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One of Nelson's oldest residential buildings, this charming cob cottage was built in 1855 for Mr and Mrs Edmund Buxton, and their six daughters. Now open to the public.
It’s entry by koha (donation) here, but this small district museum is typical of the small town Kiwi museum, packed full of early photos of the region and relics of the pioneer days.
Phone: view phone+64-6-752 9072
Nelson is well known for its creativity and its art scene, and here’s a great place to immerse yourself in all of that.
Rain or shine, calm or storm, there’s always something to see on this wild, driftwood filled beach.
Art in the Park is a weekly promotion where local artists and craftspeople display and sell their own creations. It operates on Colonel Roberts Reserve between 10am and 3pm on Saturdays and some public holidays, subject to weather.
Make a visit to New Zealand's most comprehensive Army Museum for access to a unique collection of military exhibits, memorabilia and public research material. A place where families can seek out and relate to their military connections.
There are sunsets, then there are sunsets at Gillespies Beach – an experience you’ll never forget.
If you’re a rugby buff, this is the place for you – the spot where New Zealand’s first game was played. And rugby doesn’t have to be your thing to enjoy it here, it’s a beautiful area to explore.
Take a stroll in one of Taranaki’s gorgeous country gardens, with its hidden pathways, swamp gardens, flower beds and sculpture, or just relax on the beautiful lawns, while the kids have a play in the children’s area.