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- Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Ousted X-Factor contestant Anna Wilson says she believes Greymouth songstress Jackie Thomas is the favourite to win the show.

By Julian Lee
- Tuesday, 18 June 2013

The Westland District Council is being sued $773,000 by Franz Josef heliport operators who say the council “deceptively” squeezed them out of the...

By Julian Lee
- Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Westland District Council staff suddenly decided to kick veterans out of the earthquake-risk Hokitika RSA building late last week despite an...

By Laura Mills and Nicholas McBride
- Monday, 17 June 2013

The trial of former Pike River Coal chief executive Peter Whittall relating to the 2010 mining disaster that claimed 29 lives will be moved to...

By Laura Mills
- Monday, 17 June 2013

The Hari Hari community is reeling after a 17-year-old girl died at the weekend — the second sudden death there of a young woman in less than a...

Picture: Nicholas McBride
- Monday, 17 June 2013

Cheryl Sheedy and John O’Brien were recognised on Friday for 20 years’ service as members of the St John Fellowship, with a special lunch at the...

By Julian Lee
- Monday, 17 June 2013

Ross folk are preparing to search for the overgrown and long-forgotten remains of a lost Chinese settlement, to open it up to tourists.

Picture: Julian Lee
- Monday, 17 June 2013

Hokitika RSA veterans are now without a home, as the Westland District Council announced the closure of their Sewell Street clubrooms late last...

By Julian Lee
- Friday, 14 June 2013

A $1.6 million bill to bring St Mary’s Church up to earthquake resistant standards has rocked the Hokitika Catholic parish — and the Christchurch...

By Viv Logie
- Friday, 14 June 2013

The elderly victim of a savage dog attack that left the flesh hanging from his arm is livid that the dog is back on the streets, illegally, and...

By Christine Linnell
- Friday, 14 June 2013

Bruce Bay, Neils Beach and Lake Kaniere will be left in the same boat as Otira if the Westland District Council’s proposed annual plan is adopted...

By Laura Mills
- Thursday, 13 June 2013

Hokitika residents will be asked with urgency whether they want to finance sea protection works, with the next king tides due to batter the town...

By Laura Mills
- Thursday, 13 June 2013

If Hokitika does form a rating district to fund rockwork, some tough decisions will be needed over how to pay for it.

Picture: Nicholas McBride
- Thursday, 13 June 2013

Tai Poutini Polytechnic culinary arts students Ebony Heslan, left, and Amy Mora with the hangi feast students prepared for the Matariki...

- Thursday, 13 June 2013

A West Coast company, Moir Farms Maimai Ltd, was convicted in the Greymouth District Court last week after admitting seven dirty dairying charges...