Nelson, New Zealand

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Nelson City

Whakatū
A view o Nelson frae the "Centre o New Zealand"
A view o Nelson frae the "Centre o New Zealand"
Banner o Nelson City
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Eik-name(s): 
Top o the Sooth, Sunny Nelson
Motto(s): 
Palmam qui meruit ferat
Nelson City is locatit in New Zealand
Nelson City
Nelson City
Coordinates: 41°17′S 173°17′E / 41.283°S 173.283°E / -41.283; 173.283
Kintra New Zealand
Unitary authorityNelson City
Settled bi Europeans1841
ElectoratesNelson
Govrenment
 • MayorRachel Reese
Area
 frae Rai Saddle tae Stoke
 • Territorial445 km2 (172 sq mi)
Population
 (June 2017)[1]
 • Territorial51,400
 • Density120/km2 (300/sq mi)
 • Urban
66,700
Demonym(s)Nelsonian
Time zoneUTC+12 (NZST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+13 (NZDT)
Postcode
7010, 7011, 7020
Aurie code(s)03
Wabsteidnelsoncitycouncil.co.nz

Nelson is a ceety on the eastren shores o Tasman Bay, an is the economic an cultural centre o the Nelson region. Established in 1841, it is the seicont-auldest settled ceety in New Zealand an the auldest in the South Island.

References an notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Subnational Population Estimates: At 30 June 2017 (provisional)". Statistics New Zealand. 24 October 2017. Retrieved 24 October 2017. For urban areas, "Subnational population estimates (UA, AU), by age and sex, at 30 June 1996, 2001, 2006-16 (2017 boundary)". Statistics New Zealand. 24 October 2017. Retrieved 24 October 2017.
  • A Complete Guide Tae Heraldry bi A.C. Fox-Davies 1909.

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