For many years, artists of every kind have been gravitating to the sunny, open-minded region of Nelson. Art trails allow visitors to see potters, painters, sculptors, weavers and ceramicists at work. The Saturday market in Montgomery Square is another way to experience the creativity of Nelson¡¦s community.
Here you find real people, hard cash and products made and produced by the people who are selling them.
The benefit of shopping here is that you will know everything is authentic and probably one of a kind. You will not find mass produced cheap goods here. Visit the market to find something unique for yourself.
Prowl the lanes between the hundreds of stalls for Nelson's best; crafts, pottery, unique gifts, designer wear, woodwork, organic veges, breads, fruit, cheeses, gourmet foods, treasure
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Also if you would like to order more products then go to our "Shopping on Line" page. Here you can find all kinds of New Zealand products from Art, Greenstone, Maori Bone Carvings, Books, Wool, clocks, mirrors and much more.
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Photos Nelson Market
We have also included some photo albums about the Nelson market and Nelson on our "Photo Page" .
What to do before or after the Nelson Market?
Visit the World of WearableArt & Collectable Cars Museum - just ten minutes from the city centre
Spend a few hours at the regional art gallery - the Suter Te Aratoi o Whakatu. Be sure to view the gallery's collection of works by Sir Tosswill Woollaston, who was one of the founders of modern art in New Zealand
Watch glassblowers create at Höglund Art Glass, set within 7 acres of tranquil gardens
Expand your mind on the Rongoa Maori (natural medicines and bush walk). You'll find out about traditional treatments while walking in original native forest
Charter a yacht for a morning or several days. Sail to the Abel Tasman National Park
Gain an interesting insight into Nelson’s past pioneers and the people and places that make Nelson so unique today, at the recently opened Nelson Provincial Museum which showcases the pride of Nelson’s history
Follow your nose to Nelson's finest wines
West of Nelson there are vineyards to discover and fascinating beach towns to enjoy.
Enjoy a leisurely tour of the local vineyards - discover the region's intensely flavoured Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay, as well as vibrant Pinot Noir
Throw your leg over a horse and trek across the tranquil rural landscape or along the beach at Marahau, Puponga or Wharariki
Call into the café and smokehouse at Mapua for the freshest smoked seafood you've ever tasted
Book into one of the health retreats in the region and rejuvenate mind and body