High rainfall makes the West Coast an ideal dairy farming area, producing some of the best quality dairy in the country. The Coast is also home to the Westport Deep Sea Fishing School and a fleet of fishing vessels with employment opportunities around the hoki season and beyond. Tourism is another key employer here with visitors eager to experience the West Coast’s dramatic and beautiful environments throughout the Westland, Grey and Buller districts.
The West Coast has some stunning places to live and work. Explore the industries and opportunities on offer in the region.