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By Viv Logie
- Thursday, 18 April 2013

In a cruel twist of fate the man who leapt into the sea on Tuesday in an attempt to save the drowning skipper of the Lady Anna, returned to shore...

By Nicholas McBride
- Thursday, 18 April 2013

Numbers are down and top spots are up for grabs in the Around Brunner Cycle Ride on Saturday.
About 100 fewer riders are entered, and none...

Picture: Rebekah Fraser
- Thursday, 18 April 2013

Westland District Council executive assistant Diane Maitland hard at work, after celebrating a major milestone this month — clocking up 30 years...

By Viv Logie
- Wednesday, 17 April 2013

The Greymouth Coastguard took about 45 minutes to get to the wreck of the Lady Anna yesterday morning — after skipper Nicholas Eklund had been...

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...