The Recreation and Community Service portfolio covers parks and reserves; community grants, funding assistance, NZ citizenship, allocation of pensioner flats, and more.
The Hokitika i-SITE Visitor Centre is your first stop for travel advice, and accommodation and activity bookings in Westland District.
Read about sports fields and facilities, sports clubs and other recreational groups in Westland.
Beaches, parks and reserves
Read more the rugged beaches, and beautiful parks and reserves of the West Coast.
Walkways and cycle trails
Hokitika is a coastal city that's very compact making it great for adventurous walkers and cyclists.
Places to visit
Visitors can enjoy stepping onto glaciers, tramping and hunting in the bush, water-sports on the rivers, and more.
Campgrounds and responsible camping
Camping options in the Westland District includes commercial operators, Motor Caravan Association (members sites) and Department of Conservation sites.
The whitebait season for the West Coast of the South Island from 1 September to 14 November inclusive.