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Your guide to events in Nelson, New Zealand

Founders Heritage Park

Enjoy the charms of days gone by. At Founders Heritage Park experience life as it was in Nelson in the 1880s to 1930s.

Founders Heritage Park is a unique location for conferences and meetings. With two large meeting rooms as well as numerous breakaway spaces, Founders can accommodate small groups to groups of over 500.

If your occasion requires a unique location with historic ambience, the Granary is ideal. Seating 290 people with theatre-seating or 250 cabaret-style with a stage, bar and kitchen facilities.

Jaycee Room
Opened on the 40th anniversary of Nelson Jaycee Inc. the Jaycee Room is now situated at the corner of the Founders Village. With carpeted floor and good lighting it is an ideal venue for daytime and evening meetings. The Jaycee Room seats 70 people and has its own kitchen facilities.

Energy Centre
The Energy Centre can comfortably seat up to 500 guests (theatre style) and is perfect for large conferences, meetings, seminars and larger events. This extraordinary building is a superb venue for an unforgettable event.

Bristol Green
The Bristol Green is a 28m x 15m flat grassed area that is suitable for a marquee to hold a maximum capacity of 1200 people. This tranquil area is situated beside the lake and Port Museum on the western side of the Park.


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