Sister and Friendly Cities
Nelson City maintains Sister City relationships with three cities and a friendly relationship with one from around the world.
Nelson's Sister Cities
- Miyazu, Japan, formalised their Sister City link in May 1976
- Huangshi, Hubei, People's Republic of China since 1995
- Eureka, California, United States, formalised their Sister City link in early 2004
Nelson's Friendly City
Promoting world peace between peoples
Sister Cities was established by United States President Dwight Eisenhower in 1956, as a means of promoting world peace through people-to-people relationships. Since then, it has grown to be an internationally-recognised organisation.
Display of gifts presented to Nelson City by our Sister Cities
A cabinet displaying various objects gifted to Nelson City by our Sister Cities is located in the Elma Turner Library, with the displays rotating the cities every six months.