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- Wednesday, 01 July 2015

A Karoro woman who dishonestly used her 74-year-old grandmother's credit card on 48 separate occasions while she was in hospital, was remanded on...

- Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Police have no explanation for the high level of family violence in Westport.

Viv Logie
- Thursday, 11 September 2014

Police rushed to the Work and Income (Winz) office in Greymouth yesterday afternoon when a man threatened to get a gun and shoot his case worker...

- Friday, 29 August 2014

A 19-year-old from Hokitika who stole 20 boxes of girl guide biscuits and was also found in possession of cannabis was given 100 hours community...

- Thursday, 28 August 2014

A Cobden man who crashed after speeding round a corner too fast with a five-month-old baby on board, was convicted of careless driving at...

- Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Police say they are unable to release the name of the Canterbury man who fell to his death after tumbling from the third floor of the Beachfront...

- Thursday, 21 August 2014

A Lake Brunner farm has been fined a total of $66,000 for potentially allowing dairy effluent to enter creeks that flow into Lake Brunner, and for...

By Viv Logie
- Thursday, 07 August 2014

The off-duty Greymouth police sergeant who was convicted and discharged with careless driving after crashing on the way back from the Buller Gorge...

- Wednesday, 30 July 2014

One half of a father and son duo from Dobson charged with stealing electricity to power a cannabis growing operation was yesterday remanded on...

- Tuesday, 29 July 2014

A Cobden man with 11 offences for drink-driving to his name was sentenced in the Greymouth District Court yesterday to eight months in prison and...

- Thursday, 17 July 2014

An “extremely intoxicated” woman who threw three carving knives at a police officer in Hokitika on Tuesday night while brandishing a hammer in the...

- Monday, 14 July 2014

A representative West Coast rugby player who kicked an unconscious Reefton man so hard that his head whipped back and rebounded off a wall, was...

- Monday, 07 July 2014

A Kumara man who caused the death of Runanga man Judd Hall, 26, by driving drunk while fleeing from police at high speed was sentenced to five...

District Court
- Friday, 04 July 2014

A 29-year-old Reefton man has been jailed for four years and six months for his part in the burglary of five different farms in April last year,...

- Thursday, 03 July 2014

A Hokitika woman who stole $1000 from her employer and $100 from a house, was sentenced to 18 months in prison, although that could be substituted...