Invest in the West Coast

New Zealand’s stable economy and political system, reputation for innovation and ease of doing business make it an attractive place to invest. The West Coast combines the benefits of doing business in New Zealand, supported by local government, with advantages based around the region’s natural assets, skilled workforce and enviable lifestyle.

Whether you are an existing business, new to the West Coast, encouraging investment or thinking about moving here, the regional investment prospectus below will give you the information you need to help you on your journey.

The region’s leadership – across businesses, councils and the economic development agency, Development West Coast – are enablers of innovation, providing support, knowledge and connections with local, national and international enterprises, and central government.

Find below our Regional Investment Profile 2024/2025