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By Rebekah Fraser
- Monday, 27 May 2013

Hokitika property owners could find themselves digging into their own pockets to pay for beachfront erosion protection work.

By Julian Lee
- Monday, 27 May 2013

Police have appealed for witnesses to a tragic fire at Kaniere that claimed the life of a local father-of-two, early on Saturday morning.

- Friday, 24 May 2013

A Mass was celebrated last Thursday to inaugurate the new Catholic parish of Greymouth, with the amalgamation of the Kumara, Runanga-Cobden, Grey...

By Rebekah Fraser
- Friday, 24 May 2013

The Wildfoods Festival is in for some major changes for its 25th birthday next year in a bid to turn around its poor performance, both financially...

By Nicholas McBride
- Friday, 24 May 2013

With the paint barely dry on the Taramakau Bridge, more work is slated for the newly red bridge, painted in the style of San Francisco’s Golden...

By Laura Mills
- Thursday, 23 May 2013

Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith has granted an access agreement for a controversial open-cast coalmine on the Denniston Plateau, but soothed...

By Nicholas McBride
- Thursday, 23 May 2013

The streets of Greymouth will welcome back the sound of horns for the Nelson, Marlborough, West Coast Brass Band Contest this weekend.

By Rebekah Fraser
- Thursday, 23 May 2013

Familiar pieces of Hokitika’s recent history have been returned to the town, thanks to a donation from local man Terry Bedford.

By Julian Lee
- Wednesday, 22 May 2013

The Westland District Council’s controversial Jackson Bay boat ramp fee is on its way towards extinction.

Picture: Julian Lee
- Wednesday, 22 May 2013

Franz Josef crime writer Trish McCormack released her second book yesterday at the Westland Library with a sound reception from the 50 who...

By Julian Lee
- Wednesday, 22 May 2013

Westland District Council can now claim the second highest rates rise in New Zealand this year, according to the recently released draft annual...

By Rebekah Fraser
- Tuesday, 21 May 2013

For the first time in its 24-year history the Hokitika Wildfoods Festival has run at a loss as ticket sales slumped to 8800.

By Viv Logie
- Monday, 20 May 2013

West Coast historian Les Wright built a bivvy after getting lost in bush in the King Country, but then appears to have slipped to his death,...

- Monday, 20 May 2013

Greymouth police are on the trail of a man who helped himself to the laundry facilities at the Tai Poutini Polytechnic student flats, in Puketahi...

By Rebekah Fraser
- Monday, 20 May 2013

The Ross community is busy formulating ideas for two celebrations that will pay homage to the town’s gold rush history.