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Brendon McMahon
- Monday, 14 July 2014

A canvas backdrop painted 56 years ago by West Coast artist ‘Dusty’ Rhodes for a Hokitika Museum display has re-emerged years after being rolled...

- Monday, 14 July 2014

Jake Miller was head prefect of his school with a $40,000 scholarship to study law waiting for him.
So when he turned it down to start a...

By Ben Aulakh
- Friday, 11 July 2014

A gold treasure hunt, fireworks display, a mile run and an old-time dance have been confirmed as part of Greymouth 150th celebrations later this...

Brendon McMahon
- Wednesday, 09 July 2014

A meeting in Ross on Monday night has helped push forward plans to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the 1864 Totara goldrush.

by Brendon McMahon
- Tuesday, 01 July 2014

The final touches to the Reynolds Room Art House Theatre, inside the Hokitika Regent, are being put in place, with an official opening soon.

Brendon McMahon
- Monday, 30 June 2014

It is “about time” a replacement Taramakau road-rail bridge is announced, although revealing the plan just out from a general election is “...

Brendon McMahon
- Monday, 30 June 2014

The theft of three saddles from the West Coast Riding for the Disabled (RDA) school in Hokitika last week has had a happy ending.

Ben Aulakh
- Monday, 30 June 2014

Counting has begun in the community ballot to help decide the future of the Runanga Miner’s Hall, but the council is saying little.

By Nicholas McBride
- Tuesday, 24 June 2014

The ‘Real Stories’ drop-in tent was set up outside the Grey District Library this morning to give the public a chance to say what they like about...

Janna Sherman
- Thursday, 19 June 2014

The Hokitika Volunteer Fire Brigade has been named as this year’s winner of the Emergency Management Qualification (Emqual) training in excellence...

Nicholas McBride
- Thursday, 19 June 2014

Graphic artist Aldous Kelly wheat pastes a poster with a historic image of the Runanga Miners’ Hall, as the first of a series of
mostly...

Laura Mills
- Thursday, 19 June 2014

Paroa parents Cassie Brown and Josh Sutherland have been told it is a miracle their 10-month old son Luka, who has a rare disorder, is alive.

Janna Sherman
- Friday, 13 June 2014

Rowers and passengers who took part in a re-enactment on the Hokitika River as part of the town centennial celebrations 50 years ago will be...

Brendon McMahon
- Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Another historic Hokitika property is on the market at a ‘bargain’ price.

- Wednesday, 11 June 2014

A Greymouth man has graduated in the Royal New Zealand Navy, with a special award to boot.