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Greymouth

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Greymouth (Māori: Māwhera) is the largest town in the West Coast region in the South Island of New Zealand, and the seat of the Grey District Council. [1]

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Aoraki / Mount Cook

Aoraki / Mount Cook is the highest mountain in New Zealand.

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Barry Dallas

Barry Mitchell Dallas (1 December 1926 – 21 April 1992) was a New Zealand politician and doctor.

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Blair Tennent

William Blair Tennent (4 December 1898 – 1 May 1976), known as Blair Tennent, was a New Zealand politician of the National Party and a cabinet minister.

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Blaketown

Blaketown is a suburb to the west of Greymouth on the West Coast of New Zealand.

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Brunner, New Zealand

Brunner is a town in the northwest of New Zealand's South Island.

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Canterbury Province

The Canterbury Province was a province of New Zealand from 1853 until the abolition of provincial government in 1876.

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Canterbury, New Zealand

Canterbury (Waitaha) is a region of New Zealand, located in the central-eastern South Island.

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Coal

Coal is a combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock usually occurring in rock strata in layers or veins called coal beds or coal seams.

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Cobden, New Zealand

Cobden is a suburb to the north of Greymouth on the West Coast of New Zealand.

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Damien O'Connor

Damien Peter O'Connor (born 16 January 1958) is a New Zealand politician from the West Coast of the South Island.

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Dobson, New Zealand

Dobson is a small town on the banks of the Grey River in the South Island of New Zealand.

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Ecotourism

Ecotourism is a form of tourism involving visiting fragile, pristine, and relatively undisturbed natural areas, intended as a low-impact and often small scale alternative to standard commercial mass tourism.

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Fishing

Fishing is the activity of trying to catch fish.

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Forestry

Forestry is the science and craft of creating, managing, using, conserving, and repairing forests, woodlands, and associated resources to meet desired goals, needs, and values for human and environment benefits.

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George Grey

Sir George Grey, KCB (14 April 1812 – 19 September 1898) was a British soldier, explorer, Governor of South Australia, twice Governor of New Zealand, Governor of Cape Colony (South Africa), the 11th Premier of New Zealand and a writer.

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Gold

Gold is a chemical element with symbol Au (from aurum) and atomic number 79, making it one of the higher atomic number elements that occur naturally.

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Grey District

Grey District in the West Coast Region of New Zealand is a municipality that covers Greymouth, Runanga, Blackball, Cobden and settlements along the Grey River.

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Grey River

The Grey River / Māwheranui is located in the northwest of the South Island of New Zealand.

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Greymouth Airport

Greymouth Airport is a small, uncontrolled aerodrome located in the suburb of Blaketown, 1 Nautical mile (1.9 km) south of the Greymouth CBD on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand.

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Greymouth High School

Greymouth High School, originally called Greymouth District High School, is the largest school on the West Coast of New Zealand with a roll of 649 students.

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Hokitika

Hokitika is a township in the West Coast region of New Zealand's South Island, south of Greymouth, and close to the mouth of the Hokitika River.

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Iwi

Iwi are the largest social units in New Zealand Māori society.

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Jade

Jade is an ornamental mineral, mostly known for its green varieties, which is featured prominently in ancient Asian art.

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John Paul II High School, Greymouth

John Paul II High School, Greymouth is an integrated Catholic, co-educational Year 9 to Year 13 (Form 3-7) secondary school located in Greymouth, New Zealand.

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John Rochfort

John Rochfort (21 May 1832 – 8 March 1893) was a New Zealand surveyor and engineer.

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Karoro, New Zealand

Karoro is a suburb to the south-west of Greymouth on the West Coast of New Zealand.

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Köppen climate classification

The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.

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Lake Brunner

Lake Brunner is the largest lake in the northwestern South Island of New Zealand, covering an area of 40 km².

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Lewis Pass

Lewis Pass (el. 864 m.) is a mountain pass in the South Island of New Zealand.

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Mark Priest

Mark Wellings Priest (born 12 August 1961, Greymouth, West Coast) is a former New Zealand cricketer who played in 3 Tests and 18 ODIs from 1990 to 1998.

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Mayor of Grey

The Mayor of Grey, often referred to as the Mayor of Greymouth, officiates over the Grey District of New Zealand which is administered by the Grey District Council with its seat in Greymouth.

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Māori language

Māori, also known as te reo ("the language"), is an Eastern Polynesian language spoken by the Māori people, the indigenous population of New Zealand.

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Māori people

The Māori are the indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand.

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Member of parliament

A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.

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Midland Line, New Zealand

The Midland line is a 212 km section of railway between Rolleston and Greymouth in the South Island of New Zealand.

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Mining

Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the earth, usually from an orebody, lode, vein, seam, reef or placer deposit.

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Ministry for Culture and Heritage

The Ministry for Culture and Heritage (MCH) (Māori: Manatū Taonga) is the public service department of New Zealand charged with advising the government on policies and issues involving the arts, culture, heritage, sport and recreation, and broadcasting sectors, and participating in functions that advance or promote those sectors.

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Monteith's

Monteith's Brewery Company was originally a family-owned brewing company until it was bought by DB Breweries.

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Nelson Province

The Nelson Province constituted in 1853 under the New Zealand Constitution Act 1852 and covered the entire upper South Island, including all of the present-day Buller, Kaikoura, Marlborough, Nelson, Tasman as well as the Grey District north of the Grey River and the Hurunui District north of the Hurunui River.

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New Zealand

New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.

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New Zealand Labour Party

The New Zealand Labour Party (Rōpū Reipa o Aotearoa), or simply Labour (Reipa), is a centre-left political party in New Zealand.

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New Zealand State Highway 6

State Highway 6 is a major New Zealand state highway.

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New Zealand State Highway 7

State Highway 7 is a major New Zealand state highway.

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Ngāi Tahu

Ngāi Tahu, or Kāi Tahu, is the principal Māori iwi (tribe) of the southern region of New Zealand.

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Oceanic climate

An oceanic or highland climate, also known as a marine or maritime climate, is the Köppen classification of climate typical of west coasts in higher middle latitudes of continents, and generally features cool summers (relative to their latitude) and cool winters, with a relatively narrow annual temperature range and few extremes of temperature, with the exception for transitional areas to continental, subarctic and highland climates.

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Paul Coll

Paul Coll (born 9 May 1992) is a professional squash player who represents New Zealand.

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Pike River Mine

The Pike River Mine is a coal mine operated by Pike River Coal north-northeast of Greymouth in the West Coast Region of New Zealand's South Island.

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Pike River Mine disaster

The Pike River Mine disaster was a coal mining accident that began on 19 November 2010 in the Pike River Mine, northeast of Greymouth, in the West Coast region of New Zealand's South Island.

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Postcodes in New Zealand

Postcodes in New Zealand consist of four digits, the first two of which specify the area, the third the type of delivery (street, PO Box, Private Bag, or Rural delivery), and the last the specific lobby, RD (rural delivery) number, or suburb.

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Pounamu

Pounamu refers to several types of hard, durable and highly valued nephrite jade, bowenite, or serpentinite stone found in southern New Zealand.

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Punakaiki

Punakaiki is a small community on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand, between Westport and Greymouth.

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Rain shadow

A rain shadow is a dry area on the leeward side of a mountainous area (away from the wind).

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Reefton

Reefton is a small town on New Zealand's West Coast region, some 80 km northeast of Greymouth, in the valley of the Inangahua River.

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Regions of New Zealand

New Zealand is divided into sixteen regions for local government purposes.

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Shoal

In oceanography, geomorphology, and earth sciences, a shoal is a natural submerged ridge, bank, or bar that consists of, or is covered by, sand or other unconsolidated material, and rises from the bed of a body of water to near the surface.

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South Island

The South Island (Māori: Te Waipounamu) is the larger of the two major islands of New Zealand, the other being the smaller but more populous North Island.

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Southern Alps

The Southern Alps (Kā Tiritiri-o-te-Moana) is a mountain range extending along much of the length of New Zealand's South Island, reaching its greatest elevations near the range's western side.

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Tai Poutini Polytechnic

Tai Poutini Polytechnic (TPP) provides quality tertiary education that meets the needs of West Coast students and businesses.

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Territorial authorities of New Zealand

Territorial authorities are the second tier of local government in New Zealand, below regional councils.

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The New Zealand Herald

The New Zealand Herald is a daily newspaper published in Auckland, New Zealand, owned by New Zealand Media and Entertainment.

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The Press

The Press is a daily newspaper published in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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Thomas Brunner

Thomas Brunner (April 1821 – 22 April 1874) was an English-born surveyor and explorer remembered for his exploration of the West Coast of New Zealand's South Island.

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Tornado

A tornado is a rapidly rotating column of air that is in contact with both the surface of the Earth and a cumulonimbus cloud or, in rare cases, the base of a cumulus cloud.

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Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand is the marketing agency responsible for promoting New Zealand as a tourism destination internationally.

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TranzAlpine

The TranzAlpine is a passenger train operated by The Great Journeys of New Zealand in the South Island of New Zealand over the Midland Line; often regarded to be one of the world's great train journeys for the scenery through which it passes (see famous trains).

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Waterspout

A waterspout is an intense columnar vortex (usually appearing as a funnel-shaped cloud) that occurs over a body of water.

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West Coast, New Zealand

The West Coast (Te Tai Poutini) is a region of New Zealand on the west coast of the South Island, it is one of the more remote and most sparsely populated areas of the country.

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Westland Province

The Westland Province was a province of New Zealand from 1873 until the abolition of provincial government in 1876.

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Westport, New Zealand

Westport (Kawatiri) is a town in the West Coast region of the South Island of New Zealand.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greymouth

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