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Oct 21 2020
Naturally West Coast Food.jpg Showcasing West Coast food & beverages

November will see a celebration of West Coast food and beverages.

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Sep 24 2020
TranzAlpine.jpg The Great Journeys of New Zealand

We’re excited to confirm that bookings for summer are now OPEN!

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Jun 22 2020
tranzalpine passing lake sara in winter.jpg TranzAlpine train from Christchurch to West Coast to resume in July

The TranzAlpine train service between Christchurch and Greymouth will be back up and running on July 4.

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Jun 19 2020
Franz Josef Heli-Hike Franz Josef Glacier guided hikes set to return

The companies have partnered to deliver the ultimate glacier heli hike experience using the highly qualified senior guides at Ngāi Tahu Tourism’s Franz Josef Glacier Guides and the experienced team and quality fleet at The Helicopter Line.

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Jun 03 2020
Hands On Escape Header Hands On competition winner announced

Capree Elizabeth Wineera from Hawera wins Development West Coast’s Hands On competition.

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May 27 2020
Snow.jpg Drive safely for Queen's Birthday weekend

With the long Queen’s Birthday public holiday weekend ahead, drivers need to stay safe and plan ahead, particularly if they are driving long distances in freezing, windy or wet conditions.

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May 14 2020
Oparara Archers Ōpārara visitor infrastructure improvements to begin

Work to improve safety and provide for the protection of the sensitive environment of the Ōpārara Basin is set to begin at Alert Level 2.

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May 12 2020
Tourism West Coast - Pancake Rocks (7).jpg Tourism operators excited to host Kiwis again

Tourism operators are excited that they can start hosting Kiwis again from Thursday.

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May 12 2020
Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier Scenic Hotel Group share plans for restart on domestic tourism

Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier, Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier, and Heartland Hotel Haast will reopen from Alert Level 2.

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May 11 2020
Great Coast Road New Zealand Tourism sector needs good data now more than ever

A new Accommodation Data Programme is being launched by Fresh Info and funded by MBIE.

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