Trade E-newsletter - June 2022

Kia ora,

With New Zealand borders now open, West Coast operators have been actively working on welcoming back international visitors. We asked them to share their latest updates since our last newsletter.

Here’s a quick reminder of our tourism team:

We’re here to help, so please feel free to contact any of us if you have any questions or need any information relating to the West Coast.

Product Updates


Latest updates for our West Coast accommodation providers.

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Latest updates from our West Coast Activity providers

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Come and see Patrick at this long awaited trade event in Singapore on 29-31 August 2022!

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Come and see Geraldine at this long awaited trade event in London on 1-2 August 2022!

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Itineraries Inspiration

The Ultimate West Coast trip

This touring route will take you through the entire West Coast of New Zealand, stopping by some of our famous iconic spots.

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Arriving by train: Christchurch to Nelson

Best to do this trip in the Winter for snow capped mountains. Plenty of photo opportunities on the TranzAlpine!

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Epic Views & Natural Wonders

Take your time to visit the West Coast. Follow the road signs, ask the locals, this region will surprise you more than once as it is home to some naturals wonders you didn’t even know existed

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West Coast Stories

Tourism Businesses winning big at Development West Coast Leading Lights Awards

Tourism businesses won 5 out of 8 awards at the 2022 Development West Coast Leading Light Business Excellence Awards.

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The Monteith’s Brewery Experience, Finalist at the Hospitality Awards for Excellence 2022

We are delighted to hear that The Monteith’s Brewery Experience based in Greymouth is a finalist in the 2022 Lion Hospitality Awards for Excellence.

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Kawatiri Coastal Trail Winter Update

Early June, the Kawatiri Coastal Cycle Trail up in Westport opened its fifth section of this Grade 2 family friendly cycle trail.
Completion of this 50km trail (9 sections) is due by the end of 2023.

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Keep in Touch

Please take a moment to update us with what's happening on your end.

Let us know how we can help you whether it's with a West Coast update for your team, help organising famils or connecting you with West Coast operators.

Was there any changes in your team over the past 2 years? Let Géraldine know who to keep posted with trade news and updates.