Preliminary insurance claims for the Westport flood in July show 355 vehicles were damaged, and 1297 domestic claims were lodged totalling more than $85million.
Preliminary insurance claims for the Westport flood in July show that 355 vehicles were damaged, and 1297 domestic claims were lodged totalling over $85 million. Commercial claims numbered 110.
The West Coast Whitebaiters Association says pilot research projects will be conducted on the Buller, Mokihinui and Hokitika rivers this season, which opens today.
Development West Coast has reported a net profit of $14.2million for the year, prompting calls for it to help struggling South Westland.
The Buller District Council has rejected two proposed floodwall options for Westport, saying the walls would probably not have stopped the devastating July flood.
Development West Coast has reported a net profit of $14.2 million for the year, prompting calls for it to open its wallet and help struggling South Westland.
Patched gang members who helped themselves to Greymouth's coveted 'Big Rock' — the best whitebaiting spot on the Grey River — have been moved along by police.
As health authorities try to increase Covid-19 vaccination rates on the West Coast, at least 600 people will miss out — at Gloriavale Christian Community.
After being brought back from the brink of extinction, the rowi kiwi has now been detected outside its Okarito forest sanctuary, at a new site 24km away at Whataroa.
The Government yesterday announced an $8 million package to help Westport recover from last month's severe flooding.
The West Coast’s first cryptocurrency will be revealed in Greymouth tonight.
The Prime Minister met flood-stricken Westport residents yesterday as the long clean-up entered its 10th day.
A year's worth of flood-damaged waste, helpers leaving town, and another rain front - Westport woke up yesterday to a depressing reality.
Buller Health in Westport remains closed and will probably stay closed for at least a week due to floodwater damaging the boilerhouse and getting into the tunnels under the former Buller Hospital.
Hundreds of people remain in temporary shelter as the Westport community rallies in the wake of the biggest flood since 1926.
Some Pike River families returned to again picket the mine access road early yesterday morning, as they prepare to go to court next week.
After years of rife methamphetamine use in Westport — the town once dubbed "Methport" — P use appears to be on the wane.
The Department of Conservation is recruiting someone to lead its $3.1 million Pike River memorial project, as the Pike River Recovery Agency moves closer towards pulling out and permanently sealing...
One of six boreholes that police plan to drill into the Pike River Mine workings will look at where the last phone call was answered deep within the mine — a call that possibly captured the noise...
National Party list MP Maureen Pugh has slammed a nationwide petition which calls on the Govt to stop any new or expanded coalmines, at a time when large amounts of coal are being imported to keep the lights on in NZ.