Latitude Guiding

More things than Fly Fishing in Nelson…information on Nelson Accommodation, Restaurants, Wineries and more.

Visit, Invest, Study, Live & work – Or for visitors go directly to: 100% New Zealand and learn about the history of New Zealand, our weather and climate, and read visitor information to help you plan your visit.

Accommodation Links

Century Park Motor Lodge a promo code will be given upon booking.

The Pear Orchard Lodge

Places to stay in New Zealand –  Whether traveling for business or leisure, customers can instantly book their ideal accommodation quickly and easily with, without booking fees and backed up by our promise to price match or compare prices at Trivago

Rental Car, Camper van & Taxi Links

Jucy car & campervan rentals – Jucy is best known for their range of innovative, well-equipped, green and purple camper vans or mini-RVs (campas).

Safe & enjoyable journeys driving in New Zealand – We drive on the left-hand side of the road here, some of our roads are narrow, windy and have loose gravel… and it’s not unusual to see sheep or cattle on roads in rural areas. You need to give yourself plenty of time to reach your destination, and to understand New Zealand road rules and signs. Website is called

Wine & Food Links

Food, Wine & Beers – Explore all that Nelson has to offer.

Trip Advisor – A guide to the best of Nelson’s Restaurants and Cafes.

Nelson Arts & Events

New Zealand Nature Company – Maruia Nature Catalogue Online Shopping for outdoor, educational and eco gifts – Nelson, New Zealand

Weather News – Latest New Zealand Weather Forecasts, including Tides, Snow Reports, Radar Maps and NZ Weather Maps.

Fishy Links

Listen to an episode on The Destination Angler Podcast

In the case that I am already booked at the time of your enquiry, or in group situations where we require a second guide I can highly recommend Southern Latitude Guides or contact Nans directly for your booking.

Exploring New Zealand?

Fish & Game – Online licence – If you are a visiting angler and wish to fish for longer than a couple of days, or want access to back country fisheries, you will need to buy an adult Non-Resident licence (NRL).

The Department of Conservation (DOC) – The government agency charged with conserving New Zealand’s natural and historic heritage. Information about New Zealand’s National Parks and Special Conservation Areas.

Nick Reygaert – Fly Fishing & Film maker – Nick Reygaert is a passionate film maker and fly fishing guide who has gained recognition around the world for his fly fishing feature films. He is also the man behind the annual RISE Fly Fishing Film Festival

Christopher Rownes’website  dedicated to promoting the fine art of Dry fly fishing with special emphasis on techniques used by master dry fly fishers from around the globe.

Christof Menz & Uwe Rieder Fly Fishing in Austria The best available guides in Austria!

Paul Procter Fly Fishing in UK – Paul is a Wild Trout Enthusiast – Writer & Worldwide Traveller – Hosted Trips, UK & abroad. Brilliant guy & guide!

Montana Flyfishing Connection  … Another great trout fishing destinations in the world with the guides who know it best. Talk to our friend Coleman Pape!

More info about freshwater fishing in New Zealand  Lakes, rivers, back country stream and spring creeks all offer fantastic opportunities to fish for brown and rainbow trout. In the South Island you can also fish for salmon in many places.

John and Paul share some great information on  They share great stories, tips and much more.

General New Zealand Links

Mobile service while visiting New ZealandFind out how to connect to the Spark network when you’re visiting New Zealand. Find a plan that will work for you, and learn about our network coverage.

Satellite Phones for Rental / Hire – IT Rentals have a large number of Iridium 9555 Sat Phones available for short (day) to long (year) term rental, lease and for sale. The Satellite phones run on the Iridium Satellite network and can send/receive calls, texts and data. Great for back country trips. Website  PHONE 0800 999 399

New Zealand CustomsHere is all the information you need to prepare yourself for a smooth and trouble-free arrival, and a warm New Zealand welcome – whether you intend arriving by aircraft, ship, private plane or yacht. 

Breaking News and videos of today’s latest news stories from around New Zealand, including up to date weather, World, sport, business, Entertainment, …

Newspaper NZHerald – From breaking news to debate and conversation, NZHerald brings you the news as it happens.