Greymouth 17-year-old Ben Williams has achieved more than someone twice his age. He has competed in two Coast to Coasts, run the 85km Ghost to Ghost Ultra, and won the 2018 NZ junior men's 8km mountain run at Cardrona.
An explosion in the number of West Coast properties signed up to Airbnb has moteliers watching with concern.
An Australian woman killed in a tragic fall near Temple Basin on Sunday afternoon was a paramedic from Bundaberg in Queensland.
A New Zealand social media personality best known for his videos about hunting and fishing has created an online flurry after taking a stab at the price of school uniforms.
Another empty and run-down central Greymouth hotel is facing demolition.
Former Plunket volunteers claim money raised locally over decades has been taken by the national office, while all Westport volunteers quit last week.
Andrew Wiffen (30) is looking forward to having a sleep-in before the Tasman regional Young of the Year contest final.
The rebuilt Fox Glacier valley road might be reopened this week - more than seven weeks after it was wiped out by ex-tropical Cyclone Fehi.
An Australian woman fell up to 100m to her death in an abseiling accident near Arthur's Pass yesterday afternoon.
Scores of vintage and classic cars converged at the weekend for the West Coast Vintage Car Club's Scenicland Coal Trail Rally.
A stoush is brewing on the South Island's West Coast over who should be responsible for promoting tourism in the region.
Last drinks will be served this weekend at the Coasters Bar of the Beachfront Hotel, ending 153 years of public houses on the old Southland Hotel site in Hokitika.
A derelict railway wagon has been spruced up and given a new life -- as an Airbnb.
Some businesses and residents in Reefton continue to have difficulty accessing the internet more than a week after rats chewed through a cable, causing widespread disruption.
A man appearing in court yesterday caused a commotion when he ripped off his prison gown, bounded out of the dock stark naked and made a break for the exit.
Police are urging motorists to slow down and obey the temporary speed limits at several road works sites on State Highway 6 between Fox Glacier and Haast Pass, following two crashes in loose gravel...
Greymouth people are fighting back after their town took a bruising in national media because of the rundown look of the central business district.
A bumper crowd of almost 9000 turned out for this year's Wildfoods Festival in its 29th year.
Just a few days after a Stuff article talked about 'the fall of Greymouth', the town has featured on the satirical Facebook page 'Sh** Towns of New Zealand'.
The Department of Conservation says it is doing a full assessment of its giant snail captivity programme, previously funded by Solid Energy.