Nelson Venues & Events

An experienced team offering personalised management for your venue or event. 

Who are we?

Nelson Venues was started over 5 years ago to provide a personalised management service to boutique venues in Nelson. 


Over the years the business has evolved to incorporate a wider range of services and now has a team of experienced event professionals with specialised skills that cover all aspects of event and venue management.

The Nelson Venues & Events team work alongside other local professionals and suppliers to provide a full venue and event management service. Including volunteers and staffing, caterers, audio and visual technicians, accommodation providers and more.


Shelley Haring


Shelley has a wealth of event and administration management experience. Shelley is a creative problem solver and a valuable asset to the team with her keen eye for detail and exceptional time management skills. Shelley constantly exceeds client expectations and enjoys building relationships that go beyond the event.

Ph. 021 403 316


Lea Boodee


Lea has been a Professional Conference Organiser for over 10 years. She has an in-depth understanding of the needs of corporate clients when it comes to venues,and organisation. Lea’s marketing and business management expertise provide a comprehensive range of services to our members and clients.

Ph. 021 117 0916


Yolandi Cook

Venue Co-ordinator and Events Assistant

If you have an event idea, Yolandi can bring it to life!

She has an enthusiasm for events and a creative flair to make your event stand out. 

Yolandi is a busy mum of 2 young boys, so is used to running a mile an hour whilst multitasking like a boss, all with a smile!



If you’re interested in discussing anything with us, contact us or call our office on + 64 3 546 6330.

We’ll help you every step of the way.