DWC works alongside stakeholders to assist and identify potential opportunities for the creation, development and innovation of business and industry. DWC’s involvement ranges from desktop research, identifying new and emerging opportunities, supporting industry body initiatives and facilitating research projects.

 West Coast Economic Development Strategy  Industry involvement  West Coast economic indicators
 Tai Poutini West Coast economic development strategy (2018-2025) Industry involvement  West Coast economic indicators


DWC’s financial contributions towards industry projects for 2018-19 were as follows:

West Coast Economic Development Manager $75,000 
Co.Starters Programme  $17,181
Co-funding of Business Case for Aged Care Facility  $40,000
Minerals West Coast  $95,000
West Coast Regional Cycle Trail Strategy  $37,500
Tourism West Coast Marketing Stage 3  $147,000
Greymouth CBD Renewal Project  $30,700
Regional Promotion Visitor Compendium   $13,000