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X-ray risk with ageing hospital equipment

The ongoing delay in completing and commissioning the new Te Nikau Grey Hospital means current imaging equipment used by West Coast DHB staff is...

Ratepayers may shoulder bridge costs

With a backlog of district bridge maintenance looming and increasing allowable heavy truck maximum tonnages now impacting on Grey District Council bridges who will...
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Greymouth Motels left to house homeless

Moteliers in Greymouth who have opened their doors to the homeless as the rental shortage across Westland increases have had to deal with fights...

‘Unsafe’ playgrounds off bounds

The sight of Grey District Council children's playgrounds cordoned off by security fences have come as a rude surprise to families seeking a holiday...

Weather worries speedway

Organisers of the New Zealand Stockcar Championships to be staged at Greenstone Park at Cobden this coming weekend are praying for a break after...

Kumara Races off due to track

The Kumara Racing Club's Gold Nuggets 2020 meeting scheduled for this Saturday has been canned again -- for the third time in four years...

Trend to the right in West Coast elections

Voters have had their say in the triennial local body, Development West Coast, and West Coast District Health Board elections on Saturday.  Greymouth has...

Coast sceptical of 80kph plan

West Coast Regional councillors this week stalled on a suggested regional land transport plan variation which could endorse in principal a "green agenda" to...

Hokitika man in custody following infant’s death

A 30-year-old man was charged with murder today after a 10-month-old baby from Hokitika was rushed yesterday to Christchurch Hospital with serious injuries.  In...

Blaketown car pursuit

Greymouth police abandoned their trail of a stolen car last night after it ignored attempts to get it to stop in Blaketown before it...

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Coast logging wars

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