Story: Nelson region

Coastal urban influence

Coastal urban influence

The Nelson region’s population is concentrated in Nelson city and on the coastal lowlands of Tasman Bay, and to a lesser extent, around Tākaka in Golden Bay. These are the only areas of urban influence in what is largely a rural, mountainous and forested region.

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Carl Walrond, 'Nelson region - Population and society', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 July 2024)

Story by Carl Walrond, updated 1 Aug 2015