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Nostalgic radio returns

Relief is at hand for West Coast residents outraged when the plus was pulled suddenly on nostalgic radio stations The Sound and Magic six...

Fire-hit restaurant owner looking for new premises

Four Greymouth businesses were today searching for new premises after fire yesterday ripped through the town's Indian restaurant and badly damaged a neighbouring block...

Pipes blow, tempers fray

Greymouth's hilltop suburb Arnott Heights is becoming geyserland as water pipes blew again yesterday morning for the third time in less than a week...

DOC asks judge for harsher whitebait penalties

The Department of Conservation asked in the Greymouth District Court yesterday for harsher penalties for those caught breaching the whitebait regulations, saying that the...

Greymouth in line for economic package

The Government could be set to announce a special West Coast economic package from its $1 billion provincial growth fund next month.

Runanga man’s winning hand

Lady Luck came in for a Runanga man who won a cool $441,000 on Friday at the Christchurch Casino after he was dealt a...

Cobden preschool teacher: ‘no regrets’

A Cobden early childhood teacher who is HIV positive and lost her job on Friday, says she has no regrets about telling staff, and...

Murderer gets life

The "cold blooded" murderer who executed a pleading mother at point blank range, while seven children were hiding inside her home, was sentenced to...

Surge in Coast burglaries

Reported burglaries on the West Coast have risen nearly 10% in a year, with a 44% surge in rural burglaries.
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