Nelson, New Zealand

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Nelson City
Unitar authority
A view o Nelson frae the "Centre o New Zealand"
A view o Nelson frae the "Centre o New Zealand"
Banner o Nelson City
Nickname(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 authority Nelson City
Settled bi Europeans 1841
Electorates Nelson
 • Mayor Rachel Reese
Aurie frae Rai Saddle tae Stoke
 • Territorial 445 km2 (172 sq mi)
Population (June 2017)[1]
 • Territorial 51,400
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
 • Urban 66,700
Demonym(s) Nelsonian
Time zone NZST (UTC+12)
 • Simmer (DST) NZDT (UTC+13)
Postcode 7010, 7011, 7020
Aurie code(s) 03

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]

  • A Complete Guide Tae Heraldry bi A.C. Fox-Davies 1909.

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