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.

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To add an event, use the regional events website www.itson.co.nz. All events listed in the Tasman District on ItsOn will appear on this page.

Event Listings 


Duncan Sarkies - Demolition of the Century
(Wednesday 22nd October 2014)

Insurance investigator Tom Spotswood has lost his socks, his suitcase, his career, his ex-wife and his son Frank. He is also being followed by various shadowy figures, including a man who is demolishing the most beautiful picture theatre in town.

Screenwriter, playwright and novelist Duncan Sarkies (Two Little Boys, Scarfies, Flight of the Conchords) and musician Joe Blossom (aka Sean O’Brien) together re-create the world from Sarkie’s new novel, The Demolition of the Century, a humorous and sometimes heartbreaking look at families, memories and the fragility of the human mind.

“Demolition is a fast-paced, darkly captivating cabaret-comedy, which leaves us fully entertained and tantalizingly close to solving a puzzle.” BAY OF PLENTY TIMES

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Richmond Library:Cos reading sucks, Mum …
(Wednesday 22nd October 2014)

Does your child hate books?

Is reading a struggle?

Do you know what your library can offer to help?

Children’s Librarian Lucy Brunwin will suggest some strategies and demonstrate a range of library materials (books and electronic) to help break the barriers to reading for primary and intermediate aged children.

Limited seating. Book your place at the library.

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Takaka Library: An Hour with Vincent O’Sullivan
(Thursday 23rd October 2014)

Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to hear one of New Zealand’s leading writers speak about his life as a writer and read from his poetry and short stories.

Vincent O’Sullivan is a poet, short story writer, novelist, playwright, editor, critic and an Emeritus Professor of English.

His writing has been widely published both nationally and internationally and he is the recipient of many literary awards.

In 2013 he was named Poet Laureate for the term 2013 - 2015

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Donizetti Trio, "Una notte all'Opera"
(Friday 24th October 2014)

The Donizetti Trio will present 'A Night at the Opera'.
Based at the University of Auckland, the Donizetti Trio - Luca Manghi (flute), Ben Hoadley (bassoon) and David Kelly (piano) have been performing together since 2009. This programme is a showcase concert where themes from famous operas serve as the basis for displays of individual and combined virtuosity. They will perform music by Eve de Castro-Robinson, Donizetti, Verdi, Gillian Whitehead, Bizet and Wagner. The concert is hosted by the Motueka Music Group in association with Chamber Music New Zealand.

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MARTINI GIRL CABARET
(Saturday 25th October 2014)

Perfectly balanced entertainment cocktail brimming with atmosphere and thrills, comedy and sensuality.
The soundtrack is the mysterious rhythm of genuine Tango Argentino, the stage is crisscrossed with stunning cabaret, dazzling dance and adagio acts.
Blended and infused with humour, a vaudeville cabaret heart beats within......... Featuring the worlds first live demonstration of the “Irradiation Mixing Method" for creating the perfect Martini...!
A night of pure entertainment - delightful and intoxicating!

Tickets $25/20: Show, Class and Milonga.
(Dinner not included)
6.00pm Dinner available at the Playhouse
-7 .00pm TANGO BEGINNERS CLASS feel the
legendary rhythm, elegance, passion, style and fun
8.00-9.30pm MARTINI TANGO CABARET
9.30-late MILONGA social dancing with DJ Anne-Maree

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Soap Making 101
(Saturday 25th October 2014)

Chrystal will demonstrate making cold process olive oil soap from scratch and discuss the process and safety considerations required. A recipe is provided for you to replicate this in your own kitchen.
We will also make a laundry liquid using soap to take home, byo jar with lid.

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Go Wild With Weaving
(Saturday 25th–Sunday 26th October 2014)

Go Wild With Weaving! Course Details

Go Wild With Weaving comprises a range of 5 x 2 day workshops all about weaving natural materials to create beautiful baskets, such as willow, flax, cane, cabbage tree leaves and pine needles.
Students will choose one workshop from a range of 5 tutors, all craft professionals, all from Golden Bay: Deb Price, Sarah Hornibrooke, Peter Greer, Maureen Harte and Nicola Basham. Each tutor is teaching a particular weaving technique with varied natural materials.

GW1 Go Stitching: Learn ancient craft skills of coiling, stitching and netting with Deb Price using flax, cabbage tree leaves, pine needles and other natural materials
GW2 Go Twining: Learn twining and plaiting large, flax baskets with Sarah Hornibrooke.
GW3 Go Basket Weaving: Get to grips with making willow baskets with Peter Greer.
GW4 Go Flax: Learn flax weaving for beginners with Maureen Harte.
GW5 Go Cane Doodling: Make a funky, driftwood and cane doodle basket with Nicola Basham.

Prices for the course are $290, which includes two days tuition, materials, two lunches and one evening meal. If you pay before end July, there is an early bird deal of $260.

When you register, a non-refundable deposit of $100 is required.

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Midge McCleary
(Sunday 26th October 2014)

A solo acoustic set from Midge McCleary on the Moutere Artisans Open Day.
Midge plays roots, funk and jazz perfected after 10 years of touring. A cruisey Sunday afternoon.

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Moutere Artisans Open Day
(Sunday 26th October 2014)

Lauraine Jacobs, one of the New Zealand’s leading food and travel writers will be the star guest
On Labour Weekend Sunday Lauraine will join hundreds of local food, wine, cider and art enthusiasts at the Open Day in the village of Upper Moutere.
Each of the 16 Artisans throw open the doors and let people see into the studios, wine cellars and kitchens.
This year’s event include the opening of Woollaston’s new café on Old Coach Road the release of Neudorf Olives new oil and tables olives and enjoy Pomeroy’s coffee while visiting the finished gallery at Michael MacMillan’s
Neudorf Vineyards are releasing new wines and showing back vintages of their Chardonnays, the kitchen at The Old Post Office will be open for jam lovers to see the secrets behind New Zealand’s best raspberry jam. Andrew from Harakeke Farm wines will be pouring a vertical of Chardonnays next door.
Himmelsfeld, Sunset Valley and Kahurangi (great pizzas available) will be proudly showing new wines and at Icon Gallery there will music on the lawn and acres of art.
After visiting Moutere Strawberries you can visit Peckham’s Cidery then wander up Neudorf Road to enjoy a mushroom degustation at Neudorf Mushrooms.
At Katie Gold’s gallery you will see an artist at work at the wheel and their glorious gardens are open all day. Anna Barnett will also be throwing clay at her studio and you are invited to join in.
After visiting Mark Perry’s to selection a handcrafted table for summer you could wander back to the village for a craft beer at New Zealand’s oldest pub – The Moutere Inn.

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Not Too Dry - Performing at Woollaston Wineries
(Sunday 26th October 2014)

The "Not Too Dry" quartet performs at the grand opening of the Woollaston's brand new Cellar Door and Bistro this labour weekend.

The Quartet will play a light version of latin, blues, jazz, pop and swing music for your eating, wine tasting and dancing pleasure.

They play refreshingly cool music with bright notes and a satisfying after taste. Come and enjoy the fun, food and entertainment.

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A Life of Choice - Labour Day Weekend Yoga Retreat
(Friday 24th–Monday 27th October 2014)

Learn how to fine tune this internal world and integrate it into your everyday life. Gain insight into realising your goals to make choices that will enable you to live your life fully and with balance.

· Gain awareness of your goals and aims in life
· Understand your mind
- Learn tools for behaviour management and to bringing yoga into your daily life

Includes:
Hatha Yoga
Deep Relaxation
Breathing techniques
Action with awareness
Meditation
Singing & Chanting

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Art 2 Art Weekend
(Friday 24th–Monday 27th October 2014)

Art 2 Art is showcasing events in Takaka over Labour Weekend, this includeds the Bay Art Exhibition held at the High School Hall. Young At Art that will be held at the Art Bank Gallery, The Quilt Exhibtion held at the Collingwood Hall. A local Gallery Bus Tour and the All Shorts film Festival at the local Village Theatre. Along with other artists and galleries that will be celibrating all that is creative in the Bay.
Art 2 Art weekend makes it an idea time to visit Takaka and Golden Bay especially for those interested in art works and creative endeavours.

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Dollshouse & Miniatures Show and Sale
(Friday 24th–Monday 27th October 2014)

Miniaturists from around NZ, Australia, UK and USA will be displaying their dollshouses and miniature scenes in the Waimea College Assembly Hall. There will be a wonderful model of Hogwarts Castle to delight Harry Potter fans and many other new and exciting exhibits, based on the theme: Bon Appétit. Traders will be selling miniatures and model-making supplies. There will be raffles - including a furnished, 3-storeyed Tudor House - and a competition for children: great family entertainment. There has never been such an ambitious display of miniatures in the region before; we hope families take the opportunity to visit the show over Labour Weekend.

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Harry Ricketts - Poetry in the Vineyard
(Monday 27th October 2014)

Harry Ricketts is a poet, academic, editor and reviewer who has published over 25 books, including nine collections of poems, most recently Just Then.

Born in London, he studied at Oxford University and lectured overseas before taking up a teaching post at Victoria University in 1981. Some of his poems are deftly satiric ‘light’ verse in a variety of traditional forms; others offer wry personal commentaries on the perplexities of love, loss, marriage and parenthood.

Harry is introduced by Wellington award-winning poet Saradha Koirala.

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Tasman Visual Arts Group Spring Exhibition
(Saturday 18th–Monday 27th October 2014)

An Exhibition of Visual Artwork by Members
of the Tasman Visual Arts Group.
Visit the Exhibition and enjoy the talents of
our own local Artists,
Observe "Artist out work"
Take part in the popular "People's Choice
Vote" for your favourite art work and meet
the Exhibiting Artist.
Enjoy as part of the Exhibition Live Music, Sat.18th @ 2 pm. 'The Nelson Youth Jazz Orchestra'-conducted by Chris Harris .
Sun. 19th @ 2 pm."Men in Accord" a-cappella barbershop 4 part harmony chorus. Sun..26 th @ 2 pm.Nelson's
Female Harmony Choir 'TheSongbirds'
and Solo Keyboard Artist-June Guthardt.
[1200 visitors enjoyed the last TVAG exhibition]
We thank Peter Owen from Eyebright Country Store for making available his Gallery for the Exhibition. Make it a day out, visit Eyebright Country Store open daily from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm all year round. The beautiful displays of the Eyebright Country Store's " Famous Christmas Shop" opens this year on Wednesday 8th October.

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Takeshi Yasuda - Demo Day 28th October
(Tuesday 28th October 2014)

We are pleased to host a day of demonstrations by master potter and esteemed judge of this years Portage Ceramics Award Takeshi Yasuda.

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Come and join the local pottery community!

Craft Potters in Hope is a spacious, well equipped studio. We run regular courses and specialised workshops as well as host the Otago Polytechnic Diploma in Ceramic Arts.

Members receive a 30% discount on all courses and workshops, as well as unlimited use and access of our fantastic facilities.

Come in on Wednesdays to meet our members.

CPN is supported by Tasman District Council.

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Rodgers & Hammerstein and Friends
(Wednesday 29th October 2014)

The hills of New Zealand will be alive with the sound of music on our national tour as we present the best of Rodgers & Hammerstein and other great music theatre composers of the 60s and 70s.

Re-live those wonderful films and shows made famous by greats like Julie Andrews, Dick van Dyke, Barbra Streisand and Topol with timeless, joyful songs from The Sound of Music, The King and I, Carousel, Oklahoma, South Pacific as well as Oliver, Mary Poppins, Hello Dolly, My Fair Lady and Fiddler on the Roof.

Featuring:
John Cameron
Robert Enari
Helene Holman
Ella Smith
Alex Milligan
Accompanied by Paul Carnegie-Jones

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Richmond Library:Mystery Ink Teens Book Group
(Thursday 30th October 2014)

Escape from the thought of exams for an hour and be part of the teen reading phenomenon.

Find out what’s coming up before anyone else.

Have a yack about what you can’t stop reading. Catch up with friends or meet some new people.

Mystery Ink is a group of teenagers who discuss what’s new in the world of books, music, film and techtalk.

Anyone aged 12-17 welcome.

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A Fishy Tale 'Light Party'
(Friday 31st October 2014)

Gold coin donation

Features include:
Face painting, Parents Lounge, Free sausage sizzle, waterslide, games, lolly scramble, bouncy castle and lots of prizes for all.

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Halloween Pole Performance Party at The Playhouse
(Friday 31st October 2014)

Friday 31st October: Halloween Pole Performance Party, $20 presale, $25 on the door. 730pm start. Great night of performance with DJ's and dancing after the show. Prizes for best dressed, come along and enjoy a great Halloween at The Playhouse

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Halloween in the Park
(Friday 31st October 2014)

Come dressed up in Halloween costume for fun at the Park. There will be a food Court, market stalls, bouncy castle, kids activities. spot prizes and lolly scrambles in a family friendly park.

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One Vibe at Roots Bar
(Friday 31st October 2014)

As Part of their 10th anniversary celebration, One Vibe band is putting up a concert at Roots Bar in Takaka, (Golden Bay), on Friday 31st October, preceding their Nelson day concert the following day, Saturday November 1st. This is a concert not to be missed as it marks the band's ten year experience and their relationship to the region. There will be a $10.00 door charge for this concert

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Richmond Library: Art in the Library
(Thursday 2nd–Friday 31st October 2014)

Come in and browse this exhibition of an eclectic selection of oils from Nelson artist Jocelyn Tucker.

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Richmond Library: Tiny Treasures
(Thursday 2nd–Friday 31st October 2014)

Wonder at the intricacies of the small works from the Nelson Miniatures Club.

On show in the glass cases at the library through until the end of the month.

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Takaka Library: Art exhibition - Aralyn Doiron
(Monday 8th September–Friday 31st October 2014)

A growing desire to create her own work led Aralyn to leave the commercial art scene in the United States and indulge her passion for using recycled materials in creating her artworks.

She has exhibited extensively in the United States and is now finding her feet in the New Zealand art world.

Apart from art, Aralyn’s passions include singing, storytelling and earth-building.

Contact quinnsack@yahoo.com
021 0117755

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DOC Open Day: Kaiteriteri Mountain Bike Park
(Saturday 1st November 2014)

Keen to try Mountain Biking or improve your riding? Join DOC at the Kaiteriteri Mountain Bike Park Open Day on Saturday the 1st of November from 12 noon.

Follow the park map and ride independently or join a group lead by an experienced rider, there are tracks for beginner, intermediate and advanced riders. Meet the park volunteers and track builders who can answer your questions on route suitability and difficulty or take the opportunity to have your bike checked over by a qualified bike mechanic.

If you would like to hire a mountain bike for the afternoon please call Coppins Cycles, Motueka 03 528 7296; Kimi Ora Eco Resort, Kaiteriteri 03 527 8027; or Helibike Nelson 027 682 6357.

To join a guided group call Sean Magee, DOC at 03 546 3141. Bookings available from 08 Oct. Bookings essential as places are limited. Gold coin donation.

If wet, postponement day is Saturday 8 November.

A CONSERVATION WEEK event brought to you by DOC

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Forest & Bird - Big Beach Cleanup at Rough Island
(Saturday 1st November 2014)

Take part in the Big Beach Cleanup day at Rough Island (or at Delaware bay - see separate notice)

Meet 9.30am on Ken Beck Drive by the Traverse, at the entrance to Rabbit island

Rubbish collection on the island. Rubbish bags provided

Please contact Gillian Pollock if you wish to attend and for further information.

Email: g.pollock@scorch.co.nz or phone 03 540 2748

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Motueka RDA Family Open Day
(Saturday 1st November 2014)

This is a fundraising and awareness event where everyone is welcome to come along and see our facilities including our Sensory Trail which is progressing nicely whilst enjoying a fun day out,with something for everyone .

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Ruby Coast Arts Open Studios
(Saturday 1st–Sunday 2nd November 2014)

Artists along the Ruby Coast fling open their studio doors for two days of art and creativity.

Visit artists in their private studio spaces - see how they work, ask questions and buy a piece of original art!

Make a day of it and enjoy the beautiful scenery and cafes along the coast

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Andre Vegas- Illusion Show at The Playhouse
(Tuesday 4th–Wednesday 5th November 2014)

November Tues 4th , Wed 5th :
Andre Vegas, New Zealand's best magician brings his spectacular and dark show to Nelson for 2 nights only.

As seen on New Zealand's got talent and resident magician at Rainbow's End, Andre promises some big illusions and great fun.

$25 or $20 for groups of 10 or more. Dinner from 6pm, Show from 8pm. (Selling fast!)

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Richmond Library: Learn Computer Basics
(Wednesday 5th November 2014)

Learn Computer Basics - Log on and password, using a mouse and keyboard, basic troubleshooting.

Stepping Up is a national digital literacy initiative developed by the 2020 Communications Trust.

The programme provides a number of modules of computer and internet training using standard software to build skills and confidence.

For information on how to register go to www.tasmanlibraries.govt.nz/about-us/events/featured-events/stepping-up-at-richmond-library/

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Motueka Library: Babbling Books Book Group
(Thursday 13th February–Thursday 6th November 2014)

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.

Babbling Books' first meeting of the year is Thursday 13 February.
From March on, the group meets on the first Thursday of every month.

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Lawrence Arabia at the Ruby Coast Arts Festival
(Friday 7th November 2014)

As part of the Ruby Coast Arts Festival here is Lawrence Arabia...what? thats right the AMAZING Lawrence Arabia at The Playhouse...!!!

Honorary Bedouin and Under The Radar Present

Lawrence Arabia (and his band)
Live in New Zealand – October/November 2014

Lawrence Arabia and his band of rutting stags are back to tour the wondrous isles of Zeal, one year on from the commercial and critical juggernaut that was Lawrence Arabias New Zealand (Tour) of 2013.

Since last time round, Lawrence has been performing shows around Europe and working on a new album with Wellington producer Mike Fabulous. Some of these new pieces will get an airing on this upcoming tour, as well as the usual suspects, rarities, requests and exemplary cover versions of songs of dubious taste.

Sometimes the jokes work, other times they fall flat. Christchurch Press

Its going to be marvellous.

Presales from Under The Radar.

Thursday 23 October – Auckland Wine Cellar
Friday 24 October – Lyttelton Wunderbar
Saturday 25 October – Lyttelton Wunderbar
Sunday 26 October – Port Chalmers Chicks Hotel
Thursday 30 October – Napier Cabana
Friday 31 October – Whanganui Space Monster
Saturday 1 November – Leigh Sawmill Cafe
Thursday 6 November – Takaka Mussel Inn
Friday 7 November – Mapua Playhouse Theatre
Saturday 8 November – Wellington San Fran
Friday 14 November – Auckland Lucha Lounge

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Richmond Library: Learn Word 1
(Friday 7th November 2014)

Learn Word 1 (text formatting), entering, selecting and formatting text, creating and saving documents

Stepping Up is a national digital literacy initiative developed by the 2020 Communications Trust.

The programme provides a number of modules of computer and internet training using standard software to build skills and confidence.

For information on how to register go to www.tasmanlibraries.govt.nz/about-us/events/featured-events/stepping-up-at-richmond-library/

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V4 and Rotary South Island Champs
(Saturday 8th November 2014)

For the second year running the V4 and Rotary South Island Nationals comes to the Top of the South with a Drag Race meeting hosted by the Nelson Drag Race association at The Rock Motueka Dragway and a Show and Shine at Saxton's - details below

Drags

Saturday 8th November 2014
Motueka Dragstrip, Nelson
Gates open 8:30am - Racing finishes 5pm


Tickets at Gate $25 (no pass outs)


Kids 10 and under free

Show & Shine


Sunday 9th November 2014
Saxton Stadium, Nelson

Gates open 9am - Show finishes 5pm


Tickets at Gate $25 (no pass outs)


Kids 10 and under free

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Murchison's Country Market
(Sunday 9th November 2014)

Country Market at the historic Commercial Stables in Murchison. Buy locally produced goods and meet the friendly locals.
Fresh fruit and vegetables, hot food, free range eggs, locally made soap and herbal preparations, organic dry goods, beautiful handcrafts, plants and seedlings, bric a brac, local honey and local talents showcasing their musical skills. come to browse the stalls, sit in the sun and have a chat. Big car park and plenty of space for the kids to run. Every second Sunday at the Commercial Stables.

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Sport Tasman - Backyard games
(Sunday 9th November 2014)

Fun obstacle course for all the family to take part in.

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Take your kids tramping
(Sunday 9th November 2014)

Join DOC and Project Janszoon staff on a fun afternoon tramp through the Canaan area of the Abel Tasman National Park.

Listen for birds and discover the ongoing conservation work happening in this area to protect our native species.

Please ensure you have appropriate footwear and clothing for tramping in the outdoors, as well as sunscreen, water and snacks.

Meet at Harwood's Hole carpark at the end of Canaan Road (off the Takaka hill highway as per map below) at 1.45 pm.

Places are limited so please register with Rebecca before 5.00 pm on Friday 7 November.

Contacts
Rebecca: rmartin@doc.govt.nz
Greg: gnapp@doc.govt.nz

The event is weather dependent. Registered people will receive a confirmation email on the Friday beforehand.

A CONSERVATION WEEK EVENT

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Richmond Library: Learn Word 2
(Wednesday 12th November 2014)

Learn Word 2 for page layout, copy cut and paste, spelling and grammar, inserting Clipart.

Stepping Up is a national digital literacy initiative developed by the 2020 Communications Trust.

The programme provides a number of modules of computer and internet training using standard software to build skills and confidence.

For information on how to register go to www.tasmanlibraries.govt.nz/about-us/events/featured-events/stepping-up-at-richmond-library/

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The New Zealand Guitar Quartet
(Thursday 13th November 2014)

Thursday 13th November: The New Zealand Guitar Quartet, $20, Dinner from 6pm, Show at 8pm.

Presented by Arts on Tour NZ, The NZGQ aims to promote classical music through the highly accessible and enjoyable guitar quartet repertoire.

By providing an inexpensive opportunity to attend a concert by the NZGQ, the quartet will attract people who may not necessarily attend classical concerts on a regular basis.
Call 5402985 for more details and bookings.

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Richmond Library: Learn Computer Basics
(Friday 14th November 2014)

Learn Computer Basics - Log on and password, using a mouse and keyboard, basic troubleshooting.

Stepping Up is a national digital literacy initiative developed by the 2020 Communications Trust.

The programme provides a number of modules of computer and internet training using standard software to build skills and confidence.

For information on how to register go to www.tasmanlibraries.govt.nz/about-us/events/featured-events/stepping-up-at-richmond-library/

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Garden Trail in Richmond/Hope
(Saturday 15th November 2014)

Nine beautiful gardens to visit. Devonshire teas, refreshments and raffles. Stalls (pre-loved Christmas decorations, craft, plants and baking) in Church Hall, 27 Dorset Street. Church on the Hill open with wedding gowns and flowers on display. Mosaic light show at dusk at one of the gardens. This is a fund-raising event for a new parish community centre.

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Waka TeTasman
(Friday 14th–Saturday 15th November 2014)

This annual race really showcases our beautiful coastal paradise...paddlers travel from each end of the country to take part in this growing event.
Local teams & individuals will compete against the rest of New Zealand in a series of different length distances, each starting within Kaiteriteri Bay.
Friday afternoon, will see singles, doubles, rangitahi and novice paddlers competing until 7pm. Saturday open men's and women's teams will be battling it out in distances ranging from 1km sprint to 12km.
Spectators will be very welcome to join us in this exciting weekend!
Sponsors include Kaiteriteri Domain Board, Abel Tasman Aqua Taxis, Wakatu Incorporation and Waka Ama NZ

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Sue Newitt - Form and Function Workshop
(Saturday 15th–Sunday 16th November 2014)

Explore wheel thrown techniques to create and understand the relationship between domestic and decorative forms in this two day workshop.

Price TBC
Please check our website for the latest information.

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Come and join the local pottery community!

Craft Potters in Hope is a spacious, well equipped studio. We run regular courses and specialised workshops as well as host the Otago Polytechnic Diploma in Ceramic Arts.

Members receive a 30% discount on all courses and workshops, as well as unlimited use and access of our fantastic facilities.

Come in on Wednesdays to meet our members.

CPN is supported by Tasman District Council.

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Takaka Library: Silverfish Book Group
(Tuesday 25th February–Tuesday 25th November 2014)

Takaka Library's Silverfish is a book group for all people and all tastes.

We choose a theme, a genre or an author for the month. Or we swap favourite reads. The possibilities are endless.

You can be sure of lively discussion, interesting disagreements and lots of laughs.

You don't have to attend regularly. And if you just want to come along have a coffee and listen, that's fine.

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Yoga Wisdom Series - November
(Monday 3rd–Sunday 30th November 2014)

Yoga gives us practical tools to help us deal with the challenges of life, the mind, the body and the emotions. Explore four of the central themes of Yoga in-depth in each of these week-long retreats.

During the month of November we are celebrating with Yoga Wisdom Month - a special theme for each week. Explore the deep wisdom of the ancient science of yoga.

Come for 1 week or stay for all 4 weeks!

Week 1: Purification November 3rd - 9th - Experience a deep clean of both the internal and external environment.

Week 2: Exploring Emotions November 10th - 16th - Do you run your emotions or do your emotions run you?

Week 3: Yogic Psychology November 17th - 23rd - Manage and transform personality and relationships by directing your energy.

Week 4: Mindfulness November 24th - 30th - Standing tall in the Now will allow you to begin clearing out the chaos, moving towards peace and harmony.

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LANDSCAPE: 'The Real, the Metaphor and the Ideal
(Sunday 26th October–Friday 5th December 2014)

A survey show combining recent and past photographic works by Murray Hedwig. Limited edition archival prints.

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Takaka Library: Saturday Storytime
(Saturday 1st March–Saturday 6th December 2014)

Head into Takaka Library on the first Saturday of the month and be entertained and enthralled by some great storytellers.

For 3-8 year olds and the young at heart.

Takaka Library's storytime runs during school term times only.

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Takaka Library – Tiny Tots
(Tuesday 14th October–Tuesday 16th December 2014)

Takaka Library presents this fun, hands on session for children two years and younger. Bring the little ones along to enjoy songs, movement, rhyme and stories for early learning in the warmth of the library. All welcome.

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Richmond Park Market
(Sunday 14th September 2014–Sunday 26th April 2015)

The Market will be on every Sunday at the Richmond Show grounds unless there is a conflicting event on or it is wet. It is a great place to stop by for morning tea or lunch as there is some excellent food stalls. Also there is Craft, Local Produce, Art, Plants and some small goods available.

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