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By Tui Bromley
- Friday, 06 December 2013

The mystery backers behind the proposed Haast-Hollyford toll highway — Australian Investor group JCP and construction companies Blakely and...

By Brendon McMahon
- Monday, 18 November 2013

The new Hokitika seawall will not be extended further, in the meantime.

By Janna Sherman
- Wednesday, 13 November 2013

The cost of completing the Hokitika seawall could be bumped by a further $600,000 as the West Coast Regional Council looks to extend the wall to...

By Janna Sherman
- Tuesday, 05 November 2013

West Coast anti-1080 campaigners made a last ditch effort on Saturday to protest an aerial poison drop around the Lake Kaniere water catchment.

By Viv Logie
- Thursday, 24 October 2013

The Buller District Council may be slapped with a fine after the flooded Inangahua River this week eroded the old Reefton landfill, closed 10...

By Laura Mills
- Tuesday, 01 October 2013

A high profile group says the idea of a Haast-Hollyford road is so “nuts” it will “kill itself in due course”.

By Rebekah Fraser
- Monday, 16 September 2013

The Westland District Council and its subsidiary have moved to try to protect the future of the Haast-Hollyford road, with a Department of...

- Friday, 13 September 2013

PICTURE: NZ Transport Agency
A lone contractor (circled) is dwarfed by the massive slip which has smothered State highway 6 at Diana Falls,...

By Tui Bromley
- Friday, 13 September 2013


Picture: Janna Sherman
- Tuesday, 27 August 2013

West Coast Regional Council engineer Wayne Moen, right, and Westland Contractors Ltd operations manager Brendon Russ look over progress on the...

By Tui Bromley
- Thursday, 22 August 2013

Lake Moeraki tourism operator Gerry McSweeney has demanded that the authorities step up and take responsibility for the debris that has littered...

By Laura Mills
- Wednesday, 21 August 2013

The Department of Conservation says five out of 39 monitored kea have died of poisoning during the first field study using a bird repellent in an...

By Janna Sherman
- Thursday, 08 August 2013

Work on the first 20m section of the seawall to hold back the erosion of Hokitika beach is finally under way.

By Laura Mills
- Wednesday, 10 July 2013

The West Coast Regional Council has endorsed a $1.5 million seawall along the Hokitika foreshore, but is taking expert advice on whether it can...

By Laura Mills
- Tuesday, 09 July 2013

Detailed planning is under way for a second 70m-long suspension bridge near the top of the Hokitika Gorge to create a scenic loop track.