Nau mai haere mai.

Quakers in Nelson is a faith group whose spirituality is simple, radical and contemporary, committed to working for social justice and peace.

We try to live the Quaker way – peaceably, simply and sustainably, with integrity, recognising all as equal.

You are welcome to visit our meetings without commitment. If you decide to make our Meeting your spiritual home we offer a safe, loving community. We aim to help one another to live a better life.


You are invited to join us at our Meetings: 

 9am each Sunday at the Quaker Meeting House, 30 Nile Street, Nelson.  Vaccine pass required.

 10.30am each Sunday at the Quaker Meeting House, no vaccine pass required.


We also meet  every 2nd Sunday of the month at 10am at the Family Service Centre, 27 Talbot Street, Motueka.



Nau mai haere mai.

Welcome to families, children and young people, and our values based children's and families' meetings.

Do you want to raise non-violent children rich in empathy and compassion, yet able to be true to themselves? Do you want to parent peaceably and respectfully? Do you want your children to find and value their inner quide? So do we.



Nau mai haere mai.


We welcome diversity. People of diverse sexual orientation and gender expression are welcome.



6 Quakers learning Te Reo Maori one rakau at a time - adventures with Te Ataarangi
Last year we hosted a visit from Quentin Abraham from Wellington Quaker Meeting. Quentin has a ministry creating awareness of colonisation's impact on Maori, especially the near loss of the Maori language. Quentin's challenge to us was to honour Te Tiriti o Waitangi by learning to speak Te Reo Maori. . . .
One Quaker's View on:
  Classic Quaker View:  Thoughts on Sustainability by Lawrence Carter
We seem to be in a period when multiple environmental crises are happening.  Over population, loss of forests, pollution of air, land and sea, decline of resources we use, loss of species, ocean acidification. But the one that focuses my attention the most, is climate change. . . .  



Conversations with Quakers

Listen here to 6 interviews with Friends recorded by Fresh FM Nelson in 2017. Topics are “What it means to be a Quaker”, “Quaker Families”, “Social Justice”, “Death and Dying”, “Quakers and the environment” and “Peace”.


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Quaker Social Action

Quaker Histories in Embroidery

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