Greymouth Star

Witness tells of Sunday shooting

A witness to a shooting that shattered the Sunday afternoon peace of suburban Greymouth has described the scene that unfolded before his eyes as almost unbelievable.

Haast crime nest exposed

A "youth gang'' has been wreaking havoc in Haast, damaging property and garden equipment and even the local police vehicle.

Promoter still backing road

The Hokitika promoter of the Haast-to-Hollyford road says the first investor in the $250million project has "moved on'' but another is lined up.

Fire-damaged boat in tow to Nelson

Fire-damaged boat in tow to Nelson

The burned-out hull of the unmanned Te Aroha, with the wheelhouse removed, was towed across the Grey River bar by fellow Greymouth fishing boat Wendy J yesterday, on the way to Nelson.

Burnt boat heading to Nelson

Burnt boat heading to Nelson

The burned out hull of the unmanned Te Aroha, with the wheelhouse removed, was towed across the Grey River bar by fellow Greymouth boat the Wendy J yesterday, en route for Nelson yesterday.

Deer put down after crash

Deer put down after crash

Some of the deer being carried in this stock truck, which tipped over on State Highway 73 on Sunday, were put down after the crash.

Residents lauded for assisting sole charge policeman with arrest

Residents lauded for assisting sole charge policeman with arrest

Haast people have been praised for coming to the aid of the town's sole charge policeman during a violent encounter on Wednesday night.

Coast policewoman resigns

Coast policewoman resigns

The West Coast police second-in-command, Senior Sergeant Allyson Ealam, has resigned.

Signs of new life, but still sorrow and anger

Signs of new life, but still sorrow and anger

Five years after the Pike River Mine disaster, there are several new babies, several new marriages, and the youngest of the Pike children are heading off to school.

Mine site, scene of 29 deaths, being dismantled

Mine site, scene of 29 deaths, being dismantled

It cost $290million to develop but almost five years after it was ripped apart by a deadly explosion, bit by bit the Pike River Mine site has been dismantled as the Department of Conservation waits in the wings ready to resume ownership of the site.

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