News and Announcements
Your hub for all the latest news, events, announcements and developments at the West Coast Regional Council.
New minerals research institute on the West CoastNews
A new research institute being established on the West Coast is expected to drive a “paradigm shift” in how New Zealand extracts value from minerals.
Love of the Coast draws Dame Julie back to trustee positionNews
Dame Julie Christie appointed as a trustee on Development West Coast.
Untamed Natural Wilderness brand a finalist in LGNZ EXCELLENCE AwardsNews
“Untamed Natural Wilderness”, has propelled the West Coast Regional Council into the final of the Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) EXCELLENCE Awards.
Action plan progressNews
Councillors from the four West Coast Councils, and board members from Development West Coast receive an update on the Regional Growth Study Action Plan.
Swimmability maps highlight Coast's water qualityNews
Government announcements on National Policy Statement work, swimmability maps and the new Improvement Fund provide next steps
Development West Coast Council AppointeeNews
The four West Coast Councils have decided to replace their representative, John Sturgeon, on the Development West Coast Trust Board from 1 July 2017.
West Coasters warned to batten down the hatchesNews
West Coasters are being urged to keep a watchful eye on the weather following warnings and watches issued by Metservice.
Feedback sought on flood protection optionsNews
Feedback on potential flood protection options for Westport is being sought by the West Coast Regional Council.
Regional potential highlighted in Growth StudyNews
The West Coast Regional Council welcomes the release of the Tai Poutini West Coast Regional Growth Study, launched today at the Arahura Marae by the Hon. Steven Joyce.
Collaboration set to improve South Island transportNews
The South Island’s transport network is set to improve after the chairs of the Regional Transport Committees agree on what is important.
New CEO appointed for Regional CouncilNews
The West Coast Regional Council has appointed Mike Meehan as its new Chief Executive.