Laura Mills


Bank gives way under bus

A charter bus and trailer carrying an American group almost tipped off the road at Fox River yesterday.

Coast FM cleared after Dylan song used ‘n word’

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has cleared Westport-based Coast FM of airing the 'n word' in a famous Bob Dylan song from the 1970s.

Paparoa Track makes New York Times top 50

It is still under construction and 10 months away from opening, but already the Paparoa Track has made the New York Times list of...

Loader goes up in flames

Fire engulfs a front-end loader at the Stillwater Lumber yard about 5pm yesterday.

5000 enjoy Kumara races

Bright sunshine and first-class racing set the scene for a crowd of 5000 to enjoy a perfect day at Kumara on Saturday, for the...

Weather forecasts infuriate tourism industry

Tourists have been cancelling their trips to the West Coast based on continual rainy forecasts, most of which have not eventuated.

Petrol station saved from fire

Quick action by two West Coast firefighters who were in the right place at the right time saved the Springs Junction petrol station just...

Confusion over Coast race alcohol rules

Confusion is brewing among the racing public amid inconsistencies in the liquor laws imposed on West Coast racing clubs.

What now for old iSITE?

The Department of Conservation is considering clearing the old visitor centre site at Franz Josef Glacier, as part of a 'park and ride' system...

Police on alert after ‘diabolical’ driving

After "diabolical" traffic conditions on West Coast highways yesterday with speeding and poor driving, police patrols were vigilant today particularly in South Westland.

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