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Man fossicks for magic mushrooms in central Greymouth

A recent import to Greymouth found by police publicly "fossicking" in the town area for magic mushrooms, has been convicted of 'procuring other drugs'.

Greymouth hospital build and barber

Filmed by NZCC Rescue Helicopter crewman Stu Drake.

Greymouth hotel to get four-star upgrade

Greymouth's Kingsgate Hotel is set to undergo a "substantial" upgrade to a four-star Copthorne Hotel.

Burglars target Greymouth stores

At least two central Greymouth business premises were burgled overnight, prompting a warning from police for property and vehicle owners to lock up.

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After 148 years of publication, the Greymouth Star has joined the digital age, offering the additional option of reading your daily newspaper on-line by way of computer, tablet or smartphone — instantly, anywhere in the world. The paper’s founding father and editor, Snyder Browne, who had to hand-set in rough premises in Waite Street every line of type for the...
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