Lifestyle & Entertainment

Great expectations but it's boring

Film reviewer Matt Lawrey on the blockbuster erotic thriller that's about as arousing as a trip to Mitre 10.

Folk music 'different beast'

They have toured all over the world but musical couple Emily Smith and Jamie McClennan will always make time to play in New Zealand.

Photos speak for themselves

REVIEW: This is an exhibition of quality and intellectual acuity; exhibitions that are often sadly lacking in Nelson’s rather conservative art scene.

The Kurnel comes home

As Luke Epapara aka The Kurnel MC returns to Nelson for a one-off gig he talks to Charles Anderson about starting from scratch and working with his musical idols.

Return to Nelson an odd feeling

Nelson is great . . . but former local Tasha Black isn't quite ready to come home yet.

No rays of light in residency bid

bill and hyram British artist Ben Clegg battling to stay in Nelson after being told his application to stay is unlikely to succeed.

Arts festival boss wants changes

Outgoing arts festival director wants the event taken out of council control and held every two years.

Painting pictures of life and death

Cash boost for music groups

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?

Special concert at Fairfield tonight

bill and hyram Two very different but equally interesting concerts will take place at Nelson's Fairfield House this weekend.

Sharon O'Neill comes home

Singer songwriter Sharon O'Neill is back in Nelson this week with a homecoming gig at the Rutherford Hotel.

Au revoir to Minuit

Ceroc party put on for Halloween

Review: Shadow of Mordor

Paradoxically this is one of the most innovative, but also most derivative games of the year, but one that’s well worth checking out.

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