Events in the Tasman/Nelson Region

This page contains a list of upcoming events in the Tasman/ Nelson region.

Featured Events 

These events have been organised or supported by Tasman District Council.

Add An Event 

To add an event, use the regional events website www.itson.co.nz.

Event Listings


Baby Sleep Consultant Q & A
(Tuesday 25th July 2017)

Pop in to chat with Amy, a qualified baby sleep consultant about any baby/toddler sleep questions you have

More Information.


Takaka Library: Love Your Clothes Again
(Wednesday 26th July 2017)

Need some ideas and inspiration to re-vamp your wardrobe for minimal cost?
Join Margie Mays, our very own up-cycle queen for this sustainable living workshop.
Up-cycling, re-vamping, mending and re-loving your clothes is cheap, useful and fun.

Gather great ideas and bring along those clothes you really have out-loved for a clothing swap.

Bring 3 clean items on a hanger.
Hats, shoes, belts and other accessories all fine.

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Harp Meditation
(Thursday 27th July 2017)

Annemieke Harmonie, master harpist and harp teacher, speaks the words to guide the meditation, and plays her harp to increase the energy and depth of everyone's experience.
Meditation becomes easy this way, and people are drawn deeply into the present moment.

Held every last Thursday of the month.
No bookings necessary, just turn up on the night.
Candle light, warm fire, bring a mat/ blanket if you want to lie down.
Different themes every month.For example;

Chakra h​ealing,
Letting go of fear,
Body glands,
Cleansing on a cellular level,
Tuning​ into our potential,
Gifts and talents,
Emergence,
Surrender,
Inner child healing.
Release of struggle,
Male and female balance,
Anchoring a new consciousness,
Duality/unity,
Deeper transformation/surrendering Judgements,
Celebration,

More Information.


Plunket Cafe
(Friday 28th July 2017)

Pop on in for a casual cuppa and chat with Mandy from Plunket.
She is here to help with any questions you may have about nutrition, teething, sleep or weight concerns and much more. Mandy will be here the last Friday of every month.

More Information.


David Upfold Comedy Hypnotist
(Friday 28th-Saturday 29th July 2017)

Fri 28th and Sat 29th July: David Upfold Comedy Hypnotist
$25, Dinner from 6pm, Show starts at 8pm
Direct from Auckland via South Africa, it’s New Zealand’s best Comedy Hypnotist.

More Information.

David Upfold Comedy Hypnotist is on these dates:

  • 28th July 2017
  • 29th July 2017


Ma's Place Variety Concert
(Saturday 29th July 2017)

Ma's Place Variety Concert!
Featuring the Split Apple Rockers as seen on The Naked Choir
Bryce Wastney, Shane Cammell Guitarist, Mad Beat Dance, and many more
7pm on Saturday 29th July
At Hope Community Church
114 Ranzau Rd, Hope

More Information.


Gone But Not Forgotten
(Sunday 30th July 2017)

The Nelson Male Voice Choir's second concert programme for 2017, includes music from composers whose musical lives have continued long after they have departed. We celebrate music from David Bowie to Rachmaninoff, Dalvanius Prime to Leonard Cohen & Freddie Mercury to Cole Porter

Our conductor is Andrea Hamilton and she will be accompanied by Pauline Boyd and Susan Stokes on the keyboard.

Also, the Split Apple Rockers, a 5 piece acapella group who recently appeared on TVNZ1's Naked Choir show will perform a few songs during the concert,

More Information.


Journey Within day retreat
(Sunday 30th July 2017)

A whole day of discovery and reconnecting with your self!
A journey of Light, remembering and insight, embracing the parts of us that need us most.
Guided by live harp music and visualizations, we journey together into our selves and bring to the light that which is waiting for us to be seen.
A wonderful, relaxing and fun way to activate and expand your intuition and inner knowing through purposefully developed meditations, exercises and games, building your confidence and vision for your life purpose, dreams and happiness.

You will gain a renewed sense of who you are, your dreams, where you are heading, and you will feel more able to distinguish between the things
you want to be expanding in your life, and the things to let go of.
There is time for reflection, writing, and a creative aspect where you make your personal wall hanging to take home.

More Information.


Motueka Library: Art Workshop - So You Think You Can't Draw
(Monday 31st July 2017)

We invite you to the first of three art workshops to inspire your creative side.

Come along to Motueka Library and learn some new art skills or rejuvenate your arty side with Marian Painter.

Workshop 1 - So you think you can't draw?
Anyone can draw - you just have to be given the right tools and motivation. This will be a fun two hours to have a go and see just what skills you have.

Drawing is based on seeing. There is no magic involve. Once you learn to look at things with an artist's eye, your world will take on a whole new meaning.

Bring sketching paper (at least A5 in size), any drawing pencils and pens you may have, and an eraser.

Coffee and tea provided.

Call Motueka Library 03 528 1047 to book your spot.

$15.

More Information.


Folk Night
(Thursday 3rd August 2017)

A casual gathering of folk musicians. Join in or just listen.

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Richmond Library: Slide Scanning Hands On Session
(Thursday 3rd August 2017)

Do you have slides stored away that you haven't seen for years? This could be the perfect session for you.

Drop by Richmond Library's Imaginarium for a taster session in making your 35mm slides digital.

Please bring a slide you would like to scan, and a USB stick to save your scan to.

Bookings essential. Free.

Call Richmond Library 03 543 8500 to book your spot.

More Information.


Motueka, Murchison, Richmond and Takaka Libraries: Read Around The World
(Wednesday 7th June-Friday 4th August 2017)

Never read a book by an author from Tanzania? Wonder what a book by a Japanese author is like? Curious about the writing style of a person from Bolivia?

Now is your chance to read books by authors from all over the world!

Take part in Tasman District Libraries’ Read Around the World Challenge and go in the draw to win fantastic prizes!

All you have to do is read one book by four authors from four different countries, between 7 June and 4 August.

Pick up your Read Around the World passport from Motueka, Murchison, Takaka or Richmond Library, fill in the names of the books, their authors and the countries they’re from, collect a completion stamp for each book from your local librarian, and drop your completed passport off at your library by Friday 4 August.

You can find some helpful lists of authors from all over the world on our website: www.tasmanlibraries.govt.nz.

Enter the Read Around the World draw and be in to win generous prizes donated by Richmond House of Travel, Motueka House of Travel, Paper Plus, Volume, Take Note and the Library Café (Richmond).

More Information.

Motueka, Murchison, Richmond and Takaka Libraries: Read Around The World is on these dates:

  • 7th June 2017
  • 8th June 2017
  • 9th June 2017
  • 10th June 2017
  • 11th June 2017
  • 12th June 2017
  • 13th June 2017
  • 14th June 2017
  • 15th June 2017
  • 16th June 2017
  • 17th June 2017
  • 18th June 2017
  • 19th June 2017
  • 20th June 2017
  • 21st June 2017
  • 22nd June 2017
  • 23rd June 2017
  • 24th June 2017
  • 25th June 2017
  • 26th June 2017
  • 27th June 2017
  • 28th June 2017
  • 29th June 2017
  • 30th June 2017
  • 1st July 2017
  • 2nd July 2017
  • 3rd July 2017
  • 4th July 2017
  • 5th July 2017
  • 6th July 2017
  • 7th July 2017
  • 8th July 2017
  • 9th July 2017
  • 10th July 2017
  • 11th July 2017
  • 12th July 2017
  • 13th July 2017
  • 14th July 2017
  • 15th July 2017
  • 16th July 2017
  • 17th July 2017
  • 18th July 2017
  • 19th July 2017
  • 20th July 2017
  • 21st July 2017
  • 22nd July 2017
  • 23rd July 2017
  • 24th July 2017
  • 25th July 2017
  • 26th July 2017
  • 27th July 2017
  • 28th July 2017
  • 29th July 2017
  • 30th July 2017
  • 31st July 2017
  • 1st August 2017
  • 2nd August 2017
  • 3rd August 2017
  • 4th August 2017


Steve Mitchell - original songs, acoustic blues & more
(Friday 4th August 2017)

Steve Mitchell is the songwriter, slide guitarist and singer with Nelson band Humankindness. Steve's solo acoustic shows combine his original songs with finger-style and bottleneck blues, Americana and lo-fi funk.

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Cruise Control Band at The Mapua Sprig and Fern
(Saturday 5th August 2017)

Be entertained and dance the night away to the beat and groove of Cruise Control, a 3-piece boogie and soft rock band. Hear the songs of Van Morrison, James Taylor, Neil Young, Eagles, Bruce Springsteen, America, Neil Diamond, The Beatles, Elvis Presley, The Rolling Stones, Credence Clearwater Revival and many other great artists from recent times.

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Motueka Library: Art Workshop - Composition and Mondrian
(Monday 7th August 2017)

The second of three art workshops to inspire your creativity.

Come along to Motueka Library and learn some new art skills or rejuvenate your arty side with Marian Painter.

Workshop 2 - Composition and Mondrian

Mondrian was the father of abstract art. He was an extremely accomplished artist but was always searching for a new way to express art in its most simple form.

We will explore how his art developed and what inspired him. We will then look at the basic rules of composition and see how he applied them.

It will then be time to have a go at creating your own Mondrian masterpiece!

Bring pencil and ruler, scissors, glue stick and black marker pen.,

Coffee and tea provided.

Call Motueka Library 03 528 1047 to book your spot.

$15.

More Information.


Forest & Bird evening talk by Monique Dyson about Flatback Turtles
(Wednesday 9th August 2017)

Monique Dyson will talk about saving and monitoring the Flatback Turtles of Port Hedland.

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Why Nuture Your Newborn Skin to Skin
(Thursday 10th August 2017)

My name is Gaylene Hansen and I work as a neonatal nurse and health coach. I am sharing my experience and the latest research on the impact of loving, skin to skin care on the lifelong development of newborn infants, to avoid potential effects of separation and enhance their ability to feel safe, secure, nurtured and loved.

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Motueka Recreation Centrre 30th Birthday
(Saturday 12th August 2017)

Bar sales, food platters throughout the evening.
Entertainment by Madsen Promotions - Paul Jeffries Duo.

More Information.


St Arnaud Mountain Film Festival
(Saturday 12th August 2017)

We bring you 6 hours of the best films from the 2017 New Zealand Mountain Film Festival that was held in Wanaka in July. Exciting outdoor films from New Zealand and around the world.

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Accelerate Conference 2017
(Friday 11th-Sunday 13th August 2017)

What if there were a few simple steps you could take that would dramatically change the course of your life?

Our inspirational and power-packed 3-day conference gives you the tools and the motivation to accelerate your journey to success. We want you to leave our seminars with clarity and a personal plan that aligns with your renewed sense of purpose.

- Achieve financial freedom
- Secrets to lasting change
- Discover spiritual contentment
- Unlock your brain's potential
- Take back control of your emotions

11-13 August, 2017
Visit our website for more details: www. acceleratenow.co.nz

More Information.

Accelerate Conference 2017 is on these dates:

  • 11th August 2017
  • 12th August 2017
  • 13th August 2017


Motueka Library: Art Workshop - Illuminated Lettering
(Monday 14th August 2017)

We invite you to the third of three art workshops to inspire your creativity.

Come along to Motueka Library and learn some new art skills or rejuvenate your arty side with Marian Painter.

Workshop 2 - Illuminated Lettering
This will be a fun morning od creating your own style of lettering and illustrating a letter with any form of decoration.

For those who think they can't draw this could be in the form of a collage.

There are no limits to the possible outcomes.

Bring pencil, eraser and any colouring pencils or gel pens, including metallic colours, you may have.

Coffee and tea provided.

Call Motueka Library 03 528 1047 to book your spot.

$15.

More Information.


Motueka Library: Opportunities Beyond School
(Wednesday 16th August 2017)

Find out about Taking a Gap Year for school leavers in this informal and interactive session with Diane Boyes from House of Travel.

This session is presented by Motueka Library and Motueka High School who have collaborated to provide a series of talks for students and parents in preparation for leaving school and home.

More Information.


Takaka Library: Totara - A Natural and Cultural History
(Wednesday 16th August 2017)

Come to the launch of renowned ethno-botanist Philip Simpson's long awaited book Totara - A Natural and Cultural History.

In this stunning book, Philip covers every aspect of the Totara - from its place in the natural world to the historical, social and cultural importance of this tree for both Pakeha and Maori.

Philip's early interest in plants led to botany, conservation and the writing of two earlier acclaimed publications - one on New Zealand's cabbage tree, Te Kouka, the other on Pohutukawa and Rata.

Totara adds a wealth of information and is a wonderful addition to the literature available on New Zealand native trees.

Don't miss what promises to be a fascinating talk.

Stay for a chat and a coffee after the talk,

Book signings and sales available. Cash only, $75.

Bookings not required.

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Motueka Library: Family History Month - Introduction to Your Family
(Monday 7th-Thursday 17th August 2017)

Getting started with your family history can be a bit overwhelming.

In this workshop, local genealogists give beginners pointers on where and how to get started with researching their family histories.

Learn about the various resources you can delve into to find snippets of information and treasures from the past.

Gain hints and tips from these specialists and discover your heritage.

Phone Motueka Library 03 528 1047 to book your spot.

Free.

More Information.

Motueka Library: Family History Month - Introduction to Your Family is on these dates:

  • 7th August 2017
  • 17th August 2017


Motueka Library: Family History Month - Introduction to Your Family
(Thursday 17th August 2017)

Getting started with your family history can be a bit overwhelming.

In this workshop, local genealogists give beginners pointers on where and how to get started with researching their family histories.

Learn about the various resources you can delve into to find snippets of information and treasures from the past.

Gain hints and tips from these specialists and discover your heritage.

Phone Motueka Library 03 528 1047 to book your spot.

Free.

More Information.


Richmond Library: Richmond Memories Get Together
(Thursday 17th August 2017)

Share your memories of life in Richmond during the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s.

Pop into Richmond Library's Constance Barnicoat Room for an informal chat with other about Richmond s you remember it in the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s.

No bookings required. Free.

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Boogie Train
(Saturday 19th August 2017)

Boogie Train bring a blues explosion to the Inn.

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Richmond Library: Family History Month - Caring for Your Photos
(Saturday 19th August 2017)

Learn how to look after your photographs, postcards and photo albums.

Darryl Gallagher, manager of the photographic collection at Nelson Provincial Museum will give a free talk with handy tips on how to care for your own photographs.

Darryl will be talking about how to look after your photographs, postcards and photo albums and the best way to store them for future generations.

You are also welcome to bring in your own photos for some personal one-on-one tips about their care.

This event is limited to 20 people and bookings are essential.

To book, contact Richmond Library 03 543 8500.

More Information.


Gone But Not Forgotten
(Sunday 20th August 2017)

The Nelson Male Voice Choir's second concert programme for 2017, includes music from composers whose musical lives have continued long after they have departed. We celebrate music from David Bowie to Rachmaninoff, Dalvanius Prime to Leonard Cohen & Freddie Mercury to Cole Porter

Our conductor is Andrea Hamilton and she will be accompanied by Pauline Boyd and Susan Stokes on the keyboard.

Also, the Split Apple Rockers, a 5 piece acapella group who recently appeared on TVNZ1's Naked Choir show will perform a few songs during the concert,

More Information.


Motueka Library: Craft and Yarn
(Wednesday 14th June-Wednesday 23rd August 2017)

Bring your craft project along to the library and work on it while meeting new people in a relaxed sociable atmosphere.

If you enjoy knitting, crochet, scrapbooking, making cards, embroidery or any other craft we welcome you to our Craft and Yarn gathering.

We can discuss how often this group would like to meet and create a schedule for the rest of the year.

Free.

More Information.

Motueka Library: Craft and Yarn is on these dates:

  • 14th June 2017
  • 28th June 2017
  • 12th July 2017
  • 26th July 2017
  • 9th August 2017
  • 23rd August 2017


Richmond Library: Further Steps in Family History
(Thursday 10th-Thursday 24th August 2017)

A beyond the basics course, for anyone who has attended an Introduction to Family History course, or who has experience with searching online family resources including birth, death and marriage records.

This course includes tips and tricks for breaking through brick walls in your family history research as well as an overview of parish registers, wills and probate, military records and other online resources to help widen your research online.

Choice of two dates: come on either Thursday 10 August, or Thursday 24 August.

Bookings essential. Free.

Phone Richmond Library 03 543 8500 to book your spot.

More Information.

Richmond Library: Further Steps in Family History is on these dates:

  • 10th August 2017
  • 24th August 2017


Richmond Library: Queen St Richmond
(Tuesday 1st-Thursday 31st August 2017)

Share your original photos of Richmond's Queen St.

Do you have original photos of Queen Street that you would be happy for us to borrow, copy and publish online?

We are looking for photographs from the 1800s through to the 1980s.
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Photos can be of the shops, businesses, houses and farms in upper, central and lower Queen St, Richmond.

Please contact Richmond Library staff for more information.

More Information.

Richmond Library: Queen St Richmond is on these dates:

  • 1st August 2017
  • 2nd August 2017
  • 3rd August 2017
  • 4th August 2017
  • 5th August 2017
  • 6th August 2017
  • 7th August 2017
  • 8th August 2017
  • 9th August 2017
  • 10th August 2017
  • 11th August 2017
  • 12th August 2017
  • 13th August 2017
  • 14th August 2017
  • 15th August 2017
  • 16th August 2017
  • 17th August 2017
  • 18th August 2017
  • 19th August 2017
  • 20th August 2017
  • 21st August 2017
  • 22nd August 2017
  • 23rd August 2017
  • 24th August 2017
  • 25th August 2017
  • 26th August 2017
  • 27th August 2017
  • 28th August 2017
  • 29th August 2017
  • 30th August 2017
  • 31st August 2017


Takaka Library: Get Crafty
(Thursday 15th June-Thursday 31st August 2017)

Get crafty!

Cosy up with other crafters for a creative hour or two in our sunny corner.

Keep to your crafty comfort zone or perhaps pick up some new skills, dust off that project you've been meaning to get to for ages, or start something new - the choice is yours.

A great opportunity to share, learn, meet new people and enjoy your community space in your library.

All welcome.

Free.

More Information.

Takaka Library: Get Crafty is on these dates:

  • 15th June 2017
  • 22nd June 2017
  • 29th June 2017
  • 6th July 2017
  • 13th July 2017
  • 20th July 2017
  • 27th July 2017
  • 3rd August 2017
  • 10th August 2017
  • 17th August 2017
  • 24th August 2017
  • 31st August 2017


Mindfulness Introductory Course
(Monday 21st August-Monday 25th September 2017)

Do you long for a happier life?

Take part in a 6 -week introductory mindfulness course and learn techniques, you can use immediately, that may help you live a more peaceful life.
Regular practice of Mindfulness may help you to manage stress, stop constantly battling your mind, feel more balanced and calm.

The practice of Mindfulness may help you deal wisely with the difficult and stressful times in your life.

~ You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf ~

Investment: $136 (GST included)
(includes mindfulness audios and workbook)

Limited space is available. Please book your space early to avoid disappointment.

Contact Jamila on 0276446145 or 03-5446145 for more info or to book your space.

More Information.

Mindfulness Introductory Course is on these dates:

  • 21st August 2017
  • 28th August 2017
  • 4th September 2017
  • 11th September 2017
  • 18th September 2017
  • 25th September 2017


Motueka Library: Free Computer Classes
(Tuesday 8th August-Tuesday 26th September 2017)

Trying to get connected and unravel those mysteries on your computer? Now is the perfect time to build your confidence.

Courses include: How to send an email, Internet Basics, Facebook, Digital Photos, Introduction to Family History and Discover Historic New Zealand Newspapers.

Be in quick to register for a free computer course at Motueka Library.

Contact Motueka Library for more information. Phone 03 528 1047.

More Information.

Motueka Library: Free Computer Classes is on these dates:

  • 8th August 2017
  • 15th August 2017
  • 22nd August 2017
  • 29th August 2017
  • 12th September 2017
  • 26th September 2017


Motueka Library: Babbling Books Book Group
(Thursday 2nd February-Friday 3rd November 2017)

Join Babbling Books at Motueka Library to talk about the latest book you've read.

Hear what others have been reading and get some great recommendations for your next great read.

The group meets on the first Thursday of every month.

Free. All welcome.

More Information.

Motueka Library: Babbling Books Book Group is on these dates:

  • 2nd February 2017
  • 2nd March 2017
  • 6th April 2017
  • 4th May 2017
  • 1st June 2017
  • 6th July 2017
  • 3rd August 2017
  • 7th September 2017
  • 5th October 2017
  • 2nd November 2017


Richmond Library: Tasman Talks Titles Book Group
(Wednesday 15th February-Wednesday 15th November 2017)

Tasman Talks Titles is a chance for you to talk about what you have enjoyed reading and to hear about what other people have been reading.

You'll also get to see a selection of new titles which the library has purchased.

Tasman Talks Titles meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 3.00pm.

All welcome.

More Information.

Richmond Library: Tasman Talks Titles Book Group is on these dates:

  • 15th February 2017
  • 15th March 2017
  • 19th April 2017
  • 17th May 2017
  • 21st June 2017
  • 19th July 2017
  • 16th August 2017
  • 20th September 2017
  • 18th October 2017
  • 15th November 2017


Richmond Library: Alzheimers and Dementia Information Sessions
(Wednesday 22nd February-Wednesday 22nd November 2017)

Do you have questions about Alzheimers and dementia? Not sure where to go to get answers?

Alzheimers Nelson staff will be in the library on the fourth Wednesday of the month to help you find the information you need.

These are informal drop-in sessions. No booking required.

More Information.

Richmond Library: Alzheimers and Dementia Information Sessions is on these dates:

  • 22nd February 2017
  • 22nd March 2017
  • 26th April 2017
  • 24th May 2017
  • 28th June 2017
  • 26th July 2017
  • 23rd August 2017
  • 27th September 2017
  • 25th October 2017
  • 22nd November 2017


Motueka Library: Garden Gurus Group
(Monday 10th July-Monday 27th November 2017)

Join the Garden Gurus in talking and learning about gardens and plants.

The Garden Gurus is a new group forming at Motueka Library.

Gatherings will include socialising, browsing the library's books on garden topics, speakers and various activities, workshops and tours of gardens.

If you are interested in seed and plant swaps, planting herbs, investigating garden questions and generally learning about all sorts of garden topics, then this is the group for you!

Get together with other green thumbed people at Motueka Library.

Koha. All welcome.

More Information.

Motueka Library: Garden Gurus Group is on these dates:

  • 10th July 2017
  • 7th August 2017
  • 4th September 2017
  • 2nd October 2017
  • 30th October 2017
  • 27th November 2017


Sing Your Lungs Out
(Monday 13th February-Monday 27th November 2017)

"Sing Your Lungs Out" a fun singing group for people living with chronic lung disease is being established in Motueka by Respiratory nurse Pip Hiles. The benefits of singing include; improved breathing, reduced stress, lower blood pressure, improved mood and improved quality of life.

More Information.

Sing Your Lungs Out is on these dates:

  • 13th February 2017
  • 20th February 2017
  • 27th February 2017
  • 6th March 2017
  • 13th March 2017
  • 20th March 2017
  • 27th March 2017
  • 3rd April 2017
  • 10th April 2017
  • 17th April 2017
  • 24th April 2017
  • 1st May 2017
  • 8th May 2017
  • 15th May 2017
  • 22nd May 2017
  • 29th May 2017
  • 5th June 2017
  • 12th June 2017
  • 19th June 2017
  • 26th June 2017
  • 3rd July 2017
  • 10th July 2017
  • 17th July 2017
  • 24th July 2017
  • 31st July 2017
  • 7th August 2017
  • 14th August 2017
  • 21st August 2017
  • 28th August 2017
  • 4th September 2017
  • 11th September 2017
  • 18th September 2017
  • 25th September 2017
  • 2nd October 2017
  • 9th October 2017
  • 16th October 2017
  • 23rd October 2017
  • 30th October 2017
  • 6th November 2017
  • 13th November 2017
  • 20th November 2017
  • 27th November 2017


Takaka Library: Silverfish Book Group
(Tuesday 24th January-Tuesday 28th November 2017)

Do you enjoy reading and talking about books?

Our book group Silverfish could be for you.

Silverfish is a chance to talk about what you have enjoyed reading and hear about what other people have been reading.

It is a group for all people and all tastes.

We pick a theme, genre or author for the month or just swap favourite books. The possibilities are endless.

You don’t have to come regularly.

You’re welcome to come along to listen and enjoy a cup of coffee.

More Information.

Takaka Library: Silverfish Book Group is on these dates:

  • 24th January 2017
  • 28th February 2017
  • 28th March 2017
  • 25th April 2017
  • 23rd May 2017
  • 27th June 2017
  • 25th July 2017
  • 22nd August 2017
  • 26th September 2017
  • 24th October 2017
  • 28th November 2017


Richmond Library: Mystery Ink
(Thursday 9th February-Thursday 30th November 2017)

Mystery Ink is Richmond Library’s group for teens.

Catch up to talk books and movies and get the first pick of the newest titles. Snack and fun diversions included.

All welcome, ages 12-18.

Venue: Constance Barnicoat room, Richmond Library

A great opportunity to meet new people and have a bit of fun.

More Information.

Richmond Library: Mystery Ink is on these dates:

  • 9th February 2017
  • 23rd March 2017
  • 4th May 2017
  • 1st June 2017
  • 3rd August 2017
  • 21st September 2017
  • 26th October 2017
  • 30th November 2017


Richmond Library: Tiny Tots
(Tuesday 14th February-Tuesday 12th December 2017)

A hands on session using songs, stories, rhymes and movement for children aged two years and younger with their caregivers.

An opportunity to have fun in the library, interact with your tot using rhymes, songs and movement and introduce them to the wonderful world of books.

Every Tuesday during school term time.

More Information.

Richmond Library: Tiny Tots is on these dates:

  • 14th February 2017
  • 21st February 2017
  • 28th February 2017
  • 7th March 2017
  • 14th March 2017
  • 21st March 2017
  • 28th March 2017
  • 4th April 2017
  • 11th April 2017
  • 2nd May 2017
  • 9th May 2017
  • 16th May 2017
  • 23rd May 2017
  • 30th May 2017
  • 6th June 2017
  • 13th June 2017
  • 20th June 2017
  • 27th June 2017
  • 4th July 2017
  • 25th July 2017
  • 1st August 2017
  • 8th August 2017
  • 15th August 2017
  • 22nd August 2017
  • 29th August 2017
  • 5th September 2017
  • 12th September 2017
  • 19th September 2017
  • 26th September 2017
  • 17th October 2017
  • 24th October 2017
  • 31st October 2017
  • 7th November 2017
  • 14th November 2017
  • 21st November 2017
  • 28th November 2017
  • 5th December 2017
  • 12th December 2017


Richmond Library: Good Crafternoon!
(Wednesday 11th January-Wednesday 13th December 2017)

Join us at Richmond Library for an hour and a half of crafting. It’s a great opportunity to finish a project, or start a new one, and spend some enjoyable time with other crafters.

Bring along your craft project – knitting, hand sewing, mending, crochet, drawing, scrap-booking, or whatever half-finished, almost-started project you like – and work on it with other crafters at the library.

Free, but you need to bring all your own materials and craft supplies.

Every Wednesday afternoon.

Bring your lunch, or grab something from the Library Café.

All welcome. Bookings not required.

More Information.

Richmond Library: Good Crafternoon! is on these dates:

  • 11th January 2017
  • 18th January 2017
  • 25th January 2017
  • 1st February 2017
  • 8th February 2017
  • 15th February 2017
  • 22nd February 2017
  • 1st March 2017
  • 8th March 2017
  • 15th March 2017
  • 22nd March 2017
  • 29th March 2017
  • 5th April 2017
  • 12th April 2017
  • 19th April 2017
  • 26th April 2017
  • 3rd May 2017
  • 10th May 2017
  • 17th May 2017
  • 24th May 2017
  • 31st May 2017
  • 7th June 2017
  • 14th June 2017
  • 21st June 2017
  • 28th June 2017
  • 5th July 2017
  • 12th July 2017
  • 19th July 2017
  • 26th July 2017
  • 2nd August 2017
  • 9th August 2017
  • 16th August 2017
  • 23rd August 2017
  • 30th August 2017
  • 6th September 2017
  • 13th September 2017
  • 20th September 2017
  • 27th September 2017
  • 4th October 2017
  • 11th October 2017
  • 18th October 2017
  • 25th October 2017
  • 1st November 2017
  • 8th November 2017
  • 15th November 2017
  • 22nd November 2017
  • 29th November 2017
  • 6th December 2017
  • 13th December 2017


Motueka Library: Tiny Tots
(Friday 3rd February-Friday 15th December 2017)

Tiny Tots is a fun, social and interactive programme introducing literacy and a love of language to babies, as well as helping to develop the bond between parent and child.

Tiny Tots is held at Motueka Library on Friday mornings during term time. It is a 30 minute programme of action rhymes, music and books suitable for children two years old and younger.

We do not limit session numbers but will try to accommodate as best we can.

We hope to see you there!

More Information.

Motueka Library: Tiny Tots is on these dates:

  • 3rd February 2017
  • 10th February 2017
  • 17th February 2017
  • 24th February 2017
  • 3rd March 2017
  • 10th March 2017
  • 17th March 2017
  • 24th March 2017
  • 31st March 2017
  • 7th April 2017
  • 5th May 2017
  • 12th May 2017
  • 19th May 2017
  • 26th May 2017
  • 2nd June 2017
  • 9th June 2017
  • 16th June 2017
  • 23rd June 2017
  • 30th June 2017
  • 7th July 2017
  • 28th July 2017
  • 4th August 2017
  • 11th August 2017
  • 18th August 2017
  • 25th August 2017
  • 1st September 2017
  • 8th September 2017
  • 15th September 2017
  • 22nd September 2017
  • 29th September 2017
  • 20th October 2017
  • 27th October 2017
  • 3rd November 2017
  • 10th November 2017
  • 17th November 2017
  • 24th November 2017
  • 1st December 2017
  • 8th December 2017
  • 15th December 2017


Takaka Library: Cryptic Turkeys Book Club
(Friday 17th March-Friday 15th December 2017)

If you're into books and reading, living in Takaka and you're aged 9-12, this book club is for you.

Cryptic Turkeys Book Club meets on the third Friday of the month at Takaka Library.
Except for the first meeting of the year which is on 10 March.

Check in and hear what others have been reading and get a look at some of the latest new books.

More Information.

Takaka Library: Cryptic Turkeys Book Club is on these dates:

  • 17th March 2017
  • 19th May 2017
  • 16th June 2017
  • 18th August 2017
  • 15th September 2017
  • 20th October 2017
  • 17th November 2017
  • 15th December 2017


Takaka Library: Tiny Tots
(Tuesday 31st January-Tuesday 19th December 2017)

A fun hands-on session for the under-twos and their caregivers.

Songs, movement, rhymes and stories for early learning.

Every Tuesday during term time.

More Information.

Takaka Library: Tiny Tots is on these dates:

  • 31st January 2017
  • 7th February 2017
  • 14th February 2017
  • 21st February 2017
  • 28th February 2017
  • 7th March 2017
  • 14th March 2017
  • 21st March 2017
  • 28th March 2017
  • 4th April 2017
  • 11th April 2017
  • 2nd May 2017
  • 9th May 2017
  • 16th May 2017
  • 23rd May 2017
  • 30th May 2017
  • 6th June 2017
  • 13th June 2017
  • 20th June 2017
  • 4th July 2017
  • 25th July 2017
  • 1st August 2017
  • 8th August 2017
  • 15th August 2017
  • 22nd August 2017
  • 29th August 2017
  • 5th September 2017
  • 12th September 2017
  • 19th September 2017
  • 26th September 2017
  • 17th October 2017
  • 24th October 2017
  • 31st October 2017
  • 7th November 2017
  • 14th November 2017
  • 21st November 2017
  • 28th November 2017
  • 5th December 2017
  • 12th December 2017
  • 19th December 2017