Lifestyle & Entertainment

Setting off on a new course

For the past 14 years I have been writing about wine in the Nelson Mail. But from today my horizons are expanding.

Weather smiles on bumper crowd

Record turnout for Nelson A&P show

An action-packed programme and a sparkling day drew one of the biggest turnouts to the Golden Edge Nelson A&P Show in Richmond yesterday.

Broods' big breakthrough

Motueka's Opiuo also takes home Tui

Nelson duo Broods have won their first ever Tui by taking out best breakthrough album of the year at the New Zealand music awards last night

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.

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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