West Coast – Live map


West Coast

Local economic development initiatives have contributed to the West Coast having one of the lowest rates of unemployment in New Zealand.

The West Coast climate is dry during winter and wet during spring, with 11m of annual rainfall in the wettest place – The Cropp.

Low-pressure Lifestyle
rural or semi-rural living

Least Populated Area
in New Zealand

The council works with communities to protect and restore the environment to enjoy clean air and water.

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