A convicted child sex offender from Auckland, arrested on the West Coast this week, had been on the run for nearly 15 days after he cut off his ankle bracelet and stole a car.
The grandmother of a 12-year-old boy believed to have died from carbon monoxide poisoning in a gas-powered shower has praised the "brilliant" response from the Alexandra community.
A 12-year-old Alexandra boy who died on the West Coast on Wednesday is believed to have been overcome by gas while using an outdoor shower.
Thousands of West Coast residents are still without internet or cellphone coverage, or their signal keeps dropping out, a national roadshow on making the most of the internet heard this week.
A determined bid has been launched to rid the Arthur's Pass area of wild lupins, which fill the Waimakariri River Valley with a colourful display but choke the nesting habitat of several bird species.
A man on the run from police after a string of burglaries and thefts — including the burglary of a Greymouth backpackers some time ago — was caught yesterday morning with the help of South Westland...
A Runanga man who supplied the rifle used to shoot a Greymouth mother has been jailed for three years and four months for his role in the 2017 murder.
What's the secret to the perfect whitebait pattie? Lemon salt, cornflour, a fresh squeeze of lemon and a level of secrecy.
Four people have been injured after a car left the road near Lake Ianthe on the West Coast this evening.
The third annual Haast Whitebait Festival takes place today in what are expected to be great conditions on the coast.
Details of family violence within Gloriavale have been revealed after suppression was lifted on an assault case today.
Another important step to re-entering the Pike River Mine has been achieved, with the arrival of equipment that is needed to purge the mine of explosive methane.