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Oct 21 2020
Naturally West Coast Food.jpg Showcasing West Coast food & beverages

November will see a celebration of West Coast food and beverages.

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Sep 24 2020
TranzAlpine.jpg The Great Journeys of New Zealand

We’re excited to confirm that bookings for summer are now OPEN!

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Jun 22 2020
tranzalpine passing lake sara in winter.jpg TranzAlpine train from Christchurch to West Coast to resume in July

The TranzAlpine train service between Christchurch and Greymouth will be back up and running on July 4.

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Jun 19 2020
Franz Josef Heli-Hike Franz Josef Glacier guided hikes set to return

The companies have partnered to deliver the ultimate glacier heli hike experience using the highly qualified senior guides at Ngāi Tahu Tourism’s Franz Josef Glacier Guides and the experienced team and quality fleet at The Helicopter Line.

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Jun 03 2020
Hands On Escape Header Hands On competition winner announced

Capree Elizabeth Wineera from Hawera wins Development West Coast’s Hands On competition.

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