What's on in Nelson

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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 ...

Forest & Bird - Paremata Flats Reserve Planting

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

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 2018

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

Richmond Library: Shared Pot-Luck Lunch

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Mantra Music & Vegetarian Dinner

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

Richmond Library: Michelanne Forster Visit

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Forest & Bird: Hon Minister Eugenie Sage talk on conservation

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

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

Kick Start Your Business July 2018

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

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 ...

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!

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 ...

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.

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

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.

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!

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!

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 ...

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.

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!

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!

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

NAVY CADET intro night

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

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 ...

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 ...

Colombian Cultural Celebration

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

Ramsay to Renoir

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

Fundraiser for Life Linc Nelson

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

Skills Session - beer evaluation

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

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 ...

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, 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.

Artful Creations

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

Daffodil Rally for Cancer

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

Harp Meditation

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

Forest & Bird Ronga Reserve Planting

Saturday 1st September 2018
Ronga Reserve planting day

Appleby School Country Fair

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

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, ...

Creating Financial Wealth

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

Richmond Library: After School Programme - Techy Time

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

Forest & Bird Weekend Camp at Ngarata

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

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.

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.

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.

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, ...

Fables Portraits Tour in Nelson

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

Mindful Eating

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

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.

Forest & Bird Pearl Creek Planting

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

Hope School Country Fair 2018

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

Alzheimers Nelson Memory Walk

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

Repair, Repurpose, Recycle

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

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.

Baby & Kids Gear Sale

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

Sick and Tired of Feeling Sick and Tired?

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

Richmond Library: Storytime - Wonderful Water

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

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.

Richmond 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 ...

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!

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Richmond Library: Wonderful Water Workshop

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

Richmond Library: Teen Takeover - Style Me Sustainably

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

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

Love School

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

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 ...

Garden Art Expo

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

Stoke School Market & Truck Show

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

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 ...

LiteClub Nelson & Tasman

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

Paul Coll Vs Diego Elias

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

Richmond Market Day

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

Sarau Festival

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

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, ...

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, ...

Wakefield Apple Fair 2019

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