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Humma almost sinks

Emergency services raced against the tide this morning in an attempt to refloat a fishing boat which sank at its moorings overnight at the Blaketown Fishermen's Wharf.

Gang tensions high

A gun was allegedly held to someone's head during a gang-related aggravated robbery in Ngahere on Wednesday night.

Remains of old dredge dug up

History has been dredged up at the back of Paroa.Contractors working on a residential development at Paroa Estate have unearthed the remains of what they believe to be the Leviathan dredge, which worked the area about 1900.

Omoto residents miss out on water upgrade

Omoto residents putting up with poor water pressure have been left high and dry as the new Greymouth-Kaiata water supply main passes their gates.

Another hotel to be demolished

One of the last remaining traditional hotels in Greymouth is set for demolition.

Revingtons site under offer

The former Revingtons Hotel site at the entrance to the Greymouth central business district is under offer, with the prospective new owners understood to have plans to develop it.

Former council chairman’s company pinged

The West Coast Regional Council has thrown the book at the operators of a private dump at Taylorville, near Greymouth, and they now face fines for taking demolition rubble from the old Grey Base Hospital.

Buller council rates cheapest in the country

The Buller District Council has come out top of the pops -- with the lowest average rates in the country, according to a national survey.

Circus comes to town

Josh Grimaldi gives his diablo a twirl this morning as the Winter Circus variety show rolled into Greymouth for a series of shows this weekend.

Grey Valley RFC turns 40

The Grey Valley RFC celebrated it's 40th Jubilee at Pendy Park in Ikamatua on Saturday the 12th of June, with a curtain-raising match  between golden oldies The Grey Valley Grunters (yellow and black) and the Reefton Rockbusters.
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