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.
At Cruellas we offer a feast of colour and texture with our range of New Zealand made garments, accessories, handknits and yarns. We have a large variety of fibres on in store now including Merino, Possum, Cotton, Silk, Cashmere and Alpaca. Our range includes Keren’s own exclusive labels Aura Yarns, Hand dyed Spritzer Yarns and KerenE Designs patterns. We specialise in handknit garments, and can kit to knit or knit for you. We offer tuition and free consultation during your projects when you purchase your yarn from us, and run a weekly knitting group on Wednesday Mornings for people who are knitting our yarns.” Monday – Friday 9.30am to 5.30pm, Saturday 9.30am to 3.00pm, Sundays Closed.
155 Hardy Street Nelson
BILL BURKE, LOCAL NELSON ARTIST AND PICTURE FRAMER Living in Little Kaiteriteri with views up towards the Abel Tasman National Park, the golden sands and azure waters of this scenic location have been the inspiration for many of Bill Burke’s paintings. His oil and pastel artworks are often quirky, capturing subtle nuances, from the satisfied expression of a sow lying on her side feeding her piglets, to the weather-worn face of an old farmer standing in a corrugated iron shed. Bill says he paints pretty much whatever catches his eye, and is as much known for his colourful landscapes, busy maritime scenes and farmyard animals, as he is for his portrayal of people. From an early age Bill Burke’s passion and focus has always been drawing and painting. He began drawing with pen & ink while at Nelson College, holding his first exhibition as a nineteen year old at the Chez Elco Gallery, drawing old Nelson historic homes and buildings. Bill spent a number of years painting in watercolour before introducing oils and then pastels, wonderfully recording New Zealand’s unique light and vibrant colours. Bill’s extremely polished technical skills are evident in his works and his painterly approach has often […]
15 B Ajax Avenue nelson
Shine is a contemporary design store. Featuring jewellery, clothing, footwear & NZ art. We are Nelson’s exclusive stockists of Elk, Dyrberg/Kern & Mesop
253 Hardy Street, Nelson, New Zealand
Welcome to The Suter Art Gallery – where art matters The Suter Art Gallery Te Aratoi o Whakatū is a memorial to the second Bishop of Nelson, Andrew Burn Suter (1830-1895). Bishop Suter and his wife Amelia travelled to Nelson in 1867 to lead the Anglican diocese and they became major figures in early Nelson society. In addition to his official duties, Bishop Suter also busied himself with artistic pursuits as a recreational painter and collector of art. In 1889 he established the Bishopdale Sketching Club (now the Nelson Suter Art Society) and served as its first President and critic. He was also a friend of the painter John Gully (1819-1888) and developed a substantial collection of that artist’s work. In 1890, the Bishop suffered a stroke which left him incapacitated for the last five years of his life. During this period he discussed his ‘long cherished wish’ to present an art gallery to the people of Nelson. Immediately after the Bishop’s death in 1895, Amelia began to realise her husband’s dream. She gifted some land, money and Bishop Suter’s art collection as the founding donation. Herself unwell, Amelia then returned to England and died barely a year after her […]
208 Bridge Street Nelson
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
Bacco Bar and Restaurant Dining out? Join us at Bacco Bar and Restaurant in the heart of Nelson City. Where fine food, good company and great wines meet. Stonegrill dining is an exciting and interactive experience that presents your meal cooking on a heated sizzling stone to your table. Open for breakfast every morning where you can try our traditional breakfast of bacon and eggs or select an item from our display cabinet to compliment your choice of coffee. For dinner why not try something from our menu like prime fillet steak or Chefs fish of the day to name a few. Breakfast 9.00am – 11.30am Lunch 11.30am – 2.30-ish Bar Menu 2.30pm – 5.30pm Dinner 5.30am – till late Snacks available all day Our decor expresses the history and beautiful natural surrounds of Nelson, like the Boulder Bank, Appleby River and the Waimea Plains. Memorabilia from the old prospectors and businesses line the walls complimenting the old photos from the past. Monthly art displays from local artists also feature. We have selected the best of Nelson and Marlborough wines and foods, presenting them to you in a form to be savoured. Check out our website for our new menu www.baccorestaurant.co.nz Open Hours: Monday – Sunday 9am – late
295 Trafalgar 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
Lambrettas The busy café that captures what Nelson is all about; sunshine, fresh food, great coffee, fine wine and people meeting people. Local and visiting “foodies” value the freshly prepared selection of: • salads • gourmet Italian pizzas and pasta • sweet and savoury cabinet delights • Pomeroy’s Coffee • and a breakfast menu served until 3pm so bring the kids and scoot on down. Rhys and Leanne Odey – the original owners – and their hard-working team will be pleased to serve you. Look for the two scooters to guide you in. Open Hours: Monday – Saturday 8am – 4pm Sunday 8.30am – 3pm Extended hours over summer
204 Hardy Street, Nelson, New Zealand
Nelson’s Kiwi Kai has gone from being a market stall to a bricks-and-mortar shop bringing Maori kai to the masses. Opening their doors to the public on Wednesday Kiwi Kai launched on Tuesday after a Maori blessing and a kapa haka performance. Kiwi Kai Nelson business manager Reni Wereta-Gargiulo said they were very excited about being able to offer Maori food to Nelsonians through the shop. “I’m noticing at the market that people want the food more than one day a week. “So being able to offer our kai every day of the week is very exciting.” Wereta-Gargiulo started Kiwi Kai in Nelson in 2009 and has since been a known-presence at the Nelson Saturday market as well as the Motueka market the last couple of months. She said another business named itself Kiwi Kai in Rotorua five years ago, and recently they decided to merge the two businesses. Kiwi Kai Rotorua business partner Chris Poipoi said the Nelson shop, in the old Tozzetti bakery site, was the first step towards building the Kiwi Kai brand into a franchise. “It’s a massive journey that we’re realising. It’s very exciting and there’s emotions involved in it as well as relief that […]
41 Halifax Street 7010 Nelson, New Zealand