- Wednesday, 01 July 2015

After 148 years of publication, the Greymouth Star has joined the digital age, offering the additional option of reading your daily newspaper on-line by way of computer, tablet or smartphone — instantly, anywhere in the world.
The paper’s founding father and editor, Snyder Browne, who had to hand-set in rough premises in Waite Street every line of type for the first eight pages of the Greymouth Evening Star on March 18,

Brendon McMahon - Tuesday, 06 December 2016

Sewer warning signs on the Greymouth floodwall are a "bad look", Grey District Mayor Tony Kokshoorn says.

Laura Mills - Monday, 05 December 2016

Eighty-three people were at Pike River this morning, as pressure grew on the Government to meet with families.

Paul McBride - Friday, 02 December 2016

The Pike River Mine blockade grew to 40 protesters this morning, joined by New Zealand author Dame Fiona Kidman.

Laura Mills - Thursday, 01 December 2016

Pike River Mine protesters ramped up their action this morning, fired up after a frustrating meeting with Solid Energy management in Greymouth...

Laura Mills - Wednesday, 30 November 2016

One person died in a mid-morning crash between two trucks on the busy State highway 65 near Springs Junction.

Laura Mills - Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Some West Coast dairy farmers have switched to once-a-day milking and others are using helicopters to spread urea as a wet autumn became a wet...

Brendon McMahon - Friday, 25 November 2016

A press release implying a "large aftershock" could hit the West Coast was retracted within an hour last night, prompting criticism from...

- Thursday, 24 November 2016

Disgraced Hokitika chartered accountant Lindsay Smith has started up two new companies, despite being convicted of fraud.

Laura Mills - Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Allied Concrete says it will not supply concrete to help seal the Pike River Mine, at least for now.

Laura Mills - Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Protesters were again moved off the Pike River Mine access road this morning, while some family members appealed to the conscience of the...

Brendon McMahon - Monday, 21 November 2016

Freedom campers parked beside the Punakaiki River blocking access to the emergency water supply, stayed put on Saturday night despite being urged...

Viv Logie - Friday, 18 November 2016

As Kaikoura reels from the 7.8 magnitude earthquake, Murchison is buzzing.

- Wednesday, 16 November 2016
Brendon McMahon - Wednesday, 16 November 2016

The old Ngahere Hall has survived the indignity of a car crashing through the wall to end up wedged under the stage.