The chances of the South Island's Alpine Fault generating a damaging earthquake in the next 50 years are much higher than previously thought, new research shows.
The new farmers’ lobby group Groundswell visited the West Coast this week, amid growing concerns farmers will soon need a consent for "everything they do".
Tour of New Zealand organiser and charity rider Peter Yarrell (77) arrived at the Greymouth Railway Station late Wednesday morning after cycling from Ross with 160 other cyclists taking part in the...
The West Coast Regional Council has reviewed its safety plans after a council worker survived a close encounter with an old goldmining shaft.
Holiday rental website Bookabach has urged West Coast councils to "tread carefully" over new rules proposed in the Te Tai o Poutini Plan, a combined plan for Westland, Grey and Buller.
The West Coast is the only region in NZ where the population is expected to fall over the coming decades.
Scenic Group is reversing a decision to put a West Coast hotel into hibernation following a spike in interest from Australia as the transtasman bubble looms.
A cold snap has come to parts of the South, bringing a blanket of snow at skifields and wild, stormy weather on the West Coast.
The Mawhera Incorporation has confirmed its support for plans to allow apartments in the centre of Greymouth.
A Gloriavale company has lost a contract to make Moo Chews children's snacks after questions about their employment practices.
Police found a Greymouth man hiding high up in a tree near Runanga after he sped away from officers early this morning.
The new combined district plan for the West Coast - now under construction - will recognise the land rights and rangatiratanga of Poutini Ngai Tahu by creating Maori purpose zones on ancestral whenua.
The first draft rate increases have been released, with Buller forecasting 6.5% and Grey 9.9%.
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There appears to be no end in sight over the ongoing dispute between the Pike River families about the future direction of the mine's recovery.
West Coast residents are being asked for their opinions on how councils should regulate Airbnbs and other unhosted visitor accommodation.
A lucky Lotto player from Greymouth will celebrating a mid-week windfall after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division in tonight’s live Lotto draw.