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Blessing of the Fleet, Sat July 18

Tuesday, 14 July 2015, 11:37 am | Nelson Media Agency

The 15th Blessing of Nelson’s Fishing Fleet is scheduled for Saturday July 18, paying its annual tribute to those who have lost their lives at sea, along with the blessing of fishing vessels in the lead up to the hoki season. There will be the ... More >>

SMOKEFREEROCKQUEST 2015 – West Coast finals

Thursday, 4 June 2015, 5:09 pm | Nelson Media Agency

It’s the big night of the year for youth music on the West Coast next Friday as the top bands and solo/duo performers in the region play off in the regional final of Smokefreerockquest 2015 at the Regent Theatre. More >>

SMOKEFREEROCKQUEST 2015 – Marlborough finals

Thursday, 4 June 2015, 5:07 pm | Nelson Media Agency

It’s the big night of the year for youth music in Marlborough next Saturday as the top bands and solo/duo performers in the region play off in the regional final of Smokefreerockquest 2015 at the the Marlborough Convention Centre. More >>

SMOKEFREEROCKQUEST 2015 – Taranaki finals on June 12

Thursday, 4 June 2015, 5:07 pm | Nelson Media Agency

It’s the big night of the year for youth music in Taranaki next Friday as the top bands and solo/duo performers in the region play off in the regional final of Smokefreerockquest 2015 at TSB Showplace. More >>

SMOKEFREEROCKQUEST 2015 – Auckland Central and Manukau final

Thursday, 4 June 2015, 5:06 pm | Nelson Media Agency

SMOKEFREEROCKQUEST 2015 – Auckland Central and Manukau finals and two solo duo events on 12 - 14 June More >>

Smokefreerockquest Manawatu heats coming up

Thursday, 4 June 2015, 5:05 pm | Nelson Media Agency

Media Release: Smokefreerockquest Manawatu heats coming up on Saturday 13 June, pic attached of last year’s national winners, Head Chef, as quoted in release. More >>

SMOKEFREE PACIFICA BEATS 2015 – East Coast region final

Thursday, 4 June 2015, 5:04 pm | Nelson Media Agency

Young musos with a Maori or Pacifica Flavour to their sound have the chance to shine next Saturday in the East Coast Smokefree Pacifica Beats 2015. More >>

SMOKEFREE PACIFICA BEATS: Wellington region final on 12 June

Thursday, 4 June 2015, 5:03 pm | Nelson Media Agency

Young musos with a Maori or Pacifica Flavour to their sound have the chance to shine next Saturday in the Wellington Smokefree Pacifica Beats 2015. More >>

Nelson musicians play for fellow muso's cancer treatment

Monday, 11 May 2015, 11:53 am | Nelson Media Agency

A line up of Nelson’s best musicians is getting behind fellow muso Suzi Fray in a fundraising variety concert to support her overseas cancer treatment. The lead singer of Johnny Cash tribute band, The Johnnys, was diagnosed just weeks ago with ... More >>

The Show Will Go On

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 4:22 pm | Nelson Media Agency

The weather forecast for this weekend’s NZ Antique & Classic Boat Show at Lake Rotoiti in the Nelson Lakes National Park is for wind and rain on Saturday, but organiser Pete Rainey says the event will go ahead rain or shine. More >>

Boat show with altitude

Monday, 23 February 2015, 12:37 pm | Nelson Media Agency

Those who love the fine lines of classic yachts, motorboats and dinghies should head for the Nelson Lakes National Park on the weekend of March 7 & 8 for the 16th NZ Antique & Classic Boat Show. More >>

Nelson fathers encouraged to hang out with the kids

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 4:08 pm | Nelson Media Agency

Forget the Barbie doll, Lego and the ipad, the greatest gift a parent can give a child is their time. To make it easy for dads to spend more time with their kids, the Active Dads' group is creating child friendly events, especially for dads with ... More >>

Chinese New Year celebrations in Nelson

Monday, 9 February 2015, 10:01 am | Nelson Media Agency

Like Christmas and Thanksgiving all rolled into one, New Year is the biggest celebration on the Chinese calendar, and on February 15 Nelsonians who are quick off the mark will have the opportunity to join in. The New Zealand Chinese Association Nelson ... More >>

A new take on the life of Jesus from Nelson retired vicar

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 4:51 pm | Nelson Media Agency

What was Jesus really like, and who would be best placed to know? Mary Magdalene was perceptive, intuitive and very close to Jesus, which is why retired Nelson vicar, Nigel Whinney, has used her view of Christ’s story in his newly published book ... More >>

In the age of the ipad, are children missing out on nature?

Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 3:04 pm | Nelson Media Agency

International best selling author Richard Louv, who wrote Last Child in the Woods, Saving Our Children from Nature Deficit Disorder , believes the divide between children and the outdoors is linked to some of today’s disturbing childhood trends, such ... More >>

Life Centre Open Day

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 2:10 pm | Nelson Media Agency

A ‘little gem of a place’ tucked away a back street in Stoke has been carefully crafted and dreamed into being by a quiet and humble man with a vision. Over the past three years Brian Brown has created a community space that houses many different ... More >>

Light Nelson taking a year out to ‘regroup’.

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 11:08 am | Nelson Media Agency

Light Nelson, the city’s outdoor midwinter exhibition of light installations, is taking a year out to ‘regroup’. Light Nelson Trust Chair Brian Riley said the decision not to stage the event until 2016 had been given a lot of thought and ... More >>

An Opportunity To Experience The Art Of Mindful Living

Monday, 29 September 2014, 12:24 pm | Nelson Media Agency

Nelsonians are being offered an opportunity to experience the art of being truly present in the here and now known as mindfulness. More >>

2014 Smokefreerockquest National Finals

Sunday, 28 September 2014, 2:05 pm | Nelson Media Agency

Dub-roots four piece HeadChef from Wellington High School took out first place in this year’s finals of Smokefreerockquest at Auckland’s Q Theatre on Saturday night. More >>

Community Planting Day at Groom Creek

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 2:13 pm | Nelson Media Agency

There’s another opportunity to do your bit at a Maitai community planting day at Groom Creek on Sunday 14 September. More >>

 

 

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