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KO TE ĀKAU | Poetics of Land, Water and Sky

REFINERY ARTSPACE
Weekdays | 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
Saturdays | 10.00 am - 2.00 pm

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Ko Te Ākau — Poetics of Land, Water and Sky is a new installation and performance work created by visionary and internationally renowned artist Charles Koroneho in collaboration with Filament Eleven 11.

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NIGHT VISION

NELSON CBD & PARTICIPATING GALLERIES
Thurs 21 Oct | 5pm - 9pm

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Spring. Daylight Savings. Arts Festival. Opening night. What better way to celebrate than watching the city unfurl after dark?

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MASK CARNIVALE

NELSON CBD
Fri 29 Oct | 5.30pm - 10pm

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A forever festival favourite, this magical community celebration is how we welcome the start of summer in Whakatū Nelson. 2021 is all about connection - the theme for this year’s parade!

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NEWS NEWS NEWS (livestream)

THE SUTER THEATRE
Sat 30 Oct | 6.30pm

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This is the news, but not as you know it.

News News News is a television news show made by children for adults, presented live from the stage of Tauranga’s Baycourt Theatre to viewers across the globe (and Whakatū).

WRITING HOME: AN ANTIDOTE TO FEELING STRANDED | Pukapuka Talks [DIGITAL]

DIGITAL
Throughout the Festival

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There are – in the tradition of Katherine Mansfield, Robin Hyde and Janet Frame – many Aotearoa writers who live beyond our shores, including Hinemoana Baker and Mohamed Hassan. What message would they like us to hear?

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VANESSA WORM | A Sound Experience

OLD ST JOHN'S HALL
Thurs 21 Oct | 8pm

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What would the love child of Courtney Love and The Gathering look like?

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WALKING:HOLDING | Rosana Cade

Starting at CULTURAL CONVERSATIONS
Sat 23 Oct - Mon 25 Oct | 11am - 7.15pm (every 15 minutes)

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What does your town look like from someone else’s perspective? How intimate can you be with someone you’ve just met?

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FLAVIO PLAYS FRAHM | Flavio Villani

NELSON CENTRE OF MUSICAL ARTS (NCMA)
Fri 22 Oct | 6.30pm

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Both deeply immersed in classical piano and masterful improvisation, Nils Frahm and Flavio Villani have the same worldview.

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Important information for our ticket holders

Due to the ongoing uncertainties posed by the current COVID-19 outbreak, we have had to cancel most of our 2021 programme.

 

All ticket holders will be contacted about the cancelled events and offered a full refund.

 

Thank you for your understanding and support!