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Brendon McMahon - Wednesday, 23 July 2014

An inter-denominational church service on Cass Square is planned as part of the Hokitika Goldrush 150th celebrations in December.

Janna Sherman - Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Swine flu is spreading in Hokitika, with five new cases confirmed this week.
It follows two further cases of the influenza A H1N1 strain...

By Janna Sherman - Tuesday, 22 July 2014

It will be D-Day for the Hokitika War Memorial Hall rebuild on Thursday as the $450,000 proposal goes before the Westland District Council for...

By Janna Sherman - Monday, 21 July 2014

Born and bred Hokitika neurosurgeon Sarah Olson, based in Brisbane, has been nominated for a Pride of Australia medal.
The accolade...

By Janna Sherman - Monday, 21 July 2014

The condemned Hokitika RSA building is being dismantled board by board as veterans make the most of their salvage rights before the final...

By Laura Mills and Janna Sherman - Friday, 18 July 2014

A mild June kept flu at bay but it has now arrived on the West Coast and doctors have warned of a spike in cases.

By Brendon McMahon - Friday, 18 July 2014

Hokitika policewoman Nerida Manson is moving on up the ranks and over the hill.

- Thursday, 17 July 2014

An “extremely intoxicated” woman who threw three carving knives at a police officer in Hokitika on Tuesday night while brandishing a hammer in the...

By Brendon McMahon - Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Hokitika will sport charcoal and gold at the height of celebrations to mark the town’s Goldrush 150th anniversary this summer.

By Brendon McMahon - Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Speculation that Westland Milk Products may be about to expand the footprint of its Hokitika dairy site further east, across properties on Town...

Brendon McMahon - Monday, 14 July 2014

A canvas backdrop painted 56 years ago by West Coast artist ‘Dusty’ Rhodes for a Hokitika Museum display has re-emerged years after being rolled...

Brendon McMahon - Thursday, 10 July 2014

The Totara River rail bridge is listed as a “key structure” for the still incomplete West Coast Wilderness Trail through to Ross, although its...

By Brendon McMahon - Tuesday, 08 July 2014

With the new dairy season looming, it is not yet clear whether Kiwi Rail will add a second daily freight train to Hokitika.

By Nicholas McBride - Monday, 07 July 2014

Ag Fest has cemented its spot as one of the biggest events on the West Coast, with 10,000 people heading to Hokitika over the weekend.

By Nicholas McBride - Friday, 04 July 2014

Ag Fest organisers were hoping many thousands of would people turn out from far and wide, as the event opened in Hokitika this morning under clear...