The Gathering dance festival
The Gathering dance festival was first held on New Years Eve in 1996 amongst the limestone karst, beech forests and rocky outcrops of the Canaan Downs on Tākaka Hill....Read more about "The Gathering dance festival"...
Nelson City Council - the origins
The first Nelson Provincial Council was elected in 1853 and housed in the large Provincial Council buildings in Bridge St (near the current Nelson Courthouse) from around 1859. The...Read more about "Nelson City Council - the origins"...
Nelson Lakes National Park
Nelson Lakes National Park (established in 1956) is situated in Te Tau Ihu - the top of the South Island, protecting 102,000 hectares of the northern most Southern...Read more about "Nelson Lakes National Park"...
Esther Georgina Lock nee Levien came to public life in the shadow of her husband, William Lock, who was the 13th Mayor of Nelson, but she went on to...Read more about "Esther Lock"...
Music and musicians in Nelson
Nelson has a long association with excellence in music education, performance and participation. The Nelson Centre for Musical Arts (NCMA) is a unique private educational institution which boasts one of...Read more about "Music and musicians in Nelson"...
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