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By Viv Logie
- Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Three fishermen clung to the upturned hull of their fishing boat after it capsized on the Greymouth bar this morning, but only two survived as the...

By Rebekah Fraser
- Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Les Lisle was a colourful character who turned the old Lake Mahinapua Hotel at Ruatapu into a legend for travellers from across the globe.

By Julian Lee
- Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Another piece of Hokitika history is about to vanish as a demolition team sets to work on the old Commercial Flats, a former pub dating back about...

By Nicholas McBride
- Monday, 15 April 2013

The wreck of the Honey Dew fishing boat, which sank on Friday in shallow water offshore from Haast, poses no threat to other boats fishing in the...

By Paul McBride
- Monday, 15 April 2013

PGG Wrightson auctioneers Jim Findlay, left, and Mike Curragh in action at the Liddell Contracting auction, in Greymouth on Saturday.

By Paul McBride
- Monday, 15 April 2013

Lightning struck twice for Greymouth fisherman Ross Coppell, whose boat the Honey Dew sank in choppy seas north of Haast on Friday morning.

By Rebekah Fraser
- Monday, 15 April 2013

A range of cuts to Westland District Council services will go out for community feedback later this month.

By Nicholas McBride and Paul McBride
- Friday, 12 April 2013

Four Greymouth-based fishermen were rescued at sunrise after their boat caught fire and began taking on water near Knight’s Point, north of Haast...

By Rebekah Fraser
- Friday, 12 April 2013

The Westland District Council yesterday slashed its average rate increase to 9.11% — more than half of the original 26% indicated.

By James Beech of the Otago Daily Times
- Thursday, 11 April 2013

The open throttle of Greymouth fishing boat the Governor, which sank off Fiordland last year drowning its two West Coast crew, indicated the boat...

By Rebekah Fraser
- Thursday, 11 April 2013

Hokitika weather observer Mark Crompton says less than 1mm of rain was recorded over the 32 days from February 12 to March 15 — breaking the...

By Viv Logie
- Tuesday, 09 April 2013

Veteran Greymouth GP Dr Keith Kibblewhite has died, aged 85.

Mark Price of the Otago Daily Times
- Tuesday, 09 April 2013

Four New Zealand climbers, including expedition leader Rob Frost, previously of Fox Glacier, are preparing to tackle a remote, unclimbed peak in...

Picture: Nicholas McBride
- Monday, 08 April 2013

In a sombre ceremony on Saturday, two more names were added to the Greymouth fishing tragedy memorial, as friends and family gathered at the...

Laura Mills
- Friday, 08 February 2013

Laura Mills

It cost $4000 to fly a “well-known Nelson climber” out of the South Westland bush last evening, in what police say was an abuse...