New Zealand International Film Festival
9 Aug 2017 (Wed) - 30 Aug 2017 (Wed)
Suter Cinema, 91 Trafalgar Street, Nelson
As the days get darker the warm haven of a comfortable cinema feels to us like the perfect respite
Over 150 features and documentaries curated by a team of programmers who attend premier festivals in North America, Australia and Europe of the latest and brightest of national and world cinema will be shown on the grandest screens in 13 towns and cities around New Zealand.
NZIFF proudly presents world premieres of many New Zealand films and remains dedicated to presenting the New Zealand premiere screenings of every film shown.
Pole Stars NZ 2017 Competition
16 Sep 2017 (Sat)
Playhouse Cafe & Theatre, 171 Westdale Rd, Nelson
Get ready for the competition of the year 'Pole Stars NZ'
Pole Stars NZ is bringing you a spectacular & amazing new generation of pole competition for the third year running. This event sold out last year, so don't wait to buy your tickets.
Who will win and take out 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place and be the Pole Stars NZ 2017 Champions?
20 Sep 2017 (Wed)
Annesbrook Church, Nelson, Marlborough
Tommy Emmanuel has captivated his audiences as one of the most outstanding solo performers you will ever experience with a unique style.
Emmanuel’s technical precision, his virtuosic improvisations and his unusually broad repertoire, which encompasses not only country and bluegrass, but pop, jazz, blues, gospel, even classical, flamenco, and aboriginal styles makes for one of the most enjoyable music experiences.
The Sound of Music
24 Oct 2017 (Tue) - 25 Oct 2017 (Wed)
Theatre Royal Nelson, 78 Rutherford St, Nelson
One of the world's best-loved musicals, The Sound of Music, will tour New Zealand this September and October
This legendary Rodgers and Hammerstein musical features an unforgettable score that includes some of the most famous songs ever performed on the musical stage including “My Favorite Things”, “Edelweiss”, “Do-Re-Mi”, “Sixteen Going on Seventeen”, “The Lonely Goatherd”, “Climb Ev’ry Mountain”, and the title song “The Sound of Music”.
The New Zealand Cider Festival
4 Nov 2017 (Sat)
Founders Heritage Park, Nelson
The New Zealand Cider Festival is back for its second year! A Festival to celebrate all things Cider in the scenic and central location of the Nelson Region.
Described by National Geographic as "heaven for Cider seekers", Nelson produces 60% of the country's Cider due to its high concentration of Cideries and along with the scenic landscape makes for the optimum place for a Cider Festival!