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Blessing Of The Fleet Sat 15 May 2021

Wednesday, 5 May 2021, 5:07 pm | Nelson Media

Photo: John Paul Pochin Nelson’s annual Blessing of the Fishing Fleet is scheduled for Saturday 15 May at noon on Wakefield Quay. This is the 20th year the blessing has been held, and organiser and Seafarers’ Memorial Trust spokesman Mike Smith ... More >>

22nd NZ Antique & Classic Boat Show Results From Lake Rotoiti, Nelson Lakes National Park

Sunday, 7 March 2021, 5:46 pm | Nelson Media

Rita 21 on shore. Covid restrictions lifted just in time to allow the 22nd NZ Antique & Classic Boat Show to go ahead as a one-day event on Sunday (March 7). The annual show held annually at Lake Rotoiti in the Nelson Lakes National Park usually ... More >>

Awards For Nelson Youth Workers

Tuesday, 8 September 2020, 9:57 am | Nelson Media

Three of the region’s most dedicated youth workers are being recognised on Friday (11 Sept) at the annual Nelson Tasman Youth Worker Awards. The 2020 awards will mark the input of Daniel Hawke, Elliot Le Page and Tiegan Maru. “This year we are celebrating ... More >>

Mel Parsons for the Boathouse

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 11:34 am | Nelson Media

The Boathouse rebuild is about to get a boost with a benefit concert from award-winning Kiwi singer-songwriter Mel Parsons. More >>

Nelson Rockshop Bandquest 2017

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 2:08 pm | Nelson Media

They’re talented, tuned up and ready to perform in towns from Auckland to Dunedin – 176 young school bands are lined up for this year’s Rockshop Bandquest, the nationwide music contest for intermediate and primary students. Bandquest is in its ... More >>

NZ Antique & Classic Boatshow Nelson Lakes National Park

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 11:09 am | Nelson Media

Entries are up for the NZ Antique & Classic Boatshow at Lake Rotoiti in the Nelson Lakes National Park next weekend (March 4 and 5); and organiser Pete Rainey says this year the vintage boats are being towed from further afield by their enthusiastic ... More >>

Nelson's 'Sleeping with the Steinway' - a thrilling success

Monday, 30 May 2016, 11:11 am | Nelson Media

Sleeping with the Steinway is being hailed a ‘thrilling’ success by its tired but satisfied organisers. The 24hour piano marathon ended yesterday (Sunday 29 May) at 5pm, after a sold out finale with the Central School and Off Your Rockers choirs ... More >>

Mapua Fire Brigade takes national online initiative

Monday, 14 December 2015, 11:52 am | Nelson Media

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

New CEO for Nelson Provincial Museum

Saturday, 10 October 2015, 1:04 pm | Nelson Media

The Exhibition Manager from Auckland’s MOTAT, Lucinda Blackley-Jimson, has been appointed as the new CEO of the Nelson Provincial Museum. Tasman Bays Heritage Trust Chair Olivia Hall says Blackley-Jimson was employed by MOTAT (Museum of Transport ... More >>

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 >>