Nelson, New Zealand
Nelson.org.nz – Nelson community website
Nelson, has been hailed as one of NZ’s most ‘liveable’ cities, Nelson is a bright, optimistic, worldly town, arranged around a flat grid overlooking Tasman Bay at the top of the south island of New Zealand. Nelson is centrally located with New Zealand and close to many beautiful National Parks and scenic coastlines.
Nelson, a dynamic business centre
Nelson is a dynamic place to start or run a business from. The area attracts a lot of entrepreneurs and young business people with energy and determination as well as investers with money and ambition.
Nelson as a destination to live and settle
Nelson is a big target for foriegn migrants, New Zealanders returning from overseas and Kiwis based in New Zealand. Nelson’s population is growing with a baby boom and migration to the area. Nelson has the most ‘sunshine hours’ of any city in New Zealand.
Fresh high quality produce
Nelson is a centre for pip fruit in New Zealand, and the capital of Boysenberry production. Nelson produces fantastic wines (Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, a growing reputation for aromatic varieties – Riesling, Pinot Gris and Gewürztraminer and excellent indiviual Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris). Excellent quality fresh fish and seafood abound.
Alternative lifestylers ?
An alternate-lifestyle epicentre, Nelson’s streets are dotted with beautiful Victorian houses, many of which contain Buddhist centres, naturopaths, yoga studios and galleries. Artsy, dreadlocked wanderers mooch between cafés and coffee-carts, ducking into the Bridge St bars or poetry readings in bookshops.