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Car ends up in ditch

The driver of a car which crashed on the outskirts of Runanga late last night was taken to hospital with moderate to serious injuries.

Dog attack victim bitten to bone while protecting son

A vicious dog bit a chunk out of a mother's arm to the bone as she stepped in to save her two young children...

Council finds new ceo

The West Coast Regional Council has found its new chief executive in-house, appointing its planning and operations group manager Mike Meehan to the top...

Former Greymouth woman writes about life as a stripper

A former Greymouth woman has published a no-holds barred novel, G-string and all, about the two decades she spent as a stripper.

‘Psycho’ visitor shows need for cop, says town leader

A "psycho" visitor who wreaked havoc in Arthur's Pass recently, leaving volunteer firefighters to detain him for 90 minutes until police arrived, is a...

End of the road for Haast-Hollyford proposal?

The Government has no plans to support the proposed Haast-Hollyford road unless the project passes through standard land transport planning processes, Transport Minister Simon...

Shot terrifies neighbour

A witness to a shooting that shattered the Sunday afternoon peace of suburban Greymouth yesterday described the surreal scene unfolding before his eyes as...

Gyrocopter pilot tells of ‘forced landing’

A gyrocopter pilot whose machine suddenly lost power over Greymouth yesterday and crash-landed on the beach, walked away without a scratch.

Man fossicks for magic mushrooms in central Greymouth

A recent import to Greymouth found by police publicly "fossicking" in the town area for magic mushrooms, has been convicted of 'procuring other drugs'.
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