Nelson's two main taxi companies will have some competition when Uber rides into the sunshine city in October. What do you think of Uber, have you used it, and will you? Vote in the poll and tell us what you think in the 'Reply'.
41.5% I've used a ride sharing app and will definitely use Uber in Nelson.41.5% Complete
22.4% I've never used a ride share service but would give it a go.22.4% Complete
11.4% I'll stick to taxis.11.4% Complete
24.8% I don't use taxis or ride share.24.8% Complete
You will be pleased to learn the Cherry Blossom Festival is on tomorrow at Miyazu Gardens & marks the 17th anniversary of the Festival being held in Nelson.
This is our special Springtime Celebration and exposure to Japanese culture, food, music and dance – it’s a celebration, of the gift of the Cherry Blossom Tree and the arrival of spring. In Japanese Culture the cherry blossom is a symbol of the beauty and the transience of life.
This is a great event, it provides a wonderful opportunity, for us all, to come together & to better understand the people who contribute to the diversity of our city. This is a free, happy, family event.
Hi Neighbours with the Rugby World Cup kicking off this weekend watch this Play Stuff short doco.
Young Māori Jared James finds himself living in a self-imposed exile from his home in New Zealand. Struggling with cultural isolation in Japan, he tackles the challenges of an unfamiliar city using the universal language of rugby.
This boutique hotel offers a new owner the opportunity to combine a healthy and diverse lifestyle with an interesting and profitable business which naturally scales down during winter, allowing for a holiday.
Each of the five beautifully appointed suites has been subtly themed, providing individual charm as well as comfort. In the heart of the lodge is a spacious, recently renovated farmhouse kitchen enjoying garden and orchard views. A large woodburner with wetback heats the water for a series of radiators around the house, ensuring year-round warmth.
Organically managed, the four-hectare property provides the ability to live from the land with honey, fruit trees, berry patches, vegetable gardens, olives and grazing for sheep, cattle and horses. The small Chardonnay vineyard with a careful selection of clones produces a succulent house wine thoroughly enjoyed by guests from all around the world.
A range of useful ancillary sheds and buildings offers space for projects, hobbies, storage and accommodation for staff. Other facilities on the property include a petanque court, croquet lawn and small gymnasium overlooking the swimming pool.
This extraordinarily diverse and unique lifestyle is ideally located on State Highway One, less than a five-minute drive from central Blenheim and 15 minutes from numerous winery cellar doors, restaurants and the airport.
Offers from $2,500,000 plus GST (if any)