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Following the dream

As Charles Anderson reports, the reality of life in a touring burlesque sideshow is not all sequins and tassels.

Broods confirm homecoming gig

Globetrotting duo return for NZ tour

The Nelson College hall will be a big shift from the feted venues of New York City, Los Angeles and Nashville but the Broods are looking forward to coming home.

North v South in crafty taste-off

Forget the Ranfurly Shield - there's a more prestigious prize on the line.

Nelson sitcom given green light

TV pilot hits crowdfunding goal

The crew creating a Nelson-based sitcom about the trials and tribulations of immigrating to the region have exceeded their $20,000 goal to get it funded.

Strong showing at A&P event

Nelson A and P Show manager confident a new strongman competition will add to the show's already vibrant mix.

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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