Laura Mills


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.

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,...

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.
The South Today