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By Paul McBride - Monday, 15 April 2013

PGG Wrightson auctioneers Jim Findlay, left, and Mike Curragh in action at the Liddell Contracting auction, in Greymouth on Saturday.

By Paul McBride - Monday, 15 April 2013

Lightning struck twice for Greymouth fisherman Ross Coppell, whose boat the Honey Dew sank in choppy seas north of Haast on Friday morning.

By Rebekah Fraser - Monday, 15 April 2013

A range of cuts to Westland District Council services will go out for community feedback later this month.

By Nicholas McBride and Paul McBride - Friday, 12 April 2013

Four Greymouth-based fishermen were rescued at sunrise after their boat caught fire and began taking on water near Knight’s Point, north of Haast...

By Rebekah Fraser - Friday, 12 April 2013

The Westland District Council yesterday slashed its average rate increase to 9.11% — more than half of the original 26% indicated.

By James Beech of the Otago Daily Times - Thursday, 11 April 2013

The open throttle of Greymouth fishing boat the Governor, which sank off Fiordland last year drowning its two West Coast crew, indicated the boat...

By Viv Logie - Thursday, 11 April 2013

Ahaura residents awoke to a crime wave this morning, after several garages and vehicles were broken into and two cars stolen overnight from the...

Morgan Tait of the New Zealand Herald - Thursday, 11 April 2013

Upset families of the 29 men killed at Pike River Mine “cannot accept” findings of a report that absolves government employees of any blame for...

By Rebekah Fraser - Thursday, 11 April 2013

Hokitika weather observer Mark Crompton says less than 1mm of rain was recorded over the 32 days from February 12 to March 15 — breaking the...

Picture: Rebekah Fraser - Thursday, 11 April 2013

Kaniere School pupils Jorja Schroder and Alyssa Maffey with their prototype scarecrows. The senior pupils are busy designing and mocking up the...

By Viv Logie - Tuesday, 09 April 2013

Veteran Greymouth GP Dr Keith Kibblewhite has died, aged 85.

By Viv Logie - Tuesday, 09 April 2013

Three anonymous Facebook pages that popped up on-line featuring vicious gossip about West Coast people have been taken down.

Mark Price of the Otago Daily Times - Tuesday, 09 April 2013

Four New Zealand climbers, including expedition leader Rob Frost, previously of Fox Glacier, are preparing to tackle a remote, unclimbed peak in...

Picture: Nicholas McBride - Monday, 08 April 2013

In a sombre ceremony on Saturday, two more names were added to the Greymouth fishing tragedy memorial, as friends and family gathered at the...

By Julian Lee - Monday, 08 April 2013

In the week that the world celebrated 40 years of cellphones, and 20 years after they became commonplace in New Zealand, on Friday modern...