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By Laura Mills - Wednesday, 17 April 2013

The Lady Anna became the 45th boat to be wrecked off the Greymouth bar, and the skipper’s death yesterday brought the drowning toll to 17.

- Wednesday, 17 April 2013

The Hokitika Gorge is another step closer to a major upgrade as the Department of Conservation continues plans for a loop track through the scenic...

By Rebekah Fraser - Wednesday, 17 April 2013

The Westland Ratepayers’ and Residents’ Group will move to gag one of its members tomorrow, with a motion to remove the speaking rights of...

By Viv Logie - Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Three fishermen clung to the upturned hull of their fishing boat after it capsized on the Greymouth bar this morning, but only two survived as the...

By Rebekah Fraser - Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Les Lisle was a colourful character who turned the old Lake Mahinapua Hotel at Ruatapu into a legend for travellers from across the globe.

By Julian Lee - Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Another piece of Hokitika history is about to vanish as a demolition team sets to work on the old Commercial Flats, a former pub dating back about...

By Nicholas McBride - Monday, 15 April 2013

The wreck of the Honey Dew fishing boat, which sank on Friday in shallow water offshore from Haast, poses no threat to other boats fishing in the...

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...