Laura Mills


Gloriavale set to expand?

Gloriavale, with a population nearing 600, is apparently looking to set up a second settlement.

Kowhai Manor to reopen

Kowhai Manor rest home, which closed in Greymouth 16 months ago after the Ministry of Health cancelled its licence, is set to reopen under...

Council cancels roading contract

The Grey District Council has cancelled a $1 million road sealing contract with Higgins after only 30% of the jobs were completed this summer.

Coast leaders expect smooth Gloriavale transition

West Coast leaders expect little to change at the Gloriavale Christian Community following the death of its charismatic founder Hopeful Christian yesterday afternoon aged...

Town square to remain open to traffic

Plans to close lower Tainui Street through the Greymouth town square have stalled after conflicting advice and the possibility of legal action.

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.
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