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Light Nelson

The event is a collaboration of art, science, design and technology in works that respond to darkness through illuminated installations. It offers a spectacular outdoor gallery of works set in the historic Queens Gardens, Albion Square, NMIT and surrounds.

Friday 6th–Tuesday 10th July 2018

Founders Book Fair

A huge variety of second-hand books, DVDs, vinyl records, puzzles and games will be for sale at bargain prices. Again, the Book Fair will be based in the Energy Centre, with the children’s books located in the Granary Hall.

Saturday 2nd–Sunday 10th June 2018

TripAdvisor Hall of Fame

Because we’ve earned a Certificate of Excellence every year for the past five years, we’re pleased to announce that we’ve qualified for the Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame.


Jazz on the Village Green

Sunday 7th January–Sunday 18th March 2018

Relax on the Village Green with live jazz brought to Founders by Nelson Jazz Club. Tickets only $2 per person on the door (Jazz will be in the Energy Centre if wet). Bring a picnic and enjoy the summer sounds.


Nelson Opera in the Park

Saturday 24th February 2018

Save the date! Sat 24 February, 2018.

Nelson Opera in the Park will be back next February. Details will be supplied later in the year.


MarchFest – Saturday 24 March 2018

Founders Heritage Park, 87 Atawhai Dr, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman

Saturday 24 March 2018 12:00pm – 9:30pm

The Nelson region is New Zealand’s sole hop growing area – and has more craft breweries per head of the population than anywhere else in the country.

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