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Laura Mills
- Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Hokitika woman Lisa Tumahai has taken over the mantle from Mark Solomon as the kaiwhakahaere (chairman) of the billion dollar entity, Te Runanga o...

Brendon McMahon
- Friday, 09 December 2016

A vital part of the Greymouth water supply, the Omoto reservoir is at "high risk" - an earthquake could cause it to fail and wash out State...

Laura Mills
- Thursday, 01 December 2016

Pike River Mine protesters ramped up their action this morning, fired up after a frustrating meeting with Solid Energy management in Greymouth...

Laura Mills
- Wednesday, 30 November 2016

One person died in a mid-morning crash between two trucks on the busy State highway 65 near Springs Junction.

Brendon McMahon
- Friday, 25 November 2016

A press release implying a "large aftershock" could hit the West Coast was retracted within an hour last night, prompting criticism from...

- Thursday, 24 November 2016

Disgraced Hokitika chartered accountant Lindsay Smith has started up two new companies, despite being convicted of fraud.

Brendon McMahon
- Monday, 21 November 2016

Freedom campers parked beside the Punakaiki River blocking access to the emergency water supply, stayed put on Saturday night despite being urged...

Viv Logie
- Friday, 18 November 2016

As Kaikoura reels from the 7.8 magnitude earthquake, Murchison is buzzing.

Brendon McMahon
- Wednesday, 16 November 2016

The old Ngahere Hall has survived the indignity of a car crashing through the wall to end up wedged under the stage.

Laura Mills
- Tuesday, 15 November 2016

West Coast residents have been asked to protect the broadband fibre optic cable after the eastern cable was lost in the earthquakes early...

Laura Mills
- Monday, 14 November 2016

A Runanga couple spotted blue and purple lights in the sky during the swarm of earthquakes last night.

Viv Logie
- Friday, 11 November 2016

Hokitika and South Westland rivers enjoyed the best catches of the West Coast whitebait season, which closes on Monday.

Brendon McMahon
- Thursday, 10 November 2016

Some neighbours of the Westland Recreation Centre in suburban Greymouth have complained of booming bass music noise coming from the new gym since...

Brendon McMahon
- Wednesday, 09 November 2016

West Coast police armed offenders squad (AOS) members were called out twice in the space of an hour last night to deal with men who were...

Janna Sherman
- Tuesday, 08 November 2016

New Westland Mayor Bruce Smith, only a week into the job, has been caught out after delivering a speech to Kumara School children using the...