A smart little city surrounded by vibrant townships and plentiful natural resources; Nelson Tasman has always been a magnet for innovative, extraordinary people. Their sheer grit and clever thinking have cultivated an economy built on research, science and technology, where both local and offshore business is done with ease.

Nelson Tasman is full of extraordinary business stories. From established companies to exciting new start-ups, our energetic and inspired business community sparks innovation, fresh thinking, and new ideas. Easy connectivity and a depth of talent and creativity breeds a culture of collaboration and a strong business support network enables businesses of all sizes to thrive, with the community strengthening each other along the way.

You'll find all sorts of useful information in this section. Our Business Support pages offer a range of resources focused on assisting you through your start-up, growth or innovation journey, whilst our Connect pages showcase opportunities to broaden your professional networks and get involved in the region’s dynamic business community. Our Invest pages contain stories and case studies of those who have chosen to do business here, whilst our Insights page provides real-time, in-depth reporting on Nelson Tasman’s economic performance to aid in business decision making.