Huge seas take 2m of car park

Grey District Mayor Tony Kokshoorn says the seawall in front of Jellyman Park on the Cobden foreshore may need another 1m of rock added after huge seas ripped out parts of it overnight.

Inangahua quake 50th marked

West Coasters are reflecting on the Inangahua earthquake - which struck 50 years ago today and remains the most devastating quake to hit the West Coast in living memory.

Fonterra tempts Coast farmers

Fonterra has again approached Westland Milk Products suppliers to switch loyalties with the promise of better returns.

Meghan loved 2014 West Coast trip

The Duchess of Sussex was wowed by the West Coast glaciers and seal colony when she visited New Zealand in 2014.

Gloriavale set to expand?

Gloriavale, with a population nearing 600, is apparently looking to set up a second settlement.

Kowhai Manor to reopen

Kowhai Manor rest home, which closed in Greymouth 16 months ago after the Ministry of Health cancelled its licence, is set to reopen under new ownership as a specialised dementia unit.

Council cancels roading contract

The Grey District Council has cancelled a $1 million road sealing contract with Higgins after only 30% of the jobs were completed this summer.

Coast leaders expect smooth Gloriavale transition

West Coast leaders expect little to change at the Gloriavale Christian Community following the death of its charismatic founder Hopeful Christian yesterday afternoon aged 92.

Town square to remain open to traffic

Plans to close lower Tainui Street through the Greymouth town square have stalled after conflicting advice and the possibility of legal action.

Mendonoma rainbow spotted from Greymouth

There were sightings all over Greymouth this morning of a mendonoma rainbow. The vertical rainbow was spotted by many out towards the sea.
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