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Smokefree Pacifica Beats - 2015 National FInal Results

Monday, 14 September 2015, 8:22 am | Nelson Media

Ten-piece soul-funk band Reciprocate from Manukau’s Alfriston College, took out this year’s Smokefree Pacifica Beats on Saturday night (Sept 12) at Auckland’s Raye Freedman Centre. More >>

Smokefreerockquest national finals results 2015

Monday, 14 September 2015, 8:19 am | Nelson Media

Seven years of Smokefreerockquest experience paid off for Mt Maunganui band Joe’s Van who were named the top teen band in New Zealand at Friday night’s national final of Smokefreerockquest at Auckland’s Raye Freedman Centre. Singer songwriter ... More >>

Nelson School of Music Great Musical Raffle

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 9:41 am | Nelson Media

‘One in 200’ is excellent odds in a raffle, even more attractive when the first prize is a $5000 Toss Woollaston watercolour and every dollar of the $100 ticket price is a donation to the Nelson School of Music building restoration fund. More >>

Light Nelson gears up for 2016

Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 4:21 pm | Nelson Media

‘Light Nelson’, the city’s winter light festival, is back in business and looking to be better and brighter than before from July 8-12 next year (2016). More >>

Rockshop Bandquest Nelson results

Sunday, 23 August 2015, 6:57 pm | Nelson Media

They may be young but they know how to rock – this year’s Nelson contestants took the stage on Saturday night (August 22) in the regional final of Rockshop Bandquest, the nationwide music contest for intermediate and primary students. More >>

Nelson food writer builds on blog success with 2016 calendar

Sunday, 19 July 2015, 11:23 am | Nelson Media

Popular Nelson chef, food writer and cooking tutor Nicola Galloway is going professional and nationwide with her second food calendar, after last year’s sell-out success. More >>

Nelson School of Music launch rebuild fundraising campaign

Monday, 22 June 2015, 10:02 am | Nelson Media

Nelson School of Music to launch rebuild fundraising campaign. The Nelson School of Music is set for a major revamp, as part of the earthquake strengthening requirements that have seen the heritage building closed for over a year. School of Music Trust ... More >>

AVID Opera presents 'Opera Unleashed'

Monday, 18 May 2015, 11:36 am | Nelson Media

Nelson opera fans don’t have to wait until next year’s Opera in the Park to enjoy some of the best-loved hits from the classics. More >>

Nelson Election Candidates’ Community Forum

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 4:11 pm | Nelson Media

Nelson’s community and volunteer sector has some serious questions to put to the local candidates in the run up to next month’s general election. More >>

Brook Waimarama Sanctuary Open Day

Monday, 3 March 2014, 11:19 am | Nelson Media

This year’s open day at the Brook Waimarama Sanctuary offers attractions for all the family, including a guest spot by ‘The Bug Man’, Ruud Kleinpaste and an opportunity to view one of our rarest kiwi, the rowi or little spotted kiwi. More >>

Rockshop Bandquest Nelson - November 9 at Theatre Royal

Thursday, 31 October 2013, 11:08 am | Nelson Media

From Stewart Island to Kerikeri, there are over 140 young school bands lining up to enter this year’s Rockshop Bandquest, the nationwide music contest for intermediate and primary students. More >>

Balloons & Dancing Raise Asthma Awareness

Monday, 23 April 2012, 9:08 am | Nelson Media

Impromptu dancing and exercise will highlight asthma awareness in the lead up to the Asthma Foundation’s annual Balloon Day next month. More >>

Rockshop Bandquest: Nelson band second in online regionals

Tuesday, 29 November 2011, 4:07 pm | Nelson Media

Young bands have been playing off around the country over the last two weeks in Rockshop Bandquest, a new competition pitched at primary and intermediate school students. More >>

Move to Nelson central pays off for Harrys restaurant

Wednesday, 9 November 2011, 11:21 am | Nelson Media

Atmosphere, Asian food and the best of Nelson beer and wine have made Harrys restaurant and bar a hot favourite with Nelson locals since it opened six years ago. A move earlier this year into bigger premises, within a cocktail shake of Nelson’s iconic ... More >>

Volunteer Managers’ Day November 5

Thursday, 3 November 2011, 10:00 am | Nelson Media

The effort of volunteer leaders in this year’s catastrophes will be recognised on Volunteer Managers’ Day, this Saturday. The day is celebrated internationally on November 5 every year, and local organiser, Jude McNabb from Volunteer Nelson, ... More >>

Blessing of the Nelson Fishing Fleet Saturday 29 October

Tuesday, 25 October 2011, 10:12 am | Nelson Media

The eleventh annual Blessing of Nelson’s Fishing Fleet is scheduled for this Saturday, a shift from the usual timing in July. However, the intent is the same, to link the people of Nelson with fishing industry and pay tribute to those who have lost their ... More >>

Nelson Arts Festival ready for a big year

Wednesday, 15 June 2011, 2:53 pm | Nelson Media

The Nelson Arts Festival team is up to full strength in readiness for what is predicted to be its biggest year ever, as Rugby World Cup 2011 and the South Island Masters Games visitors swell audience numbers. Producer of the Arts Festival Sophie Kelly ... More >>

Youth Volunteer Awards

Wednesday, 8 June 2011, 1:58 pm | Nelson Media

Sixty young Nelsonians have been nominated for a Youth Volunteer award for their ‘good works’ in the local community. The annual awards celebrate the voluntary efforts of young people aged 12 to 25 and include everything from helping out at ... More >>

Community Trust Lantern Celebration

Friday, 17 December 2010, 8:54 am | Nelson Media

The annual Community Trust Lantern Celebration, involving a walk to the to of the Centre of New Zealand, is scheduled for Saturday night - and the organisers are upbeat in spite of forecast rain. More >>

Friendly System Allows Racism to be Reported Confidentially

Monday, 22 November 2010, 11:56 am | Nelson Media

A reporting system for racist incidents in Nelson Tasman will be officially launched next week with a procession up Trafalgar Street and a celebration at the 1903 site(Monday November 29, 1pm). Speak Out Nelson Tasman is an initiative of the Nelson Multicultural ... More >>



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