Sister and Friendly Cities
Nelson City maintains Sister City relationships with four cities from around the world.
Nelson's Sister Cities
- Miyazu, Japan, formalised their Sister City link in May 1976
- Huangshi, Hubei, People's Republic of China since 1995
- Eureka, California, United States, formalised their Sister City link in early 2004
- Yangjiang, People's Republic of China since July 2014
Promoting world peace between peoples
Sister Cities was established by United States President Dwight Eisenhower in 1956, as a means of promoting world peace through people-to-people relationships. Since then, it has grown to be an internationally-recognised organisation.
Display of gifts presented to Nelson City by our Sister Cities
A cabinet displaying various objects gifted to Nelson City by our Sister Cities is located in the Elma Turner Library, with the displays rotating the cities every six months.