7 Paru Paru Road, Nelson​



TRAILWAYS HOTEL – from $189.00 per night

Nelson’s central-city hotel, conference centre, restaurant and bar – right on the river and just a few minutes walk from Nelson’s main shopping precinct.

Welcome to one of Nelson’s most stylish & contemporary “local” hotels. We are proudly locally owned and proudly “local” in style, atmosphere and service.

Let us look after you in our own authentically kiwi way.



Address: 66 Trafalgar Street – 6-minute walk from the conference venue

Phone: 03 548 7049


PALMS MOTEL – from $159.50 per night

The Palms Motel, the top choice for motels in Nelson, offer you modern, interior decorated units, with a choice of studio, executive and family unit accommodation in New Zealand.

Relax in an open patio and gaze at the great view outside Palms Motel. Nelson is a wonderful place to explore, so start your day with a hearty house-cooked or continental breakfast. Take a dip in the pool and enjoy a barbecue later in the afternoon. Our meticulously clean accommodation also features spacious rooms furnished with everything you need—and want.



Address: 5 Paru Paru Road – 1-minute walk from the conference venue

Phone: 03 546 7770


DELORENZOS STUDIO APARTMENTS  – from $195.00 per night

DeLorenzo's offers 30 luxury studio apartments, including 7 interconnecting apartments and 4 accessible rooms - each designed to envelop the discerning traveller in warmth, comfort and style. Relax in the warmth of 5-Star motel hospitality, right in the heart of Nelson city. Chic, stylish and close to cafes, theatres, galleries, gyms and Nelson's vibrant shopping centre.



Address:  43-55 Trafalgar Street – 8-minute walk from the conference venue

Phone: 03 548 9774


TASMAN BAY BACKPACKERS – 10% off for conference delegates

In a simple, wood-clad house, this relaxed hostel is 6 minutes' walk from Trafalgar Park, 1 km from the Christ Church Cathedral and 26 km from Rabbit Island. 
The airy, colourful 4- to 6-bed dorms include bunk beds and shared facilities. Some upgraded private rooms offer en suite bathrooms. All provide free Wi-Fi.
Freebies include daily pudding and ice cream, a winter breakfast buffet and bike hire. There's a guest kitchen and a cosy lounge with a fireplace. A garden with hammocks and outdoor seating is on-site.


Booking: Email or phone 03 548 2304

Address: 10 Weka St – 10-minute walk from the conference venue

Phone: 03 548 7950


GRAND MERCURE – $259 quad share per room, per night
on terraced houses/two-bedroom cottages for conference delegates

Overlooking Tasman Bay, this upscale hotel is 2 km from Nelson Airport, 6 km from Tahunanui Beach and 9 km from the Nelson Provincial Museum. 
The standard rooms (without air-conditioning) feature paid Wi-Fi, satellite TV and garden or water views. Studio apartments add living rooms and flat-screens. There are also 1- and 2-bedroom split-level cottages featuring kitchens, fireplaces and courtyards.
There's an elegant terrace restaurant serving dinner. Other amenities include a relaxed outdoor bar, a fitness centre, an outdoor pool and a spa. Parking is available.


Booking: Email or phone 03 548 2304

Address: 6 Point Rd – 16-minute drive from the conference venue

Phone: 03 547 8233


SPLIT APPLE LODGE – 15% off for conference delegates

Offering breathtaking views over the Tasman Bay and the Abel Tasman National Park Hills, Split Apple Lodge is located between Marahau and Kaiteriteri Beach. There is a spacious communal deck offering panoramic views. All accommodations includes buffet breakfast and free onsite parking. Welcome drink and afternoon canapes are served. The eco-friendly lodge is ideally located for exploring the Top of the South Island, Split Apple Lodge is 6.2 mi from Motueka and 22 mi from Nelson. All rooms feature views towards the mountains or bushland, an private bathroom and tea/coffee making facilities. There is large guest lounge, perfect for relaxing after a day of sightseeing, hiking or cycling. Guests have access to a sauna, spa pool and swimming pool.


Booking: Email or phone 03 548 2304

Address: 370 Kaiteriteri-Sandy Bay Road – 1-hour drive from the conference venue

Phone: 021 190 4155


 To visit the Nelson Tasman region is to discover wide open spaces, beaches and lakes, spectacular national parks and unique landforms, vineyards and gourmet cafes, artists and galleries, entrepreneurs and boutique shopping experiences...a uniquely Nelson way of life. Nelson region combines the finest elements of the New Zealand experience and delivers them across stunning geography, sun-ripened at the perfect latitude under one of New Zealand's highest sunshine hours. Why not extend your trip by a couple of days and enjoy one of Nelson's most spectacular events the Nelson Arts Festival held from the 18 - 28 October. The festival welcomes in spring each year with a programme jam-packed with fabulous events. There will be theatre, dance, music, writers' talks, comedy, visual arts, community and family events – with national and international artists, free and ticketed.

Take advantage of these offers exclusive to conference delegates by booking through the Nelson iSite. Contact or phone +64 3 548 2304


10% off archery park products, better deals available when booking as a group of 4-6 people, query at time of booking
15% discount on Mapua One Day Cycle Tour (min 4, max 8 people)
A glass of wine and pizza included for groups of 8. 10% discount on standard cycle hire. Discounted
E-bike hires $70 per person.
$5 off the Great Taste Wine trip. Door to door service.
$10 off the Full Day Sail, includes packed lunch. Minimum 3 people.
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Earlybird Registrations close 30 September

Conference 24–25 October 2019

Joe Kennedy Nelson Tasman Emergency Management

Kathy Solly – Nelson Tasman Emergency Management

Tania Wood – Nelson Tasman Emergency Management

Conference Manager: 
Shelley Haring, OnCue Conferences
Ph: +64 3 928 0620