Nigel Hirst/NIMA Entertainment
Nigel HIrst has been producing and managing musical events for the past 18 years. Originally from Whakatane, Nigel moved South for the weather and immediately embraced the Queenstown entertainment scene. As Producer and "steady hand" behind Whirlwind's productions, Nigel plays just about every role from Photographer, Videographer, Editor, Musical Director, Musician, Technical Director, Production Manager, Backstage, Front-Of-House, Accountant and Controller.
For the past 25 years Nigel has managed NIMA Entertainment www.nima.co.nz . NIMA Entertainment specialise in providing live music and theatre for special functions and corporate entertainment. NIMA is the source to many bands and soloists that operate in and around Queenstown. Don't be afraid to subscribe to the NIMA YouTube channel below.
Nigel is an established and respected musician in New Zealand, He has toured with Billy T James and played with Kenny Rogers. He is a master of the saxophone and flute. He can also hold his own with a guitar, ukelele and piano. He has played for Nelson Mandela and John Key. He is a member of Midge Marsden's legendary Mudsharks. He has made numerous recordings and recorded numerous musicians. Nigel is an avid surfer with connections to Whale Bay, Raglan.