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Taste of Summer Now Being Served at Heartland World Heritage Hotel, Haast

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The West Coast Wildlife Centre welcomes the 50th kiwi chick to hatch this season

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Try and tame the Untamed I dare u #untamedfridaynz #westcoastnz
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Personally my favourite part of the The Great Coast Road is Fox River near the town of Westport. Beautiful views, good swimming, interesting walks and a good community spirit. Photo credit: @adventure.ben #westcoastnz
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The Mirror Tarn that’s part of the Oparara Arches area. Many ask us why they should detour to see Karamea, here is just one of the many examples on why the northern part of the West Coast should not be missed. Photo credit to Damien Schwalger and @pauljohnmurray #westcoastnz
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Want a special way to remember your time on the West Coast then we highly recommend making tour own creation with Pounamu or bone at @bonznstonz_carvingstudio in Hokitika. #westcoastnz

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Jan. 17, 2018

Taste of Summer Now Being Served at Heartland World Heritage Hotel, Haast

Summer is now being served in a fully refurbished Waiatoto Restaurant and Arawhata Bar at Heartland World Heritage Hotel in Haast on New Zealand’s West Coast of the South Island.
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Jan. 9, 2018

The West Coast Wildlife Centre welcomes the 50th kiwi chick to hatch this season

The hatching season for the world’s rarest kiwi in Franz Josef has been a tremendous success with the arrival of the 50th rowi kiwi chick successfully hatched at the West Coast Wildlife Centre in Franz Josef.
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Nov. 22, 2017

West Coast Wilderness

The passage of time clouds memories. Bright colours, sensory delights & perception fades. It was time to refresh, to rediscover the magnificence of our West Coast Wilderness. Time to become a tourist in my own country.
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Nov. 21, 2017

Summer comes early to West Coast as November rains stay away

November is usually the wettest month on the West Coast, but this year beaches are busy, with ice-cream and sunblock in demand.
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Nov. 8, 2017

Tourism NZ picks West Coast for first South Island single-region campaign

The West Coast has been selected as the region to feature in Tourism New Zealand’s second single-region marketing campaign and its first in the South Island.
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Sept. 30, 2017

West Coast Wildlife Centre in Franz Josef welcomes five rare tuatara

The small West Coast town of Franz Josef has welcomed five rare tuatara to its Wildlife Centre.
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