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Mendonoma rainbow spotted from Greymouth

There were sightings all over Greymouth this morning of a mendonoma rainbow. The vertical rainbow was spotted by many out towards the sea.

Arson destroys large farm shed

Police are treating as arson a fire that destroyed a large farm hay and implement shed at Inangahua Landing early this morning, hours after...

‘False hope’ warning over Pike re-entry

As the Pike River re-entry moves closer, national media are painting a misleading picture that it is about ‘bringing the boys home’. In fact, the...

Hokitika Scout leader jailed

A Hokitika man who admitted six charges including sexual grooming and making objectionable publications was today unmasked.
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Shrinking glaciers

Glaciologists including Dr Brian Anderson, of Ross, on their annual snowline survey. Video courtesy Niwa.

Guilty plea after man crushed

The employer of a young Greymouth trainee builder who died when a bach he was helping to re-pile near Hari Hari collapsed on him,...
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Bid to remove Abel Tasman boiler – VIDEO

A bid to remove the boiler from the Abel Tasman was today abandoned.

Man pleads guilty to Greymouth murder

A 45-year-old man today made a shock admission of murdering a Greymouth mother shot dead last year.

Coast leaders mining appeal to PM

West Coast leaders have united in a direct plea to the Prime Minister to not stop mining on conservation stewardship land without first doing...

Pike River re-entry plans take shape

Re-entry of the drift leading into the Pike River Mine will probably involve re-establishing a nitrogen plant on site to neutralise the gaseous environment.
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