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Development WC lends $2.6m

Development West Coast bolstered profits by $5.2 million the past year -- but business loans totalled just $2.6 million. It says the Government's $1 billion...

Car chase linked to crime spree

A man caught by police after abandoning a stolen vehicle on Rapahoe Beach this morning was wanted in connection with a crimewave across the...

Player ‘holding up’ after second heart attack

Players and officials scrambled to save the life of a West Coast rugby player who suffered a heart attack on the field � his...

They’re here! Tourist season already under way

Spring has come early and so has the first wave of tourists, with a notable increase in campervans and buses on the West Coast...

New food carts for town square

Da Sudarat at the helm of Da's Thai Kitchen, now trading in the Greymouth town square. The Grey District Council has assigned three stallholders...

Murder accused named

A Reefton teenager accused of murdering a Greymouth man, who was fatally stabbed on June 30, was named in the High Court in Christchurch...

Boys arrested over Marsden Road home invasion

Three Greymouth boys have been arrested and charged following the home invasion of an elderly resident on Sunday night.

Bold plan to re-route Waiho

A radical proposal to straighten the Waiho (Waiau) River at Franz Josef Glacier by cutting a 50m-wide channel through the middle of the unique...

Greymouth cardboard goes into landfill

The Chinese ban on recyclables is having a direct impact on Greymouth, forcing the Grey District Council rubbish contractor to dump mountains of paper...

Calls to end commercial whitebaiting

First it was West Coast mining, then farming on conservation land and wind-throw logging - now Forest and Bird has whitebaiting set in its...
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