te wheke in south westland

Te Wheke in South Westland

The establishment of new digital hubs in South Westland will improve opportunities for using the internet to boost productivity, creativity and wellbeing.

Delivery of access to technology, capability building programmes, co-working spaces for the region’s sectors, industries and businesses will be fundamental to driving innovation and creating the future of South Westland.

fox glacier

Fox Glacier

Fox Glacier’s Community Centre is located in the heart of the township and is utilised by many of its residents for a range of activities, from sporting activities to Civil Defence.

Te Wheke were fortunate enough to launch at the community centre in February 2021. Since then, the digital hub has been utilised for 



Whataroa’s community hall is an historical and vital asset to the community. Over 100 years old, the hall secured Major District Initiative funding from Development West Coast for a complete refurbishment including a kitchen and toilet upgrade, re-piling and re-cladding. Now acting as the second site for Te Wheke, the hub and its digital resources were put to immediate use for the Farm Plan Project, an MPI initiative. The hall is also instrumental in hosting fortnightly Mastermind sessions.