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The Nelson Tasman area is arty, interesting and there are plenty of reasons to stay and have a good look around. Tasman is the general region with Nelson being the largest main centre. There's plenty of sunshine in Nelson. Enjoy the beautiful environment while you get acquainted with the creative local culture. Nelson main centres include Motueka, Takaka, Abel Tasman National Park, Brightwater, Golden Bay, Kaiteriteri and Murchison. Nelson has a rich cultural heritage, and the local museum reflects this. more

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Nelson Farmers Market

From: Wed 22nd Jul 2015

The Wednesday Nelson Farmers market is based on supporting local, fresh and seasonal produce and products Made By Locals for Locals (and everyone else!) There are great prices and bargains to be found with freshness ...

Where: Morrison Square, Nelson
Address: 244 Hardy St., Nelson

From: 11:00am on Wednesday 22nd July 2015
To: 4:00pm on Wednesday 10th August 2016

Kiwi Jam

From: Wed 11th May 2016

For all jam session – very relaxed and a lot of fun. Join in or be entertained! Bring your own instrument or use ours.

Where: Liquid NZ Bar, Nelson
Address: 75 Bridge Street, Nelson

From: 7:00pm on Wednesday 11th May 2016
To: 3:00am on Thursday 9th March 2017

Vital Statistics

From: Sat 20th Feb 2016

Measuring up with Vital Statistics Take a hands-on journey to find out how and why things need to measure up! Vital Statistics explores the quest for accurate measurement in trade and technology, and the resulting ...

Where: The Nelson Provincial Museum, Nelson
Address: Cnr Hardy & Trafalgar Sts, Nelson

From: 10:00am on Saturday 20th February 2016
To: 5:00pm on Thursday 30th June 2016

Philip Trusttum Boo

From: Sat 7th May 2016

Trusttum’s work is as informed by a vigorous optimism as it is by his sense of humour. His epically proportioned paintings deal with the paraphernalia and seemingly extraneous remainders of everyday life, and often ...

Where: Suter Gallery Cafe, Nelson
Address: 28 Halifax Street, Nelson

From: 9:30am on Saturday 7th May 2016
To: 4:30pm on Sunday 3rd July 2016

Maungatapu Murderers

From: Fri 24th Jun 2016

The sensational 1866 murders on the Maungatapu track, south-east of Nelson, gripped the nation. On 12 and 13 June, five men were held up and brutally killed. Part One: The Slayings, opening 24 June, tells the story of ...

Where: The Nelson Provincial Museum, Nelson
Address: Cnr Hardy & Trafalgar Sts, Nelson

From: 10:00am on Friday 24th June 2016
To: 4:30pm on Saturday 1st October 2016

Lindy Valente

Thu 30th Jun 2016

Lindy Valente singer-guitarist, entertains with popular, jazz, blues, world, rock and originals from 5:30pm on the beach. Happy hour 5pm to 6:30pm. Excellent food available too! You get to the Boatshed Cafe Bar by ...

Where: Boatshed Cafe Bar, Mapua, Nelson
Address: 33 Toru St, Mapua 7005, Nelson

From: 5:30pm on Thursday 30th June 2016
To: 7:30pm on Thursday 30th June 2016

Open Jam Session

From: Thu 12th May 2016

Join in or be entertained! All welcome. For all jam session – very relaxed and a lot of fun. Bring your own instrument or use ours!

Where: Liquid NZ Bar, Nelson
Address: 75 Bridge Street, Nelson

From: 7:00pm on Thursday 12th May 2016
To: 3:00am on Friday 10th March 2017

The Mad, The Bad and The Bawdy: An Unauthorised History

From: Thu 16th Jun 2016

This free talk will uncover dastardly deeds and characters, from ax murderers to brothel owners and escapees of Nelson's first jail! Don't miss the opportunity to hear our Collection Technician, Jessie Bray Sharpin, ...

Where: The Nelson Provincial Museum, Nelson
Address: Cnr Hardy & Trafalgar Sts, Nelson

From: 4:30pm on Thursday 16th June 2016
To: 5:30pm on Thursday 30th June 2016

CMNZ presnts: Suyeon Kang & Stephen De Pledge

Fri 1st Jul 2016

Chamber Music New Zealand presents: Suyeon Kang & Stephen De Pledge In 2015 Suyeon Kang became the first Australian to win the prestigious Michael Hill International Violin Competition and also took home the Audience ...

Where: Old St John's, Nelson
Address: 320 Hardy Street, Nelson

From: 7:30pm on Friday 1st July 2016
To: 9:30pm on Friday 1st July 2016

Suyeon Kang & Stephen de Pledge

Fri 1st Jul 2016

In 2015 Suyeon Kang became the first Australian to win the coveted Michael Hill International Violin Competition; also taking home the Audience Prize. New Zealand pianist Stephen De Pledge joins Suyeon Kang on her NZ ...

Where: Old St John's, Nelson
Address: 320 Hardy Street, Nelson

From: 7:30pm on Friday 1st July 2016
To: 11:59pm on Friday 1st July 2016

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