West Coast

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.

Boaties 'ignored' man struggling in river

Boaties 'ignored' man struggling in river

A desperate plea by 15 bystanders for passing jetboat drivers to rescue a 30-year-old man struggling in the chilly waters of the Hokitika Gorge yesterday were ignored by the boaties apparently oblivious to the danger.

West Coast family claims big Lotto prize

West Coast family claims big Lotto prize

A Hokitika family has come forward to claim the $6.5 million Lotto win, which has been the talk of the town since the lucky draw on Saturday night.

Crash driver faces charges

An Australian man will appear in the Dunedin District Court this week facing charges relating to a three-vehicle crash near Milford Sound on Sunday.

Houses evacuated in Greymouth bomb scare

Houses evacuated in Greymouth bomb scare

Five houses were evacuated in Greymouth last night following the discovery of a suspicious object initially believed to be a bomb.

Pool committee tries again for grant

The West Otago Swimming Pool Committee suffered a setback in its fundraising efforts for the year when a major grant application was declined.

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