Everything from a park and ride facility, allowing vehicles closer to the retreating glaciers, and a possible gondola have been proposed in the draft Westland National Park plan which is now out for submissions.
The man behind the proposed $500 million underground gold-mine development at Waiuta said he expected it would be producing within about five years.
Technical mining experts are in Greymouth for the next two weeks to look at risks involved in each of the three re-entry options the Pike River Recovery Agency is investigating for the Pike River Mine.
The man behind the proposed $500 million underground goldmine development at Waiuta said yesterday he expected it would be producing within about five years.
The Department of Conservation says it has stopped using lead shot in predator control in South Westland, after high levels of lead were found in kea.
Hokitika-born singer-songwriter Katie Thompson - who opened for Elton John - is working on a third album and this time she is using her crowdfunding experience to get to the studio.
The proposed closure of the Reefton, Greymouth and Hokitika racetracks and confiscation of the assets was yesterday slammed as a land grab.
Police say a rash of car wheel thefts on the West Coast may be linked to a similar crime wave in Canterbury, where they believe wheels are being stolen to order.
The whole of Greymouth remains on a ``boil water'' notice after a fault with the chlorine treatment system on Saturday.
The head of the Pike River Recovery Agency says it's possible no bodies will be found in the re-entry of the drift.
Tawaki - or Fiordland crested penguins - can cover up to 7000km in eight weeks while they fatten up for moulting season, new research reveals.
Bernie Monk has ventured into the mine where his son Michael was killed to show New Zealand it's safe to try to recover his body and those of the 28 other Pike River victims.
Players and officials scrambled to save the life of a West Coast rugby player who suffered a heart attack on the field.
A Greymouth man had a very bad day when he lost his job, found out his father was gravely ill, drove drunk and then crashed his car leaving him with a $23,000 bill.
The Chinese ban on recyclables is having a direct impact on Greymouth, forcing the Grey District Council rubbish contractor to dump mountains of paper and cardboard.