Eight creatives from the Nelson region have their garments selected as finalists in this year's WOW Awards.
Anyone who has ever spent any time at the alpine village of St Arnaud, Lake Rotoiti, will already know what a special and captivating place it is.
What's on in and around the region
The fate of a young French doctor is in limbo as he struggles with a deadly misjudgement in next week's Film Society screening.
Kiwi musician Charlotte Yates is returning to her old stomping ground to perform a two-set show at the Boathouse.
After spending time in Samoa as Artist in Residence, arts reporter Judith Ritchie has returned with a mission of opening an Arts Centre there.
Writers from the region are invited back to the Rai Valley again this year for a writing retreat.
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Russian born popera singer Yulia is returning to Nelson for one show at the Playhouse in Mapua on Sunday.
Artistic talent runs deep in the Bellamy family; father Steve and daughter, Caroline are about to open a joint exhibition at the Suter's McKee Gallery.
Impressions National Art Awards exhibition is moving to a new venue, the Mapua Hall, open from October 7 to 15.
There are many ingredients to Hopgood's & Co's head chef Aaron Ballantyne's drive for perfection on a plate.
30 school holiday boredom busters.
A homegrown herbal tea business is growing from a Nelson backyard.
One of the world's top Trump impersonators is bringing his show to Nelson.
Kaiteriteri artist John Wolter was heading for a classic burger joint in San Francisco, but never arrived.
Motueka has had an important role in this region's food industry for many years, primarily as a place food is grown and processed, but in recent times it has also become home to some wonderful eating establishments including Precinct Dining Co.
Waimea College's hall has been transformed into an gallery as part of the school's Arts Festival.
One of Nelson's most successful musical exports is coming home for two September shows.
Culinary journeys through three Nelson restaurants in one night are back on the menu with even more variety.
Tony Robertson, owner of two major Nelson eateries, share his recipe for success in the restaurant business.
Australian guitar legend Tommy Emmanuel talks about his Kiwi musical connections, Nashville and scoring free tickets to the races.
Jia Zhangke, cinema's skilled historian of a China evolving so rapidly that its own citizens can scarcely keep up, strikes a melancholic chord in Mountains May Depart.
A group of fibre artists who formed as Fibre Spectrum in 1987 are celebrating 30 years in business with a group exhibition
Artist Ann Braunsteiner has carefully and deliberately constructed #lostchildhood, and exhibition exploring cultural trauma in the McKee Gallery.
Yaza is a quirky little cafe in a corner of the Montgomery car park that has carved out quite a reputation.
The lure of Maestro Masaaki Suzuki from Japan ensured a capacity crowd at Nelson Cathedral.
Singers and musicians are travelling from far and wide to attend the Bach Cantata Residency in Nelson from Saturday to Monday.
Ten-year-old Malaika Hollis missed out on concert tickets, so she posted a musical appeal to her pop idol.
Comedy favourite Fergus Aitken returns to Nelson on Friday and Takaka next Friday night.