Business events, training & workshops

DWC facilitates a range of business events, training & workshops to help build capabilities on the West Coast.

Feb. 15, 2024
Hokitika
Koha

Thursday Tech Tasters

Thurs Technology Tasters: Working in partnership with Digital Equity Coalition and Zero Data

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Feb. 21, 2024
Hokitika
$75

Maximising Microsoft Windows

Understand and utilise the properties of the Windows operating system.

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Feb. 28, 2024
Hokitika
Free

Hokitika Business Development 1:1 Sessions 28 February

Book an appointment to meet with DWC's business support team in Hokitika on 28 February.

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March 2, 2024
Hokitika
TBC

Publish Your Own eBook

Use open source software to create and publish an eBook. There are many uses: Publish at no cost personal family histories, novels, poetry, Children’s stories … Limited to 8.

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March 5, 2024
Karamea
FREE

Community Governance Workshop - Karamea

Development West Coast (DWC), supported by the Lottery Minister’s Discretionary Fund, is pleased to offer community governance training, from Karamea to Haast and facilitated by Westlake Governance.

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March 6, 2024
Buller District
Free

Westport Business Development 1:1 Sessions - 6 March

Book an appointment to meet with DWC's business support team in Westport on 6 March.

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March 6, 2024
Reefton
Free

Reefton Business Development 1:1 Sessions - 6 March

Book an appointment to meet with DWC's business support team in Reefton on 6 March.

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March 6, 2024
Reefton
FREE

Community Governance Workshop - Reefton

Development West Coast (DWC), supported by the Lottery Minister’s Discretionary Fund, is pleased to offer community governance training, from Karamea to Haast and facilitated by Westlake Governance

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March 7, 2024
Hokitika
FREE

Community Governance Workshop - Hokitika

Development West Coast (DWC), supported by the Lottery Minister’s Discretionary Fund, is pleased to offer community governance training, from Karamea to Haast and facilitated by Westlake Governance.

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March 7, 2024
Hokitika
$60

AI (Artificial Intelligence) and Cybersafety

What is Artificial Intelligence and how does it work? Where is it in our lives? How do we keep ourselves safe from its negative effects? Cybercrime. AI innovations

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March 8, 2024
Grey District
$450+ GST pp

Health and Safety: Stage 1 training

This one-day course is for managers, health and safety advisers and representatives and anyone with an interest in, or responsibility for, workplace health and safety. The day is interactive with an opportunity to relate the needs of health and safety with your own industry. A comprehensive workbook is supplied.

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March 11, 2024

TNZ Kiwi Link Japan and Korea 2024

Tourism New Zealand (TNZ) is pleased to invite representatives of the New Zealand tourism industry to participate in the Kiwi Link Japan and Korea, 2024.

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March 11, 2024
Hokitika
$40.00

Get Going with Google

This course is designed to introduce and grow Google skills for participants: Google accounts, Gmail and Google Calendar, Google Drive,Google Sites.

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March 11, 2024
Grey District

Development West Coast Roadshow and Networking Event - Greymouth

Get ready for the DWC Roadshow, coming to a location near you.  From Karamea to Franz Josef, this Roadshow is designed to inform you about DWC’s range of services and activities

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March 12, 2024
Hokitika

Development West Coast Roadshow and Networking Event - Hokitika

Get ready for the DWC Roadshow, coming to a location near you.  From Karamea to Franz Josef, this Roadshow is designed to inform you about DWC’s range of services and activities.

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March 13, 2024
Grey District
Free

Greymouth Business Development 1:1 Sessions - 13 March

Book an appointment to meet with DWC's business support team in Greymouth on 13 March.

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March 13, 2024
Reefton

Development West Coast Roadshow and Networking Event - Reefton

Get ready for the DWC Roadshow, coming to a location near you.  From Karamea to Franz Josef, this Roadshow is designed to inform you about DWC’s range of services and activities.

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March 19, 2024
Hokitika
$25 - members, $50 - non-members

Institute of Directors - Evening with Rob Campbell

Rob Campbell joins the Institute of Directors (IoD) in Hokitika to share his perspectives on diversity, sustainability and equality.

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March 20, 2024
Free

South Westland Business Development 1:1 Sessions - 20 and 21 March

Book an appointment to meet with DWC's business support team in South Westland on 20 and 21 March.

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March 20, 2024
Franz Josef & Fox Glaciers & Glacier Country

Development West Coast Roadshow and Networking Event - Franz Josef

Get ready for the DWC Roadshow, coming to a location near you.  From Karamea to Franz Josef, this Roadshow is designed to inform you about DWC’s range of services and activities.

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March 20, 2024
Westport

Development West Coast Roadshow and Networking Event - Westport

Get ready for the DWC Roadshow, coming to a location near you.  From Karamea to Franz Josef, this Roadshow is designed to inform you about DWC’s range of services and activities.

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March 21, 2024
Karamea
Free

Karamea Business Development 1:1 Sessions - 21 March

Book an appointment to meet with DWC's business support team in Karamea on 21 March.

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March 21, 2024
Online
FREE

Know Your Obligations - New amemndments to the Adventure Activities Regulations

Join TIA (Tourism Industry Aotearoa) for an insightful webinar as we delve into the implications of the Whakaari (White Island) judgment and its ramifications on the New Zealand tourism industry.

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March 21, 2024
Karamea

Development West Coast Roadshow and Networking Event - Karamea

Get ready for the DWC Roadshow, coming to a location near you.  From Karamea to Franz Josef, this Roadshow is designed to inform you about DWC’s range of services and activities.

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March 22, 2024
Grey District
FREE

Employment Law 24: What do employers need to know?

Lane Neave employment law specialists Andrew Shaw and Gwen Drewitt will be sharing their knowledge and answering your questions on a variety of workplace law topics in this free seminar.

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April 30, 2024
Westport
FREE

Community Governance Workshop - Westport

Development West Coast (DWC), supported by the Lottery Minister’s Discretionary Fund, is pleased to offer community governance training, from Karamea to Haast and facilitated by Westlake Governance.

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May 1, 2024
Grey District
FREE

Community Governance Workshop - Greymouth

Development West Coast (DWC), supported by the Lottery Minister’s Discretionary Fund, is pleased to offer community governance training, from Karamea to Haast and facilitated by Westlake Governance.

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May 8, 2024

TRENZ 2024

TRENZ is New Zealand’s largest international tourism business event and most important event of the year on the tourism events calendar.

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May 14, 2024
FREE

Coast Employment Expo

Discover local opportunities, Explore local possibilities, Connect with local industries.

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May 15, 2024
Franz Josef & Fox Glaciers & Glacier Country
FREE

Community Governance Workshop - Franz Josef

Development West Coast (DWC), supported by the Lottery Minister’s Discretionary Fund, is pleased to offer community governance training, from Karamea to Haast and facilitated by Westlake Governance.

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May 16, 2024
Haast
FREE

Community Governance Workshop - Haast

Development West Coast (DWC), supported by the Lottery Minister’s Discretionary Fund, is pleased to offer community governance training, from Karamea to Haast and facilitated by Westlake Governance.

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July 10, 2024

Kiwi Link India 2024

Kiwi Link India 2024 provides a unique opportunity for representatives of the New Zealand tourism industry to educate and establish business relationships with key product managers and front line travel sellers from India.

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July 15, 2024

Kiwi Link South East Asia 2024

Kiwi Link South East Asia 2024 provides a unique opportunity for representatives of the New Zealand tourism industry to educate and establish business relationships with key travel sellers from throughout South East Asia.

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Aug. 20, 2024

West Coast Roadshow – Australia 2024

Development West Coast is delighted to invite you to participate in the 2024 West Coast Roadshow event held in Australia.

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