Matariki Festival 2020

Events & Festivals
24/06/2020 10:55am

Lights, song and a spectacular fireworks display will spark joy at Nelson’s Matariki Festival this year...

Matariki Festival Nelson 2020

Events & Festivals
10/06/2020 2:44am

​The star cluster Matariki appears in our skies in the month of Pipiri (June) marking the...

Nelson's Founders Book Fair set for next chapter

Events & Festivals
05/06/2020 10:27am

Plans are underway for the next annual Founders Book Fair, due to take place in...

Nelson Virtual Heritage Festival – Five videos to watch

Events & Festivals
20/05/2020 3:57am

The Nelson Heritage Festival has been given a 21st-century twist because of the COVID-19 situation, meaning...

Grants available for Nelson Virtual Heritage Festival works

Events & Festivals
29/04/2020 1:45pm

Nelson City Council has introduced $500 grants to help our creative community transform their heritage festival...

An ANZAC Day Message from Nelson Mayor Rachel Reese

Events & Festivals
24/04/2020 1:08am

As we head into the last days of Alert Level Four, I’d like to thank Nelsonians...

Nelson Heritage Festival re-imagined online

Events & Festivals
15/04/2020 4:54am

The Nelson Heritage Festival has been given a 21st-century twist.

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Nelson City Council cancels events to slow COVID-19 spread

Events & Festivals
20/03/2020 8:33am

​Nelson City Council is cancelling Council-organised events and reviewing Council-owned facilities to minimise the risk COVID-19...

Second Hand Sunday returns in 2020

Events & Festivals
24/02/2020 12:46pm

Second Hand Sunday is back!

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Kai Festival – a day to celebrate together

Events & Festivals
04/02/2020 2:10pm

A little bit of this and a little bit of that – the annual international Kai...

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Opera in the Park a magical twilight concert

Events & Festivals
24/01/2020 5:13pm

Nelson’s Opera in the Park is again offering an unmissable chance for a night under the...

Nelson Buskers Festival set to amaze

Events & Festivals
22/01/2020 11:16am

Street buskers from Canada, Hungary, Mexico, USA and Hawaii are coming to amaze and entrance with...