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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 Mapua, 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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Pole Stars Aotearoa Competition 2021: POSTPONED

Sat 23rd Oct 2021

Pole Stars Aotearoa competition 2021 National Pole competition held in sunny nelson with competitors from all around New Zealand coming to compete for the title of Pole Stars Aotearoa in their chosen division. We ...

Where: The Playhouse Cafe and Theatre, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 171 Westdale Rd, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman

From: 4:00pm on Saturday 23rd October 2021
To: 9:00pm on Saturday 23rd October 2021

The Haka Party Incident - Katie Wolfe - Nelson Arts Festival: CANCELLED

From: Fri 22nd Oct 2021

The last New Zealand war took place in Auckland in 1979. It lasted three minutes. The Haka Party Incident resurrects the eventful day when a group of University of Auckland engineering students rehearsing their annual ...

Where: Theatre Royal Nelson, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 78 Rutherford St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman

From: 7:00pm on Friday 22nd October 2021
To: 8:50pm on Saturday 23rd October 2021

Only A Few Years From Now - Pukapuka Talks - NAF: CANCELLED

Sat 23rd Oct 2021

Octavia Cade, Kirsten McDougall and Clare Moleta discuss their extraordinary female protagonists living in a time of cataclysmic change. Find out how these three authors use the climate crisis to drive the action in ...

Where: The Suter Theatre, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 208 Bridge St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman

From: 1:30pm on Saturday 23rd October 2021
To: 2:30pm on Saturday 23rd October 2021

Paradise or the Impermanence of Ice Cream: CANCELLED

From: Thu 21st Oct 2021

Take a wild ride to paradise with Indian Ink’s powerful new play about impermanence - of life, love…. and ice cream! This glorious production is inspired by Ernest Becker’s Pulitzer prize-winning “Denial of ...

Where: Theatre Royal Nelson, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 78 Rutherford St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman

From: 7:30pm on Thursday 21st October 2021
To: 11:59pm on Saturday 23rd October 2021

KITA - Nelson Arts Festival: CANCELLED

Sat 23rd Oct 2021

Following hot on the heels of their self-titled debut, Pōneke-based musical wonders KITA make their Whakatū premiere with their dreamscape of synth-pop, layering stunning melodies over soulful beats. The three-piece ...

Where: East Street Cafe & Bar, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 8 Church Street, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman

From: 9:30pm on Saturday 23rd October 2021
To: 10:30pm on Saturday 23rd October 2021

Pax Assadi - Nelson Arts Festival: CANCELLED

Sat 23rd Oct 2021

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. PAX ASSADI | Ladi Dadi Assadi Like To Party If you don’t already, you WILL know this comedy superstar by the end of 2021 when his very personal, very hilarious TV series 'Raised by ...

Where: The Boathouse, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 326 Wakefield Quay, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman

From: 8:00pm on Saturday 23rd October 2021
To: 9:00pm on Saturday 23rd October 2021

The Mansfield Legacy - Pukapuka Talks - Nelson Arts Festival: CANCELLED

Sat 23rd Oct 2021

Airini Beautrais and Charlotte Grimshaw have both won awards for their short story collections. Hear from them about the attractions and challenges of the format. Short story collections have won the top fiction prize ...

Where: The Suter Theatre, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 208 Bridge St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman

From: 3:30pm on Saturday 23rd October 2021
To: 4:30pm on Saturday 23rd October 2021

Soundtracks From The Silver Screen - Nelson Arts Festival: CANCELLED

Sat 23rd Oct 2021

Nelson Symphony Orchestra in association with NCMA present a tribute to the big screen. And what a tribute! Featuring celebrated soundtracks from ET, James Bond, The Godfather, Harry Potter, Star Wars, and a special ...

Where: Nelson Centre of Musical Arts, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 48 Nile St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman

From: 3:00pm on Saturday 23rd October 2021
To: 7:30pm on Saturday 23rd October 2021

Walk:Holding - Rosana Cade - Nelson Arts Festival: CANCELLED

From: Sat 23rd Oct 2021

What does your town look like from someone else’s perspective? How intimate can you be with someone you’ve just met? Walking:Holding invites you to walk hand in hand with a series of very different local strangers ...

Where: Nelson CBD, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: Morrison Square

From: 11:00am on Saturday 23rd October 2021
To: 7:15pm on Monday 25th October 2021

Through the Eye of Whakatū - Nelson Arts Festival

From: Fri 22nd Oct 2021

See the world how the future does, in Through The Eye of Whakatū. A group of Whakatū tamariki have been exploring climate change through the lens of a camera. Through workshopping climate issues with earth ...

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

From: 10:00am on Friday 22nd October 2021
To: 4:30pm on Sunday 31st October 2021

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Mainstay NZ Hotels

Large collection of independent hotels.

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Hawkdun Rise

Hawkdun Rise

Boutique vineyard-stay near the town of Alexandra.