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By Rebekah Fraser - Friday, 17 May 2013

After two long years of major renovations, the Taramakau road-rail bridge has finally been fully unveiled, ready for uninterrupted traffic flow...

By Nicholas McBride - Thursday, 16 May 2013

The West Coast has its own touch of San Francisco with the Taramakau Bridge’s new red colour scheme inspired by the Golden Gate Bridge.

By Laura Mills - Thursday, 16 May 2013

Francis Mining has notified the contractor at its Echo coalmine, near Reefton, that work on site may be about to slow down.

By Rebekah Fraser - Thursday, 16 May 2013

Hokitika police were honoured by the New Zealand Defence Force yesterday afternoon, winning a gold award for being a top employer.

By Rebekah Fraser - Thursday, 16 May 2013

The Environment Court has overturned a Westland District Council decision to stop a beachside paper road in Hokitika.

By Viv Logie - Wednesday, 15 May 2013

West Coast historian and author Les Wright has been reported missing in the North Island.

- Wednesday, 15 May 2013

Jennifer and Peter Low are working hard on the final touches to the Australasian Hotel so they can reopen the historic Greymouth pub, which was...

Picture: Viv Logie - Wednesday, 15 May 2013

Greymouth songbird Cheyney Anderson shows off the Trinity College London certificate she recently received after achieving the top marks in New...

By Julian Lee - Wednesday, 15 May 2013

Westland District Property’s game of musical chairs has taken an unusual twist, with recently appointed board member, Tauranga-based Trustpower...

By Christine Linnell - Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Two Greymouth cafes closed due to economic troubles are set to reopen.

By Nicholas McBride - Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Tears of sadness were replaced by tears of joy last night as the West Coast’s newly discovered singing star Jackie Thomas continued her roller-...

By Lee Scanlon of the Westport News - Tuesday, 14 May 2013

One of New Zealand’s oldest residents has died just three weeks short of her 107th birthday.

By Julian Lee - Tuesday, 14 May 2013

The Westland District Council has not been including full audit reports in its annual reports since at least 2008, unlike other councils.

By Julian Lee - Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Hokitika business owner James Steward, of Total Automotive, has stepped into the parking fray with his own act of civil disobedience, posting a...

Picture: Julian Lee - Tuesday, 14 May 2013

What is the sound of 100 children biting into an apple at the same time? It is like a giant eating an enormous apple — much louder than you would...