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Rockshop Bandquest: Nelson band second in online regionals

Tuesday, 29 November 2011, 4:07 pm | Nelson Media

Young bands have been playing off around the country over the last two weeks in Rockshop Bandquest, a new competition pitched at primary and intermediate school students. More >>

Move to Nelson central pays off for Harrys restaurant

Wednesday, 9 November 2011, 11:21 am | Nelson Media

Atmosphere, Asian food and the best of Nelson beer and wine have made Harrys restaurant and bar a hot favourite with Nelson locals since it opened six years ago. A move earlier this year into bigger premises, within a cocktail shake of Nelson’s iconic ... More >>

Volunteer Managers’ Day November 5

Thursday, 3 November 2011, 10:00 am | Nelson Media

The effort of volunteer leaders in this year’s catastrophes will be recognised on Volunteer Managers’ Day, this Saturday. The day is celebrated internationally on November 5 every year, and local organiser, Jude McNabb from Volunteer Nelson, ... More >>

Blessing of the Nelson Fishing Fleet Saturday 29 October

Tuesday, 25 October 2011, 10:12 am | Nelson Media

The eleventh annual Blessing of Nelson’s Fishing Fleet is scheduled for this Saturday, a shift from the usual timing in July. However, the intent is the same, to link the people of Nelson with fishing industry and pay tribute to those who have lost their ... More >>

Nelson Arts Festival ready for a big year

Wednesday, 15 June 2011, 2:53 pm | Nelson Media

The Nelson Arts Festival team is up to full strength in readiness for what is predicted to be its biggest year ever, as Rugby World Cup 2011 and the South Island Masters Games visitors swell audience numbers. Producer of the Arts Festival Sophie Kelly ... More >>

Youth Volunteer Awards

Wednesday, 8 June 2011, 1:58 pm | Nelson Media

Sixty young Nelsonians have been nominated for a Youth Volunteer award for their ‘good works’ in the local community. The annual awards celebrate the voluntary efforts of young people aged 12 to 25 and include everything from helping out at ... More >>

Community Trust Lantern Celebration

Friday, 17 December 2010, 8:54 am | Nelson Media

The annual Community Trust Lantern Celebration, involving a walk to the to of the Centre of New Zealand, is scheduled for Saturday night - and the organisers are upbeat in spite of forecast rain. More >>

Friendly System Allows Racism to be Reported Confidentially

Monday, 22 November 2010, 11:56 am | Nelson Media

A reporting system for racist incidents in Nelson Tasman will be officially launched next week with a procession up Trafalgar Street and a celebration at the 1903 site(Monday November 29, 1pm). Speak Out Nelson Tasman is an initiative of the Nelson Multicultural ... More >>

BYO Food Containers Catching On

Friday, 9 October 2009, 9:58 am | Nelson Media

The Nelson Arts Festival team is asking everyone to ‘Bring Your Own Containers’ to the More FM Carnivale and the Family Finale at Founders Park.   Technical Director Antony Hodgson said going Zero Waste is a position the festival has evolved to over ... More >>

Light up New Year

Monday, 8 June 2009, 10:43 am | Nelson Media

Fire performers, dragon dances and a lantern parade will herald Matariki at the Victory Railway Reserve next week. More >>

Raising funds in hard times

Monday, 18 May 2009, 10:10 am | Nelson Media

Trying to raise funds is hard, but trying to raise funds in a recession is even harder. Community groups and agencies facing with this problem will get some solutions from the experts at the region’s annual Funding Expo, set for May 22, at the Hope Community ... More >>

Sealord Opera in the Park with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa

Tuesday, 11 December 2007, 12:54 am | Nelson Media

Tickets are now on sale for the South Island’s premier summer musical event, Sealord Opera in the Park with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and Friends, at Nelson’s Trafalgar Park on February 16. More >>

Sealord Summer Festival

Tuesday, 11 December 2007, 12:51 am | Nelson Media

Nelson’s Sealord Summer Festival programme begins this weekend - promising a wide range of events for locals and visitors, based on some traditional favourites. More >>

Win for Housing Trust

Monday, 5 November 2007, 9:13 am | Nelson Media

Nelson's low cost housing project has won the Housing New Zealand Community Development Award category of the Registered Master Builders House of the Year. The houses in Kawai Street are owned by the Nelson Tasman Housing Trust and were built for them ... More >>

Port Nelson takes a lead on environment issues

Tuesday, 4 September 2007, 1:20 pm | Nelson Media

Port Nelson Ltd has become the first major port in New Zealand to gain certification under the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System. More >>

Nelson's Past Vs. Nelson's Future Helps Brook

Monday, 20 August 2007, 3:18 pm | Nelson Media

Nelson's past has come to the aid of Nelson's future with a two hundred thousand dollar donation for the Brook Waimarama Sanctuary from the H C Cock Charitable Trust. More >>