Update: Week of September 13
The Women's Centre is open.
We will only be able to facilitate a maximum of 6 visitors at one time.
Ring the door bell for assistance. Please wear a face covering and scan/sign-in.
Please book appointments in advance as we may not be able to
accommodate drop ins if the maximum number of visitors has been reached.
03 546 8441 for Social Work | 03 546 7986 for General Inquiries
These measures aim to ensure we can maintain the physical distancing requirements of 2 meters and keep everyone safe.
Workshops will resume when we are back at Alert Level 1. Stay tuned for updates on schedules.
Stay safe everyone and we look forward to seeing you back at the Centre! Kia kaha 💜
Like us on Facebook for regular updates on what's happening at the Centre
The Book Club meets monthly at the Centre.
Come to the next meeting on:
AUGUST 18, 2021
CENTRE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
The Centre needs more volunteers to help it in its many functions.
We are looking for two types of volunteers:
For more information, please contact:
or phone 03 546 7986
Congratulations to Kuna for winning our RAFFLE!
The lovely hamper includes:
Gift vouchers from Robyn Reynolds and Volume Bookshop
Wine, a boxed mug, teas, jam & other nibbles from Comida, Tall & Small & our other sponsors
Greeting cards from Liz Pryce Photography
REGISTRATION OPEN FOR TERM 3
(Course starts on Aug 2nd)
Pathways to Power
with Kindra Douglas
Pathways to Power is an 8-week guided course in exploring your sense of SELF,
your strengths, your ability to reflect on your behaviours and beliefs,
your power to choose and make things happen,
and feel more in charge of your life – now and for the future.
FEMINIST FABLES FUNDRAISER ...
CEOs and women succeeding in non-traditional roles...
Come along and be inspired!
Our stellar speakers are confirmed:
Claire Dallison (NMIT. Strength and Conditioning coach,
Nelson Giants and NZ Tall Blacks).
Donna Wells (CEO Finestkind, fish broker and exporter).
Georgie Moleta (Butcher and businesswoman. Homekill Takaka).
Gillian Wratt (Board Chair & Member national bodies, former Head NZ Antarctic Programme, former CEO Cawthron).
Janine Dowding (CEO Tasman District Council, former head MSD Nelson).
Jaqui Ngawaka (CEO Ngati Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust).
Kerensa Johnston (CEO Wakatu Incorporation, barrister, former law lecturer).
Meg Matthews (Chair Cawthron Board, Member of other boards.
Former CEO WOW).
See our poster for details on how to purchase your ticket.
HAPPY NEW YEAR
Tau Hou koa, happy new year to you all! 🌸xx
Hope everyone enjoyed the break over the holiday season.
The new schedule for Term 1 workshops is out now so remember to get in fast to book your places. We are asking for women to please pre-pay for the workshops in order to secure a place, as the sessions have been very popular over the last few months. Many topics have been fully booked out already, so places will be confirmed once payment is made.
SHEnanigans: Fundraiser gig for the Nelson Women's Centre
A fantastic night out!
Friday, November 8, 2019 at 9:30pm – 3am
East St Eats and Bar, 8 Church St, Nelson.
Let's have some SHEnanigans. Come dance and appreciate a stellar lineup of amazing musicians with some great acts listed below with more TBC.
*K2K: Dark techno, hard house, electro and rave euphoria. Has supported the likes of Kevin Saunderson, Omar S, Fatboy Slim. Catch this wonderful wāhine for her first, and perhaps only gig in her home town.
*Clever Hansel: OH SO CLEVER. Ukelele freakfolk cabaret for the people.
*Class War on the Dance Floor: Music influenced by trance 80s synth pop and contemporary hip hop.
Was on Thursday, 22nd August at the Centre.
Thank you to all of the women candidates who spoke at the Centre.
Each candidate came and shared their background and why they are standing in these upcoming elections.
"A Woman's Work"
Check out this spectacular "A Woman's Work" fundraiser we have going...
A big thanks to the wonderful Elsie and Gin Boss, who are donating all proceeds to the Nelson Women's Centre.
For just $40 + postage you can get a handmade framed lace art piece, a box of L'affare chocolate coated coffee beans, a box of Enzo Orient tea and a bottle of
Rocket Fuel sauce - AMAZING !!
These packs are limited and would make great gifts.
Buy one here: A Women's Work Fundraiser
NWC in The Inspired
Wow! Check out Issue #3 of 'The Inspired Guide'... Nelson's coolest eMagazine.
The Nelson Women's Centre has an article on p28.
Thanks The Inspired Guide for thinking of us! Love your work xx ❤️
Thanks Marc and
Enormous thanks has to go to Goldpine and Marc, from their EcoLiving team for donating this quality outdoor seating to us!! Fantastic!
What generous folk.
Women & children who visit the Centre can now enjoy some winter sun in our garden. Thank you so much for caring about our community. ❤️
Thanks Your Tribe!
Collective Governing Body Members.
The Centre is now looking for new members to who can bring skills and
enthusiasm to help support the Centre in all its current and future endeavours.
Please contact the Centre if you would be interested.
Sessions - by donation
Holistic Pulsing with Rona Spencer
Holistic Pulsing is a mind/body therapy that uses a rhythmic rocking movement that works on many levels, allowing muscles and other tissues to 'let go'. Gentle lengthening, stretching and opening techniques are sometimes also used. Facilitated dialogue further allows you to become curious about your body and where it is holding energy
Become a member…
HOW YOU CAN HELP
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
The Women’s Centre works with women to empower them to be safe and resourceful, to value themselves, and to achieve their potential.