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Mayor announces pending retirement

Grey District Mayor Tony Kokshoorn -- the longest serving mayor in Greymouth's history -- has announced he will be retiring at the local body...

Council may buy Holcim site

The Buller District Council is negotiating an option to purchase all of Holcim's assets around Westport, including the old cement works at Cape Foulwind...

Ag Fest – 350 stalls, two days of fun

Everything is on track for the West Coast Ag Fest opening tomorrow morning, despite weather setbacks. The festival will be packed with 350 stalls...

Mayor pays for Revingtons tidy up

With 15,000 people expected to flock to Greymouth this week for Ag Fest, Grey District Mayor Tony Kokshoorn decided something had to be done...

Historic night for Coast sport

It was a historic night for the West Coast at the Commonwealth Games yesterday as two former Coast athletes collected silver medals.

Extent of hospital delay revealed

Greymouth's new hospital is not expected to open until this Christmas at the earliest - and the Government now admits it might even be...

Whale mystery may never be solved

The cause of the largest whale stranding in recorded West Coast history will probably never be known. Of the 38 pilot whales which beached on...

Biggest whale stranding in Coast history

Haast was today reeling with the biggest mass whale stranding in recorded history on the West Coast, after 38 pilot whales beached at the...

Greymouth’s winning umbrella proposal

Won't you take me to, Umbrella Town? Greymouth resident Annette Burrell came up with the winning idea for revitalising the town.
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