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By Ben Aulakh of the Westport News
- Friday, 08 November 2013

The West Coast’s elected MP says he is as passionate and driven about his job as he was when he entered Parliament 20 years ago.

By Rebekah Fraser
- Friday, 25 October 2013

Westland District Mayor Mike Havill has picked businesswoman Pauline Cox as his deputy.
Mr Havill made the announcement at his — and the...

- Saturday, 12 October 2013

Farmer Mike Havill is the new mayor of the Westland district, wowing voters despite living in the neighbouring district.
He replaces Maureen...

By Tui Bromley
- Friday, 11 October 2013

A keenly contested mayoralty race in Westland has sparked a voting frenzy that blitzes the national trend.

By Laura Mills
- Thursday, 03 October 2013

The search is on for someone to replace National Party MP list MP Chris Auchinvole, and the party has confirmed it has already had preliminary...

By Rebekah Fraser
- Friday, 27 September 2013

Westland Mayor Maureen Pugh with the rest of the council at her final council meeting yesterday. Cr Murray Montagu paid tribute to Mrs Pugh for...

By Laura Mills
- Monday, 16 September 2013

The Labour Party’s new leader has strong ties to the West Coast that stretch right back to the heady days when ‘King Dick’ Seddon was premier.

By Laura Mills
- Tuesday, 10 September 2013

The trio of Labour Party leadership hopefuls walked in the footsteps of their Labour pioneers last night, fronting a meeting of party faithful in...

By Laura Mills
- Friday, 23 August 2013

An election candidate has applied to register the Grey District Council’s own logo — a move that could prevent the council from using it.

By Janna Sherman
- Monday, 19 August 2013

With four hats in the ring, the fight for the Westland mayoralty has not been so hotly contested since 2001.

By Janna Sherman
- Friday, 09 August 2013

Hokitika business owner Jacquie Grant is making a tilt at the mayoralty, but has already been thwarted by her immigration status.

By Rebekah Fraser
- Tuesday, 09 July 2013

Westland Milk Products director Mike Havill is set to enter the Westland mayoral race.
Formerly of Kowhitirangi, Mr Havill now lives in...

- Monday, 24 December 2012

Tui Bromley

Grey District Mayor Tony Kokshoorn is looking to a couple of major multi-million dollar building projects to help drag...