Brightwater is a town 20 kilometres southwest of Nelson in the Tasman district in the South Island of New Zealand. It stands on the banks of the Wairoa River. The Brightwater Wine and Food Festival has become an iconic event of the Nelson region's summer season. more
Brightwater was the birthplace of Nobel Prize-winning scientist, the "father of nuclear physics", Sir Ernest Rutherford and has an elaborate Lord Rutherford Birthplace memorial on the aptly named Lord Rutherford Road.
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Mobile-friendly - Our Great Taste Trail loop allows you to experience the extraordinary diversity of what this stunning region has to offer, all while sampling the local produce and warm hospitality. Cycle Journeys is your local tour operator supporting you with a one-step service, so you can create memories without the worries.
Mobile-friendly - Cycle the Great Taste Cycle Trail in Nelson, New Zealand with The Gentle Cycling Company. Self-guided rides for lovers of food, art & beautiful landscapes. Single day wine or craft beer rides, multi day rides in stunning rural landscapes include routes to Kaiteriteri, gateway to the Abel Tasman National Park.
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Nelson Civic Choir Presents Joy to The World
Joy to the World a Seasonal Celebration– Nelson Civic Choir and Orchestra with Nelson Male Voice Choir December 1st 7pm, December 2nd 2pm Bringing you seasonal joy this Christmas – come join the combined ...
Where: Nelson Christ Church Cathedral, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: Trafalgar Square, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 7:00pm on Friday 1st December 2023
To: 4:00pm on Saturday 2nd December 2023
The Nelson Market
The bustling Nelson Market is famous as a vibrant showcase of regional arts and crafts, fashion, jewellery, fresh, local and organic produce. The Nelson Market is famous for its artisan products. Visiting the market is ...
Where: The Nelson Market, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 1 Montgomery Square, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 8:00am on Saturday 1st April 2023
To: 1:00pm on Saturday 23rd March 2024
Vicki Charles Students Exhibition
You are all welcome to attend this students exhibition on Saturday 2nd December 10am to 3pm. Some fantastic ceramic art to purchase or come along to see what these talented students are making. An open studio to view ...
Where: Vicki Charles Sculptor, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 55 Weka St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 10:00am on Saturday 2nd December 2023
To: 3:00pm on Saturday 2nd December 2023
Children aged 8 - 16 years are invited to sell their goods in the lead-up to Christmas. Each child brings a standard rain umbrella which, upside down, becomes their "stall" in which to place the goods for sale. ...
Where: 1903 Square, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: Trafalgar St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 1:30pm on Sunday 3rd December 2023
To: 3:30pm on Sunday 3rd December 2023
The Sweet Caroline Tour: A Tribute to Neil Diamond
The Sweet Caroline Tour: A Tribute to Neil Diamond is putting all those well-loved classics back on stage and in the spotlight, showcased by a world-class international band and produced especially for the ...
Where: Theatre Royal Nelson, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 78 Rutherford St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 7:00pm on Sunday 3rd December 2023
To: 9:30pm on Sunday 3rd December 2023
Under a Celtic Moon
Scottish born urban folk blues Celtic Soul singer songwriter Isabella(Izzy) Miller Bell Aka Ma Bell returns to Tasman/Nelson Communities to tell her story of the blues under a Celtic Moon. In this concert Ma Bell dons ...
Where: Fairfield House, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 48 Van Diemen St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 7:30pm on Sunday 3rd December 2023
To: 11:59pm on Sunday 3rd December 2023
Nelson Paint and Wine Event - Milford Sounds: CANCELLED
The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other and let’s paint a masterpiece! Join us for a creative night of drinking and painting in the heart of Nelson! No previous painting experience ...
Where: Two Thumb Brewing Co., Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 32c New Street, Nelson, 7010, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 2:30pm on Sunday 3rd December 2023
To: 4:30pm on Sunday 3rd December 2023
Open Meditation Evenings
We warmly welcome you to these open Meditation Evenings, whether you are an experienced meditator or new to meditation and wishing for somewhere to sit in the peace in quiet contemplation. Pure Meditation Evenings ...
Where: Pure Meditation Centre Whakatū Nelson, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 6 Brunner Street, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 7:00pm on Sunday 17th September 2023
To: 8:00pm on Sunday 25th February 2024
Breathe Yoga Classes
We warmly invite you ~ details for the class are as follows: Time: 7:15 - 8:30 pm $18/class term rate; $22 casual classes Join anytime throughout the term Welcome to Breathe Yoga Classes. It is a pleasure to share ...
Where: Koru Centre, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 243 Trafalgar Street, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 7:15pm on Monday 9th October 2023
To: 8:30pm on Monday 11th December 2023
Dru Yoga Classes with Fiona
Strengthen your body! Relax your mind! Open your heart! Perfect for all ages and abilities for experienced and new beginners to yoga. Breath led flowing movements, sequences and postures, proven to ease physical ...
Where: Saxton Netball Pavillion, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 142 Saxtons Road, Stoke, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 10:00am on Monday 10th July 2023
To: 11:30am on Monday 18th December 2023