - Obstacle Course

Thursday 19th December 2019
Get Physical with our Obstacle Challenge! A free community event brought to you by CLM ...

Shared Reading

Friday 20th December 2019
Unwind during the busy season by sitting back, listening to some great poetry and, if ...

Christmas music in the library

Friday 20th December 2019
Join us for Christmas music - Julie will be playing her harp.

Santa at The Boathouse

Friday 20th December 2019
Kick off the holidays with a visit from Santa at The Boathouse. More details to ...

Gypsy Pickers at Vic Brewbar, Nelson

Saturday 21st December 2019
GYPSY PICKERS - Hot rhythms and feel good music with the power of soul!

Gypsy Pickers at Vic Brewbar, Nelson

Saturday 21st December 2019
GYPSY PICKERS - Hot rhythms and feel good music with the power of soul!

The Best 80s Night Ever

Saturday 21st December 2019
Relive the glory days and Wake me up before you go, because with or without ...

Carols by Candlelight at Washbourn Gardens

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

Holiday Peace in the Park

Sunday 22nd December 2019
Come join us to relax, recharge our jangled nervous systems and contemplate why this season ...

Sport Tasman - Indoor Xmas Movie

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

Christmas music in the library

Tuesday 24th December 2019
Join us for Christmas music - Julie will be playing her harp.

Christmas music in the library

Tuesday 24th December 2019
Join us for Christmas music - Julie will be playing her harp.

Christmas Day Dining

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

Christmas Day Luncheon

Wednesday 25th December 2019
Join us for our massive 3 course buffet on the jolliest day of the year.Imagine ...

The Great Backyard Cricket Tournament

Friday 27th December 2019
World famous in Mapua! Bring the whole family or a semi professional line up, this ...

Lasasa II

Friday 27th December 2019
Live sounds at The Boathouse. The perfect end to your week.More details to come.

Karaoke Showdown

Saturday 28th December 2019
Bring out your inner Freddy, live out your dreams of being Bon Jovi, or rock ...

Katchafire with Special Guests L.A.B.

Sunday 29th December 2019
Pato Entertainment, Audiology & Fabrik NZ presents...KATCHAFIRE & L.A.B With more guests to be announced!

A Tribute to Crowd House followed by Killer Kiwi Hits

Sunday 29th December 2019
Craig Allot presents a night of the best of Kiwi music.

Richmond Market Day

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

The Great 2019 Quiz night

Monday 30th December 2019
A quiz night dedicated to the all the happenings of 2018. Fun for the whole ...

The Great Gatsby Gangsters and Flappers 1920s NYE Party

Tuesday 31st December 2019
Bring in 2020 with a night reliving the glitz and glamour that was the 1920s.

New Years Eve Dinner and Dance with Hobnail at The Boathouse

Tuesday 31st December 2019
Keep an eye on The Boathouse Facebook page for soon to be released tickets.

Wakefield Country Fete

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

Riwaka Market Day

Thursday 2nd January 2020
Fabulous, free, market day run by Motueka's Pottery Workshop is a must-do for every new ...

Higgins Park Community Craft Fair

Thursday 2nd January 2020
KEEPING OUR HERITAGE ALIVE AT THE HIGGINS HERITAGE PARK WAKEFIELD Community Craft Fair Event & ...

The Best 1980s Night Ever!!!

Thursday 2nd January 2020
Relive the glory days and Wake me up before you go, because with or without ...

Washbourn Gardens Twilight Concert

Thursday 2nd January 2020
The wildly popular twilight concert is back in Richmond! Gather your family and friends and ...

Andrew London Trio at the Playhouse

Thursday 2nd January 2020
Andrew London Trio delivers quirky and whimsical songs that reflect mainstream culture with gentle irreverence. ...

The Bright Path first sphere course

Friday 3rd-Sunday 5th January 2020
Ishayas' Ascension is a simple meditation practice for anyone seeking inner peace, freedom, and oneness.

Paul Ubana Jones

Friday 3rd January 2020
The master graces us once again on the best stage in town.

Andrew London Trio at the Boathouse

Friday 3rd January 2020
Andrew London Trio delivers quirky and whimsical songs that reflect mainstream culture with gentle irreverence. ...

Motueka Library: Summer Scorchers Surprise Reads

Friday 3rd-Friday 31st January 2020
Relax and enjoy a Summer Scorcher Surprise Read from Motueka Library.

Jazz Fest- Andrew London Trio

Friday 3rd January 2020
Live sounds at The Boathouse. The perfect end to your week.More details to come.

Nelson Classic and Vintage Motorcycle Show

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

Mapua Art Group Exhibition

Saturday 4th-Sunday 12th January 2020
A local art group exhibiting their artwork. An exciting mix of oils, acrylics, watercolours, mixed ...

Motorcycle Swap meet

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

STICKY FINGERS

Sunday 5th January 2020
Pato Entertainment, Audiology & Fabrik NZ presents...STICKY FINGERSSupport TBC

All You Can Eat Pizza Buffet

Sunday 5th January 2020
Remember the all you can eat Pizza Huts...well this is waaay better!Runs every Sunday through ...

Founders Park Twilight Concert

Sunday 5th January 2020
The Founders Park gig is arguably the highlight of the festival—a family friendly afternoon/evening of ...

Peace in the Park

Sunday 5th January-Sunday 5th April 2020
Please join us for a taste of gentle quietude in the midst of summer in ...

Golf Croquet World Team Championship

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

Gary McCormick and Tim Shadbolt

Thursday 9th January 2020
The dynamic duo rides again! Join us for a great night of laughs and giggles

Motueka Library: Summer Craft Makerspace

Thursday 9th-Thursday 30th January 2020
Fun hands-on art activities for everyone!

Newtown Rocksteady

Thursday 9th January 2020
Live sounds at The Boathouse. The perfect end to your week.More details to come.

Art in the Park - Miyazu Gardens

Thursday 9th January 2020
A free community event brought to you by CLM Nelson Parks Programme and Nelson City ...

Mindfulness of Loving Kindness

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

Gypsy Pickers at Vic Brewbar, Nelson

Friday 10th January 2020
GYPSY PICKERS - Hot rhythms and feel good music with the power of soul!

Gary McCormick and Tim Shadbolt

Friday 10th January 2020
The dynamic duo rides again! Join us for a great night of laughs and giggles

Backroom Comedy Summer Edition

Friday 10th January 2020
Make the most of those long summer evenings and nurse that Bay Dreams hangover with ...

Nelson Super Slam & Junior Joust

Friday 10th-Sunday 12th January 2020
3rd stop on the New Zealand Beach Volleyball Tour. Elite, Amateur and Junior Divisions. Tahunanui ...

Scott Cook

Friday 10th January 2020
Live sounds at The Boathouse. The perfect end to your week.More details to come.

Motueka Country Music Festival

Saturday 11th-Sunday 12th January 2020
Country Music Festival featuring special guest artists plus walk ups at Marchwood Park, Motueka

Paul Madsen presents Bohemian Rhapsody A Tribute to Queen plus the Super Star Show

Saturday 11th January 2020
The amazing Paul Madsen presents the very best of Queen, his Freddy Mercery is not ...

All You Can Eat Pizza Buffet

Sunday 12th January 2020
Remember the all you can eat Pizza Huts...well this is waaay better!Runs every Sunday through ...

Whenua Iti Outdoors: Junior Journey

Monday 13th-Thursday 16th January 2020
An outdoor adventure journey for 11-13 year olds exploring our local national parks.

Whenua Iti Outdoors: Go Wild Holiday Programme

Monday 13th-Friday 17th January 2020
A week of action, fun & outdoors exploration on the GO WILD holiday programme for ...

Box of Birds

Tuesday 14th January 2020
Puppetry and song for ages 2 - 5 yrs. Peter builds a nesting box for ...

Shared Reading

Tuesday 14th January 2020
Unwind during the busy season by sitting back, listening to some great poetry and, if ...

Motueka Library: Book Chat

Tuesday 14th-Thursday 23rd January 2020
Book talk, new books, snacks and fun diversions for 8-12 year olds.

Jane McArthur and Cecil Turbine

Tuesday 14th January 2020
Live sounds at The Boathouse. All the way from Aussie to soothe your soul.More details ...

Amazing Race - Founders Park

Tuesday 14th January 2020
A free community event brought to you by CLM Nelson Parks Programme and Nelson City ...

Whenua Iti Outdoors: Adventure Skills Development

Wednesday 15th-Thursday 23rd January 2020
An adventure training programme for 16-18yr olds featuring 9 days and 8 nights of awesome ...

Motueka Library: Techy Time

Thursday 16th January 2020
Learn through play with our Bots, 3Doodler pens, LEGO and more!

Nelson Summer Shakespeare - Romeo & Juliet

Thursday 16th January-Saturday 1st February 2020
ROMEO & JULIETNelson Summer Shakespeare returns with the greatest love story. Professional performances at outdoor ...

Live Music at The Boathouse

Thursday 16th January 2020
Live sounds at The Boathouse. The perfect end to your week.More details to come.

Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks Tribute

Friday 17th January 2020
Landslide Show present an amazing night of the Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks

Mako Road

Friday 17th January 2020
Live sounds at The Boathouse. End your week with a bang!More details to come.

Nelson 30th Annual Summer Kite Festival

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

Art Exhibition

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

Gypsy Pickers @ Toad Hall, Motueka

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

Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks Tribute

Saturday 18th January 2020
Landslide Show present an amazing night of the Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks

Wakefield Roaster 10k & 5k

Saturday 18th January 2020
Fun Run & Walk event around Wakefield

Summer Celebration Retro & Vintage Fair

Sunday 19th January 2020
Retro and vintage books, fabrics, haberdashery, tools, records, clothing, homewares, crockery, china, glassware and more

All You Can Eat Pizza Buffet

Sunday 19th January 2020
Remember the all you can eat Pizza Huts...well this is waaay better!Runs every Sunday through ...

Family Fun Day Isel Park

Sunday 19th January 2020
A free community event brought to you by CLM Nelson Parks Programme and Nelson City ...

Whenua Iti Outdoors: Junior Journey

Monday 20th-Thursday 23rd January 2020
An outdoor adventure journey for 11-13 year olds exploring our local national parks.

Whenua Iti Outdoors: Go Wild Holiday Programme

Monday 20th-Friday 24th January 2020
A week of action, fun & outdoors exploration on the GO WILD holiday programme for ...

The Making of Bigger Things

Monday 20th January-Saturday 22nd February 2020
The making of the Taurapa. An exhibition from sculptor Maia Hegglun and friends. Exploring the ...

Album

Monday 20th January-Saturday 22nd February 2020
Album is a collection of work by Nelson-based artist Catherine Russ

Box of Birds

Tuesday 21st January 2020
Puppetry and song for ages 2 - 5 yrs. Peter builds a nesting box for ...

Motueka Library: Outdoor Summer Picnic

Tuesday 21st January 2020
Join us in Memorial Park by the Motueka Library for our Summer Picnic.

Poets in the Park

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

Treasure Hunt at Miyazu Gardens

Wednesday 22nd January 2020
A free community event brought to you by CLM Nelson Parks Programme and Nelson City ...

Share Reading

Friday 24th January 2020
Unwind during the busy season by sitting back, listening to some great poetry and, if ...

Youth Physical Theatre Weekend

Saturday 25th-Sunday 26th January 2020
Two day-long workshops aimed at 12-17yr olds keen on exploring the physical side of Drama.Building ...

Pipes in the Park 2020

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

New World Teddy Bears Picnic

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

All You Can Eat Pizza Buffet

Sunday 26th January 2020
Remember the all you can eat Pizza Huts...well this is waaay better!Runs every Sunday through ...

Whenua Iti Outdoors: Junior Journey

Monday 27th-Thursday 30th January 2020
An outdoor adventure journey for 11-13 year olds exploring our local national parks.

Whenua Iti Outdoors: Go Wild Holiday Programme

Monday 27th-Friday 31st January 2020
A week of action, fun & outdoors exploration on the GO WILD holiday programme for ...

Amazing Race Centre of NZ

Monday 27th January 2020
Challenge the whole family with an Amazing Race at the Centre of New Zealand.

Nelson Buskers Festival - Buskers on Trafalgar

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

Nelson Buskers Festival - Buskers at the Boathouse

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

Buskers at The Boathouse

Thursday 30th-Friday 31st January 2020
Two nights of R18 fun,not to be missed!More details to come.

Adele, Madonna, and Crowded House Tribute Night

Friday 31st January 2020
Craig Allot and friends present and outrageous night of epic tunes from the worlds best!

Nelson Buskers Festival - Buskers on the Church Steps

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

Sarau Festival

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

Motueka Library: Board Games Galore

Tuesday 4th-Friday 7th February 2020
Board games galore in the Children’s Area!

Paul Bosauder - Tierra Y Mar

Wednesday 5th February 2020
Paul Bosauder is NZ’s finest flamenco guitarist accompanied by a dancer, singer and percussionist. A ...

International Kai Festival 2020

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

The N Files

Friday 7th-Friday 28th February 2020
Smoulder & Gully investigate disturbing local mysteries. What lies beneath the calm surface of Nelson? ...

Live Music

Friday 7th February 2020
Great sounds ending your week and kicking off your weekend at The Boathouse.More details to ...

GOOD PEOPLES 2020

Saturday 8th February 2020
Good People deserve epic events so we are proud to bring you Nelson’s newest mini ...

Tasman Asian Night Food Fair

Saturday 8th February 2020
Celebrating cultural diversity with Asian food and entertainment – a wonderful opportunity to learn about ...

Paul Madsen presents Bohemian Rhapsody A Tribute to Queen plus the Super Star Show

Saturday 8th February 2020
The amazing Paul Madsen presents the very best of Queen, his Freddy Mercery is not ...

Treasure Hunt Queens Gardens

Wednesday 12th February 2020
A free community event brought to you by CLM Nelson Parks Programme and Nelson City ...

Library Lovers' Day

Friday 14th February 2020
A fantastic celebration of summer reading on Library Lovers' Day 2020 - music, prizes, nibbles ...

Jackie Bristow

Friday 14th February 2020
Great sounds ending your week and kicking off your weekend at The Boathouse.More details to ...

Opera in the Park

Saturday 15th February 2020
A wonderful night of music in the open air.

Starlet of NZ 2020

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

The Best 1980s Night Ever!!!

Saturday 15th February 2020
Relive the glory days and Wake me up before you go, because with or without ...

Nelson Wine & Food Festival 2020

Sunday 16th February 2020
The Nelson Wine & Food Festival celebrates a showcase of Nelson wines, craft beers, ciders ...

Adam Summer School Finale Concerts

Sunday 16th February 2020
Be inspired. The Adam Summer School Finale Concerts will showcase NZ's most promising young musicians ...

Amazing Race Isel Park

Sunday 16th February 2020
A free community event brought to you by CLM Nelson Parks Programme and Nelson City ...

Tai Chi in the Park

Monday 17th February 2020
Come along to have a go at Tai Chi in the park. Guided by the ...

Baroque Flute Concerto

Tuesday 18th February 2020
Baroque concert performed by period instrument specialists from New Zealand and abroad featuring world renowned ...

Spin Poi in the Park

Thursday 20th February 2020
Come along to have a go at Spin Poi in the park. Guided by Age ...

Edible Walk

Friday 21st February 2020
Come along for a walk by the Orphanage Stream, to learn about the edible plants ...

Coast and Ocean

Friday 21st February 2020
Great sounds ending your week and kicking off your weekend at The Boathouse.More details to ...

Swap Meet - Bazaar, Vintage Car Club

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

The Sprig & Fern Trolley Derby

Saturday 22nd February 2020
The iconic Trolley Derby has moved to the majestic Queen st on Saturday February 22nd

Tai Chi in the Park

Monday 24th February 2020
Come along to have a go at Tai Chi in the park. Guided by the ...

ANGLES OF PERCEPTION Woven Form

Monday 24th February-Saturday 28th March 2020
A stunning exhibition from the Professional Weavers Network. Angles; form; size, shape, perspective, energy; an ...

Guided Walk

Tuesday 25th February 2020
Come along for a guided walk on the Maitai Walkway in Nelson.

Flash Electrical Beach Fun Day

Wednesday 26th February 2020
Bring the whole family for some fun at Kaiteri beach. In conjunction with Kayteri Kayaks ...

Sing-a-long in the Park

Thursday 27th February 2020
Come along for a fun sing-a-long for older people with the 'Sing Yourself Well Group'. ...

Enduro 2 - Nelson

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

Lunchtime Artist Demonstration - Jill Richards

Friday 28th February 2020
Jill Richards will be holding a lunchtime artist demonstration at Wall To Wall Art Gallery, ...

Gypsy Pickers at Vic Brewbar, Nelson

Friday 28th February 2020
GYPSY PICKERS - Hot rhythms and feel good music with the power of soul!

Live Music

Friday 28th February 2020
Great sounds ending your week and kicking off your weekend at The Boathouse.More details to ...

Tai Chi in the Park

Monday 2nd March 2020
Come along to have a go at Tai Chi in the park. Guided by the ...

Heritage Walk

Tuesday 3rd March 2020
Come along for a stroll through Isel Park, learn about the heritage, guided by a ...

Good Habits

Wednesday 4th March 2020
Great sounds ending your week and kicking off your weekend at The Boathouse.More details to ...

Spin Poi in the Park

Thursday 5th March 2020
Come along to have a go at Spin Poi in the park. Guided by Age ...

Michelle Nadia

Thursday 5th March 2020
Great sounds ending your week and kicking off your weekend at The Boathouse.More details to ...

Tango Libre

Friday 6th March 2020
A night of tango at The Boathouse. More details to come.

SUMMER TANGO in the QUEENS GARDENS

Saturday 7th March 2020
Summer Tango in Nelson festival brings together Argentine tango dancers from around Australia and NZ ...

Interislander The Big Tahuna

Saturday 7th March 2020
We’re back in the top of the South Island for our third Interislander Big Tahuna ...

Tai Chi in the Park

Monday 9th March 2020
Come along to have a go at Tai Chi in the park. Guided by the ...

Heritage Walk

Wednesday 11th March 2020
Come along for a stroll through Miyazu Gardens, to learn about the heritage, it is ...

Sing-a-long in the Park

Thursday 12th March 2020
Come along for a fun sing-a-long for older people with the 'Sing Yourself Well Group'. ...

Edible Walk

Friday 13th March 2020
Come along for a walk on the Railway Reserve in Stoke, to learn about the ...

Live Music

Friday 13th March 2020
Great sounds ending your week and kicking off your weekend at The Boathouse.More details to ...

Marchfest 2020

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

Gypsy Pickers at Vic Brewbar, Nelson

Saturday 14th March 2020
GYPSY PICKERS - Hot rhythms and feel good music with the power of soul!

Sport Tasman Muddy Buddy Adventure Run

Sunday 15th March 2020
Sport Tasman Muddy Buddy Adventure run is back. Starting at Tasman School this a mud ...

Tai Chi in the Park

Monday 16th March 2020
Come along to have a go at Tai Chi in the park. Guided by the ...

Summer Challenge

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

Mobility Scooter Guided Trail

Friday 20th March 2020
Come along and have some fun on your own mobility scooter. Trail guided by Age ...

Live Music

Friday 20th March 2020
Great sounds ending your week and kicking off your weekend at The Boathouse.More details to ...

Mapua Boat Club Regatta

Saturday 21st March 2020
Mapua Boat Club Regatta, open to all ages groups, sailing, kayaking, paddleboards, outboards, RC YachtsGreat ...

Relay For Life

Saturday 21st-Sunday 22nd March 2020
From 4pm Saturday 21st March to 7am Sunday 22nd March at the Nelson A&P Showgrounds, ...

Race Unity Day 2020

Sunday 22nd March 2020
Celebrate Nelson/Tasman's cultural diversity in an afternoon of food and music from around the world! ...

TINA Simply The Best

Monday 23rd March 2020
Featuring the powerful, raspy vocals and thrilling stage presence of Caroline Borole live on stage!

Tai Chi in the Park

Monday 23rd March 2020
Come along to have a go at Tai Chi in the park. Guided by the ...

Tai Chi in the Park

Monday 23rd March 2020
Come along to have a go at Tai Chi in the park. Guided by the ...

Guided Walk

Tuesday 24th March 2020
Come along for a guided walk along the Motueka Inlet Walk. Enjoy the scenery and ...

Sing-a-long in the Park

Thursday 26th March 2020
Come along for a fun sing-a-long for older people with the 'Sing Yourself Well Group'. ...

Live Music

Friday 27th March 2020
Great sounds ending your week and kicking off your weekend at The Boathouse.More details to ...

Beacon Hill Country Market

Saturday 28th March 2020
Join us for our next Beacon Hill Market Day as we exhibit a fabulous range ...

Raking through the Ashes

Monday 30th March-Thursday 30th April 2020
A solo exhibition by Wellington-based photographer Sam Gorham. A culmination of research, site photography, and ...

Shodo Daisuki Nakama - Akiko Crowther and Students

Monday 30th March-Thursday 30th April 2020
Grand Master Calligrapher Akiko Crowther and students in exhibition.

Nelson Dawn Rave - April

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

Live Music

Friday 3rd April 2020
Great sounds ending your week and kicking off your weekend at The Boathouse.More details to ...

City2Saxton

Sunday 5th April 2020
This is a 10km fun run/walk from Victory Community Centre to Saxton Field on smooth ...

Wakefield Apple Fair

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

Yoga Teacher Training 200Hr

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

Studebaker Car Nationals

Saturday 11th April 2020
The Studebaker car Nationals is being held in Nelson see one of Americas oldest car ...

Avalon Swing

Thursday 16th April 2020
Great sounds ending your week and kicking off your weekend at The Boathouse.More details to ...

Live Music

Friday 17th April 2020
Great sounds ending your week and kicking off your weekend at The Boathouse.More details to ...

The Ten Tenors

Tuesday 21st April 2020
Love Is In The AirEveryone loves songs about love – especially The TEN Tenors.

Daniel Champagne

Friday 24th April 2020
Great sounds ending your week and kicking off your weekend at The Boathouse.More details to ...

Nelson Dawn Rave - May

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

SLEEPING BEAUTY – Moscow Ballet La Classique

Tuesday 19th-Wednesday 20th May 2020
Moscow Ballet La Classique return down under with their spectacular masterpiece, Sleeping Beauty, ballet’s most ...

Celebrating 150 years of rugby and fellowship

Friday 29th May-Monday 1st June 2020
150th Celebrations: Queen's Birthday 2020The Nelson Rugby Football Club is celebrating its role in the ...

Founders Book Fair 2020

Saturday 30th May-Sunday 7th June 2020
The annual Founders Book Fair starts Queens Birthday weekend. A huge variety of second-hand books, ...

Nelson Dawn Rave - June

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

Cancer Society Annual Charity Ball

Saturday 20th June 2020
This years’ charity ball will be held at the Trafalgar Centre on Saturday 20th June

Dun Run

Saturday 29th August 2020
Off road Trail Event Run up and over the Dun Mountain

Nelson Parent and Child Expo - 13 September 2020

Sunday 13th September 2020
EQUIP with tools and products for effective parenting, EMPOWER through informative talks and workshops, and ...

Nelson A&P Show 2020

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