- 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 - Friday, 30 September 2016

A glacier guide from Franz Josef was caught in a glacier avalanche in the remote Landsborough Valley yesterday, but managed to 'swim' through the...

Laura Mills - Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Pike River families attended a private screening of a new television docu-drama at the weekend, with actors re-enacting scenes from the 2010...

Laura Mills - Tuesday, 27 September 2016

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that police seriously breached the rights of three people detained at the Greymouth Police...

Brendon McMahon - Monday, 26 September 2016

A 65-year-old man who fell several metres and badly knocked his head on Saturday night was airlifted out of the ranges above Lake Christabel at...

Janna Sherman - Friday, 23 September 2016

Hokitika's landmark Carnegie Gallery has been closed until further notice following a damning seismic report.

Laura Mills - Thursday, 22 September 2016

The West Coast Regional Council has quietly sunk a further $205,000 into the Rolleston 1080 poison bait plant - two years after it was picketed by...

Brendon McMahon - Wednesday, 21 September 2016

A house fire in Franklin Street yesterday afternoon, caused by a faulty washing machine, would have been far worse were it not for working smoke...

Laura Mills - Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Opening up low value conservation land, streamlining permits and consents, and pushing tourism are keys to transforming a West Coast economy hit...

Viv Logie - Monday, 19 September 2016

Five young men were caught drink-driving on the West Coast at the weekend - including one who was chased down by police after he ran off into the...

Laura Mills - Friday, 16 September 2016

Nine years after Westpower first proposed a hydro-electricity scheme on the Waitaha River, the Department of Conservation said today it had given...

Brendon McMahon - Thursday, 15 September 2016

Smelly water regularly ponding under some central Greymouth homes was a vexed question at the Grey District Council meeting this week.

Brendon McMahon - Wednesday, 14 September 2016

The fate of a Franz Josef Glacier garage owner who smashed his way into his own premises with a loader last night and set it alight before going...

Laura Mills - Tuesday, 13 September 2016

The company behind the Queenstown and Rotorua gondolas and the Christchurch Casino has announced investigations into a gondola to view the...

Colin Williscroft - Monday, 12 September 2016

State highway 6 just north of Punakaiki will probably stay closed for a second day after a slip smothered the road at the Meybille Bay bluffs...