Category Archives: This is Nelson

How did a part-time cleaner find herself running a 400-person volunteering effort to help people affected by the Nelson fire?

Like most of Nelson, Saxton Field is a dustbowl. The vast sports fields look not just depleted, but angry. The grass is an aggressive orange hue; loose, dry grass and dirt whips along when hit with a strong gust, and … Continue reading

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How cool

We rent a small unit at Storage World in Nelson. Full of stuff ready to be moved into the cottage when it’s finished next year. Massive rain event in April last year – close to 120mm in an hour in … Continue reading

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Laughed for a good 5 minutes

Hairdresser in Buxton Square, Nelson

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Reception committee @NSN

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Excellent!

Seen in Nelson

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Matters of State

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Mapua Portrait: Portrait Mapua

2 men in hi-vis jackets installing something on the roof of the shed next to the Appleshed Café. Today’s post on Portrait Mapua maybe. (If it’s blurred, put it down to a couple of glasses of Blackenbrook’s Sauvignon Blanc at … Continue reading

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