Trafalgar Centre

The Trafalgar Centre is Nelson Tasman’s largest multi-purpose spectator sports and events arena. Built in the early 1970s originally as a sports stadium, the Centre has a history of hosting major cultural and entertainment events, and exhibitions.

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Just a 5 minute stroll to the vibrant city centre and a 15 minute ocean drive from the airport, the Trafalgar Centre is currently in the final stages of a refurbishment, which contains two key spaces, the main arena and the new northern extension. For the latest updates on the refurbishment project - please click here.

Where is the Trafalgar Centre?

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7 Paru Paru Rd
Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3 539 1301

Booking the Trafalgar Centre

Pricing can be found on our Facility Hire page. If you would like to place a booking or enquire about availability, please contact our Venue Manager at

What's on at the Trafalgar Centre

For a list of events taking place at the Trafalgar Centre, visit the region's events online database,

Please note all Nelson City Council facilities are smokefree.