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Man terrorised by rock thrower

A Cobden house has again come under fire from rock throwers operating under the cover of darkness as the terrorised family cowers inside.

Whitebaiters rally against bill

Whitebaiters from around New Zealand are joining forces with the West Coast Whitebaiters Association in a bid to have the Conservation (Indigenous Freshwater Fish) Amendment Bill thrown out of Parliament.

Reefton man runs for mayor

Buller's longest-serving councillor, Deputy Mayor Graeme Neylon, is putting his hand up for the top job.

Who’s back in business in Blackball?

The old Blackball pub the Club Hotel is getting a new lease on life with a couple of familiar faces.

Verdict in – Lonely Planet releases new guidebook

The latest edition of the Lonely Plane guidebook describes Greymouth as a "refuelling and shopping pit stop" for locals and a portal to tourist tramping trails.

Footage shows ‘terrifying’ tanker crash

A drunk driver was responsible for a "potentially lethal" crash when he forced the driver of a fully-laden fuel tanker to take evasive action on the road to Blackball.

Teen murder accused bailed

The teenager accused of murdering a Greymouth man, who was fatally stabbed twice, in July this year, was today granted electronically monitored bail to an undisclosed address, despite police opposition.

Concerns over ‘crime wave’

The influence of gangs in the Greymouth area and the lack of police to respond to incidents have been raised by a Cobden resident in light of the recent crime wave.

History House goes ‘home’

The historic Grey County Council chambers - known as History House - will be strengthened.

Hopes high for Blackwater mine

The man behind the proposed $500 million underground goldmine development at Waiuta said today he expected it would be producing within about five years.
The South Today