Opera in the Park is one of Nelson’s most anticipated events, attracting an audience in the thousands. The 2018 concert will see the welcome return of New Zealand Symphony Orchestra – it’s been five years since they last played in Nelson and 15 years since they last played at Opera in the Park.
The annual Nelson Buskers Festival is a firm favourite with everyone as these travelling tricksters take over Trafalgar Street, the Church Steps and The Boathouse.
Applications are being called for Nelson Festivals Trust Board members who want to play a part in the future direction and oversight of the Nelson Arts Festival.
Nelson City Council has appointed Brent Thawley as Chair for the new Festivals Trust Board being established to oversee the Nelson Arts Festival.
As a result of recent rainfall, Nelson City Council has lifted the Stage 1 water restrictions that had been in place since Monday 18 December 2017.
Tahuna Summer Sounds returns for two Friday evenings of live music, giveaways and loads of interactive beach games and challenges.
The annual Teddy Bears’ Picnic is a much-loved event for our furry friends – and their little humans are invited along too!
We’re off to see the movies…! Who doesn’t love an outdoor movie in their local park? This year, come join Dorothy, Rebecca, Frankenstein, and the Court Jester to revisit some of the absolute classics of the silver screen.
A new ‘Can I swim here?’ online tool launched today means Nelson residents and visitors can enjoy our rivers, lakes, and beaches with confidence this summer. ‘Can I swim here?' shows the most up-to-date water quality information for more than 30 sites across our region and is freely available on LAWA.org.nz/swim.
Following consultation with the Principal Rural Fire Officer, Nelson City Council is temporarily closing the Grampians Reserve to the public, due to the high fire risk.