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Viv Logie - Friday, 13 January 2017

Kumara was today counting the cost of the decision to abandon the Gold Nuggets meeting for the year, but the racing club says it would have been...

Brendon McMahon - Friday, 30 December 2016

New alcohol rules imposed on the Kumara Nuggets race meeting on January 14 have resulted in a sting in the tail for punters.

Viv Logie - Friday, 29 April 2016

The catering for next year's Kathmandu Coast to Coast race has been handed back to the Kumara Community Trust, which was dumped recently after a...

Laura Mills - Thursday, 10 March 2016

Construction of the new Taramakau road bridge, costing up to $15 million, could begin before Christmas -- only a couple of years after a $9...

- Friday, 20 November 2015

Ospri Tb Free says a number of its 1080 poison signs have been deliberately removed from areas covered by the recent Waimea-Kawhaka aerial poison...

Brendon McMahon - Friday, 30 October 2015

The future of the 1876 St Patrick's Church at Kumara looks decidedly shaky following the release of a list of 13 heritage buildings the...

By Laura Mills - Tuesday, 02 September 2014

It is election time and both John Key and David Cunliffe have trotted out stories to prove their West Coast connections.

By Brendon McMahon - Monday, 19 May 2014

Outspoken Westland district councillor Anthea Keenan says she has yet to decide whether to stay or go.

By Brendon McMahon - Tuesday, 25 February 2014

A foundation stone will be laid on Sunday at a formal ceremony to mark the start of the planned Chinese memorial garden at Kumara.

By Brendon McMahon - Monday, 24 February 2014

What seemed like an obstacle has resulted in the donation of land for the new Chinese memorial garden, in Kumara.

By Christine Linnell - Thursday, 30 January 2014

Former Kumara musician Zak Mason will hit the big time in Australia this week as he goes on tour with American pop sensation Kelly Clarkson,...

By Paul McBride - Tuesday, 14 January 2014

While the Kumara Gold Nuggets race meeting on Saturday had its most successful day yet with a record breaking crowd of 10,000 and on-course...

By Brendon McMahon - Monday, 13 January 2014

A total of 10,000 punters were drawn to the Kumara Races on Saturday, spending a record $400,000 on the horses.
Mild conditions prevailed...

By Brendon McMahon and Laura Mills - Wednesday, 08 January 2014

The hundreds of Chinese goldminers who came to the West Coast are to be honoured in a $200,000 project to develop commemorative gardens in Kumara...

By Janna Sherman - Monday, 25 November 2013

Little Kumara swelled in size on Saturday as more than 1000 people gathered to celebrate the official opening of the West Coast Wilderness Trail...