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What are some useful contacts in Nelson?

New Zealand Police

In an emergency, please phone 111

Phone: (03) 546 3840 (non-emergency)

Address: St John Street, Nelson

New Zealand Post

New Zealand Post is the main operator of postal services in New Zealand.  Its website provides information on postal rates within New Zealand and overseas.

Phone: 0800 501 501

Address: 209 Hardy Street, Nelson

Community Law Service

Community Law Service provides FREE legal services to residents of Nelson. 

Phone: (03) 548 1288 or 0800 246 146

Address: 63 Collingwood Street, Nelson

Hauora Health

Hauora Health provide medical service, sports and accident injury care and onsite x-ray services to students.

Phone: (03) 548 8663 

Address: The Collingwood Centre, 2/105 Collingwood Street, Nelson


NMIT students have access to a counselling service provided by OCP, a professional company that offers the services of a team of independent counsellors and psychologists throughout New Zealand. First language support is available for international students.

Freephone: 0800 377 990

Public Transport

NBus provides bus services around Nelson city. For further information on fares and services provided, please see


A racist incident is when someone is treated badly due to the way they look, how they speak or where they are from. If you wish to report a racist incident and receive help, please contact as follows:

Emergency: dial 111

Phone: 0508 773 256 (0508 SPEAKOUT)

Website: (you can report online)

You can also visit the Human Rights Commission website to learn your rights in New Zealand to a just and fair society.  


Movie Theatres

State Cinema Nelson

Tourist Information

iSITE is a travel service and provides itinerary planning and information.  It offers:

  • Bookings nationwide - accommodation, transport, activities, attractions
  • Free maps, weather and mountain safety information
  • Local information - events, attractions, restaurants and more

Nelson Events Website has details of upcoming events in Nelson/Tasman