West coast

Strategic partners

Our strategic partners to help your tourism business.

Adventure Caving

Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand is the organisation responsible for marketing New Zealand to the world as a tourist destination.


Regional Tourism New Zealand

The Regional Tourism New Zealand (RTNZ) is a membership based and funded organisation representing the interests of all 30 Regional Tourism Organisations throughout the country.


Qualmark is New Zealand tourism's official mark of quality. They protect what makes New Zealand great so we can continue to provide visitors with an excellent experience long into the future.

The Qualmark symbol assures those looking to book your product/service what standard they can expect.


Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism Industry Aotearoa (TIA) is an independent association that represents all sectors of New Zealand's large and diverse tourism industry.

Tourism Rendezvous New Zealand

Tourism Rendezvous New Zealand (TRENZ) is NZ's biggest annual business-to-business travel and trade event. It brings together tourism businesses, tourism wholesalers and media from around the globe.

TRENZ is a four day opportunity to forge relationships, do business with one another and discover exciting new experiences in this beautiful country. If you are buying, selling or reporting on the latest and greatest in tourism, TRENZ is an event not to be missed.

Tourism West Coast attends this event and takes information on the West Coast including our Trade Manual.

AliPay and Christchurch International Airport

Backpacker Youth and Adventure Tourism Association

Backpacker Youth and Adventure Tourism Association is the voice of the backpacker and adventure tourism sectors of New Zealand.

Tourism Export Council

Tourism Export Council New Zealand is the inbound tour operators council of New Zealand. A trade association that represents the interests of New Zealand inbound tourism industry.

Conventions and Incentives New Zealand

Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) is the online portal for conferences, incentives, events, meetings and business travel throughout New Zealand.

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) plays a central role in shaping and delivering a strong New Zealand economy.

They develop and deliver policy, services, advice and regulation support business growth and the prosperity and wellbeing of all New Zealanders.

West Coast Regional Council

West Coast Regional Council works with the people of the West Coast to sustainably manage the environment for the social, cultural and economic well being.

Buller District Council

The Buller District Council is the territorial authority for the northern West Coast. Their goal is to promote the well-being of our local communities.

Their mission is 'to serve the residents of Buller district, conscious of their needs, by providing facilities and services and creating an appropriate environment for progress and development while preserving the distinctive natural environment, as well as the cultural and historical environments.

Grey District Council

Grey District Council is responsible for co-ordinating the provision of essential services, managing and protecting the environment and public health, and improving community well-being.

Westland District Council

Westland District Council facilitate the development of communities within its district through delivery of sound infrastructure, policy and regulation.

It's achieved by involoving the community and stakeholders, delivering core ervices that meeti community expectations and demonstrate value and quality, and proudly promoting, protecting and leverging our historic, environmental, cultural and natural resource base to enhance lifestyle and opportunity for future generations.


Hertz New Zealand assist with Media and Trade Famils across the region when it comes to vehicle hire.

West Coast Tourism Groups


Greymouth Evening Star

The Greymouth Evening Star Company Ltd is the principal media publisher on the West Coast of the South Island, with two daily newspapers and the region's only community newspaper, servicing from Karamea in the north to Jackson Bay in the south.

Westport News

The Westport News (est 1871) is produced, printed and published in Westport, daily Monday to Friday. We focus on local news.

Inside Tourism

Inside Tourism (IT) is the only independent weekly source of New Zealand visitor/hospitality industry news and views. IT is respected for its honestly, accuracy, integrity, and timelines.

Tourism Ticker

Published by financial and business journalists, Bridget O’Connell and Paul Yandall, Tourism Ticker provides you with tourism industry news and intelligence that you can use every day.

By providing relevant news, detailed profiles and data on the products, people and businesses operating in the tourism sector, the Ticker keeps you abreast of the trends, issues and developments affecting New Zealand’s biggest export earner.