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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...

Speed limit lowered in central Greymouth

The speed limit across the entire Greymouth CBD will be lowered to 30kph.

House burns to ground

A beeping smoke alarm saved the occupants of an older wooden house in Kumara in the nick of time this morning.

Rugby park to be renamed John Sturgeon Park

Rugby Park, the home of West Coast rugby since 1931, is to be renamed John Sturgeon Park to honour the local rugby stalwart and...
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