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Often described as Aotearoa New Zealand’s last true frontier Westland offers a unique opportunity for adventure seekers as well those looking for a more relaxed lifestyle.

Boasting some of the country’s best mountain bike and hiking tracks as well as hunting, fishing and boating weekend activities are endless. For a quieter approach residents can enroll in an art course, seek out the best swimming spots, join local sporting groups or relax and watch the sun sink in to the Tasman Sea. Westland welcomes you to leave the traffic jams and congestion behind, invest in affordable housing and explore your talents within one of the many local community groups. Moreover, there is no reason to leave the finer things in life behind. Westland boasts award winning restaurants and hosts an array of national performers at local boutique venues on a regular basis. Westland invites you to unwind, relax and enjoy life again.

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A 30 minute flight to Christchurch with Air New Zealand costs as little as $39.00 one way with Grab a seat deals Two hour drive to the Ski fields
Annual events:

  • Wildfoods Festival
  • Childrens' Day
  • Christmas on the Beach
  • Driftwood and Sand
  • Westland Puanga-Matariki
  • Haast Whitebait Festival
  • Christmas Parade
  • Lantern Parade
  • Coast to Coast race


Local Amenities/Activities/Groups

  • Swimming Pool
  • Golf Club
  • Waka Ama
  • Whitebaiting
  • Hunting
  • Masterclasses
  • Westland Arts Incorporated (art/craft classes)
  • Service Clubs
  • Dramatic Society
  • Woodstock Music Club
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