The latest from the West Coast

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Nov 12 2019
Christmas Market Restaurants open on Christmas Day

A list of restaurants open Christmas day on the West Coast of New Zealand.

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Oct 25 2019
dwc-awards.JPG West Coast wins at the New Zealand Tourism Awards

Development West Coast - Tourism won the Industry Connections award at the 2019 New Zealand Tourism Awards.

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Oct 23 2019
Omoto-Slips.JPG Short detour on State Highway 7 near Greymouth

A portion of State Highway 7 outside of Greymouth (Omoto) is closed due to a slip. A short road detour is available just across the Grey River via Taylorville.

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Oct 02 2019
Skydive Franz INFLITE First CarboNZero Certified Nationwide Aviation Tourism Operator in NZ

Kiwi aviation tourism company, INFLITE has become the first nationwide New Zealand aviation tourism operator to become officially certified CarboNZero as part of its operational commitment across the company to mitigate its carbon footprint.

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Sep 26 2019
kiwi 2019 The World’s Rarest Kiwi – First Hatch

The hatching season for the world’s rarest kiwi is off to a very encouraging start in Franz Josef today with the arrival of the 1st kiwi chick of the breeding season at 1:40am this morning.

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Sep 09 2019
Skydive Fox Glacier Inflite expands and acquires Skydive Fox Glacier

INFLITE, one of New Zealand’s leading aviation tourism companies, has continued its expansion in the adventure tourism market with the acquisition of Skydive Fox Glacier.

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