Welcome to new members and their partners/families:
Volunteer Nelson will be the new umbrella organisation for the Nelson Newcomers Network as of August 2016. This will be a fabulous new start for Nelson Newcomers Network in it's 10th years of existence.
Huge thanks to the Nelson Multicultural Council who have been the umbrella organisation since 2006.
Jettie Zeestraten - Nelson Newcomers Network
Friday Newcomers Walking Group
The Friday walking group has been doing really well. If you like walking, why not join them.
Check out the right hand column for walking dates and contact details
Stoke Walking Group is proudly supported by Sports Tasman.
A huge thank you to all our volunteers who organise and run our fabulous activities such as the coffee morning, walking groups, luncheon club, book club and drinks night.
Please join me and say a huge thanks next time you see them.
Do you want to start a new group?
If you have an idea for a new newcomers activity, then let Jettie, the Nelson Newcomers Network Coordinator, know and she can help you to make this happen. email email@example.com
Jo and Medwin, Motueka Coordinators Jo 528 6214 and Medwin 528 6286
Richard and Vivian, Ruby Coast Newcomers Social Group
(03) 526 6707 firstname.lastname@example.org
We are an informal social network which supports people in the Nelson and surrounding areas. ‘Newcomers’ can help you get in touch with others, meet local people, find out about clubs and organisations. We hope to help you feel at home in your new environment. Please feel free to come along to our activities or contact us.
Nelson Coffee Morning
Every Wednesday 10.30-11.30am
Deville, New St, Nelson
Ph: 547 2725
Richmond Coffee Morning
Every 1st & 3rd Thursday of month, 10am.
Alchemy Cafe, Bateup Road, Richmond
Contact Mike or Milly
Ph: 544 7906
Drinks Night at Rhythm & Brown
19 New St. Every 2nd Wednesday of the month. 7pm onwards.
This is a great way to meet others. Join us for a drink or nibble in this stylish Nelson bar. For more info contact Bruno, Drinks Night Coordinator 0204-1010102 email@example.com
Every second Friday of the month
Join other newcomers for lunch at a different venue each time.
The next catch up is Friday,10th June,12.30pm at the Waka, Collingwood Street, formally Hanger 58. If keen to join let Clyde know by Tuesday 7th June ,by email firstname.lastname@example.org or ph 0212054731.
Book clubs are a great way socialise with others. The current Nelson Newcomers Network BookClub is at it's capacity, but if you are keen to be involved in a bookclub contact email@example.com to find out more and we can start a second group if enough interest or put you on the waiting list.
07 June Centre of NZ
Meet at Founders Park, walk up Iwa Rd, alongside the hill to Centre of NZ, down to Botanical Reserve and back on Milton St, Atawhai Dr, coffee at Founders Park
14 June Wigzell – Fairfield
Meet at Victory Square (Toi Toi St), walk through Wigzell Park, Hampden St to Fairfield Park,
See walk no 32 (p 78/79) from the Walk Nelson booklet, coffee at Suter Café
21 June Nelson Central
Meet at Fairfield Park (Brougham St), walk Willow Walk, Queens Garden, Botanical Reserve, back via Mayroyd Tce, Manuka St, Collingwood St, coffee at Suter Café or River Kitchen
28 June Stoke
Meet at Main Rd Stoke across from McCashins Brewery, walk Polstead Rd (Nikau and Karaka St), Suffolk Rd, Kingsford Dr, back on Covent Dr, Mc Mahon St, Coffee at McCashins or Crusoe’s
Friday Walking Group: 10am
Contact: Shirley 027 7129940 or Linda 022 1254632 Dog friendly
3rd June - Tahuna Beach/Forest Walk
Meet at Beach Cafe, walk along Beach to back of Holiday Park and return through the Forest - Dogs welcome Ph Linda 022 1254632
10 June - Airport PerimeterMeet at Carpark at start of Great Taste Trail by the humpy bridge . Walk anti clockwise around airport perimeter. Coffee at WOW if desired. Shirley away here, need a volunteer to lead the group please.
17th June - Washbourn Gardens Richmond
Meet at Gardens car park and walk through garden up through the Reserve. Dogs welcome Ph Linda 022 1254632
24 June - Richmond Ramble
Meet at ASB/Raeward Fresh, walk under Salisbury Rd up to Hill Str, on to Ridings Grove, Park Drive and back down Highfield Gr, on walkway behind the College and back to ASB/Raewards Coffee at Zink Ph Shirley 027 712 9940