Lifestyle & Entertainment

Michael MacMillan

Exposing the inner boy zone

Boys - Zone: An exploration into the art of Man Caves is an exhibition truly accessible to everyone.

New art guide book on the way

A commemorative 20-year edition of the Nelson Arts Guide is being published this year and it is not too late for the region's artists to be included in it.

Nelson's best family restaurants

Elizabeth Bean samples the fare at two of Nelson's most popular family dining spots.

Game destined for greatness


Although the beta only offers a taster of the full game, there's more than enough to suggest that Destiny is going to be a bit special.

House filled with memories

In the second part of our interactive feature, Naomi Arnold and Alden Williams visit an abandoned home at Spring Grove. | Home truths

Man caves go on show

Richard Brett The Refinery Gallery is holding a special exhibition that celebrates the blokey spaces of man caves.

Time to give your dreams a voice

If you love a little sing-along in the shower, but the thought of singing on your own in public is mortifying, fear not, there is help at hand.

Mastering a new set of skills

Panto pokes fun at politics

Moonshine and balderdash

Villa Maria Under the full moon, the fragile blooms of my Camellia sasanqua ‘Plantation Pink' looked eerily surreal.

The many joys of reuse shops

Nelson Reuse & Recycle Centre has operated in Tahunanui since 1992. It is at the entry to the transfer station, and accepts and sells items that might otherwise go to landfill.

Nelsonians dining out more often

Science meets art at Light Nelson

Creative minds fill food gap

How soon could you double the current food production from your home garden?

Haydn has not sounded better

Chamber Music New Zealand Doric String Quartet Old St Johns Last night Reviewed by Margot Hannigan.

Exhilarating, heart warming concert

I confess the thought of blaring bagpipes didn't enthuse me about this concert. However, it turned out to be the ‘sleeper hit' of my concert choices.

Jazz jezebel brought to life

Young performers set high standards

Uplifting concert from star pairing

Two mates singing together; songs from the heart, songs of protest, celebration and desire; Dave Dobbyn and Don McGlashan covered them all.

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