Nelson: living the good life

Neogothic cathedral in Nelson. © PatrikStedrak Visiting in October means the Nelson Arts Festival is on, together with its famous...


The sun sets over Nelson city. © George Guille

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Arcadia Motel Visit website

For a great vacation at a super location stay with us here at the Arcadia Nelson. Just a short walk down to the idyllic Tahunanui . . . More . . . 

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Horoirangi Marine Reserve

The beautiful Horoirangi Marine Reserve lies north of Nelson city, along the eastern side of Tasman Bay.  Read the story . . . 

Jens Hansen Contemporary Gold & Silversmith Visit website

We create precious jewellery of uncompromising beauty. All the work is handmade, original and crafted 'to be worn', including The World's Most Famous Ring - . . . More . . . 

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Kahurangi Marine Reserve

North of Kahurangi Marine reserve is a remote wilderness visited more by seals than humans. Read the story . . . 

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Abel Tasman Ocean View Chalets Visit website

RELAX - DREAM - BREAKAWAY FROM THE EVERYDAY. Superb location overlooking Marahau Beach, nestled along the bushline offering panoramic views towards the islands, Tasman Bay, . . . More . . . 

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Tramping in New Zealand

Known in other countries as hiking, bushwalking or trekking, tramping is a uniquely Kiwi term that fits the style of walking here – often rough, frequently wet, but regularly inspiring.  Read the story . . . 

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Mohua Motels Visit website

LUXURIOUS, BEAUTIFULLY APPOINTED, MODERN, SPACIOUS. Just what you need on your visit to Takaka and the beautiful Golden Bay. We pride ourselves in delivering the . . . More . . . 

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Farewell Spit: a sandy phenomenon

Extending 35km east in a sweeping arc east from the northernmost extremity of the South Island, Farewell Spit is the longest natural sandbar in the world. Read the story . . . 

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Abel Tasman Kayaks Visit website

Abel Tasman Kayaks was established in 1986, realising a vision to bring visitors into the glorious Abel Tasman National Park. Sea kayaking is such a . . . More . . . 

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Mountain biking the Rameka Track: gut-busting fun

Mountain bikes are forbidden in the Abel Tasman National Park – all except for one section, the Rameka Track from Tākaka Hill down into the Rameka Gorge. Read the story . . . 

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Anatoki Salmon Visit website

In Golden Bay, just between Kahurangi National Park and Abel Tasman National Park, and a 1.5 hour drive from Nelson, you'll find a unique freshwater . . . More . . . 

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The Heaphy Track: in the footsteps of explorers

The Heaphy Track travels through expansive tussock downs, lush forests and nīkau palms to the roaring seas of the West Coast of the South Island. Read the story . . . 

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Nelson City TOP 10 Holiday Park Visit website

FUN, FUN, FUN IN THE SUN! CLOSEST HOLIDAY PARK TO THE CENTRE OF NELSON!We are only a leisurely walk or a very short drive from . . . More . . . 

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Boating: Kiwis on the water

Going to the beach, lake or river for a splash is so commonplace in New Zealand, we seldom spare a thought for those in land-locked in places, thousands of kilometres from the shore. Read the story . . . 

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Abel Tasman Lodge Visit website

An award winning modern accommodation just 400 metres from the famed Abel Tasman National Park, restaurants, cafes, beaches, water taxis and kayaking, the Lodge is . . . More . . . 

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Nelson Lakes National Park: New Zealand’s Lakes District

Nelson Lakes National Park lies at the head of the Southern Alps and features majestic mountain ranges and the breathtaking lakes of Rotoroa and Rotoiti at its very heart. Read the story . . . 

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