Golden Bay i-SITE can help you to find activities, attractions, accommodation and transport that only a local will know. Whether it’s online, over the phone, or once you arrive in Takaka. Hours Monday–Friday – 9.30am–4.30pm. Weekends till 4pm. – Willow Street, Takaka – T: 03 525 9136 F: 03 525 9288 – Email: GoldenBay@NelsonNZ.com
Golden Bay-related Websites
Golden Bay live weather website. The purpose of this site is to provide weather information to people living in the Bay or visitors to Golden Bay. The Weather Display Live shows (slightly delayed) live weather data from the Paynes Ford weather station from approximately 6am to midnight (local NZ time) and can run around the clock in a significant weather event.
Golden Bay’s Weather Live
Click the image on the right for live weather in Paynes Ford. Thanks to René van Sint Annaland for this interesting and useful information.
The Golden Bay Weekly is Golden Bay’s locally-owned and locally-managed community newspaper. Its primary focus is on Golden Bay’s people, issues and events. The Weekly distributes 2428 copies to every householder, box-holder and business in Golden Bay. It is also available by paid subscription to readers outside the Bay.
FRESH FM – Every weekday between 7.00am and 9.00am you get a lively mix of music, information, interviews and entertainment that’s totally representative of where we live — our place — the Top of the South. No corporate-run network can give you that! ‘Whats On’ features every Friday morning at 7:50am. 104.5 FM or 95.2 FM Eastern Golden Bay.
Remembering 1642 and the meeting of two worlds. This year brings the 370th anniversary of Tasman’s 1642 exploration and first meeting with Maori. It’s a good time to reflect on what discovery has meant to us, and how our history continues to unfold. This Tasman 370 website brings together information on events and places that will encourage us to think about our country’s place in the world and our shared history.
The Prow celebrates, preserves and makes accessible the history, culture and stories of the top of the South Island of New Zealand – Nelson, Marlborough and Tasman. The Prow is a vessel for the stories of our region and is the result of a desire to develop an online ‘one-stop shop’ where people can read concise, fact-filled local stories and then use the subsequent lists of resources for further reading and research.
The Department of Conservation is the central government organisation charged with conserving the natural and historic heritage of New Zealand on behalf of and for the benefit of present and future New Zealanders. This site includes many walks in Golden Bay. Lots of detailed information, maps, rules, activities.
This site provides information to the residents of Tasman District, and members of the public, about the services and activities of Tasman District Council. News, media releases, what’s on in Tasman, community notices, about Tasman, about the council, services, events diary, lots and lots of information about what’s going on in the Tasman region.
Whilst plastic shopping bags are only light, flimsy articles – they are a frivolous emblem of our wasteful society, that has got used to consuming and throwing things away without thinking about the implications. Use cloth bags, baskets or cardboard boxes when you go shopping. Collingwood, just north of Takaka, has announced its decision to go completely shopping bag free, making it the first town in New Zealand to take such a stance.