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 roadie

From ancient forests to gigantic glaciers, explore the wild West Coast in all its awe-inspiring grandeur — stopping at the region’s most famous natural wonders as you go.

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Arriving by train: Christchurch to Nelson

Best enjoyed in winter, this trip starts with a spectacular train ride through snow-capped mountains.

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Epic views and natural wonders

Take your time, explore the West Coast — a region full of hidden gems and natural wonders, each one more breathtaking than the last.

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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.