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Thank You

Along with some kind donations from the public and Boathouse shareholders, we have been lucky to be supported in the rebuild by generous funders. The Boathouse would like to publicly acknowledge the contributions of: Rata Foundation Nelson City Council Heritage Project Fund Heritage New Zealand Pub Charities SBS Bank        

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An Invitation to The Boathouse Benefit Benefit Ball 🗓

Grab tickets from From the 1940s The Boathouse has been one of Nelson’s main dance venues. Swing and Sway was the call of the crowd and a band played to a packed dance hall every Saturday night. Suppers were of oysters and crayfish and talcum powder was scattered on the floor to aid dancing but in high tides the boards still got wet! More recently the hall has gained popularity on a Friday evening with bands from around the district,…

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The Boathouse Welcome Back Bash with The Warratahs, SOLD OUT!!!! 🗓

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT. WATCH THIS SPACE FOR EXCITING UPDATES......   Thursday 1 November 2018 6:00pm – 10:30pm Tickets from Nelson's award-winning heritage venue The Boathouse opens her arms to welcome you all back on board after a lengthy shut due to major storm damage in February. Kiwi legends the Warratahs, supported by Nelson due Dust and Gold join us in a Welcome Back Bash. This is the very first gig at The Boathouse since January and the…

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Welcoming back the boathouse

Spring is getting closer and we're looking forward to welcoming back the old girl with a bash. The Warratahs are confirmed! Date and ticketing details will be out soon. Let's get excited about The Boathouse Welcome Back Bash! Follow our Facebook page for live updates.  

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Jazz and Soul and a Whole Lot of Fun

What a night! Friday the 27th of July saw the Boathouse crew transform the Granary at Founders Heritage Park into a makeshift Boathouse bar. The night was a sell out success and the music and dancing was outstanding thanks to the wonderful people who attended. Thank you to those working hard behind the scenes to bring these events together. A big thank you to Nelson Jazz Club Big Band and Sun City Soul for entertaining us all night long! This event wouldn't be possible without sponsorship…

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Rebuild Latest

It's been a long time between rebuild updates and we're very happy to share that there has been some great progress and the build is gaining momentum. There were some slight delays with procuring the timber and making sure that the very best and prudent job is completed.  This is balanced with making the most of the opportunity to make necessary upgrades to The Boathouse so that the community can enjoy it for another hundred years and more. The team…

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Refresh yourself at Awaroa

Awaroa Lodge and Abel Tasman Seashuttles have donated a fabulous prize for The Boathouse Rebuild. Grab your favourite person and catch a Abel Tasman Seashuttles from Kaiteriteri to Awaroa Lodge. Spend the night in a Superior Suite and enjoy a full cooked breakfast in the morning. A perfect overnight refresh. We'll even through in a bottle of something delicious from Kono Wines. Tickets will go on sale from the 27th of July at Jazz & Soul for the Boathouse and…

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Jazz and Soul for The Boathouse 🗓

27th July, 2018 from 7.30pm, at The Granary, Founders Park. Join the crew of The Boathouse for a night of Jazz and Soul. Nelson Jazz Club Big Band and Sun City Soul bring tunes to dance to all night long. The Boathouse will operate a cash bar and hot snacks will be available to buy. Dress up and come along and dance to your old favourites. Both accompanied by crooner, Dan Moon. This is a Boathouse fundraising with all proceeds…

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Mel Parsons for The Boathouse 🗓

LIVE AT THE THEATRE ROYAL, 9TH OF AUGUST 2018 Award-winning singer songwriter Mel Parsons is well recognised as one of New Zealand's established songwriting stars - matched by her equally generous heart. On the very day of Cyclone Fehi Mel contacted The Boathouse with a heartwarming offer to help with fundraising for repairs, and with the support of the Theatre Royal this we have a benefit concert! Joining Mel on stage are Jed Parsons and Josh Logan. Hot off the…

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