- Wednesday, 01 July 2015

After 148 years of publication, the Greymouth Star has joined the digital age, offering the additional option of reading your daily newspaper on-line by way of computer, tablet or smartphone — instantly, anywhere in the world.
The paper’s founding father and editor, Snyder Browne, who had to hand-set in rough premises in Waite Street every line of type for the first eight pages of the Greymouth Evening Star on March 18,

Janna Sherman - Tuesday, 09 February 2016

Volunteer firefighters worked an all night vigil to put out hot spots in the remains of the Westland High School assembly hall, administration...

Janna Sherman - Tuesday, 09 February 2016

A sit-in was under way in Hokitika this morning to try to stop the controversial move of the 102-year-old Pioneer Statue.

Viv Logie - Friday, 05 February 2016

A drunk 14-year-old boy spent the night in the care of the Greymouth police after they found him in a "very intoxicated" state in Cobden.

Janna Sherman - Thursday, 04 February 2016

A Kumara goldfish pond was almost wiped out after chlorine was added to the town water supply without notice.

- Thursday, 04 February 2016

A convicted Hokitika fraudster could lose his home when he reappears in the Greymouth District Court next month.

Viv Logie - Wednesday, 03 February 2016

Sizzling temperatures on the West Coast - unofficially reaching 43degC in inland areas - have people questioning the accuracy of the cool, wet El...

Laura Mills - Wednesday, 03 February 2016

Plans for the new $68 million Greymouth Hospital are on hold due to a cost overrun of
$1.3 million, angering West Coast leaders.

Ben Aulakh - Tuesday, 02 February 2016

The West Coast's first economic development manager says he plans to gauge the views of 100 key players and hold public forums to guide the future...

Viv Logie - Tuesday, 02 February 2016

It fell from the sky but it was certainly not manna from heaven that a West Coast family had to clean up after their home was dumped on from a...

Ben Aulakh - Monday, 01 February 2016

Two boys who became stranded by the incoming tide in the Cobden lagoon had to be rescued on Friday night.

Viv Logie - Monday, 01 February 2016

After reopening with promise in November 2014, the Jacksons Tavern has shut up shop again and this time the owner says it will only be opened for...

Janna Sherman - Friday, 29 January 2016

A former West Coast police area commander has slammed a management review of the region's policing levels, which will see some Hokitika and...

Ben Aulakh - Friday, 29 January 2016

It could at least three weeks before road access is restored to remote Jackson Bay - totally isolated by a series of 10 slips brought down in a...

Viv Logie - Thursday, 28 January 2016

The parents of Greymouth teenager Matt Gunter, who died after surgery to remove his appendix in November 2012, are frustrated with the coroner's...