West Coast Region

West Coast Region

The West Coast (Māori: 'Te Tai Poutini') is one of the administrative regions of New Zealand, located on the west coast of the South Island, and is one of the more remote and most sparsely populated areas of the country. It is made up of three districts: Buller, Grey and Westland. The principal towns are Westport, Greymouth and Hokitika.

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... The West Coast is also notable for being the only New Zealand nesting place of the White Heron / Kotuku, which nests near the Okarito Lagoon and can be visited ...

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