Old St John's Church & Hall

Located in the heart of Nelson City, it can be used in-conjunction with break-out rooms at the neighboring Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology or as a standalone venue. Fabulous acoustics, ideal for weddings, conferences, musical performance and public speaking.  A venue for larger meetings, seminars and performances.

Melrose House

If you're looking for a special venue look no further than Melrose house. One of Nelson's last surviving 'grand' historic homes and is located close to the heart of Nelson's CBD. Regularly used for meetings, workshops, birthdays, bridal and baby showers, weddings, memorials and more. 

Beachside Conference

& Event Centre

With seven different function rooms to choose from, Beachside Conference and Events Centre can cater for any sized gathering, large or small. The spaces are incredibly versatile and can be set up for various types of private or corporate functions.

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The Nelson Yacht Club

Offering stunning views in a beautiful seaside location with the freedom to create your occasion exactly the way you want it. With indoor and outdoor spaces guests can enjoy the views of the stunning mountain, harbour entrance, the Boulder bank and on certain evenings colourful sunsets.  A venue for all special occasions. 

Fairfield House

Nestled in seven acres of beautiful woodlands and gardens, Fairfield House is one of Nelson's most prestigious homes and unique heritage buildings. An elegant, central Nelson events venue for weddings, conference, meetings, parties, and workshops with a variety of indoors and outdoors spaces. 

Grand Mercure Monaco Resort

Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco offers boutique resort hotel accommodation and venue options by the water in Nelson. The hotel is the ideal venue for Nelson conferences, meetings and events, catering for up to 200 people. Lovely village setting, beautiful grounds and excellent dining for small intimate occasions to large affairs.

Annesbrook Event Centre

A premier venue with a variety of flexible facilities and services. Its contemporary styling suits a broad range of events from conference and exhibitions to corporate dinners, elegant weddings to comedy nights. It is one of the few venues in Nelson capable of accommodating larger groups with a capacity of 600 in theatre style complimented by 5 additional breakout spaces. 

Founders Heritage Park

Founders Heritage Park is a replica historic village containing many of the old historic buildings and artifacts of Nelson. Situated close to the city centre and only minutes away from the airport this is a unique location for events, weddings, conferences and meetings. Founders Heritage Park can accommodate groups from 5 to 500. 


NMIT has a range of world-class facilities and stunning green spaces. Located in the heart of the Nelson CBD, Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology has a wide variety of facilities for 10 - 100 people. The large grassed central area with outdoor picnic tables is perfect for session intermissions or break out activities. NMIT can be used in conjunction with Old Saint John's, which is located next door.

Kaiteriteri Recreation Reserve

Located right on the Kaiteriteri Beach front, just 1 hour drive from Nelson airport and with immediate access to the Abel Tasman National Park, it is the perfect location to enable clients to combine business and adventure in one. Two conference rooms offer full views of the bay with a capacity for groups with up to 60 guests. Onsite catering and accommodation are available for a range of budgets. Maker your next meeting more than just a 'meeting' and consider Kaiteriteri Recreation Reserve for your next event. 

The Mudcastle is an exceptional venue in one of the most stunning parts of Nelson Tasman, the Moutere Valley. Offering a venue with a difference, hand made by the owners from local mud bricks, The Mudcastle is an intimate yet grand space.  Great for weddings, retreats, conferences or special occasions.

The Mudcastle

Based in scenic Collingwood and catering for a variety of requirements from single day use to week long private package deals. Zatori is a private retreat allowing you to stay and play with function rooms, accommodation onsite for 30 guests, catering, spacious decks, indoor and outdoor areas. Make the most of your next event in Golden Bay. 


The Hotel Nelson is centrally located in Nelson and within 7 minutes walking distance to City Centre.

Four conference rooms – our rooms are flexible, offer seating from 4 to 80 comfortably all with natural lighting are located at the rear of the complex–which is lovely and quiet.

Delorenzos Studio Apartments is a 5-star complex made up of 29 self-contained luxury studio apartments, one suite and a conference room. 


All the facilities you’ll need are available and catering can be tailored to your requirements.


Suited to groups who are looking for a special space for retreats, corporate getaways. Combining both meeting spaces with accommodation. Sleeps up to 14 individuals or 12 x couples & 2 x singles across both Appleby House & Rabbit Island Huts. Stunning 360 views, total privacy and tranquillity.

Appleby House and Rabbit Island Huts

The Hotel Nelson

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