Nelson Centre

Cancer patients and their families deserve access to the best possible support available. The Cancer Society – Nelson Centre is your first point of contact for cancer services.

The Nelson Centre focuses primarily on enhancing patient and family support systems; improving community well-being through health promotion (e.g. SunSmart); providing information and resources for the local medical community and the general public; and networking to improve communication links with other related organisations.

Opening hours 9 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday  

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Michelle Hunt, Centre Manager
102 Hardy Street, Nelson
PO Box 335 Nelson 7040
T (03) 539 1137
F (03) 546-3919


To ask a cancer information nurse a question phone 0800 226 237 or email

Please click on the link to view our August 2017 Newsletter


What's on in Nelson


Survivors and Thrivers Nelson: Tuesday 10th October

Phone our Centre (03) 539 1137 to register

Survivers and Thrivers Motueka: Tuesday 21st November

Phone our Centre (03) 539 1137 to register

Yoga Classes: Commencing 21st September

6 week class on therapeutic yoga with Naomi Dakin.  Designed to soothe the mind and body, internally massage and gently stimulate the lymphatic system, increase endorphins and decrease stress hormones.  

Starting Thursday 21st September 5.15pm-6.45pm here at The Hub.   

Phone our Centre (03) 539 1137 to register.  Gold coin donation.

Look Good Feel Better:  Tuesday 28th November

Phone our Centre (03) 539 1137 to register

Bosom Buddies: Monday 16th October

Phone our Centre (03) 539 1137 to register

Head and Neck Cancer Support Group: Friday 22nd September

Please contact Emma Burns to register phone 546 1797

or email

Mindfulness and Relaxation: Tuesdays at 1pm at Fairfield House

Contact David Wakeling 548 3317 or 027 695 9398 for more information or phone the Centre 539 1137

Prostate Cancer Support Group: 1st Thursday of the month

1.30pm - 3.30pm Broadgreen House. Phone Bill Fergie  544 8635

Motueka Monday Club: 2pm every 3rd Monday

Contact Alison Rae 03 528 9377 or Mary 03 528 6317