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Te Tari Taiwhenua Department of Internal Affairs
Hāpai Hapori Community Operations 
Level Five, Civic House 
Trafalgar Street 

This office is only open for appointments. Call or email us to book an appointment. 

Is there an office in Nelson?

There is a Community Operations (Hāpai Hapori) team based in Nelson, with community advisors who work with rural, marae and urban communities in Tasman, Golden Bay, Nelson and Marlborough.

This team is part of the a wider team working across the Lower North Island and top of the South Island.

Are there any local grants for community organisations in Nelson?

The Nelson Community Operations team support the Lottery West Coast / Nelson / Marlborough  Community Committee and two COGS committees serving local communities and neighbourhoods:

  • Nelson Bays COGS Committee
  • Marlborough COGS Committee

The Nelson team also supports the Lottery Hurunui Kaikoura Marlborough Earthquake Relief Fund. This Fund is administered by the Community Operations team based in Christchurch and is only available to not-for-profit organisations providing earthquake relief activities and services to people in the Hurunui, Kaikoura and Marlborough districts.