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- Wednesday, 22 May 2013

Greymouth landmarks the Railway and Royal hotels, on Mawhera Quay, are to be bulldozed to make way for a major new tourism and hospitality...

By Nicholas McBride
- Wednesday, 22 May 2013

Arnott Heights residents hope to convince the Grey District Council to install a pedestrian crossing in the hillside Greymouth suburb, but in the...

By Julian Lee
- Wednesday, 22 May 2013

The Westland District Council’s controversial Jackson Bay boat ramp fee is on its way towards extinction.

- Wednesday, 22 May 2013

A fracas at a Franz Josef Glacier funeral wake left one innocent bystander unconscious and his brother nursing a bruised head, the Greymouth...

Picture: Julian Lee
- Wednesday, 22 May 2013

Franz Josef crime writer Trish McCormack released her second book yesterday at the Westland Library with a sound reception from the 50 who...

By Julian Lee
- Wednesday, 22 May 2013

Westland District Council can now claim the second highest rates rise in New Zealand this year, according to the recently released draft annual...

By Rebekah Fraser
- Tuesday, 21 May 2013

For the first time in its 24-year history the Hokitika Wildfoods Festival has run at a loss as ticket sales slumped to 8800.

- Tuesday, 21 May 2013

A woman who did a runner from The Warehouse in Greymouth with stolen items to the value of $190 was trained by her mother to be a thief, the...

Picture: Christine Linnell
- Tuesday, 21 May 2013

A juvenile gannet that washed up on a Greymouth beach yesterday resisted Department of Conservation efforts to release it back into the wild.

By Viv Logie
- Monday, 20 May 2013

West Coast historian Les Wright built a bivvy after getting lost in bush in the King Country, but then appears to have slipped to his death,...

- Monday, 20 May 2013

Greymouth police are on the trail of a man who helped himself to the laundry facilities at the Tai Poutini Polytechnic student flats, in Puketahi...

- Monday, 20 May 2013

Last week was a good one for West Coast hockey, with two players being named in New Zealand squads and another in a Canterbury team.

By Rebekah Fraser
- Monday, 20 May 2013

The Ross community is busy formulating ideas for two celebrations that will pay homage to the town’s gold rush history.

By Nicholas McBride
- Friday, 17 May 2013

The Runanga Miners’ Hall — a link with the West Coast’s working-class history — has received category one listing from the New Zealand Historic...

By Laura Mills
- Friday, 17 May 2013

Dairy farmers are not just transforming the West Coast landscape, they are also transforming the make-up of Federated Farmers.