Here's an excerpt and photo of a nice article about Nelson which featured in today's Dominion Post newspaper. Please click the link to read the full story.
Nelson's world of sustainable arts
The once-wacky art scene in the sun-drenched South Island town of Nelson is not only alive and well, it's getting strongerELLEN BROOK - The Dominion Post | Tuesday, 11 November 2008
Nelson has its fingers in a lot of pies. It wants to be the sustainable city, the solar city, the heritage city and the arts city, says the mayor...
The area is becoming known for its woodworking, as well as ceramics and jewellery, including the studio of Jens Hansen jewellers, which helped put Nelson on the map as the place where a certain gold ring that featured in a certain movie was made.
Yes, I know you thought it was forged in the mines of Mordor, but it was actually in a little workshop just by the cathedral.
.....please click link to read the full story