Lifestyle & Entertainment

Nelson hatches sitcom plan

A group of Nelson film makers are kickstarting the Nelson television industry by creating their very own sitcom pilot.

Two bands, two styles

REVIEW: It is courageous to stage a concert for two bands with entirely different styles, and the man to pull it off is the charismatic Mike Nock.

A reminder of music’s reach

REVIEW: It was hard to believe at times that just four Taiwanese and one American artist were responsible for this.

Retro sounds get vineyard moving

What could be better than chilling out in a vineyard taking in the smooth sounds of Sal Valentine and The Babyshakes?

Moutere artists shine

Neville Parker This weekend, artisans of the Moutere will show off the best of their region, combining art, wine and cuisine.

Bringing art to the people

Debbie Daniel-Smith has been showcasing artists' work by taking guided art walks around some of the city's murals, art in windows and outdoor street art.

Weird beard makes magical music

Trust's downfall a shame

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?

Nelson duo up for awards

Nelson duo Broods have received three nominations in the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards.

The musical colours of Neon

Armed with analogue synthesisers and drum machines, Nelson electronic band Neon are a throwback to a time before digitised music dominated the airwaves.

Baddies put on a good show

Black Faggot's heart shines through

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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