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  • General Information

    Other Name: -, District: Greymouth , State: West Coast, New Zealand
    Area: 0 -
    Languages Spoken: English and Maori
    Long Distance Code: -
    Importance: The Pounamu City.
    Best Time to Visit: December to February and September
    International Access: Connected to all the major cities of New Zealand.
  • Description

    Greymouth is the largest town in the West Coast region on the South Island of New Zealand, and the seat of the Grey District Council. The population of the whole Grey District is 13,650, which accounts for 42% of the West Coast''s inhabitants. The Greymouth urban area had an estimated population of 9,920 (June 2008 estimates).The District Council expects growth of 1.5% per year between 2006 and 2016.
  • Location

    The town is located at the mouth of the Grey River, on a narrow coastal plain close to the foot of the Southern Alps. In clear weather, Aoraki/Mount Cook can be clearly seen to the south from near the town. The mouth of the river divides the town into three areas: Blaketown, close to the river''s mouth on the south bank; Karoro, to the southeast, separated from Blaketown by a series of small estuarine lakes; and Cobden, formerly a separate town, on the river''s north bank.
  • Climate

    Temperate Climate.
Formerly the ‘Blackball Hilton’. A uniquely original, old West Coast hotel off the beaten track in historic Blackball (20 minutes up the valley from Greymouth). Phone Chris or Viv on (03) 732 4705 or 0800 4 BLACKBALL or check us out at www.blackballhilton.co.nz Variety of accommodation available. Restaurant, bar and cafe. Great beer garden. Huge open fire. Games and TV room. Spa. Shuttle from rail.

26 Hart Street
New Zealand
The Shop Jade, Paua, Bone, Pearls, Gold, Sterling Silver Workshop with a resident carver. The Trail: Tells an original Maori legend - introduces you to jade boulders & carvings from NZ and overseas. Guided Tours available on request. Jade Boulder Cafe: Open 365 days of the year. Great coffee, wild food menu featuring local whitebait.

1 Guinness Street
New Zealand
At Monteith''s Brewing Company we take our time in crafting every single batch of Monteith''s. Its the only brewery you''ll still find gently steaming coal-fired boilers along with open fermenters that allow you to see and smell the beer as it slowly matures. Come see what''s brewing and sample award-winning beers on our brewery tour.

Cnr Turumaha & Herbert Streets
New Zealand
Shantytown is a leading New Zealand culture and heritage attraction. Made up of over 30 historic buildings, it is a faithfully recreated 19th century pioneer town inspired by the West Coast goldrushes of the 1860s. Highlights include riding the steam train, goldpanning, the Beehive Store with its range of traditional confectionery and the opportunity to have an old time photo portrait taken as a memento of your visit.