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By Rebekah Fraser
- Thursday, 23 May 2013

Familiar pieces of Hokitika’s recent history have been returned to the town, thanks to a donation from local man Terry Bedford.

By Julian Lee
- Wednesday, 22 May 2013

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

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.

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...

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.

By Rebekah Fraser
- Friday, 17 May 2013

After two long years of major renovations, the Taramakau road-rail bridge has finally been fully unveiled, ready for uninterrupted traffic flow...

By Nicholas McBride
- Thursday, 16 May 2013

The West Coast has its own touch of San Francisco with the Taramakau Bridge’s new red colour scheme inspired by the Golden Gate Bridge.

By Rebekah Fraser
- Thursday, 16 May 2013

Hokitika police were honoured by the New Zealand Defence Force yesterday afternoon, winning a gold award for being a top employer.

By Rebekah Fraser
- Thursday, 16 May 2013

The Environment Court has overturned a Westland District Council decision to stop a beachside paper road in Hokitika.

By Viv Logie
- Wednesday, 15 May 2013

West Coast historian and author Les Wright has been reported missing in the North Island.