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Keep up to date with the latest business news for the West Coast of New Zealand.

Aug. 2, 2022

DWC Tertiary Scholarships open for applications

Applications are now open for Development West Coast’s tertiary scholarships.

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July 19, 2022

South Westland Jobs For Nature Future Discussed

A hui was held at the Fox Glacier Community Centre on 12 July to workshop the future of Jobs For Nature (J4N) in South Westland.

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July 13, 2022

Business partnership opportunity

Development West Coast is seeking businesses to partner with to help bring West Coast tertiary students back to the region during academic breaks and at the completion of their studies.

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July 13, 2022

Getting to know Development West Coast

Community Comment by Development West Coast Chair Renee Rooney.

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July 7, 2022

West Coast Perceptions Workshop

Understanding how New Zealanders see our region and opportunities for growth.

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July 6, 2022

West Coast Wikipedian at Large 2

New Zealand's "Wikipedian at Large" is back at work on the West Coast, working with a team of volunteers to improve local Wikipedia pages of four key tourist areas.

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July 4, 2022

Old West Coast school converted into luxury apartments

The old school in Reefton has been converted into fully furnished luxury apartments to help address the accommodation shortage.

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June 30, 2022

Local business gives back to their backyard

Tash and Cliff Goodwin from Glacier Valley Eco Tours are passionate about their backyard. With the borders closed due to Covid-19, they have quietly been working together with other businesses and organisations to maintain and enhance their local environment.

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June 30, 2022

Homebuilders finds a home with support from DWC

Homebuilders West Coast Trust has settled into a new home after its former building was flooded in July last year.

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June 30, 2022

West Coast premium wild game pies

Emily Lucas opened the doors of a new bakery in Westport last month. Through her business the West Coast Pie Company she aims to change consumer thinking about wild game meat.

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June 22, 2022

Support for Rough and Tumble Lodge

DWC support helps transition the Rough and Tumble Bush Lodge into West Coast ownership and maintain local employment.

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June 12, 2022

Reefton booms again

Small West Coast town defies the pandemic with tourism growth

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