Events

Upcoming West Coast events.

Aug. 17, 2022
Online
FREE

Discussing Tourism Webinar – Employer of Choice series: Employing students

Students have always played an important part in the tourism workforce. In this Discussing Tourism webinar TIA will discuss the current opportunities and challenges within the student job market, including international, domestic and school students.

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Aug. 17, 2022
Online
$250 + GST

Webinar: Developing a food & beverage brand

The third module in the Jumpstart series will focus on developing your food & beverage brand (including packaging design)

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Aug. 17, 2022
Online
FREE

Webinar: Introducing TNZ'’s new global campaign

Join Tourism New Zealand for a look at their new global campaign.

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Aug. 17, 2022
Grey District
$10 per person

Canva for Beginners

Learn how to use Canva to produce awesome documents and marketing material for a range of business and other purposes.

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Aug. 23, 2022
Free

Adding your photos to Wikipedia

DWC is teaming up with Dr Mike Dickison for the West Coast Wikipedian at Large project. Join this online workshop to learn how to contribute to the project by adding photos to Wikipedia.

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Aug. 23, 2022
Westport, Karamea & Buller District

Development West Coast Annual Public Meeting

Join DWC's Annual Public Meeting to present on the 2022 Annual Report.

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Aug. 25, 2022
$3000 + GST

2022 West Coast Governance Programme

Email events@dwc.org.nz to register interest in governance training in 2024.

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Aug. 27, 2022
Westport, Karamea & Buller District
$49

Saturday Laughs with Paul Ego and Jeremy Elwood

Saturday Laughs is a 2 hour showcase of some of the best NZ comedy, right at your doorstep.

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Aug. 28, 2022
Grey District
$40

The Paul Paul Comedy Night

Paul Ego & Paul Douglas present The Paul Paul Comedy Night

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Aug. 29, 2022

Kiwi Link Asia 2022

Tourism New Zealand event held in Singapore 29-31 August 2022. Kiwi Link Asia 2022 will be the first major in-person Tourism New Zealand trade event in Asia since the start of the pandemic.

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Aug. 31, 2022
Franz Josef & Fox Glaciers & Glacier Country
$160

One Base Photography West Coast 2022 Competition

One Base Photography West Coast 2022 is a gathering of photographers from across the nation who will compete in a 4-day photoshoot to produce the best photo of the West Coast Region of the South Island.

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Sept. 1, 2022
Online

ONLINE: CECC Payroll Law (Level 2) September

This webinar is offered in partnership of Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce and the New Zealand Payroll Practitioners Association (NZPPA).

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Sept. 5, 2022
Franz Josef & Fox Glaciers & Glacier Country
Free

Global Reach – attracting and retaining staff - Franz Josef

Join DWC on our regional business roadshow in Franz Josef to learn more about ImmigrationNZ and Upskill West Coast's services.

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Sept. 6, 2022
Hokitika
Free

Global Reach – attracting and retaining staff, and growing internationally - Hokitika

Join DWC on our regional business roadshow in Hokitika to learn more about ImmigrationNZ, NZTE and Upskill West Coast's services.

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Sept. 6, 2022
Grey District
Free

Global Reach – attracting and retaining staff, and growing internationally - Greymouth

Join DWC on our regional business roadshow in Greymouth to learn more about ImmigrationNZ, NZTE and Upskill West Coast's services.

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Sept. 7, 2022
Westport, Karamea & Buller District
Free

Global Reach – attracting and retaining staff, and growing internationally - Westport

Join DWC on our regional business roadshow in Westport to learn more about ImmigrationNZ, NZTE and Upskill West Coast's services.

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Sept. 13, 2022
Members - $0, Non-members - $30
Sept. 20, 2022
Westport, Karamea & Buller District
$500 + GST

CO.STARTERS Westport - September 2022

Development West Coast is pleased to be presenting the CO.STARTERS programme again in Westport in 2022!

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Sept. 21, 2022
Members - $0, Non-members - $30
Sept. 22, 2022
Westport, Karamea & Buller District
Free

West Coast Economic Update with Infometrics - Westport

Harder, and more expensive, to grow, business in 2022.

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Sept. 22, 2022
Hokitika
Free

West Coast Economic Update with Infometrics - Hokitika

Harder, and more expensive, to grow, business in 2022.

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Sept. 22, 2022
Online
Member:$975+GST Non-Member:$1175+GST

ONLINE: Payroll Foundation Skills (Level1) September

This entry level payroll course covers off the basic payroll process steps and payroll activities that are present in any payroll application.

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Sept. 22, 2022
Westport, Karamea & Buller District
$65

The Boss - Bruce Springsteen Tribute Show

THE BOSS is a full production, kick-ass compliment of nine passionate musicians bringing alive the timeless music of Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band.

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Sept. 30, 2022
Grey District
$2.00 per person

School Holiday Youth Disco

Start the School Holiday's with an evening of lights, music, dance and Harold the Giraffe!

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Oct. 1, 2022
Grey District
FREE

GDYT Spring Night Market

GDYT Youth Council brings to you a youth-led night market! Promoting sustainability, having fun!

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Oct. 3, 2022
Westport, Karamea & Buller District
Free

Callaghan Innovation Industry 4.0 Mobile Showcase - Westport

Callaghan Innovation in association with BECA are bringing their Industry 4.0 Mobile Showcase to the West Coast in October.

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Oct. 4, 2022
Grey District
Free

Callaghan Innovation Industry 4.0 Mobile Showcase - Greymouth

Callaghan Innovation in association with BECA are bringing their Industry 4.0 Mobile Showcase to the West Coast in October.

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Oct. 5, 2022
Hokitika
Free

Callaghan Innovation Industry 4.0 Mobile Showcase - Hokitika

Callaghan Innovation in association with BECA are bringing their Industry 4.0 Mobile Showcase to the West Coast in October.

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Oct. 6, 2022
Online

ONLINE: CECC Payroll Law (Level 2) October

This webinar is offered in partnership of Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce and the New Zealand Payroll Practitioners Association (NZPPA).

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Oct. 8, 2022
Haast
TBD

Haast Whitebait Festival

The Haast Whitebait Festival is back as promised for 2022 and this year is going to be epic!

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Oct. 14, 2022
Grey District

AgFest 2022

AgFest is an event for everyone and recognises the importance of the agricultural sector on the West Coast.

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Nov. 3, 2022
Online
Member:$975+GST Non-Member:$1175+GST

ONLINE: Payroll Foundation Skills (Level1) November

This entry level payroll course covers off the basic payroll process steps and payroll activities that are present in any payroll application.

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Nov. 9, 2022

Tourism Industry Aotearoa - New Zealand Tourism Awards 2022

Showcasing and celebrating the success of our Tourism industry.

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Nov. 10, 2022

Tourism Industry Aotearoa - Tourism Summit Aotearoa 2022

Join industry leaders and influencers for a full-day event that will bring innovative ideas and people together to unpack challenges, seek solutions and recognise successes.

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Nov. 11, 2022
Online

ONLINE: CECC Payroll Law (Level 2) November

This webinar is offered in partnership of Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce and the New Zealand Payroll Practitioners Association (NZPPA).

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Nov. 12, 2022
Grey District

Ride the Wilderness - Mountain Bike Ride

This event gives riders the opportunity to see the West Coast beauty and in 2022 it will give you, all it has to offer while racing the fantastic West Coast Wilderness Trail.

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Dec. 1, 2022
Franz Josef & Fox Glaciers & Glacier Country

True West Adventure Race 2022 - World Cup Final

True West Adventure Race, Franz Josef Glacier 1st-4th December 2022

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Jan. 21, 2023
Reefton

Red Cross Resilience Ultra 2023

A super fundraiser held amongst the vast and spectacular trails of Victoria Forest Park. Entries open on Wednesday 1st June so mark the date in your calendar and make the most of the extra training time!

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Feb. 11, 2023
Westport, Karamea & Buller District

Buller Gorge Marathon 2023

The Buller Gorge Marathon on Saturday, 11 February 2023 has the Full Marathon along with a Half Marathon, 4 Person Marathon Team Relay and a 10km running event.

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March 7, 2023
Hokitika
$500 + GST

CO.STARTERS Hokitika - 2023

Register your interest for the CO.STARTERS business start-up and development programme returning to Hokitika in 2023!

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March 11, 2023
Hokitika

Wildfoods Festival 2023

Wildfoods is a celebration of the West Coast's unique wild food and lifestyle, accompanied by premier entertainment.

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April 2, 2023
Hokitika

JUNK2FUNK Wearable Art Competition

JUNK2FUNK Wearable Art Awards is an annual event with a focus on bringing your creations to life through recycled and pre loved mediums.

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