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Bringing our Ancestors alive

Hands-On Arts and Craft Workshop with Greta Tapper

Tuesday 30 May 9.30am -12 noon,  $5, all women are welcome!! 

Transform old crochet, keepsakes, and mementos into works of art that mean something to you.  Bring to class examples that are similar to your real mementos (don't bring the real thing!) so you can experiment with different ideas. There will be permanent and reversible examples of outcomes.


Greta Tapper is multidisciplinary visual artist who paints, create costumes, masks, sculptures, and installations. Greta won the 2003 Supreme Wearable Art Award 

101 ways to Cook a Pumpkin

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Cooking Workshop with Sally Rees

Thursday 1 June 12.30am - 2.30pm,  $5, 

Learn how easy it is to make different dishes with an ordinary pumpkin 

Personal  Safety Skills

with Rona Sedman

Friday,16 June 12.30-2.30pm

ACC Community Room,47 Collingwood Street

This two hour Self Defence course for women is a valuable opportunity to work with a highly experienced tutor to gain practical, empowering and transferable Personal Safety Skills to enhance living and working relationships.

The Tutor: Rona Sedman is an Intl. Certified Self Defence Instructor & Educator, a Master Level NCI Instructor, and has a 6th Dan/Degree Black Belt.


Cost: $5; bookings essential: Ph: 546 7986 or email: nnwomenscentre@ts.co.nz

2017 Term 2 Workshops
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Office Space for rent at Women's Centre


An office space at Nelson Women's Centre will become available at our Centre, 44 Trafalgar Street from Monday, 8 May.With the rent of the room comes the use of the kitchen/dining area, lounge/fireplace, several counselling rooms, an activity room and a private, sunny garden space.

It would suit an organisation, or a women's centered business that need to rent a safe, friendly, women-only space in central Nelson with compatible values.

For more information or expressions of interest please contact Britta at Nelson Women’s Centre on 546 7986 or email nnwomenscentre@ts.co.nz.

Nelson Women's Centre Birthday Party  

Our 20th Birthday Party was a great success,

thank you!!!! Check out photos of the Event HERE



Governing Collective Volunteers

We need passionate women to be part of the Collective that makes decisions about the day-to-day running, and the future, of the Centre.


The Governing Collective plays a very important role at the Centre. We have a flat hierarchy and we work together to help make a difference for women in the community.

We are looking for one or two dedicated women to fill vacancies in the Collective. If you would like to make a difference and are dedicated to women's causes; and can make a small monthly time commitment, we would love to hear from you. 



You can donate to our Givealittle page. Every little bit helps us continue to help women in our community. 


Become a member
You can become an Official Member of the Centre. $10 a year helps us continue to deliver all of our vital services. (You may pay by cash, cheque or internet banking to account # 03-1355-0736361-00). 


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 The Women’s Centre works with women to empower them to be safe and resourceful, to value themselves, and to achieve their potential.