"This is theatre, but not as we commonly experience it."
Harbour Light Bistro on Wakefield Quay may not be hanging over the water but the views are spectacular, from the elevated dining room where diners at every table can be entranced by the environment as well as the wonderful food.
We were promised high energy entertainment, lavish costumes, spectacular lighting and loads of fun. Were we disappointed? No we weren't!
nIn thirty years, things can change a lot and they certainly have, but when I first strapped on my fishing guiding boots back in November 1985 I didn't understand that.
Youth bands, artists and performers will take the stage for a series of summer time outdoor concerts at Tahunanui Beach.
Movie columnist Dave Manning rates the film fare in Nelson this year.
While holidaying down south, Judith Ritchie took a day trip to Oamaru and checked out the annual Victorian Heritage Celebrations,
Stefano Bonnazza has spent the past decade establishing himself as Nelson's "King of Pizza".
It says a lot for the economics of hill country farms these days that many have become reliant on tourism to supplement their income.
Robin Slow's Parihaka exhibition at Red Gallery has brought out many much-needed conversations, he says.
REVIEW: Grease lights up the stage with an explosive combination of high-energy choreography and powerful vocal performances.
A group of Nelson and New Zealand textile artists are now showing their work at the biggest textile exhibition in the UK and Europe thanks to an exhibition at the Refinery.
Only mad dogs and Englishmen would drive 600km to go to a meeting last weekend, but we went anyway.
A group with a vision to create and support a sustainable organic future for Nelson are calling for others to join the new Nelson Organic Co-op.
A Little Princess was written in 1905, and over 100 years later still makes a great family show.
Jeremy Corbett is bringing the 7 Days roadshow to a sold out Nelson church next month.
Kowhaiwhai opens at the Suter Art Gallery this week, with works exploring the distinctive Maori art form that has come to symbolise New Zealand.
Three years of study have culminated in a final body of work and large exhibition for NMIT Bachelor of Arts and Media graduands.
Gaming nostalgics rejoice: A new and unconventional art project is opening at The Refinery tomorrow evening.
Nelson Musical Theatre takes you back to 1959 at Rydell High when the kids of Grease return to Nelson this month.
REVIEW: This was a superb concert, totally satisfying musically, but doubly satisfying because the proceeds will be used to support Syrian refugee children.
As the Nelson School of Music heads into a major rebuild, we hear from some key players about its role in their lives.
When $68 tickets to Norfolk Island came up on Grabaseat three weeks ago, I jumped at them.
You tot up the figures with the skill of a quantity surveyor, balancing input, processing rate and outgoings.
Step aside Michael Buble. Enter Mike O'Malley and Sophie Ricketts for a memorable night as the Theatre Royal is transformed into a jazz bar reminiscent of New York and Las Vegas of the 50's and 60's.
La Vida Quartet plus one
In a lifetime of hunting adventure, my favourite quarry has always been the alpine chamois.
Wine, food and art combine to make for a memorable meal at Mahana Kitchen at Woollaston.
Pack up the family and head south on Saturday for the Tapawera Boys and Girls Agricultural Club Show.