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Brendon McMahon
- Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Mune scathing of Government role in Pike

Ben Aulakh
- Friday, 26 February 2016

West Coast Regional Council chief executive Chris Ingle has resigned his $219,700 job.

Laura Mills
- Wednesday, 28 October 2015

West Coast-Tasman MP Damien O'Connor is drafting a private member's bill to allow the medicinal use of cannabis.

The Westport News
- Friday, 12 September 2014

A helicopter pilot-turned-election candidate livened up Westport’s meet the candidates forum on Monday night.

Brendon McMahon
- Thursday, 11 September 2014

Labour has challenged National Party candidate Maureen Pugh on her record as Westland mayor, referring to the council’s financial mess.

By Laura Mills
- Tuesday, 02 September 2014

It is election time and both John Key and David Cunliffe have trotted out stories to prove their West Coast connections.

By Laura Mills
- Wednesday, 20 August 2014

The gloves were not quite off but tongues were sharp at the meet the candidates forum in Greymouth yesterday.
A few schoolboys even joined...

- Monday, 18 August 2014

Booker prizewinning author Eleanor Catton, whose novel thrust the spotlight on goldrush Hokitika, has publicly backed the Green Party, saying she...

By Janna Sherman
- Monday, 11 August 2014

Westland is lagging in enrolment numbers for the September general election with the lowest turn out of voters so far in the West Coast-Tasman...

By Isaac Davison of the NZ Herald
- Friday, 27 June 2014

A controversial law change to allow companies to remove “windblown” timber from conservation land caused bitter dispute within Parliament last...

By Laura Mills
- Tuesday, 24 June 2014

A West Coast coalminer and Labour Party electorate chairman has joined his own MP, Damien O’Connor, on the party list.

By Janna Sherman
- Thursday, 12 December 2013

Official campaign spending figures show Westland candidates shelled out over $30,000 to woo voters over the course of the 2013 local body...

By Laura Mills and Brendon McMahon
- Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Prospective National Party candidate Maureen Pugh’s main rival says the Westland ratepayers — saddled with

By Christine Linnell
- Monday, 18 November 2013

Former Westland mayor Maureen Pugh confirmed today she was trying for a seat in Parliament, but there is no word yet on who else might be hoping...

By Ben Aulakh of the Westport News
- Friday, 08 November 2013

The West Coast’s elected MP says he is as passionate and driven about his job as he was when he entered Parliament 20 years ago.