Fire crews have been extinguished a blaze at Johnny's Bar and Restaurant on the main street of Westport.
Residents in Westport's Snodgrass Road will today have the chance to question why they have not been included in a flood resilience package for the region.
A South Island pilot who died when the plane he was flying to Rangiora crashed has been remembered as "the best father anyone could wish for".
More than $40,000 has been raised for the whānau of a Franz Josef man involved in a plane crash as they await the delayed recovery operation.
Efforts are underway to establish if a body found at Cape Foulwind is a man who went missing at Maruia Falls in June.
Tributes have been flowing for a well-known Franz Josef man killed in a light plane crash on Thursday.
The centennial of the Otira Tunnel opening next year could have an uninvited guest — the so-called "ghost of Otira".
The rescue helicopter crew who flew to the scene of a light plane crash in the Southern Alps believe that crash was "unsurvivable".
Searchers have located a downed light plane near Mt Nicholson in the Southern Alps after it went missing earlier today.
Granity residents have been called to a surprise briefing after the Buller District Council commissioned a geological report on landslip risk following heavy rainfall in February.
A Richmond St house bore the brunt of a tornado that ripped through the back streets of Cobden, near Greymouth, on Tuesday, cutting telephone lines, embedding roof tiles into lawns and pushing over fences.
A West Coast bar has caused a stir by posting an advertisement calling for part-time staff who "must have double D breasts".
The West Coast Regional Council has approved under urgency a contract to repair historic stopbanks upstream of Westport damaged in the July 2021 floods.
A large piece of the cliff wall has fallen on to SH 6 in Barrytown, Grey District and is blocking the road.
The price of coal jumped this week after recommendations to the Government for reducing emissions were released, prompting dire warnings people will go cold and hungry.
Maps marred by technical glitches have put a dampener on the launch of the new draft combined district plan for the West Coast.
Some West Coast landowners are reeling after receiving letters informing them of new legal planning rules affecting their land — leaving the Te Tai o Poutini Plan committee scrambling to respond.
New Conservation Minister Poto Williams says the Government stands by the Prime Minister’s plan to implement a ban on new mines on conservation land.