He wrote one of the most recognised anthems of the Woodstock and played guitar alongside some of the big names of the 1960s -- but for the past month former rocker Darby Slick has been in Reefton.
A trio of Taiwanese tourists had a lucky escape on Monday when their car flew through the air at least 10m after attempting a sudden turnoff near Kumara due to following GPS instructions.
A series of fatal quad bike roll-overs has led to a renewed call for mandatory safety standards to help prevent future deaths.
The Civil Aviation Authority says the company that employed a Queenstown helicopter pilot who died in a crash alongside six tourists on Fox Glacier in 2015 misled its officers on numerous occasions.
The second quad bike death at a farm in the space of five years has prompted a coroner to call for mandatory safety standards to be introduced in New Zealand.
Friends and family of the man swept away during a jet boating accident are scouring the swollen West Coast river where he was last seen to "bring you home".
The search for a person missing after a jetboat overturned on the West Coast has resumed this morning.
The father of the Queenstown pilot killed in a crash at Fox Glacier says the Civil Aviation Authority has "a hell of lot to answer for", following apologies from two scenic helicopter bosses.
The bosses of a company whose scenic helicopter crashed at Fox Glacier and killed seven people have today apologised for the 2015 tragedy.
Tasman Police are seeking the public's help to locate a wanted man following an aggravated burglary in Westport yesterday.
One of the biggest 1080 aerial poison operations in New Zealand, scheduled to get under way on the West Coast this week, is to start in the Arthur's Pass area before moving to Buller and then South...
Workers are back cutting into the concrete seal plugging the Pike River Mine drift after the leaky tubes that delayed the long-awaited re-entry were replaced.
The biggest 1080 aerial poison operation to date is scheduled to get under way on the West Coast this week, starting in the Arthur's Pass area before moving to Buller and South Westland.
At least 2500 Greymouth ratepayers not hooked into the sewerage scheme will be "compelled" to connect after a Grey District Council decision to "break new ground".
Museums, councils, and Poutini Ngai Tahu have united Coast-wide to re-tell the history of the region, anchored by early Maori history.
Coal makes up just 5% of New Zealand greenhouse gas emissions, mining industry lobby group Straterra says.
Unprecented demand for heavy rock for flood works has left contractors scouring the riverbed at Franz Josef Glacier and the West Coast Regional Council is considering opening up new quarries in a...
Myrtle rust has been detected on the West Coast for the first time, on a young pohutukawa tree in Greymouth.