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Founders Annual Book Fair is back for 2022

Events & Festivals
20/05/2022 3:40am

A bounty of books awaits you at the Founders Annual Book Fair, opening on Queen’s Birthday...

Step inside Sir Edmund Hillary's Antarctic Hut

Events & Festivals
17/05/2022 12:54pm

Founders Heritage Park, Old St Peter's Church, 20 – 28 May, 10am – 4pm

Founders Heritage Park is cleaning house

01/04/2022 10:37am

The team at Founders Heritage Park is undertaking a project to better organise, catalogue, and store...

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Nelson City Council services at COVID-19 Alert Level 2

07/09/2021 12:09pm

Central Government has confirmed that from Tuesday, 7 September, 11.59pm, Nelson and the rest of New...

The model for New Zealand’s public school system on display

26/08/2021 1:31pm

A new permanent display showcasing the story of the Nelson School Society, which established some of...

Nelson City Council’s Te Huihui-o-Matariki event in images

Events & Festivals
29/07/2021 12:05pm

The Whakatū Matariki Festival, Te Huihui-o-Matariki 2021 celebrations at Founders Heritage Park brought together more than...

Tuku 21 Whakatū Heritage Month success

Events & Festivals
29/07/2021 10:16am

From explorations of family history to cultural sites of significance, a heritage fair and a journey...

Founders Heritage Park reopens after hazardous materials investigation

25/07/2021 10:09am

Founders Heritage Park reopened on Wednesday 21 July following the successful completion of an investigation of...

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Potentially hazardous materials investigated at Founders Heritage Park

20/07/2021 2:46pm

Nelson City Council has closed Founders Heritage Park while the Defence Force’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit...

Founders Book Fair success

Events & Festivals
29/06/2021 2:18pm

​The annual Founders Book Fair has raised more than $140,000 in support of Founders Heritage...

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Te Huihui o Matariki 2021 – A family night of fun and entertainment to celebrate Matariki

Events & Festivals
17/06/2021 2:14pm

Nelson’s Matariki Festival returns to Founders Heritage Park this year for a community celebration featuring live...

Founders Book Fair’s popularity no fiction

Events & Festivals
02/06/2021 3:55pm

​An abundance of fiction awaits visitors to this year’s Founders Book Fair as it returns to...