Est. Population: 115,000 | Nelson City Est. Population: 55,000
The city of Nelson has its own unitary authority separate from Tasman District, and together they comprise a single region in some contexts.
With one in five people internationally born, there are 48 different cultures living in its environs.
Nelson Tasman is a place of stunning natural landscapes – lakes, mountains, rivers, native bush, beaches. We have it all easily within reach. A reasonably short drive will find you in the Golden Bay region, with a variety of parks and reserves including the famous Abel Tasman walk, the scenery is spectacular.
Nelson is a wonderful city known for its sunshine, friendly and relaxed lifestyle, and clean, tidy streets. Some of the larger contributors to economic growth in the region include construction, professional, scientific and support services, and agriculture, forestry, fishing, healthcare, and manufacturing with roles available frequently in the region.
Activities are immense and include boating, kayaking, crafts, wineries, both salt and freshwater fishing with all-around spectacular results, picturesque beaches, cafes, cinemas, art galleries, and much more. This region is a great place for families, with low crime, excellent schools, and lots to do.