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Greymouth the main centre of the Grey District lies beside the Tasman Sea and the Grey River. It is the geographic and commercial heart of the West Coast, with the largest population. Today it is seen as an ideal base to explore the beautiful region of the West Coast.

Greymouth is usually used as a center to explore the West Coast region and has many interesting historical features such as it´s coal and gold mining history which first populated the area.

No wider than 70 kilometres at any point, the mountains look closer, the lakes clearer, the rivers larger and faster, the forests more lush than anywhere else in the country. The region displays a great variety of mountains to the sea eco-systems; unique alpine flora, vast podocarp forests, temperate coastal forests featuring flowering rata, kowhai and nikau palms, diverse wetlands and much more. Many parts of the region serve as time capsules to show us what our country looked like before humans arrived 1000 years ago.

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