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Greymouth Street Races

Oct. 23, 2016

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West Coast Events

10 September 16

Tranz Alpine Scooter Safari

The Scooter Safari is a bi-annual charity event involving motorised Scooters riding 250kms Coast-to-Coast, up ...
03 July 16

Sheesha & Shreds

from 6.30pm - late (summer); 7pm - 10.30 (winter), free entry. $20 for Sheesha hire
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12 August 16

South Island: 8 places you must visit this winter

Winter is the perfect opportunity for you to rediscover some of the best spots in ...

When Remoteness Becomes An Opportunity


West Coast town gets name change in honour of Pokemon game



Mercer Bay Loop walk... Cause what else would you rather do on a beautiful Thursday? ;) #epiclittlemissions #mercerbay #blacksandbeach #waitakere #westcoastnz
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Old broken down jetty near #charlestonnewzealand #westcoastnz

About the West Coast

The West Coast is made up of eight geographically diverse regions each with itโ€™s own character.

The pace of life here is so relaxing, you might just pack away your cellphone (unless it has a camera function). If you want to know what's what and find answers to those nitty gritty questions, this is the page for you. Here you can get information and assistance with your holiday on the West Coast.

You can see what people are saying in our blog, find information about the Department of Conservation and responsible camping, see what essential services are available on the West Coast, learn about our weather and climate, find a West Coast i-SITE information centre and more. Start planning your West Coast holiday today by browsing our visitor information links below.
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