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Picture: Julian Lee - Wednesday, 05 June 2013

Jim Keenan, known around town as ‘Gentleman Jim’, was honoured yesterday by a ceremony to rename the Sewell Street pensioner flats after him.

Picture: Julian Lee - Wednesday, 05 June 2013

An Opus team tests the ground beneath St Mary’s Catholic Church in Hokitika with a cone penetrating tester.

By Viv Logie and Nicholas McBride - Tuesday, 04 June 2013

Lady luck smiled on Greymouth at the weekend with a first division Lotto win and more national success for Greymouth singer Jackie Thomas — but...

By Rebekah Fraser - Tuesday, 04 June 2013

Ngati Waewae members prepare to remove the jawbone and teeth of a 15m-long sperm whale that washed up at Serpentine Beach, on Sunday.

By Rebekah Fraser - Tuesday, 04 June 2013

Hokitika Catholics hoping to have their beloved church back by mid-year may be out of luck.

By Laura Mills - Friday, 31 May 2013

Grey District Mayor Tony Kokshoorn says the Grey Base Hospital redevelopment appears imminent,
with the group working on the

- Friday, 31 May 2013

Haast was rattled by another earthquake early this morning, following a strong jolt yesterday afternoon. The 2.45am shake was centred 10km south-...

By Laura Mills - Friday, 31 May 2013

Up to 50 people attended the first Greymouth meeting of Environment West Coast in Greymouth last night.

By Julian Lee - Friday, 31 May 2013

Hokitika and Ross pensioner flat tenants face a 6.2% increase in rental to pay for maintenance.

By Laura Mills - Wednesday, 29 May 2013

The Punakaiki seawall, breached by waves, will be inspected once the rough seas which have pounded the coastline this week die down.

By Rebekah Fraser - Wednesday, 29 May 2013

High seas continue to cut into the Hokitika beachfront, forcing the Westland District Council to change its mind and remove
the Soroptimist...

By Paul McBride - Tuesday, 28 May 2013

West Coast home-grown Melbourne Storm NRL player Slade Griffin took time out to relax and catch up with family and friends in Greymouth at the...

By Christine Linnell - Tuesday, 28 May 2013

The Greymouth VTNZ vehicle testing station will vacate its Gresson Street premises by the end of the week due to an 18% earthquake score from an...

By Rebekah Fraser - Tuesday, 28 May 2013

After a decade around the Westland District Council table, Cr Kyle Scott will make a bid for the mayoralty this year.

Picture: Christine Linnell - Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Rodney Eatwell, with son John and grandson Fergus, donated the carved walking stick of World War One rifleman Samuel Frickleton VC to Grey...