News

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

April 9, 2021

West Coast wins bid to host Rover Scouts Moot

The New Zealand Rover Scouts have voted to bring their annual Moot to the West Coast for Easter 2022 with over 200 people expected to attend.

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March 25, 2021

Digital hubs for Greymouth and Westland

The establishment of new digital hubs in Greymouth and South Westland will improve opportunities for using the internet to boost productivity, creati…

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March 25, 2021

Okarito Gorsebusters

Volunteers from all over New Zealand sign up to clear gorse from around the edges of Okarito Lagoon.

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Feb. 9, 2021

Chair Community Comment - Renee Rooney

Over the holiday break it was fantastic to see so many locals and visitors out and about enjoying all the Coast has to offer, from exploring our unta…

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Jan. 19, 2021

West Coast must-do adventure activities

Here are some must-do adventure activities to put on your list when planning your travel through the West Coast.

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Jan. 19, 2021

Six foods to sink your teeth into at Wildfoods Festival

It’s that time of the year again, the famous Hokitika Wildfoods Festival brings a wide array of exotic (and wild) foods to the Cool Little Town, for …

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Jan. 16, 2021

12 historic West Coast spots history buffs will love

It's easy to step back in time on the West Coast of New Zealand, a place steeped in gold and coal mining history. These are the 12 must-visit sp…

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Jan. 4, 2021

Top 6 Instagram spots in Franz Josef and Fox Glacier

Franz Josef and Fox Glacier are home to some truly memorable views. From world famous mirror lakes to awe-inspiring glaciers.

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Dec. 17, 2020

WAIUTA RECOGNISED AS TREASURED HERITAGE PLACE

Historic West Coast goldtown “Waiuta” joins Tohu Whenua , recognising it as one of New Zealand’s most treasured heritage places.

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Dec. 17, 2020

FRANZ JOSEF GLACIER HOT POOLS REOPENING

The Franz Josef Glacier Hot Pools reopen on Thursday 3 December

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Dec. 17, 2020

Weta Workshop for Pounamu Pathway

Weta Workshop leads design concept phase for Pounamu Pathway

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Nov. 19, 2020

Naturally West Coast Food 2020

DWC runs month-long celebration of West Coast food.

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Nov. 19, 2020

Business Development Programme

DWC’s Co.Starters business start-up and development programme is set to begin in Greymouth on 22 September.

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Nov. 19, 2020

West Coast Wellbeing Workshop

Following the overwhelming positive feedback from the recent South Westland wellbeing workshop, DWC will be hosting another event on 4 November.

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Nov. 3, 2020

Wellbeing workshop in Fox Glacier

Development West Coast holds wellbeing workshop in Fox Glacier.

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Oct. 19, 2020

Using a drone on the West Coast of New Zealand

If you visit the West Coast of New Zealand, your drone will definitely be put to good use. There are specific requirements for drone flights in the …

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Aug. 26, 2019

Hokitika eatery crowned Great New Zealand Toastie Takeover winner

The West Coast is officially home to the country’s best toastie, with the Hokitika Sandwich Company winning the inaugural Great New Zealand Toastie T…

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