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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...

Brendon McMahon - Monday, 21 December 2015

A Westport house was destroyed in an early morning blaze on Saturday after the Christmas tree lights caught fire, engulfing the ceiling.

Brendon McMahon - Thursday, 17 December 2015

Haast people have been praised for coming to the aid of the town's sole charge policeman during a violent encounter last night.

Ben Aulakh - Friday, 28 August 2015

An Asian tourist was airlifted to hospital yesterday evening after his rental van crashed and rolled on to its roof near Charleston, blocking...

Ben Aulakh - Thursday, 20 August 2015

An economist is warning that big movements in retail and construction growth on the West Coast should be "taken with a grain of salt".

Nicholas McBride - Friday, 14 August 2015

West Coast mining companies are eyeing up Solid Energy, which is probably going to be broken into pieces and sold.

Laura Mills - Thursday, 13 August 2015

The Solid Energy board has put the company into voluntary administration, and wants to start selling off its assets as a going concern.

Ben Aulakh - Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Hundreds of job losses in the West Coast mining industry have been compounded by cutbacks in the region's industrial and engineering companies.

- Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Police have no explanation for the high level of family violence in Westport.

By Viv Logie - Monday, 05 May 2014

Westport teenager Charlotte Elley has won selection to the New Zealand secondary schools (NZSS) netball team, which travels to Adelaide later this...

By Tui Bromley - Tuesday, 22 April 2014

It was a race against the clock yesterday as volunteers worked frantically to weatherproof scores of homes left exposed to the elements when the...

Staff Reporters - Thursday, 17 April 2014

Trucks and campervans were blown over, schools closed, roofs peeled off, power cut, and trampolines tossed around like toys as the West Coast...

By Nicholas McBride - Wednesday, 13 November 2013

The Coast Road Cycle Challenge returns on Saturday, pitting cyclists in a 100km race from Westport to Greymouth along the scenic Coast Road.

By Viv Logie - Thursday, 24 October 2013

Westport teenager Charlotte Elley has become the youngest netballer to be selected in the Canterbury Tactix train-on squad.

- Tuesday, 03 September 2013

A Westport drug dealer was sentenced in the Greymouth District Court on Friday to nine months’ home detention and 150 hours of community work.