Trade E-newsletter - March 2022

Kia ora,

As we look forward to the long-awaited return of international visitors to our shores: first mid-April with Australia and early May for other visa waiver countries, we thought it was time for a proper product update.

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


West Coast accommodation providers have kept busy to make sure you get the best offering when borders reopen…

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Activity providers are ready to welcome your clients, this is what they have been up to…

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Itineraries Inspiration

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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A West Coast family getaway

Connect with the whānau on a West Coast road trip. A true Kiwi holiday with a variety of activities that will keep everyone entertained in the outdoors, while not breaking the budget.

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Must-do Outdoor Adventures

Get off the beaten track and into the outdoors on this trip from north to south, starting in subtropical Karamea and ending in the untouched beauty of a UNESCO World Heritage Area.

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West Coast Stories


There are a few exciting initiatives that help in conservation management on the West Coast.

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Keep in Touch

The past 18-months have brought a lot of changes, so please take a moment to update us with any changes in your team and let Géraldine know who to keep posted with trade news and updates. Thanks!

We've got a lot planned this year...

We are planning famils, industry updates and ways to reconnect you with West Coast operators, let us know if you are keen to join us, as we share updates in the coming months.