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Sleeping with the Steinway

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 12:12 pm | Nelson Media Agency

Nelson’s beloved Steinway piano is headed for a marathon on May 28 – a series of eleven back to back concerts, all featuring the grand piano and all in aid of the Nelson School of Music’s earthquake strengthening and rebuild. More >>

Youth Dance party features up and coming Nelson DJ's.

Monday, 11 April 2016, 10:01 am | Nelson Media Agency

Dust off those dancing shoes – its time to cut loose on the dance floor! Nelson Youth Events is presenting Fader at the Trafalgar Pavilion, and event organiser Paul McConachie says the youth dance party will feature five of New Zealand's hottest ... More >>

Light Nelson 8 - 12 July 2016

Tuesday, 5 April 2016, 12:42 pm | Nelson Media Agency

The nights may be drawing in, but Nelson locals and visitors can look forward to an explosion of light to brighten up the darkest time of the year - ‘Light Nelson’, the city’s winter light festival, will be back from July 8 to 12. More >>

Musos gather to support Nelson School of Music

Friday, 19 February 2016, 11:16 am | Nelson Media Agency

Top Nelson musicians are throwing their support into the Nelson School of Music rebuild by doing they what do best – singing and playing their instruments. The line up is lead by popular five piece women’s folk group Cairde, who are reforming especially ... More >>

Nelson School of Music launches seat fundraiser

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 2:38 pm | Nelson Media Agency

Fancy ‘owning’ a small piece of city real estate, with a great view of some classy concerts? The Nelson School of Music has 300 seats up for sponsorship in a campaign that will be officially launched at this Saturday’s Nelson Opera in the ... More >>

Chinese New Year

Friday, 5 February 2016, 10:20 am | Nelson Media Agency

There’s a major cultural connection in Nelson this year as the Chinese New Year celebration coincides with the annual International Kai Festival at Founders’ Park and the Whakatu Marae. Miaolin Li from the New Zealand Chinese Association Nelson ... More >>

Mapua Fire Brigade takes national online initiative

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 10:14 am | Nelson Media Agency

The Mapua Fire Brigade has launched a new website in a national initiative that will link all volunteer fire brigades across the country. More >>

Youth Bands to Rock Tahuna

Monday, 23 November 2015, 10:42 am | Nelson Media Agency

Youth bands, artists and performers will take the stage for a series of summer time outdoor concerts at Tahunanui Beach. ‘Tahuna Rocks’ hits the Tahunanui Youth Park ‘Woodstock Stage’ for two shows, on Friday 4 December 2015 and on Saturday ... More >>

Hard-hat tours mark School of Music Milestone

Monday, 23 November 2015, 10:27 am | Nelson Media Agency

The Nelson School Of Music has reached a significant milestone in its fundraising efforts with the announcement that it now has $600,000 in public donations and sponsorship towards the earthquake strengthening and rebuild project. The fundraising campaign ... More >>

Nelson Women and Children’s Refuge Dinner and Auction

Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 3:21 pm | Nelson Media Agency

Nelson Women and Children’s refuge is gearing up for a glamour filled dinner and auction evening, that promises a great night out in a good cause. More >>

White Ribbon Ride to leave from Nelson

Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 12:46 pm | Nelson Media Agency

Nelson will launch this year’s White Ribbon Day Riders’ South Island Tour, an annual event to highlight issues around domestic violence. The ride will set off from the Zumo Coffee House near Anzac Park on at 9.30am on November 17, led by led ... More >>

Boost for School of Music Fundraising

Wednesday, 14 October 2015, 12:57 pm | Nelson Media Agency

The Nelson Historical Society has provided an unexpected windfall of $14,000 to boost the fundraising for the Nelson School of Music’s restoration and rebuilding campaign. Nelson School of Music Trust Board Chair Roger Taylor said the restoration ... More >>

Funny Guy Returns Home

Monday, 12 October 2015, 2:55 pm | Nelson Media Agency

The funny man of the Jono and Ben Show and the Edge Afternoons is returning home to Nelson for one night of gut-busting, side-splitting, rib-tickling stand up comedy. The Guy Williams Homecoming Tour explodes on Nelson for two shows on Friday 30 October. ... More >>

Rescuing Democracy in the Community Sector

Tuesday, 1 September 2015, 9:39 am | Nelson Media Agency

Organisations working in the community sector get a chance to assess the changes affecting them and share ideas about what to do about these, at the annual CWTAS forum next week. More >>

Stellar line up for Page & Blackmore Readers and Writers

Friday, 7 August 2015, 11:07 am | Nelson Media Agency

A Booker long-lister, a bio of our most successful novelist and a memoir from the director of Goodbye Pork Pie - writers leap from the page and onto the stage at Page & Blackmore Readers and Writers, part of Nelson Arts Festival (October 14-26). More >>

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 >>

 

 

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