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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 >>

Smokefreerockquest & Smokefree Pacifica Beats 2014

Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 3:05 pm | Nelson Media Agency

Out of the classroom and onto the stage – it’s the big motivational promise that Smokefreerockquest has been offering to young Kiwi musos for the last 26 years, matched for the last decade by its ‘sister’ event Smokefree Pacifica Beats. More >>

All go for Light Nelson 2014

Thursday, 6 March 2014, 12:27 pm | Nelson Media Agency

It’s all go for Light Nelson to brighten up the winter once again, with the announcement that the Nelson Events Management Committee will support the event with a significant grant from the Nelson City Council Events Marketing and Development fund. More >>

Antique & Classic Boat Show at Lake Rotoiti this weekend

Tuesday, 4 February 2014, 10:33 am | Nelson Media Agency

Classic boat-lovers have the opportunity to indulge in a long weekend of glorious hydromatic relaxation at St Arnaud in the Nelson Lakes National Park, with this year’s NZ Antique and Classic Boat Show linking with Waitangi Day. More >>

Hallelujah – the movie. A Nelson celebration of music

Monday, 2 December 2013, 3:13 pm | Nelson Media Agency

Handel’s Messiah will go on stage this month in halls and auditoriums worldwide, but in Nelson the iconic work gets a new treatment, with the screening of local filmmaker Dan Kendrick’s documentary movie Hallelujah! The People and the Music. More >>

A Bit Nigel launch a classic summer anthem

Thursday, 28 November 2013, 2:09 pm | Nelson Media Agency

There’s a new sound on the airwaves this summer as Taupo and Rotorua three-piece, A Bit Nigel, launch their first single and music video. More >>

Anything is Possible – The Resurrection of Fairfield House

Thursday, 14 November 2013, 12:48 pm | Nelson Media Agency

In 1979 Alan Stanton was ‘just a kid with a crazy dream’. Today he’s about to launch his book on the restoration project he initiated - turning Nelson’s Fairfield House from a demolition-ready wreck, to a publicly owned heritage venue. More >>

Mosaic World Choir offers international treats

Tuesday, 12 November 2013, 12:23 pm | Nelson Media Agency

Nelson’s oldest world music choir has a concert coming up at Old St John’s that promises to be a pre-Christmas international treat. More >>

Biggest refund ever uncovered by MyTax.co.nz

Monday, 11 November 2013, 2:42 pm | Nelson Media Agency

An Auckland based businessman has just had a $48,000 tax refund, the biggest that Nelson based online tax company MyTax.co.nz has ever made for a client. Spokesman for the online tax refund agency, Lester Binns, says the man contacted Mytax because ... More >>

Rockshop Bandquest 2013 Wellington Hutt results

Friday, 8 November 2013, 12:02 pm | Nelson Media Agency

Rock music on the small scale was on stage in Wellington yesterday (Thurs November 7) in this year’s Rockshop Bandquest, the nationwide music contest for intermediate and primary students. More >>

Rockshop Bandquest 2013 Auckland results

Saturday, 2 November 2013, 3:52 pm | Nelson Media Agency

Rock music on the small scale was on stage in Auckland over the past three days (Oct 30 – Nov1) in this year’s Rockshop Bandquest, the nationwide music contest for intermediate and primary students. More >>

Rockshop Bandquest 2013 Auckland entries and event details

Wednesday, 23 October 2013, 12:53 pm | Nelson Media Agency

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 >>

New Nelson group to help bereaved parents

Monday, 30 September 2013, 4:06 pm | Nelson Media Agency

Just three days before Christmas last year, Rebekah and Adam Hicks lost their baby boy in a tragic freak accident. They quickly found there was very little support to help them in the aftermath, and now Rebekah and her friends are working to change ... More >>

Educational animations on a budget

Monday, 30 September 2013, 2:24 pm | Nelson Media Agency

Nelson IT expert John Herd has just completed a 30-minute educational animation for a Vanuatu NGO – and believes the concept has big potential as a learning resource in schools. More >>

Smokefreerockquest - 25th National Final Preview

Thursday, 12 September 2013, 11:26 am | Nelson Media Agency

Success in the Kiwi-music industry is the driver for this year’s eight Smokefreerockquest finalists – due to play off in the event’s 25th national final, set for 28 September at Auckland’s Raye Freedman Centre. More >>

 

 

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