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Paul McBride - Friday, 02 December 2016

The Pike River Mine blockade grew to 40 protesters this morning, joined by New Zealand author Dame Fiona Kidman.

Laura Mills - Thursday, 01 December 2016

Pike River Mine protesters ramped up their action this morning, fired up after a frustrating meeting with Solid Energy management in Greymouth...

Laura Mills - Wednesday, 30 November 2016

One person died in a mid-morning crash between two trucks on the busy State highway 65 near Springs Junction.

Laura Mills - Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Some West Coast dairy farmers have switched to once-a-day milking and others are using helicopters to spread urea as a wet autumn became a wet...

Brendon McMahon - Friday, 25 November 2016

A press release implying a "large aftershock" could hit the West Coast was retracted within an hour last night, prompting criticism from...

- Thursday, 24 November 2016

Disgraced Hokitika chartered accountant Lindsay Smith has started up two new companies, despite being convicted of fraud.

Laura Mills - Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Allied Concrete says it will not supply concrete to help seal the Pike River Mine, at least for now.

Laura Mills - Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Protesters were again moved off the Pike River Mine access road this morning, while some family members appealed to the conscience of the...

Brendon McMahon - Monday, 21 November 2016

Freedom campers parked beside the Punakaiki River blocking access to the emergency water supply, stayed put on Saturday night despite being urged...

Viv Logie - Friday, 18 November 2016

As Kaikoura reels from the 7.8 magnitude earthquake, Murchison is buzzing.

- Wednesday, 16 November 2016
Brendon McMahon - Wednesday, 16 November 2016

The old Ngahere Hall has survived the indignity of a car crashing through the wall to end up wedged under the stage.

Laura Mills - Tuesday, 15 November 2016

West Coast residents have been asked to protect the broadband fibre optic cable after the eastern cable was lost in the earthquakes early...

Laura Mills - Monday, 14 November 2016

A Runanga couple spotted blue and purple lights in the sky during the swarm of earthquakes last night.

Viv Logie - Friday, 11 November 2016

Hokitika and South Westland rivers enjoyed the best catches of the West Coast whitebait season, which closes on Monday.