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By Tui Bromley
- Thursday, 22 August 2013

Lake Moeraki tourism operator Gerry McSweeney has demanded that the authorities step up and take responsibility for the debris that has littered...

By Laura Mills
- Wednesday, 21 August 2013

The Department of Conservation says five out of 39 monitored kea have died of poisoning during the first field study using a bird repellent in an...

By Janna Sherman
- Thursday, 08 August 2013

Work on the first 20m section of the seawall to hold back the erosion of Hokitika beach is finally under way.

By Laura Mills
- Wednesday, 10 July 2013

The West Coast Regional Council has endorsed a $1.5 million seawall along the Hokitika foreshore, but is taking expert advice on whether it can...

By Laura Mills
- Tuesday, 09 July 2013

Detailed planning is under way for a second 70m-long suspension bridge near the top of the Hokitika Gorge to create a scenic loop track.

By Janna Sherman
- Friday, 05 July 2013

A $1.5 million seawall looks to be the most favoured option to stop the sea biting away any more of the Hokitika beach foreshore.

By Janna Sherman
- Monday, 24 June 2013

A temporary road has laid above the rapidly eroding Hokitika foreshore over the weekend, allowing easy access for emergency rockwork if king tides...

By Laura Mills
- Thursday, 13 June 2013

Hokitika residents will be asked with urgency whether they want to finance sea protection works, with the next king tides due to batter the town...

- Friday, 07 June 2013

Mother nature — and a digger — have changed the course of two rivers south of Paroa.

By Laura Mills
- Wednesday, 29 May 2013

The Punakaiki seawall, breached by waves, will be inspected once the rough seas which have pounded the coastline this week die down.

Picture: Julian Lee
- Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Rex and Jackie Scott enjoy a ‘last breakfast’ in the Soroptomists’ shelter, as the waves ate away the foreshore yesterday. The shelter looks like...

By Laura Mills
- Monday, 27 May 2013

Conservation Minister Nick Smith went against his own department’s advice to grant an access agreement for the proposed Denniston open-cast...

Picture: Christine Linnell
- Tuesday, 21 May 2013

A juvenile gannet that washed up on a Greymouth beach yesterday resisted Department of Conservation efforts to release it back into the wild.

By Julian Lee
- Wednesday, 01 May 2013

A Hokitika business owner is frustrated that the Westland District Council would not allow him to help fix the rapidly eroding foreshore without...

- 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...