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Irish sounds come to Nelson

Irish singer-songwriter Mundy will play at Nelson's Theatre Royal on February 28.

Irish singer songwriter Edmond "Mundy" Enright says early exposure to music when he was a child led him to a lifelong musical career.

Duality of the landscape

Suter Art Gallery curator Sarah McClintock with work by Reuben Paterson from The River Lie.

 The River Lie has opened at the Suter Art Gallery with works by nine New Zealand artists

Winning a short story comp

Jo Dippie, owner of Page & Blackmore in Nelson.

 Organisers of this year's national Page & Blackmore Short Story Competition are helping to get as many entries as possible.

Learning to love nature

Jo Campbell, left, and Sean Weaver will run the Zen and Deep Ecology workshop in Golden Bay.

The sense of sacred nature has been eroded in modern culture to the extent we sometimes find ourselves apologising for loving the earth, loving forests, loving rivers, whales and wetlands.

Film Society programme launched

Hippocrates screens at the Nelson Film Society

The Nelson Film Society begins its seventeenth season next Thursday at the Suter Theatre

Treasure trove of young talent

Pianist Deidre Irons introduced the young performers from the Adam Chamber Music Summer School.

Adam Summer School for Chamber Music, Finale Concerts, Sunday 19 February, Old St John's, reviewed by Ruth Allison.

From the Netherlands to Nelson

Ina and Addo Mulders with the Certificate of Appreciation from the City of Nelson they received on 8th December 1997.

Addo and Ina Mulders swapped the flat countryside of the Netherlands for the mountains of New Zealand 65 years ago.

From Hong Kong to Nelson

Alison Choy takes in the Nelson scenery.

For Alison and Apple Choy the move to Nelson from Hong Kong was more than just a culture shock.

Winery Tour's 10th anniversary

The audience at the 2017 Winery Tour try to stay dry in the light rain at Neudorf Vineyards.

This is the tenth year of The Winery Tour. Beautiful vineyard locations and top New Zealand musicians. It's a winning combination.

Better health through hydrotherapy

Maneka Rowell a Colon Hydrotherapist at Healing Waters.

 Don't poo-poo it - colonic hydrotherapy could be just what the doctor ordered.

Katrina's serves up musical feast

Katrina Kallil and Her Band of Men will be performing at the Suter Cafe.

Swapping her apron for more glamourous attire, cafe owner puts on a show to remember.

'Stand still, darling'

The Death Do Us Part Danger Show is at Paradox in Nelson on Saturday February 25

Charlie and Rachel Atlas have an intimate relationship that involves knives, swords and flaming daggers. 

Two group shows celebrate at Refinery

The Guardians, by Camilla Edstrom from the Magenta Creative Space Studio Summer Show at the Refinery ArtSpace.

A group of arts graduates share an exhibition, while next door, Magenta artists celebrate summer at the Refinery ArtSpace

Captivating light works

Larissa Hall with light infused art from innuendo cont'd... at the McKee Gallery in the Suter Art Gallery.

Larisse Hall has been fascinated by light and colour since Light Nelson in 2014.

Freewheeling fun at Wai-Iti Domain

An aerial shot of the Freewheelers gathering at Wai-Iti Domain.

Freedom camping of another kind came to Tasman over the weekend, with an inaugural good-time gathering of campervans at Wai-Iti Domain.

Adam Festival 'most successful ever'

Hungarian pianist Denes Varjon plays the Steinway at the Theatre Royal during the Adam Chamber Music Festival in Nelson.

After two weeks and 24 concerts, this year's Adam Festival in Nelson has been declared the best ever.

Whats on in the region

The Winery Tour 2017 is at Neudorf Vineyards next Friday evening

Whats happening around the Nelson region...

Ska stalwarts surprise with reunion show

Auckland ska band The Managers have a reunion performance at the Playhouse on Friday night.

Ska stalwarts The Managers are gearing up for a one off reunion show in Nelson on Friday.

A charm of cellos

Rolf Gjelsten was one of the cellists in a concert to remember at the Adam Chamber Music Festival.

The voices of 11 cellos in expert hands left our reviewer briefly lost for words.

Many plusses and a reminiscence

Gillian Ansell  played viola in a performance of Beethoven's Duo for Viola and Cello in E-flat major at the Adam Chamber ...

Works from Beethoven shared the stage with a world premiere at the Adam Chamber Music Festival.

Dark arts of perfect coffee

Dan and Emma Hennah, owners of Sublime Coffee.

Taste of Nelson columnist Neil Hodgson talks to a Nelson cafe owner about roasting the perfect bean.

Soul-filling finale to festival

The Goldner String Quartet from Australia were part of the dramatic finale to the Adam Chamber Music Festival in the ...

The Adam Chamber Music Festival ended on a high.

A bay of plenty

Walkers take in the view from The Walkway between Cable Bay and The Glen.

Stunning hill walks, a rugged beach and a cafe at hand. Cable Bay is a small area with a large amount to offer. Elizabeth Bean explores ts attractions.

Learning to live with diabetes

Pip was 11 years old when she was diagnosed with type one diabetes. She says she had to put aside all the fear and ...

Last week Nelson College for Girls filmmaker Hannah Spencer wrote about her friend Pip Curry's life dealing with type one diabetes. This week its Pip's turn to relate her own experience of, as she puts it, living with a lifeline.

Cello heaven at cathedral

Nelson Cathedral provided excellent acoustics and a sense of grandeur for Cellos by Candlelight as part of the Adam ...

Adam Chamber Festival

Candlelight Bach delight

NZ String Quartet violinist Monique Lapins played with .beautiful skill and musicality.

Adam Chamber Music Festival

Barley takes cello to new heights

The audience in the Nelson cathedral witnessed an extraordinary performance from cellist Matthew Barley.

 Adam Chamber Music Festival

Romantic musical journey

Helene Pohl played one of Clara Schurmann's works in the Love Triangle concert.

Adam Chamber Music Concert Series

Selling art at the Nelson Market

Stephanie Marshall sells wood work made by her mother Niki, at the Nelson Market.

Find out why artists sell at the Nelson Market each week, rain or shine. 

New gallery opens in central city

Linda Atkins has opened Atkins Gallery in Dowson's Arcade, central Nelson.

Atkins Gallery in central Nelson features artists from the region and the West Coast.

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