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By Rebekah Fraser - Thursday, 11 April 2013

Hokitika weather observer Mark Crompton says less than 1mm of rain was recorded over the 32 days from February 12 to March 15 — breaking the...

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Kaniere School pupils Jorja Schroder and Alyssa Maffey with their prototype scarecrows. The senior pupils are busy designing and mocking up the...

- Friday, 28 December 2012

by Rebekah Fraser
The run of stellar weather in Hokitika has had an unpleasant side effect — stinking sewage ponds at the northern entrance...

- Monday, 24 December 2012

Christmas Day on the West Coast is set to be a stunner, with sunshine and a high of 23degC forecast.
Nelson Weather said it expects the day...

- Monday, 24 December 2012

by Rebekah Fraser
A new kiosk at the Hokitika Cemetery that commemorates the history ‘up the hill’ was unveiled on Saturday.

- Monday, 05 November 2012

It is official: Hokitika has just endured its wettest October on record.
A total of 507mm of rain fell last month, the worst since those...

By Andrew Ashton - Monday, 11 July 2011

Development West Coast is staying on the fence amid a growing spat between the Westland District Council and ratepayers disgruntled over what the...

by Andrew Ashton - Tuesday, 12 April 2011

After a painstaking five-year search, the 40-odd members of the Westland Baptist Church were finally able to celebrate at the weekend, with an...

by Andrew Ashton - Monday, 11 April 2011

Protest groups met in Hokitika over the weekend to finalise a strategy to try to halt a planned 1080 poison drop at Blue Spur.

by Andrew Ashton - Wednesday, 06 April 2011

Liquor outlets and pubs in Westland have been put on notice to clean up their acts and clear their premises of drunks after the Liquor Licensing...

By Cheryl Riley - Monday, 04 April 2011

Wildfoods Festival Hokitika market day organiser Linda Brake says this year was one of the best and the Gibson Quay location was ideal.

By Cheryl Riley - Friday, 01 April 2011

After more than 20 years on the beat Hokitika policeman Kyle Scott will call it a day today.