Nelson Building Society

Open weekdays excluding public holidays, 10am to 2pm. The bank has an ATM outside for NZ-issued cards and some overseas cards.

Murchison Golf Club

Picturesque and flat, this 9-hole course offers $10 green fees every day.

Murchison Hospital & Health Centre

The medical centre here provides emergency and urgent medical care for residents and visitors, as well as a Doctor/Nurse Practioner most days during regular hours. Charges apply. Note: Murchison does not have a Chemist, and prescription items may take a working day for delivery. Located at 59 Hotham Street. Telephone 03-523-1120

Police Station

Situated towards the end of Fairfax Street near the Buller River. There is a telephone outside, or they can be contacted on 03-523-1170

Rubbish & Recycling

Murchison has solar-powered, big-belly rubbish bins around town. If you have larger amounts of recycling, there are bins available outside the Murchison Refuse Centre. There are seperate bins for glass and plastic/cardboard. For general waste, the main refuse dump is open Monday, Wednesday, Saturday 1pm-5pm, and on Friday 9am-12pm. The site is 400m down Matakitaki […]

Public Toilets – Fairfax St

Near the centre of town, by the pedestrian crossing on Fairfax St.

Public Toilets – Waller St

Mens and Women’s Public Toilets, situated on Waller St, next to the War Memorial. These are on the right as you leave Murchison heading towards Nelson, and on the left as you enter Murchison coming from Nelson.

Murchison Mechanical

Murchison Mechanical has full workshop facilities and can help with most emergency repairs as well as regular maintenance. They are agents for the AA for roadside recovery.

Mirror Image

Conveniently located on the corner of Hampden and Fairfax Streets. Raewyn cuts and styles both Ladies and Gents hair, and bookings are not necessary.

H Hodgson & Co Ltd

More widely known as Hodgson’s, this is the General Store, NZ post agency, Hardware shop.  A great range of clothing, fancy goods, giftware and local items.  Friendly trading for over 100 years in the Murchison area.

Somebody’s Treasure

Visit Murchison’s largest collection of pre-loved treasures.  Something for everyone.  Hire equipment available.  Open 7 days.

Murchison Meats

Specialising in award-winning bacon and small good.

Murchison Museum & Information Service

Local History and memorabilia with special attention to the 1929 earthquake.  The museum offer local and tourist information, with friendly volunteers to help you.

Explore Murchison

‘Explore Murchison’ provides shuttles for hikers and bikers, as well as day trips.  Talk to us about where you want to go and we will get you there.

Mobil Service Station

Only only stop for fuel in Murchison, they provide a range of hot and cold snacks – including coffee and pies – as well as confectionery, soft drinks and ice-creams

The Manuka Shop

For a range of manuka and honey based products, look no further than The Manuka Shop.  Situated on Fairfax Street.

Murchison 4 Square

The largest supermarket in town, this is conveniently and obviously situated on the corner of the main crossroads in town.   Supplying a full range of fresh and grocery items, as well hardware, magazines, snacks and refreshments.  They are also licenced to sell Beers and Wines Open 7.30am to 8pm in the summer, 7 days a […]

Dust and Rust

Eclectic is the word!  Dust and Rust is an antique and ephemera shop, situated just behind The Commercial Hotel.  The building was actually the original stables for the hotel, and is a fascinating sight on it’s own. Inside you will find antiques, collectables, and objets d’art from all over, but with a definate kiwi spin. […]