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By Janna Sherman
- Thursday, 08 May 2014

Max Dowell looks over what remains of the two former Pioneer Statue seats which were vandalised last month and had been set for the scrapyard.

Brendan McMahon
- Friday, 02 May 2014

Brendon McMahon
of the Hokitika Guardian

Plans for Chinese gardens at Ross and Kumara are inching ahead, with the project now hinging...

Laura Mills
- Monday, 28 April 2014

Laura Mills

Ngai Tahu Property Ltd has been negotiating as a possibly private investor in the $60 million replacement Greymouth Hospital....

Janna Sherman
- Monday, 28 April 2014

by Janna Sherman
The future of the Hokitika Pioneer Statue will be back before the Westland District Council next month.

- Tuesday, 22 April 2014

About 70 descendants of the pioneering Thorpe family of Woodstock got back together at the weekend to celebrate the arrival of Frederick and Rose-...

Picture: Maria Russell
- Thursday, 10 April 2014

The Anglican Bishop of Christchurch, Victoria Matthews, joins Hokitika vicar Rev Viviene Harber and members of the congregation outside St Peter’s...

By Nicholas McBride
- Friday, 04 April 2014

The Greymouth Community Sunday Market has celebrated its first birthday, but whether it lasts another year will depend on the amount of support it...

By Brendon McMahon
- Thursday, 20 March 2014

Waitaha Valley residents worried their narrow road is an accident waiting to happen will meet with Westland District Council representatives and...

By Laura Mills
- Friday, 07 March 2014

Greymouth will return to its roots in July with a ‘goldrush’ to celebrate the town’s 150th anniversary.

By Janna Sherman
- Thursday, 27 February 2014

An early settlers memorial proposed for Gibson Quay has been slowed down by the Westland District Council to allow more public consultation.

By Brendon McMahon
- Monday, 24 February 2014

What seemed like an obstacle has resulted in the donation of land for the new Chinese memorial garden, in Kumara.

By Brendon McMahon
- Wednesday, 19 February 2014

A distinguished 55-year nursing career has drawn to a close with the retirement of Hokitika woman Jeanette Lee.

By Tui Bromley
- Tuesday, 11 February 2014

The Grey District Council will send a strong message to the Runanga Area Association that it has no intention of funding an upgrade of the old...

By Tui Bromley
- Wednesday, 29 January 2014

Hokitika was today mourning the death of elder statesman, Jim Keenan, who died overnight, aged 91.

By Brendon McMahon
- Friday, 24 January 2014

Visitors to Hokitika are starting to look for something tangible from the acclaimed Man Booker Prize-winning novel The Luminaries.