Parking

There are over 350 parking spaces across campus available for visitors and learners.

Visitor parking

If you are visiting the Nelson campus for a short period of time then you are welcome to park in the visitor car spaces located outside the main entrance on Hardy Street.

Student parking

Parking is available across the campus on weekdays between 8am and 5pm with the display of a valid NMIT parking permit. Permits are issued at enrolment.

 The location of car parks on campus is shown on the campus map.

 Standard parking rules apply and these are displayed on nearby signs. Parking is monitored and infringements for failure to follow the parking rules are $65.00.

 Alternative car parking is available near the campus, more information can be viewed on the Nelson City Council website(external link)(external link) car park page.

Can I park my car on campus in Nelson?(external link)

Are you a student at NMIT? If so, you can park your car in the campus car parks. You'll need to ensure that you display a valid NMIT parking permit on your windscreen which gives you access between 8am and 5pm weekdays. This will be issued at the time of your enrolment. Standard parking rules apply and these are displayed on nearby signs. Parking is monitored and infringements for failure to follow the parking rules are $65.00.

 

Generic parking statement:

NMIT have a limited number of car parks available on the Nelson, Marlborough and Richmond campuses free of charge. These are not guaranteed and are offered on a ‘first come, first served’ basis. You will need to display a valid parking permit which is available at enrolment.

In Nelson, there are also Nelson City Council (NCC) parking areas(external link) in the residential neighbourhood around campus. Some NCC parks display designated parking times. Due to parking pressures in Nelson both NMIT and NCC monitor their car parking areas and infringement tickets are issued to those not abiding by the rules. Avoid getting fines by being aware of the NMIT parking rules that are displayed at all NMIT car park entrances or using alternative transport methods. NMIT also have a number of bicycle racks and the NBus(external link) timetable is worth checking out for cheap bus fares around the city and as far out as Richmond, they even have an iOS app(external link)! There are also a few private car parks, including the Masonic Lodge on Nile Street, where for a fee you can park all day weekdays. Plan your travel to get to classes on time without any stress. 

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