After a bumper tourist season last summer, West Coast leaders are warning the signs are not so good for the approaching season.
A weekend of extraordinary weather that brought snow down to sea level on parts of the West Coast, also whipped up ferocious seas that sent residents fleeing in northern Buller.
The Social Credit party believes it will be in a position to today lodge an urgent injunction to stop the takeover of Westland Milk Products - on the eve of its sale to Chinese interests.
An epic game of badminton has been played right in the heart of Franz Josef Glacier, where players donned crampons instead of sneakers.
An elderly man who had to fight to evict tenants from his Hari Hari rental home has been left with a $15,000 bill on top of unpaid rent.
Development West Coast's Kevin Stratful - a key figure in the controversial waste to energy plant proposed for Hokitika - resigned at the weekend then changed his mind.
With doubt over the future of the Reefton sawmill, there are fears a possible closure could mark not just the end of the Forever Beech story, but the end of sawmilling in the entire Inangahua area.
A lot of of West Coast farmers woke up yesterday relieved at the prospect of paying off their crippling debt from the sale of Westland Milk Products to the Chinese - but what next?
It really is all hands on deck for the Fox Glacier rubbish clean-up as the army and an 81-year-old Aucklander join in.
The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) is not commenting on a last-minute bid by farmer-shareholders who switched to Fonterra but are owed millions of dollars by Westland Milk Products, to block the...
West Coast-Tasman MP Damien O'Connor has slammed Westland Milk Products over the proposed sale to Chinese-owned Yili, but also says shareholders needed to share the blame because they had failed to...
After years of complaints that weather forecasts for the West Coast are putting off visitors, the MetService has confirmed a series of changes intended to narrow down its forecasting.
The West Coast District Health Board has sent staff to Harihari, after the third death of a child in less than three years.
A Wellington miner who found an aquifer while drilling for garnets around Bruce Bay, now wants to extract the water and export it.
Two people involved in a fatal boating incident in Southland are believed to belong to St Michael and All Angels Church in Christchurch.
New Zealand-wide fashion brand Postie, which started out on the Reefton goldfields, is celebrating 110 years.
The Department of Conservation has decided to halt its amendment process for the West Coast Conservation Management Strategy (CMS) after Forest and Bird threatened a challenge over the legal process.
The West Coast Conservation Board has written to the Prime Minister asking her to treat the Fox Glacier rubbish clean-up in the Fox and Cook rivers as an emergency.
The access road to Franz Josef Glacier is due to reopen tomorrow, weather permitting, two months after a devastating storm washed out the road, leaving the glacier inaccessible.
Eighteen months after the Government announced its proposed policy of no new mines on conservation land, there is still no sign of the public discussion document.