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Julie Christie appointed to the Board of Tourism West Coast

Monday, 10 December 2018, 8:48 pm | Development West Coast

Dame Julie Christie has been appointed to the Board of Tourism West Coast (TWC) as Development West Coast’s (DWC) representative. Her predecessor on the board, Margaret Grant, recently completed her tenure, serving since 2009. More >>

Development West Coast Awards

Saturday, 27 October 2018, 2:54 pm | Development West Coast

Environmentally supportive businesses take 2018 Leading Light honours Hokitika-based sphagnum moss distributor Coastpak Besgrow has taken the Supreme Award at the 2018 Development West Coast Leading Light Business Excellence Awards, held at Shantytown ... More >>

West Coast business awards finalists announced

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 9:19 am | Development West Coast

West Coast cookie makers, contractors and everyone in between will be celebrated at the prestigious Development West Coast Leading Light Business Excellence Awards next month. The awards evening is one of the most significant events on the West ... More >>

Tourism experience takes top West Coast business award

Monday, 17 October 2016, 11:32 am | Development West Coast

Mokihinui–Lyell Backcountry Trust – The Old Ghost Road Project has been named the supreme winner of the 2016 West Coast Leading Light Business Excellence Awards at last night’s gala event at the West Coast Events Centre (Shantytown Heritage ... More >>

Leading Light Awards finalists announced

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 5:14 pm | Development West Coast

The finalists in the 2016 West Coast Leading Light Business Excellence Awards have today been revealed, with 21 finalists vying for the prestigious awards. More >>

Entries open for annual Leading Light Awards

Friday, 12 August 2016, 9:34 am | Development West Coast

Preparations are well underway for the annual West Coast Leading Light Business Excellence Awards, and entries are starting to roll in says Development West Coast Chief Executive Chris Mackenzie. More >>

New Development West Coast CEO appointed

Thursday, 17 March 2016, 10:01 am | Development West Coast

Development West Coast chairman John Sturgeon is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Chief Executive, Chris Mackenzie. More >>

West Coast Minerals Strategy open for comment

Monday, 2 November 2015, 9:31 am | Development West Coast

The public is being asked for input into a West Coast Minerals Strategy that aims to increase investment into the minerals sector, while setting out the expectations of what doing business in the region entails. More >>

DWC provides $5 million business stimulus fund

Friday, 25 September 2015, 10:35 am | Development West Coast

Development West Coast has today launched a $5 million fund to stimulate business development and growth in the West Coast region. More >>

DWC to provide financial boost for West Coast tourism

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 8:11 am | Development West Coast

Development West Coast is to provide nearly $250,000 towards a promotion package to attract greater numbers of domestic tourists to the region. More >>

DWC sponsors new Coastguard vessel

Tuesday, 1 September 2015, 1:37 pm | Development West Coast

Development West Coast is to provide $50,000 sponsorship to Coastguard West Coast to assist with the purchase of a replacement rescue vessel. More >>

Development West Coast reports positive result

Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 8:57 am | Development West Coast

Development West Coast had a positive result for the 2014/15 financial year generating $13.5 million in income and increasing total assets to $126.3 million. More >>

District Economic Stimulus Fund launched

Friday, 14 August 2015, 9:38 am | Development West Coast

District Economic Stimulus Fund launched Development West Coast has today launched a “District Economic Stimulus Fund that will provide $1 million to each of the three district councils to help boost business development and growth. The Fund can ... More >>

Joint venture already providing employment on Coast

Thursday, 23 July 2015, 9:14 am | Development West Coast

Development West Coast (DWC) has entered into a joint venture to develop a West Coast wholesale honey business that has the potential to provide 15-20 new jobs over the next three years. More >>

DWC investigates economics of Kingston Flyer operation

Tuesday, 5 May 2015, 10:52 am | Development West Coast

Due diligence undertaken by Development West Coast into relocating the Kingston Flyer to operate as a heritage tourism attraction and regional development initiative on the West Coast has concluded that the concept is not economic. More >>

Graduates up-skilling West Coast boards

Friday, 10 April 2015, 1:27 pm | Development West Coast

The West Coast’s pool of leaders has had another boost with the graduation last night of participants on the third West Coast Leadership and Governance programme. Twelve business people graduated from the intensive training programme, which has ... More >>

$300,000 funding boost to upgrade school technology

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 12:25 pm | Development West Coast

West Coast secondary and area schools are to receive nearly $300,000 funding from DWC to ensure they can make the most of new technology like ultra fast broadband. More >>

DWC helps to retain Westport flights

Friday, 13 February 2015, 2:50 pm | Development West Coast

Development West Coast (DWC) and Sounds Air have signed an agreement that will see DWC provide finance to the airline to assist with the purchase of an aircraft to fly between Westport and Wellington. More >>

Entries opened for West Coast Leading Light Business Awards

Monday, 12 January 2015, 7:33 am | Development West Coast

Media release – 12 January 2015 Entries open for business awards Entries have today opened for the fourth West Coast Leading Light Business Excellence Awards. The 2015 awards and gala dinner will be held at Shantytown on 8 May and will include two new ... More >>

Development West Coast Announces Appointment of New CEO

Tuesday, 10 December 2013, 3:04 pm | Development West Coast

The Chairman of Development West Coast John Sturgeon announced today that Joseph Thomas has been appointed to the role of CEO commencing 10 March 2014. Joseph Thomas is currently the Christchurch based CEO of New Zealand Institute of Management Southern ... More >>

 

 

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