About Nelson Hospital

Nelson Hospital provides approximately 140 beds for Nelson and Tasman patients.

Wairau Hospital also refers Marlborough patients to Nelson Hospital for specialised services.


Physical address: Tipahi Street, Nelson 

The main entrance to Nelson Hospital is on Tipahi Street.

Only those accompanying a patient requiring acute admission may enter via the Waimea Road entrance.

Contact details

(03) 546 1800

Postal address:

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand

Braemar Campus

Waimea Road

Private Bag 18

Nelson 7042



Nelson Hospital

The main entrance and parking for Nelson Hospital is from Tipahi Street. 

Mobility parking spaces are available outside most main entrances. These parks are clearly marked on the Nelson Hospital map.

Braemar Campus

There is visitor and staff parking available on the Braemar campus at Nelson Hospital.

Access is from Waimea Road or Franklyn Street.

Nelson Hospital Shuttle Buggy

The Nelson Hospital shuttle buggy is a free service providing all-weather transport for patients and visitors from car parks to the main hospital entrances.

Buggy stops are marked on the Nelson Hospital map. 

How to request a buggy:

Please phone: 03 546 1800

Are you interested in becoming a shuttle buggy volunteer? Find out how to volunteer here.

Hospital & campus maps

Nelson Hospital

Nelson Hospital Map February 2023

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Braemar campus

Facilities on the Braemar campus include:

  • Corporate offices

  • Seminar Centre

  • Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

  • Childhood Development Services

  • Paediatric Outpatients

  • Nelson Mental Health Services

  • The Needs Assessment & Service Coordination (NASC) service

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