The Nelson Sun Club has just celebrated its 50-year anniversary, a half century of all-over tans and clothes-free camaraderie.
As the sun sets over the Nelson Sun Club, we go for a stroll.
A tui flits across the fairway, a cooler breeze rustles through the gum trees. I’m not dressed for the drop in temperature.
As part of my mission to get the full naturist experience at the club – motto: Stay a while, we’ve got nothing on – it’s all or nothing. I choose nothing.
Walking with me on the rolling fairways of the club’s pitch-and-putt nine-hole golf course are secretary Lorraine, wearing just a leopard-print head scarf and a gold chain necklace, vice-president Andrew, in a hat and sandals; committee member Geoff in a floppy hat and red t-shirt and president Russell, positively overdressed in an akubra-style hat and floral shirt.
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