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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 >>

Nelson Rockshop Bandquest 2014

Monday, 11 August 2014, 3:15 pm | Nelson Media Agency

They’re tuning up and practicing their songs from the North Shore to Stewart Island, as over 160 young school bands line up for this year’s Rockshop Bandquest, the nationwide music contest for intermediate and primary students. Bandquest is in its ... More >>

Smokefree Pacifica Beats 2014 - Wellington final results

Sunday, 3 August 2014, 2:50 pm | Nelson Media Agency

They only had three days of ‘hard out’ practicing, but it was enough for Jah-Mon Fever from Aotea College to win this year’s Wellington Smokefree Pacifica Beats regional final at Sacred Heart College in Lower Hutt on Saturday. More >>

Singing trend sees new choir start in Hope

Monday, 7 July 2014, 2:21 pm | Nelson Media Agency

A new choir in Hope will offer all the benefits that are making singing one of the hottest trends in recreational activities. More >>

Nelson teens stage trailblazing musical

Monday, 30 June 2014, 2:24 pm | Nelson Media Agency

A musical about depression may sound like a weird mix, but it won a Pulitzer and three ‘Tony’ awards on Broadway in 2010 and now a Nelson drama school is bringing the show to the Suter Theatre. More >>

SMOKEFREEROCKQUEST 2014 - Nelson final results

Saturday, 24 May 2014, 11:56 am | Nelson Media Agency

A new lineup worked in OH BLOK’s favour as they were crowned this year’s Nelson winners of Smokefreerockquest. More than five hundred punters packed the Theatre Royal on Friday night to see the showcase of young local talent, adding to Nelson’s ... More >>

Smokefreerockquest – Nelson heats results

Sunday, 18 May 2014, 1:40 pm | Nelson Media Agency

Live music, original songs, first time nerves – it was all part of the mix at the Theatre Royal on Friday in front of a capacity crowd at this year’s Smokefreerockquest Nelson heats. Around 650 bands and solo/duos will go through regional heats and finals ... More >>

Call is out to Float a Wish

Wednesday, 14 May 2014, 3:33 pm | Nelson Media Agency

Tiny rafts will float on the Queens Gardens’ duck pond this winter, in a magical night that’s all about kids, creativity and community. More >>

SMOKEFREEROCKQUEST 2014 – Southland finals

Wednesday, 7 May 2014, 12:59 pm | Nelson Media Agency

The Civic Theatre will be pumping next Thursday as the top youth bands in Southland play off in the regional final of Smokefreerockquest 2014, and the first event for this year in the 26 year old music contest. More >>



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