Diners at the The Junction Honey Cafe narrowly avoided being struck by a car that crashed through a front window on Sunday after the driver lost control on the Kumara Junction roundabout.
A West Coast resident is being "terrorised" in his home as stones have rained down on his property over the last few nights.
Whitebaiters from around New Zealand are joining forces with the West Coast Whitebaiters Association in a bid to have the Conservation (Indigenous Freshwater Fish) Amendment Bill thrown out of Parliament.
It seems ever more likely a team will head into the Pike River Mine after experts found no "showstopping" obstacles preventing re-entry.
Metal barriers could have saved the life of a man whose vehicle plunged off a narrow bridge in the Grey Valley, the Coroner's Court heard.
Three years after seven people died in a helicopter crash on Fox Glacier, a case brought against the helicopter company has almost made it to court.
Several potentially priceless rail heritage items have been stolen following a burglary at the Westport Railway Society premises at the weekend.
West Coast police are keeping mum about the reasons for seeking information about an undisclosed "incident" early on Saturday at Victoria Park, in Westport.
Kiwi farmers are being urged to check safety measures around farmhouses and effluent ponds after the tragic death of a 4-year-old boy on Saturday on the West Coast.
Police are investigating an "incident" that happened in the early hours of Saturday morning in Westport - but won't say what the incident was.
Scientists will be taking adult whitebait from closed rivers throughout the West Coast as part of a ground-breaking 15-month project.
After three years of debate and research, the West Coast will keep its four councils but get one district plan.
A 4-year-old boy has been found dead in an effluent pond on a farm on the West Coast of the South Island.
olice are seeking information on a man known for targeting backpacker accommodation, tourist spots and unlocked vehicles.
The influence of gangs in the Greymouth area and the lack of police to respond to incidents have been raised by a Cobden resident in light of the recent crime wave.
Controversial plans to bring moa and giant Haast eagles back to Oparara have been dropped, with the focus now on improving the road and safeguarding the area.
Forest and Bird says a proposal to allow dogs in Westland Tai Poutini National Park breaches the National Parks Act and puts endangered kiwi at risk.