Dashcam footage taken near Greymouth shows a company ute overtaking dangerously in the path of an oncoming truck.
A person is understood to be trapped and critically injured following a truck crash on the West Coast this morning.
The skipper of a doomed fishing boat says there were chaotic scenes as the boat foundered in heavy seas while he and his missing crewmen scrambled for life jackets.
The skipper of a doomed Greymouth fishing boat has reported chaotic scenes on deck as it floundered in heavy seas while he and his missing crewmen scrambled for lifejackets.
Police have called off this afternoon’s search for the two men missing after their boat got into trouble Thursday night.
The search for two boaties missing in West Coast waters has been suspended overnight.
Finally lifting name suppression of the man who killed 15-month-old Greymouth toddler Leith Hutchison two and a-half years ago is ‘‘justice for Leith’’, his mother said yesterday.
Labour today confirmed its support for rebuilding Buller Hospital on the existing site, and announced a $1 million fund to develop an 'export engineering hub' in Greymouth, as key planks of the party's regional development plan for the West Coast.
Finally lifting the name suppression of the man who killed 15-month-old Greymouth toddler Leith Hutchison two and a half years ago is "justice for Leith" his mother said today.
Labour leader Jacinda Ardern’s campaign has taken her to the region renowned as the birthplace of the Labour Party, where she was given the blessing of the families of those who died in the Pike River Mine explosion.
More than 400kg of pounamu (greenstone) and serpentine worth almost $19,000 has been recovered by local iwi and police following a search at a Kumara Junction address.
A Greymouth man who killed his 15-month-old son can now be named.
Over 400kg of pounamu and serpentine worth almost $19,000 has been recovered by local iwi and police following a search at a Kumara Junction address.
A man was killed last night and three children rescued after their car went off a West Coast bridge that has been slammed as ''beyond its use-by date''.
Four trucks jackkifed and got stuck on both the West Coast and Canterbury sides of Lewis Pass early this morning.
The closely knit Arahura Pa was in clean-up mode yesterday after a destructive tornado ripped through the settlement.
Two technology rooms have been shut down at Westland High School due to an asbestos exposure risk.
The close knit Arahura Pa was in clean-up mode this morning after a destructive tornado ripped through the West Coast settlement.
A gray's beaked whale has washed up on a South Island beach, with its beak sawn off. WARNING: disturbing content
A group of tourists separated on a West Coast lake walkway sparked a search by police land search and rescue last night which culminated in their rescue early today