For Christmas you can now play Jingle Bells on the clock tower (or anything else you like). Merry Christmas everybody. (once it's dark dark the clock faces will change to the colour of the corresponding notes of your composition)

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Light Nelson artist Anthony Genet's (Flame Daisy Glass Design) neon sculpture "Guiding Star" shines brightly on top of the Nelson Cathedral bell tower for Christmas 2019.0B1A3160 crop 800

Many people braved the cold and the rain to see the first showing of Piki Mai last night, but it wasn't the weather that sent shivers down our backs. Seeing Piki Mai again was a reminder of how impressive the original artwork was but it was also a reminder of the power of art to convey a message.

The newly incorporated images from the School Strike 4 Climate and Extinction Rebellion overlaid with Greta Thunberg's speech to the UN sent a powerful message that highlighted the most important issue of our time.

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One of the key aims of Light Nelson was to bring people together; Light Nelson is for the community, by the community.

Everybody in our community.

This project, "Stand Together", was created by a member of the Light Nelson Collective. It "symbolises our defiance in the face of racism and support in particular for our Muslim community but also for anybody who lives in fear because of the colour of their skin, their religion or their culture."

In March this project ran each night on the Nelson City clock tower in the wake of the killings in Christurch and in the lead up to Race Unity Day

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