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By Kurt Bayer
- Thursday, 05 December 2013

A Pike River coalminer who says he turned to drugs after 29 of his mates were killed in the 2010 mining tragedy was yesterday jailed for four-and-...

- Thursday, 05 December 2013

A bereaved son pleaded with the Coroner’s Court yesterday to make ‘keep left’ stickers and other safety warnings mandatory after his father and a...

- Wednesday, 04 December 2013

Two former Rotomanu men allegedly responsible for the deaths of 150 cows and 30 calves that had to be euthanised by veterinarians after their...

- Friday, 29 November 2013

A Greymouth District Court jury took only a little over an hour yesterday to rule in favour of self-litigant Ronald Mark Cocker on a charge of...

By Hamish McNeilly of the Otago Daily Times
- Friday, 29 November 2013

An Oamaru man serving a life sentence for the brutal murder of a Punakaiki pensioner has had his parole postponed for two years.

- Thursday, 21 November 2013

The only way Hokitika police could stop Whenua Phillip Joseph Sweeney from attacking another man on September 13 was to taser him, the Greymouth...

- Thursday, 14 November 2013

A Reefton man is seething after confidential ACC documents about him and five other people were stolen from a car in Nelson.

By Viv Logie
- Wednesday, 13 November 2013

One of the two dangerous dogs busted out of the Greymouth pound earlier this year has been caught and destroyed after five months on the run.

- Wednesday, 06 November 2013

The man who caused a shutdown of central Greymouth and brought out the armed offenders squad by pointing an air rifle at school children, changed...

- Wednesday, 23 October 2013

A Kumara woman who was party to the theft of several cars from Christchurch — four within three days — was warned in the Greymouth District Court...

- Wednesday, 09 October 2013

A Hokitika man who failed to stop after knocking one of New Zealand’s leading road racing cyclists off her bike during a training ride, was...

By Viv Logie
- Tuesday, 01 October 2013

A 74-year-old Cobden woman suffered puncture wounds to her legs and stomach when a neighbour’s dog jumped the fence and attacked her at the...

- Monday, 30 September 2013

A Dobson man whose drunken expletive-laden rant in Reefton included headbutting a window and abusing pensioners walking down the street, has been...

- Friday, 27 September 2013

Two South Westland dairy farmers, a stock agent, a trucking company and two of its middle management have been prosecuted over a hellish road trip...

By Viv Logie
- Friday, 27 September 2013

Up to $100,000 of Hokitika milk powder will probably have to be destroyed after a shipping container was set alight last night on a train bound...