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Sep 22 2019
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Grey District
Breath work, Meditation & Ice Bath

A donation based education workshop on the Wim Hof method, meditation, heart math and community Ice bath run by Astiana Trouland and Josh Komen.

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Sep 22 2019
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Grey District
Tour of Camerons Beach with Guardians of Paroa

Join the Guardians of Paroa for a leisurely walk along Camerons beach to look at predator trap boxes and penguin nesting boxes the Trust has installed.

Free
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Sep 28 2019
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Grey District
Teddy Bear Parade

Bring your favourite teddy along to the Town Square and enjoy an afternoon of fun. Dress up in your favourite costume!

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Sep 30 2019
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Hokitika
Friends In the Wild - Holiday Programme

Come and play the TimberNook way!

$55 per day
$150 for 3 days
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Oct 05 2019
Haast 2018 Whitebait Festival
Haast
Haast Whitebait Festival and Market Day

Great Whitebait Cook Off Challenge, loads of raffles and auctions, Market Day stalls, live music and fun activities for all the family. And of course whitebait, salmon and venison!

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Oct 07 2019
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Hokitika
Woodland Tinkering

This programme is all about design and creativity in the wild.

$55 per day
$150 for all 3 days
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Oct 12 2019
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Grey District
Greymouth Harriers Relay

A Team relay running or Walking event along the Pristine West Coast Wilderness trail, grab some mates or the family and come enjoy a day out with a chance to win some fabulous spot prizes.

$20
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Oct 18 2019
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Grey District
Mousey

One of the most exciting new acts in New Zealand music, Mousey, has just announced her first-ever nationwide tour to celebrate the release of her debut album, Lemon Law, due for release on October 4.

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Oct 20 2019
West Coast Wilderness Cycle Trail
Grey District
The Wilderness Trail Women’s Duathlon

Hop on your bike for a 21km ride and transition at Karoro Domain for the 4km run/walk.

$20 - $30
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Oct 25 2019
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Westport and Karamea
Mel Parsons

Award-winning singer songwriter Mel Parsons is hitting the road with her new album 'Glass Heart' for an intimate solo tour of some her favourite New Zealand venues.

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Oct 26 2019
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Grey District
Halloween Horror Murder Mystery

A truly terrifying Halloween horror dinner experience brought to you by Criminal Minds Murder Mystery Group

$65
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Oct 26 2019
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Westport and Karamea
Westport Whitebait Festival

Grab the kids, your gum boots and head to the Westport Whitebait Festival!

Free
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Oct 27 2019
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Grey District
Greymouth Street Races

Labour Weekend, 2019 will see the 30th running of the internationally renowned Greymouth Motorcycle Street Races, Sunday 27 October.

$15 Adults, includes race-day programme.
$5 Child, under 14 yrs.
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Nov 02 2019
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Grey District
Greymouth Health and Wellbeing and Craft Expo 2019

Fund raiser for Ronald McDonald house.

Gold coin entry
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Nov 07 2019
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Grey District
It's Showtime: Family Friendly Magic and Illusion Show

New Zealand's freshest Magic and Illusion Spectacular is back with new illusions, more magic, more comedy, more antics and much more fun for 2019.

$23
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Nov 10 2019
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Grey District
Hokitika Walk 2 D'Feet MND

Please join us in Greymouth Walk 2 D'Feet MND, Sunday 10 November 2019

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Nov 16 2019
Ride The Wilderness 2018
Hokitika
Ride the Wilderness

Ride the Wilderness is a Mountain Bike Ride on the West Coast Wilderness Trail on Saturday 16 November 2019.

$45 - $229
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Nov 20 2019
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Grey District
Loud Mouth Performing Arts Festival

The West Coast's only performing arts festival in Greymouth from 19 - 24 November 2019.

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Nov 21 2019
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Grey District
Shimmy and Shake Burlesque Show

The Shimmy and Shake Burlesque Show will bring a sumptuous spectacular of sequins and feathers to Greymouth.

$30
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Nov 23 2019
The Extravaganza
Grey District
The Extravaganza

Another Roadside Attraction is a unique market/festival across New Zealand which is completely free.

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Dec 22 2019
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Grey District
Lets Get Loud With Kola Gin and the Girls of Heels Cabaret!

Come along and watch your favorite local artists battle it out for a paying gig at the inaugural LoudMouth Performing Arts Festival. there will be only FOUR acts going through to open for Jody Direen at the Festival!

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Dec 26 2019
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Westport and Karamea
Westport Races Trots

West Coasters - join Westport Trotting Club on Boxing Day and the 26th of December for Interislander Summer Festival events this season.

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Dec 28 2019
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Westport and Karamea
Westport Trots

West Coasters - join Westport Trotting Club on Boxing Day and the 28th of December for Interislander Summer Festival events this season.

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Dec 30 2019
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Reefton
Reefton Trots

West Coasters, get set for a fun day out with Interislander Summer Festival

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Dec 31 2019
Blackball Hilton
Grey District
New Year's Eve at the Blackball Hilton

Countdown to 2020 in style at Formerly The Blackball Hilton Hotel.

FREE
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Jan 05 2020
Horse race
Grey District
Interisland Races Greymouth

West Coasters, get set for a fun day out with Interislander Summer Festival Greymouth Races.

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Jan 08 2020
Horse race
Reefton
Reefton Gallops

West Coasters, get set for a fun day out with Interislander Summer Festival

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Jan 11 2020
Kumara Races
Hokitika
Kumara Races

A Fantastic old-fashioned country horse race meeting. The main race, the Kumara Gold Nuggets boasts a real gold nugget as the prize.

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Jan 25 2020
Westland A&P show
Hokitika
Westland A&P Show

The Westland A&P Association is a committee of dedicated volunteers who organise and run the local Westland A&P Show held at the Hokitika Racecourse on the last Saturday of January each year.

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Feb 01 2020
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Reefton
Inangahua A&P Show

The Inangahua A&P & Sport Association is a committee of dedicated volunteers who organise and run the local Inangahua A&P Show held at the Reefton Racecourse on the first Saturday of February each year.

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Feb 07 2020
2019 Coast to Coast
Hokitika
Coast to Coast

The Coast to Coast is an iconic multisport event based in the South Island of New Zealand. Participants cycle, run and kayak their way across the South Island to Sumner Beach in Christchurch.

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Feb 08 2020
Gold Trail Mountain Bike Ride
Grey District
Gold Trail Mountain Bike Ride

Gold Trail is an amazing ride through the history of the West Coast and the Gold Trails that both our ancestors and many Chinese walked, in the search for their riches of the Gold of the West Coast.

Under 18: $39.00
Adults: $79.00 (Early Bird $69.00 2 Dec)
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Feb 08 2020
Buller Marathon, West Coast, NZ
Westport and Karamea
Buller Gorge Marathon

New Zealand’s most scenic marathon course starts 8 February 2020. Numbers are limited so be sure to book your place early.

Half, Full & Walk: $60. Relay Teams: $100
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Feb 22 2020
South Westland A&P Show
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South Westland (Whataroa) A&P show

The Westland A&P Association is a committee of dedicated volunteers who organise and run the local Westland A&P Show held at the Hokitika Racecourse on the last Saturday of January each year.

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Feb 22 2020
Old Ghost Road ultra
Westport and Karamea
The Old Ghost Road Ultra

The Old Ghost Ultra Marathon is run entirely on The Old Ghost Rd, soon to be New Zealand's newest and longest continuous single-track, located near Westport on the West Coast of the South Island.

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Feb 28 2020
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Westport and Karamea
Buller Festival & Rafting Nationals

An amazing 5 day festival mixing competition, fun and a festival atmosphere.

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Mar 06 2020
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Westport and Karamea
Westport Trots

West Coasters - join Westport Trotting Club

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Mar 07 2020
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Hokitika
Hokitika Wildfoods Festival

Come and find out #What'sWild? Saturday 7th March 2020 at the iconic Hokitika Wildfoods Festival
NO TO ANIMAL TESTING, YES TO ANIMAL TASTING!

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Mar 08 2020
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Reefton
Interislander Reefton Races Trots

West Coasters, get set for a fun day out with Interislander Summer Festival

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Mar 27 2020
Agfest
Grey District
Agfest 2020

Farmlands AgFest West Coast is happening on 27 & 28 March 2020 and is an event that recognizes the importance of the agricultural sector on the West Coast.

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Apr 04 2020
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Westport and Karamea
Caltex Westport Cape Fear

The date for Cape Fear 2020 has been set! Saturday April 8th will be race day at Tauranga Bay, so head to www.capefear.nz to grab your entry form.

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Apr 18 2020
Pulse Energy Oparara Wilderness Trail Run
Westport and Karamea
Pulse Energy Oparara Wilderness Trail Run

The 2020 Pulse Energy Oparara Wilderness Trail Run will be held on Saturday 27 April in Kaurangi National Park, Karamea.

$125.00
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May 09 2020
Trail Running Masterclass. Hokitika
Hokitika
South Island Ultra Marathon

The South Island Ultra Marathon will be held on Saturday 9th May 2020 on the West Coast Wilderness Trail on the West Coast of the South Island.

$110 - $350
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