South Westland farmers are feeling nervous after the Department of Conservation yesterday cancelled a river flat grazing licence at Haast after 160 years.
Four West Coast men have appeared in court charged with a raft of sex offending charges against children.
Parties to the High Court proceedings brought by former Gloriavale member John Ready against the community's leaders have reached a settlement agreement.
A new report commissioned by the Department of Conservation suggests transforming Arthur’s Pass Village into an alpine resort town featuring an eco-lodge, hot pools and interactive visitor centre.
West Coast mayors are calling for a halt to identifying significant natural areas (SNAs) on private land, after suggestions that the process could be paused in the Far North.
Whitebaiters breathed a sigh of relief yesterday after the Government backed away from controversial recommendations advanced last year.
A West Coast diver working on the Jackson Bay wharf upgrade recently had a close encounter with a 2.5m shark, just 200m offshore.
A West Coast community has been shaken by the loss of a 22-year-old local man who died on a rafting trip.
Forest and Bird says there is no truth to comments that have implicated it in a bid to roll West Coast Regional Council chairman Allan Birchfield.
A Greymouth mother has spoken of her relief after her teenager who went missing in the bush near Boddytown was found in the dark on Sunday night, nearly eight hours later.
The leadership crisis at the West Coast Regional Council could end up costing ratepayers dearly, a local MP is warning.
The leadership crisis at the West Coast Regional Council could end up costing ratepayers dearly, a local MP says.
Former Gloriavale members want the church's leadership removed and the Public Trust appointed in its place.
Recently released court documents provide a candid insight into life and religious beliefs at Gloriavale.
A large slip has collapsed a 20m section of the popular Point Elizabeth Walkway, along the coast north of Greymouth.
The withdrawal from the Pike River Mine is expected to begin next week, at the end of the Government’s $61million re-entry commitment.