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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...

Coast Road residents sleep as thieves steal solar panels

West Coast police are calling on Coast Road residents near Barrytown to report any suspicious activity after seven solar panels were stolen from a...

Coast man arrested following ‘kidnapping’

A 29-year-old West Coast man is in custody facing firearms charges as police investigate an alleged kidnapping yesterday.

Greymouth furniture manufacturer holds its own

Today the Greymouth Star offers a unique pictorial insight into Coastwood Furniture.

Coast bread and milk delivery chaos

A switch in the way milk and bread is delivered to stores across the West Coast has been described by shop owners as resulting...

History House thins out collection

The Greymouth based History House museum is paring down some of its collection by sending items related to other West Coast districts to relevant...

Time to move on — Pike mum

Calls for the country to 'move on' nearly eight years after the Pike River disaster are growing -- along with the budget for the...
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