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Broods up for Silver Scroll

12:58pm Nelson duo Broods are among the finalists for the New Zealand song of the year award.

Arts festival's subtle echoes

The Nelson Arts Festival 2014 is about to take off, bringing over 150 artists, national and international acts to town.

Art lovers set to stroll Nelson by night

A chance to wander around some of Nelson's art galleries and artists studios by night is about to become a reality.

Inventor's climate change drive

DIY electric car saves money, planet

Takaka inventeor Albie Burgers' electric car can travel 50 kilometres and cost him $1.

Art along the riverside

Esme Palliser The third annual Art Expo Nelson reminded me to have another look at the art along the Maitai River.

$5000 boost for painting fundraiser

Nelson ratepayers will contribute $5000 towards a campaign to secure a Rita Angus painting.

Important to support local art

Suter in $160,000 bid for art work

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?

Game changers

Lee Henaghan looks at four of the most influential issues affecting gaming, and how they might shape the future of a multi billion-dollar industry.

Dance duo in the groove

Electric energy earns Nelson team first place in their category at hip-hop dance championship.

Johnnys line up a Topp gig

Singer follows American dream

Gentle, intimate air at Moutere

Continuing our series profiling music venues in the region, we chat to the Moutere Inn's Andrew Cole.

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