“Armistice 100 – An End to War?” is a public street event organsied by Nelson City Council to commemorate and celebrate the end of the First..
Masked Parade & Carnivale The iconic Nelson Masked Parade & Carnivale will once again wrap up the Nelson Arts Festival with a whirlwind of colour,..
Hello Rugby Fans!! The region is firing up for its next big rugby match this Friday night and we’d like you to get onboard! We want to fill..
Epic Ticket Giveway!!! Hello Rugby Fans!! The region is firing up for its next big rugby match this Friday night and we’d like you to get onboard!..
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Welcome to Nelson City!
Nelson City is a fantastic place to live, work and play! Take time to enjoy boutique shopping, designer fashions, amazing arts and crafts, great cafés and restaurants and the world-famous Markets.What is Uniquely Nelson?Uniquely Nelson is the marketing body that promotes Nelson City as a vibrant and unique destination with a diversity of offerings including retail, hospitality, arts & culture, business and services. Find out more about Uniquely Nelson.
Nearing its 40th anniversary, the Nelson Market is an integral part of the Nelson community, bringing crowds into the central city on Saturday mornings. The market was launched by Nita Knight in the late 1970s. She was struck by the vibrancy of the region and the range of arts and crafts produced here. Held first in the Miller’s Acres Carpark, it quickly outgrew this space and was moved to Montgomery Square. As the Nelson region has grown, the range of products available has dramatically increased. Alongside the likes of potters, woodworkers and fibre artists, there is now a substantial variety of food stuffs; chocolate and cheesemakers, fresh produce and nuts for example, along with an abundance of locally made clothing, jewellery and many crafts. Takeaway foods with local and international flavours are very popular thanks to the large range of food carts. The Nelson Market has been a business incubator for many brands that have gone on to achieve both national, and in some cases, international success. Pic’s Peanut Butter, Anathoth Jams and Hogarth Chocolates are but a few of these. It would be a rare visitor to Nelson who doesn’t know about the Nelson Market before they arrive. It […]
Montgomery Square nelson
State Cinemas Nelson Movie Schedules – click here What’s on Tomorrow – click here News and special events – click here Ticket Prices Click here for ticket prices Movie Infoline: (03) 548 8123 Advance Bookings: (03) 548 3885 or book online http://www.statecinemas.co.nz/now_showing.php
91 Trafalgar Street, Nelson, New Zealand
ATELIER STUDIO|GALLERY Art, Creativity, and Faith ATELIER Studio|Gallery is a not-for-profit initiative that exists to support, represent, and promote artists of faith. ATELIER is positioned as an incubator for both the ideas and the making that generate creativity and visual influence. ATELIER is a community where art, creativity, and faith connect. ATELIER STUDIO The private studio at ATELIER Studio|Gallery is an incubator for creativity. It is a creative space that functions in multiple ways to connect with the public, local community and national arts communities. Through the studio, we offer mid-week art classes, art mentorship, Arts Incubators (intensive learning workshops), collaborative spaces, and a safe place to explore creativity and art making.
329 Trafalgar Square, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Nelson Centre of Musical Arts (NCMA) An internationally renowned community hub for all things musical in the Nelson-Tasman region What we do Situated in the heart of Nelson, we offer opportunities to learn an instrument and to rehearse and perform as an individual or as part of a group. We are also a performance venue and our audiences enjoy concerts held in the Nelson School of Music Auditorium and brand new performance space in the Rainey Wing. Our vision is to be New Zealand’s most vibrant, innovative and accessible music community. Unique performance venues We bring world-class musicians to perform in our purpose-built heritage auditorium, which is famous for its fine acoustics. We are also excited to shortly open an additional performance space in the Rainey Wing – adding another stage for local, national and international musicians to perform on. Learn and perform at NCMA Through our growing education programmes, NCMA is committed to making music accessible to as many people in our community as possible. NCMA has over 40 accredited music and drama teachers that we can put you in touch with and an increasing number of classes and performance groups to join – allowing you to begin or restart your own personal musical journey, no matter what your age or […]
48 Nile Street Nelson, 7010 New Zealand
Places to Eat and Drink
From cafes to restaurants and everything in between Nelson City has a variety of hospitality option to choose from!
Kush Coffee Kush are roasters of character coffee – Organic, Fairtrade and Shadegrown. Enjoy a cup of delicious coffee in the Kush Coffee lounge in Church Street and watch our coffee roaster at work. Throughout the week, we have a range of yummy snacks, great for morning tea or lunch. On Sunday mornings our chef serves an awesome (cooked) breakfast. And while you’re hanging out in the lounge, why not check your e-mail using their free Wi-Fi network? Kush creates fantastic coffee by; Sourcing their beans from small producers that grow for quality rather than quantity Insisting all their coffee is shade-grown, organic, Arabica Roasting pre-blended beans in small batches Sourcing unusual varieties of beans chosen for flavour not price Ensuring all their coffee is very fresh Their passion for coffee, the quality of the beans and roasting method all ensure each batch is elegantly structured, beautifully balanced and the best coffee you could hope to find. Kush roast every day to ensure absolute freshness. You are most welcome to watch – just drop by and check when they will be roasting next. You can also buy Kush Coffee to take home and enjoy at your own place. Order online on their website or just pop […]
5 Church Street, Nelson, New Zealand
At 623 we like you to get great value for money, and we like to reward our regular customers with awesome deals. Earn loyalty points with every purchase and many more advantages. Talk to one of our friendly staff members or call us on 03 546 8623 for more information.
223 Hardy Street Nelson
Welcome to The INNBetween Lodge and Backpacker Hostel A range of backpacker and room options to suit the budget traveller through to the luxury glampacker in central Nelson The INNBetween offers backpackers and other travelers visiting Nelson, free WiFi, clean, modern rooms set next to the Nelson historical Cathedral gardens. Backpackers and guests can look forward to mixed and female-only dorms, double, family and queen en suites. Our friendly guesthouse team are onsite to assist you and will respect your space if you want some peace and quiet so you can unwind and relax. More than your average Nelson hostel, we have an onsite café, bar and restaurant and a large courtyard for socialising. Our onsite booking office offers backpackers recommendations for Nelson and beyond. So whether you’re a relaxed nelson backpacker, group or family unit, we’ve got you covered. Visit one of the three National Parks including the Abel Tasman. Luggage storage is available while you spend time walking or mountain biking the Heaphy Track, undertaking tourism adventures, climbing the Centre of New Zealand or cycling the Tasman Trail. We can arrange a wine and craft brewery tour (popular with the backpackers) or point you in the right direction of local artists, galleries and museums. Find Out […]
335 Trafalgar Square East, Nelson, New Zealand
Situated in the historic Panama Hotel building on the corner of Hardy and Collingwood, Char opened its doors in April 2017. Chef Tony focuses his menu on sourcing the freshest local ingredients to combine with his international flair inspired by traditional cuisine from Asia, South Africa and the Caribbean. RESERVATIONS P: 03-546-9300 OPENING HOURS 7am till late Monday to Friday 8-30am till late Saturday 4pm till late Sunday
112 Collingwood street, nelson
FORD’S One of Nelson’s best established restaurants. Combining fresh local ingredients with experienced chefs to create delicious dishes. From seafood to wild game – choosing will be difficult! FORD’S was awarded the Hallmark of Excellence Award for beef and lamb in their first year, and every year thereafter. The contemporary and intimate interior invites you to enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner or a quiet drink with friends. If you’re seated outside you look south to the Cathedral steps and north down Trafalgar Street boulevard. Garry and Kerry Ford welcome you to their restaurant. After many years owning the renowned White Morph Restaurant in Kaikoura, the Ford’s brought their unique approach to contemporary dining to their home town of Nelson; its success speaks for itself! DINNER MENU LUNCH MENU BREAKFAST MENU HOURS OF SERVICE: We are open 7 days a week Breakfast & coffee Monday to Friday from 8am, Saturday & Sunday from 9am Lunch 11am till 3pm Dinner 5.30pm till late Tapas menu available at all other times
276 Trafalgar Street, Nelson, New Zealand