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The Kiwi dream is alive and well on the West Coast. Affordable housing, exciting business opportunities, and an unmatched work-life balance ensure the Coast is the place to be!
Imagine a life where you can escape the concrete jungle and have time to spend with your family doing what you love. The West Coast provides the perfect work-life balance, with exciting job opportunities, vibrant communities and an untamed natural wilderness on your doorstep.
Study on the West Coast and experience the relaxed lifestyle we’re known for. Enjoy the balance of study and nature. You won’t find a better location to prepare for a better career than right here on the South Island’s spectacular West Coast – surrounded by mountains, rivers, lakes and the ocean.
Heritage & Culture
A land of many generations of New Zealanders, rich in history and heritage. Known as Te Tai Poutini - Tai meaning Coast and Poutini, the guardian of the West Coast, protecting both the people and the spiritual essence of pounamu, greenstone.