Lifestyle & Entertainment

Tribute to Nelson's country legend

Nelson-based singer songwriter Aly Cook has performed another local country legend's classic song to welcome inductees into the Australian Country Music Hall of Fame.

Nelson stars in crowdfunded sitcom

A Nelson actor took matters into her own hands to create a sitcom pilot, using local people, local places and helped by local generosity.

Buskers with a laugh and twist

World's best street performers put on a show

A seal-tamer's son, a Mexican acrobat and a pint-sized contortionist are just some of the crew coming to town for Nelson's annual Buskers Festival.

Bars and stripes

Arts editor Judith Ritchie questions whether the Bridge St redevelopment design fulfils the project brief.

Land of Hope and growing glory

185 at Hope is one of those Nelson businesses that has a focus on quality and service and based on how busy they are, others love it as much as I do.

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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