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By Viv Logie
- Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Seventeen West Coast people face charges as a result of the annual cannabis recovery Operation Lucy.

- Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Residents of Ontario, in Canada, and London, in England, will know the name Greymouth for a slightly different reason after a drug bust named ‘...

- Thursday, 08 May 2014

A recent arrival on the West Coast who boasts a 16-page criminal history citing 141 previous convictions did not seek bail when he appeared in the...

- Wednesday, 09 April 2014

An Auckland man who rendered a West Coaster unconscious by stomping on his head was told in the Greymouth District Court yesterday that only his...

By Kurt Bayer
- Tuesday, 08 April 2014

One of the two hitchhikers brutally attacked duringr a terrifying ride from Whataroa to Franz Josef Glacier last week has thanked their rescuers,...

- Tuesday, 08 April 2014

The body found on Rapahoe beach last week has been confirmed as that of missing Christchurch man, Kurt Millan Green, 30.

By Viv Logie
- Tuesday, 01 April 2014

The two hitchhikers allegedly attacked by a 38-year-old man who is on parole, could have been much worse off if they had not managed to escape...

- Tuesday, 01 April 2014

A West Coast paedophile who preyed on girls as young as five years old was exposed in the Greymouth District Court yesterday as William Ward...

By Viv Logie, APNZ and the Otago Daily Times
- Monday, 31 March 2014

The man apprehended after a five-hour armed standoff in South Westland early this morning following a vicious attack on two female hitchhikers is...

- Thursday, 27 March 2014

The man at the centre of an armed offenders squad stakeout in Reefton last night was remanded in custody when he made a brief appearance in the...

- Wednesday, 05 March 2014

A recidivist drink-driver from Cobden was sent to prison for nine months yesterday to save the public from him.

By Viv Logie
- Monday, 03 March 2014

At least 2000 cannabis plants, some almost 2m high, were uprooted last week on the West Coast during the annual cannabis cull.

- Friday, 28 February 2014

A 47-year-old Hokitika man vacated a not guilty plea in the Greymouth District Court on Wednesday, instead admitting to seven counts of rape and...

By Brendon McMahon
- Thursday, 20 February 2014

A biscuit thief is on the loose in Hokitika.
Late on Monday, thieves made off with several cartons of 200 delivered to Hokitika Guides for...

By Nicholas McBride
- Tuesday, 18 February 2014

West Coast police have drawn a blank in their inquiries after a series of sharpened spikes were deliberately driven into the road around Moana and...