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Nelson City is a fantastic place to live, work and play! Take time to enjoy boutique shopping, designer fashions, amazing arts and crafts, great cafés and restaurants and the world-famous Markets.What is Uniquely Nelson?Uniquely Nelson is the marketing body that promotes Nelson City as a vibrant and unique destination with a diversity of offerings including retail, hospitality, arts & culture, business and services. Find out more about Uniquely Nelson.
BILL BURKE, LOCAL NELSON ARTIST AND PICTURE FRAMER Living in Little Kaiteriteri with views up towards the Abel Tasman National Park, the golden sands and azure waters of this scenic location have been the inspiration for many of Bill Burke’s paintings. His oil and pastel artworks are often quirky, capturing subtle nuances, from the satisfied expression of a sow lying on her side feeding her piglets, to the weather-worn face of an old farmer standing in a corrugated iron shed. Bill says he paints pretty much whatever catches his eye, and is as much known for his colourful landscapes, busy maritime scenes and farmyard animals, as he is for his portrayal of people. From an early age Bill Burke’s passion and focus has always been drawing and painting. He began drawing with pen & ink while at Nelson College, holding his first exhibition as a nineteen year old at the Chez Elco Gallery, drawing old Nelson historic homes and buildings. Bill spent a number of years painting in watercolour before introducing oils and then pastels, wonderfully recording New Zealand’s unique light and vibrant colours. Bill’s extremely polished technical skills are evident in his works and his painterly approach has often […]
15 B Ajax Avenue nelson
Ghost Light Theatre is a not-for-profit 80-seat black box theatre located in Bridge Street Studios, Nelson CBD. Ghost Light’s aim is to light up Nelson/Tasman performers and audiences by providing a space for bold performing arts ventures. Our Mission The ghost light is a singular light left on the stage when the space is empty and dark. It is used for safety – if cast and crew need to find their way around when the theatre is unoccupied. It appeals to the notion that every theatre has a history – it has its own ghosts. The light is meant to keep them at bay while the living are away. But more recently, in the face of extremism and intolerance in our world, the ghost light has come to represent a light in that darkness. A light that values honesty, bravery and acceptance in the form of the performing arts. Here in this space above Bridge Street, Nelson – which used to be a sewing shop, which used to be a dance hall, which is now an artist collective, we want to create a blend of all those notions. We want it to be a safe place. A hallowed place. […]
146 Bridge St, Nelson, 7010
Nelson Provincial Museum The Nelson Provincial Museum, Pupuri Taonga O Te Tai Ao is a regional museum in the city of Nelson, New Zealand. The museum showcases the Nelson region’s history, from geological origins to the stories of individuals and families. There are exhibitions that highlight topics as varied as: – The Boulder Bank – Lord Rutherford – Stories of our six local iwi (Maori) – and about Nelson’s sometimes gruesome past. Open Hours: The doors open 7 days a week at 10am and close at 5pm. (4.30pm weekends and public holidays). Closed on Christmas Day & Good Friday. The collection store & research facility at Isel Park in Stoke is open to the public Tuesday to Friday 12.30 – 4.30pm. Appointments are strongly advised to ensure that staff are available to assist. Find Out More ……
cnr Trafalgar & Hardy Streets, Nelson, New Zealand
OUR ARTISTS Parker Gallery supports a wide range of artists from Nelson, Tasman & Marlborough, and around New Zealand. These artists have developed a consistent approach to their chosen medium, and as a result have a strong body of work that is unique. Artists of this calibre work tirelessly to create artworks that are always of an exceptional quality.
90 Achilles Avenue, Nelson
Places to Eat and Drink
From cafes to restaurants and everything in between Nelson City has a variety of hospitality option to choose from!
Kush Coffee Kush are roasters of character coffee – Organic, Fairtrade and Shadegrown. Enjoy a cup of delicious coffee in the Kush Coffee lounge in Church Street and watch our coffee roaster at work. Throughout the week, we have a range of yummy snacks, great for morning tea or lunch. On Sunday mornings our chef serves an awesome (cooked) breakfast. And while you’re hanging out in the lounge, why not check your e-mail using their free Wi-Fi network? Kush creates fantastic coffee by; Sourcing their beans from small producers that grow for quality rather than quantity Insisting all their coffee is shade-grown, organic, Arabica Roasting pre-blended beans in small batches Sourcing unusual varieties of beans chosen for flavour not price Ensuring all their coffee is very fresh Their passion for coffee, the quality of the beans and roasting method all ensure each batch is elegantly structured, beautifully balanced and the best coffee you could hope to find. Kush roast every day to ensure absolute freshness. You are most welcome to watch – just drop by and check when they will be roasting next. You can also buy Kush Coffee to take home and enjoy at your own place. Order online on their website or just pop […]
5 Church Street, Nelson, New Zealand
At Miracle Asian Restaurant, we endeavor to bring you genuine and divers Asian cuisine, and have made concerted effort to create an ambiance so you can enjoy your food in an atmosphere of joy and relaxation and leave with sense of contentment and happiness, and wishing to experience again.
200 Hardy Street, Nelson, New Zealand
Golden Bell Authentic Thai Cuisine from all of the regions of Thailand – an enticing and heady mix of the subtle and spectacular. The food is a delightful artform – tastes mingle with rich complexity, and the presentation is a feast for the eyes. Featuring the pinnacle of memories of exotic Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam and India, that hints at the mysterious heart of this romantic region. Find More Information ….
104Hardy street,Nelson 7010
Situated in the historic Panama Hotel building on the corner of Hardy and Collingwood, Char opened its doors in April 2017. Chef Tony focuses his menu on sourcing the freshest local ingredients to combine with his international flair inspired by traditional cuisine from Asia, South Africa and the Caribbean. RESERVATIONS P: 03-546-9300 OPENING HOURS 7am till late Monday to Friday 8-30am till late Saturday 4pm till late Sunday
112 Collingwood street, nelson