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April 17, 2024

West Coast tourism operators engage key partners in Auckland

Last week Development West Coast (DWC) led a mission to Auckland, meeting key tourism partners to help promote the region.

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April 2, 2024

DWC seeks feedback from local businesses

Development West Coast is calling on local businesses to provide feedback on how the organisation can better serve the needs of the region.

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March 24, 2024

West Coast students explore nature-based career opportunities

Students from Westland High, South Westland Area School, Papa Taiao Earth Care, and Te Hono O Nga Waka and John Paul II gathered at Wadeson Island Hokitika for an immersive event aimed at exploring nature-based careers.

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March 12, 2024

Scholarship recipients in same class

Three Development West Coast (DWC) tertiary scholarship recipients have found themselves sharing a classroom at Lincoln University.

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Feb. 29, 2024

West Coast leads NZ in GDP growth for December quarter

The West Coast economy grew 1.1% over the year to December 2023, outpacing the national average of 0.7%.

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Feb. 26, 2024

Reefton's population nearly triples with motorhome rally

Over the weekend, Reefton played host to the New Zealand Motor Caravan Association's (NZMCA) National Motorhome Rally, drawing approximately 1,500 attendees in 800 motorhomes and caravans.

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