West Coast

West Coast braces for battering winds

West Coast braces for battering winds

The worst winds since Cyclone Ita battered the West Coast last year are forecast to hit the area tomorrow - the first day of the whitebait season.

Fire at South Westland school

Fire at South Westland school

Six rooms in the technology block at South Westland Area School were either destroyed or badly damaged in the blaze, which is believed to have started in the home economics room, shortly after 7pm on Thursday.

Established benchmark in island conservation

Established benchmark in island conservation

The Department of Conservation says without Gary Aburn, the kakapo might be functionally extinct. Last week, Gary went home to Whataroa to die. He conducted one last interview with Greymouth Star reporter Laura Mills.

Another disaster for West Coast school

Another disaster for West Coast school

A South Island school devastated by Cyclone Ita last year has been dealt yet another tragic blow after catching fire last night.

Two-thirds of school's pupils off sick

Forty-one children from a roll of 60 were off sick from Kokatahi-Kowhitirangi School yesterday with flu symptoms, while at Westland High School just over half of its Year 9 and 10 students have attended school this week.

Ailing fisherman winched off boat

A fishing boat crew member was winched to safety after falling ill in big swells off the West Coast yesterday.

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