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Women lead Coast schools

Women are at the helm of both secondary schools in Greymouth, with the announcement yesterday of a new principal for John Paul II High School.

‘Best job in Greymouth’ – cleaner

Alan Van Dijk reckons he has the best job in Greymouth - keeping the town's public toilets spic and span.

Viaduct remains closed

Freight companies were today trying to work out how to get their trucks off the Otira Viaduct after several were caught out by a rockfall that overspilled the rock shelter yesterday afternoon.

Kayaker, heli save whitebaiter

A quick-thinking kayaker may have saved a distressed whitebaiter in the nick of time in the Hokitika River yesterday morning.

Street named after Holly Robinson

Gold medal-winning Paralympian Holly Robinson says it is ``pretty cool'' to have a road in a Hokitika subdivision named after her in her hometown.

Free transport to Greymouth vax centre

The West Coast District Health Board says it has capacity to vaccinate 3000 people over the next three days - with free transport on offer - with the aim of having everyone protected by summer.

DHB to sell off prime real estate

The West Coast District Health Board plans to sell off some prime real estate, including sections in desirable suburbs of Greymouth.

Coast teacher goes viral with Bohemian Catsody

Moana school teacher Shirley Serban's latest You Tube offering, a parody 'Bohemian Catsody' has grabbed international attention with 2.3 million views since launching nine days ago.

Coast mayors compete for best vax rate

Get vaccinated now or face a Christmas with Covid, is the plea today from West Coast mayors.

Greymouth full ahead of race

Accommodation is scarce and cafes are booming as Greymouth reaps the rewards of hosting several thousand visitors for the women's only adventure race, the South Island Spring Challenge.
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