West Coast

Father, son sentenced over animal cruelty

Father, son sentenced over animal cruelty

Two West Coast men have been sentenced after the worst case of animal cruelty local welfare officers have ever seen.

Tourist smashes rental car through workshop window

A rental car driven by a tourist smashed through the plate glass window of a Hokitika automotive workshop, giving workers a fright and causing some $40,000 of damage.

Motorcyclist takes tourist driver's keys

Another tourist driver had their keys taken from them, this time on Friday evening for driving erratically in the Fox hills.

Man who died after car hit bull named

Man who died after car hit bull named

A 23-year-old man who crashed into an escaped bull on Wanganui Flat Road late on Friday night died in Christchurch Hospital yesterday.

Rallying round

Rallying round

Dozens of vintage and veteran cars travelled over the Haast Pass yesterday to mark the 50th anniversary of the Vintage Car Club of New Zealand's first international rally in 1965, which followed the same route.

Anger as Doc cuts down rhodies, leaves gorse

Residents of a small West Coast settlement are horrified the Department of Conservation has cut down rhododendron trees planted by one of the town's forebears -- but left the gorse.

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