Nelson is set at the mouth of the Tasman Bay at the top of the South Island of New Zealand. Nelson has one of the busiest ports in New Zealand and enjoys one of the sunniest climates in New Zealand. The crystal clear Maitai River flows through Nelson and provides a scenic walkway through the town. Stay in Nelson and visit Abel Tasman National Park.
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Arty and interesting, there are plenty of reasons for the sun to shine in Nelson. Enjoy the beautiful environment while you get acquainted with the creative local culture. Nelson main centres include Motueka, Takaka, Abel Tasman National Park, Brightwater, Golden Bay, Kaiteriteri and Murchison. Nelson has a rich cultural heritage, and the local museum reflects this. more

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