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By Lee Scanlon of the Westport News
- Tuesday, 14 May 2013

One of New Zealand’s oldest residents has died just three weeks short of her 107th birthday.

By Julian Lee
- Tuesday, 14 May 2013

The Westland District Council has not been including full audit reports in its annual reports since at least 2008, unlike other councils.

By Julian Lee
- Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Hokitika business owner James Steward, of Total Automotive, has stepped into the parking fray with his own act of civil disobedience, posting a...

Picture: Julian Lee
- Tuesday, 14 May 2013

What is the sound of 100 children biting into an apple at the same time? It is like a giant eating an enormous apple — much louder than you would...

By Nicholas McBride
- Monday, 13 May 2013

About 1000 people were knocked out by the high quality action at the Seaside Showdown at Paroa on Saturday night.

By Viv Logie
- Monday, 13 May 2013

The Grey District Council says it will prosecute the owner of the bull mastiff dog that ripped a large chunk of flesh from an elderly Runanga man’...

By Tui Bromley
- Monday, 13 May 2013

Trustpower says its proposed $185 million hydro power scheme on the Arnold River, east of Greymouth, will get built but not this year or next.

By Nicholas McBride
- Monday, 13 May 2013

Greymouth's newest singing sensation Jackie Thomas is back in the fray in the countdown to the winner of X-Factor after being welcomed back last...

- Friday, 10 May 2013

Stunned speechless and on the verge of collapse after he was refused bail, a West Coast man who had racked up his 13th drink-driving conviction...

By Viv Logie
- Friday, 10 May 2013

The tent is up, the ring set and the competitors are primed for the start of the Seaside Showdown charity boxing event at Paroa tomorrow night.

- Friday, 10 May 2013

Police are on the hunt for two men who barged their way into a Barrytown home early yesterday morning armed with rifles, leaving the three...

- Friday, 10 May 2013

A 14-year-old visitor to the West Coast was left crying and distressed when a recent import made lewd suggestions to her then slapped her bottom...

By Rebekah Fraser
- Friday, 10 May 2013

An application to transform Tudor Street motels into pensioner flats has been publicly notified.

By Rebekah Fraser
- Friday, 10 May 2013

Police have withdrawn theft charges laid against a Kaniere pounamu carver after a special marae-based resolution process with Ngai Tahu.

By Tui Bromley
- Thursday, 09 May 2013

West Coast Maori have come to an agreement that saves the State the cost of a jury trial and clears one of their own pounamu carvers of theft...