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Population 46,437

Nelson’s population increased by 8 percent between 2006 and 2013 and Tasman’s population increased 6 percent. The total population for New Zealand also increased by 5 percent over the same period. By 2031, Nelson’s population is projected to be 51,200 and Tasman’s will be 53,900.

Nelson is a wonderful city situated in the North of New Zealand’s South Island. It is known for its sunshine, friendly relaxed lifestyle and clean tidy streets.

A reasonably short drive and will find you in the Golden Bay region, and a variety of parks and reserves including the famous Able Tasman walk, the scenery is spectacular.  Another area worth exploring is the Rai Valley, the old gold mining area of Wakamarina Valley where you can still pan for gold.  The options are endless in this beautiful part of the country and an hour or so drive will also take you to the spectacular Marlborough, Pelorous, Kenepuru and Queen Charlotte sounds.

Activities are immense and include boating, kayaking, crafts, wineries, both salt and fresh water fishing with all-around spectacular results, spectacular beaches, cafes, and cinemas art galleries; tramping, camping, overnight Remote Island stays.

Nelson itself is a tourist area so nightlife is quite reasonable also and the close and decent community is a great place to bring up kids. Schools are also very good in this area.

Good contacts in Nelson with friends and family now make this a region where we can secure vacancies and it is only going to get better as this area grows and grow it will give the high sunshine hours the region enjoys.

The huge renewable forestry industry make this a good spot for diesel mechanics and the wine industry and fruit growing business nearby also make roles for automotive technicians achievable. We also fill vacancies the occasional vacancies for auto electricians, vehicle sales personnel in a whole host of areas.

Most major brands including European dealerships are represented in this region making roles possible to secure for many of you.

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