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May 17, 2024

Coast shows off career options

Development West Coast (DWC), in collaboration with the Mayor Taskforce for Jobs (MTFJ) and the Grey and Buller District Councils, hosted West Coast Employment Expos in Westport and Greymouth this week.

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May 16, 2024

Strongest job growth in a decade

Economic activity on the West Coast rose 0.3% in the year to March 2024, slightly ahead of national growth of 0.2%, according to Infometrics provisional GDP estimates.

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May 15, 2024

We're recruiting - Economic Development Project Manager

DWC is looking for an economic development project manager to join the economic development team.

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May 10, 2024

West Coast on show at TRENZ

Development West Coast led a delegation of West Coast tourism operators to New Zealand’s biggest travel trade event, TRENZ, held in Wellington.

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May 8, 2024

Predator Control Partnership installs new ‘Smart Trap’

A partnership involving the Paparoa Wildlife Trust, Motukiekie Wilderness Trust and the Rainy Creek Ecological Trust continues to protect native wildlife in the Grey District.

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May 7, 2024

Coast lauded on American tv

Reefton has been received a big plug on American television on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert thanks to guest, New Zealander Phil Keoghan.

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