Live

The ordinary is extraordinary in Nelson Tasman. It is highly connected both locally and globally, a place of surprising diversity, vibrant arts and artisans, with clever city and rural businesses, all thriving amongst stunning natural landscapes.

What does that mean for you? What it all adds up to is an expression of the kind of life you can live here in Nelson Tasman. It’s the sum of all the parts, if you like, and our extraordinary region is most definitely the ideal place to live, work and play.

Life in Nelson Tasman

Life in Nelson Tasman

Imagine a life where you can experience life beyond the ordinary. A life where it doesn't ever take very long to get from A to B, where your Saturday mornings are spent admiring the talent of arts and artisans at the markets, where you are surrounded by stunning landscapes, beaches, lakes and mountains and where grit and clever thinking have combined to fashion an extraordinary business story. A life where you can enjoy bike rides, tramping, yoga and water activities at all times of the year. A life where all the best bits of New Zealand are distilled into a single place - your new home. Nelson Tasman has always been highly sought after and perhaps you are one of the seekers too. 

Learn more about life in Nelson Tasman


Local & Proud

Local & Proud

What better way to get a taste of the Nelson Tasman region than through the eyes of the people that already live here? Find out more about what makes our region extraordinary by browsing through the stories, images and videos created by our locals. 

View the locals stories here


We took to the streets to ask some Nelson Tasman locals what their favourite thing about living in our extraordinary region is. Here is their story. It can be yours too.

logo