The NZ Transport Agency will next month install permanent highway safety barrier gates at either end of the Fox Hills, between Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier.
A group of former Westland Milk shareholders have failed in their bid to have the Overseas Investment Office delay the sale of the co-op to Chinese dairy giant Yili.
A heritage order is being sought by people on the West Coast to protect four 300-year-old rātā trees from being chopped down.
The Conservation Minister has criticised Westland District Council for not having the to cash clean up Fox River, but the mayor says the region's few ratepayers shouldn't need to pay.
A neighbour feels "sick to the stomach" wondering if they could have done more after a 30-year-old man has been charged with murder over the death of a 10-month-old baby boy in Hokitika.
A 30-year-old man has been charged with murder after a 10-month-old baby boy who was injured yesterday died today.
Three people were injured - two seriously - in a two-car crash in icy conditions near Makarora last night.
It was a done deal - the vote to sell Westland Milk Products to Chinese dairy giant Yili was sealed well before the ballot in Greymouth yesterday.
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...
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 New Zealand Defence Force is sending up to 70 staff and other resources to help clean up thousands of tonnes of rubbish scattered along the West Coast after an old landfill breached earlier...
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...
The Pike River mining team has completed a forensic search of the mine drift, with no items of interest found.
An early morning fire call to Granger House yesterday resulted in 12 people being evacuated, and the Cobden fire siren waking many Greymouth and Cobden people.
The chairman of Westland Holdings Ltd - the umbrella company for the Westland District Council's two trading companies - has resigned in a surprise move.
Secretly listening to Katy Perry, Taylor Swift and Eminem inspired a young member of the Gloriavale religious sect to flee and pursue a career in pop music.
Worried West Coast goldminers have posted a $20,000 reward in a bid to catch the thieves behind a cluster of gold heists, break-ins and vandalism at six or more claims in the past week.
The Department of Conservation will take charge of the riverbed clean-up after the Fox River landfill burst open during floods.