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Coast to fight for $1b fund allocation

The West Coast has a date with the minister in charge of the $1 billion regional development fund in a bid to get a...

Fears over cat killings

Greymouth police are taking seriously claims that cats are being killed, decapitated and placed on railway tracks in the Paroa area.

Rates rise revealed

Grey district ratepayers face a 3.55% overall rate increase after the council weighed up all the budgets and appeals for funding during a six...

Big problem with Govt’s lithium plan

Land near Lake Brunner which the Energy and Resources Minister promoted yesterday as having lithium potential, is actually conservation land which will be prohibited...

Burglary suspect caught up tree

A vehicle clocked at 179kph in the Grey Valley yesterday led police to two alleged burglars in one hit � one of whom was...

Fears grow over mining ban

Government moves towards a ban on all new mining on the conservation estate - including DOC stewardship land which accounts for a majority of...

Mining ban could include stewardship land

Government moves towards a ban on all new mining on the conservation estate - including DOC stewardship land which accounts for a majority of...

Huge seas take 2m of car park

Grey District Mayor Tony Kokshoorn says the seawall in front of Jellyman Park on the Cobden foreshore may need another 1m of rock added...

Inangahua quake 50th marked

West Coasters are reflecting on the Inangahua earthquake - which struck 50 years ago today and remains the most devastating quake to hit the...

Fonterra tempts Coast farmers

Fonterra has again approached Westland Milk Products suppliers to switch loyalties with the promise of better returns.
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