Under the full moon, the fragile blooms of my Camellia sasanqua ‘Plantation Pink' looked eerily surreal.
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.
People are going out a little more often but not spending up large, says owner of Harry's Bar.
Jacquetta Bell talks to one of the prime drivers behind next month's Light Nelson project.
Wrist watches, though no longer vital, have still stood the test of time when it comes to a fashion accessory.
Imagining I might have been Italian in a previous life is the excuse I use to justify my ongoing obsession with Italian fruit and vegetables.
Nineteen families in Nelson and Tasman were happy last week to receive a $50 grocery voucher as a reward for completing a kitchen diary, in which they recorded every single item of food and drink that they threw away for one whole week - a big task!
Nelson is my home, and the craft beer capital of the country. Put two and two together.
If you ever fancied talking with trees, Light Nelson may be your big opportunity, although it might be a bit of a one-sided conversation.
Anyone who enjoys a little too much wine occasionally will have experienced the nasty after effects of too much alcohol and for people who enjoy a moderate amount of alcohol regularly the effects are more subtle, particularly around the waistline.
If you are a follower of this column you will know that each year my partner and I help organise a fundraising dinner and auction for the Suter Art Gallery.
There's no shame in using kits or fancy machines to make homebrew. Just be warned that brewing might grow into an obsession.