West Coast mayors were yesterday given one week to come up with half a dozen key projects for the $1billion provincial growth fund.
Jackson Bay landmark, The Craypot, has new owners who are itching to open this tourist season.
Driving a second tunnel into the Pike River Mine to act as an escapeway during the impending re-entry of the drift tunnel remains on the cards.
Doc has asked a Greymouth court for harsher penalties for those caught breaching the whitebait regulations, saying the fishery is "under threat" and offending on the rise.
Driving a second tunnel into the Pike River mine to act as an escapeway during the impending re-entry of the drift tunnel remains on the cards.
Tai Poutini Polytechnic is set to consult staff on potential changes to the organisational structure of the deeply troubled Greymouth polytechnic.
The "cold-blooded" murderer who executed a pleading mother at point-blank range while seven children were hiding inside her Greymouth home, has been jailed for life and must serve at least 17 years.
The West Coast mayors were to meet urgently today to figure out a way forward for Tourism West Coast, which has lost a quarter of its funding and more under threat.
Eighteen months after a $10,000 reward was posted for evidence the South Island kokako is not extinct, over 100 possible encounters have been reported and the Reefton area is now top of the list.
Champion teenage Greymouth mountain runner Ben Williams has been named in the New Zealand team for the World Championships to be held in Europe this September.
Westland Milk Products today lifted its predicted payout from $6.75 to $7.20 per kilogram of milk solids for next season.
Greymouth police are taking seriously claims that cats are being killed, decapitated and placed on railway tracks in the Paroa area.
A man alleged to have received possum skins stolen from a North Island company in September 2016 is defending charges in the Greymouth District Court this week.
The Greymouth Evening Star Company Ltd has added the Kaikoura Star newspaper to its portfolio, which includes the Hokitika Guardian and West Coast Messenger.
Fonterra has again approached Westland Milk Products suppliers to switch loyalties with the promise of better returns.
Some of the experts flown into Greymouth last month for a planning week on the Pike River Mine re-entry were paid just shy of $3000 a day.
A young German woman who ignored warnings from other walkers last night was found with hypothermia in the Franz Josef Glacier Valley.
Scouting New Zealand today abandoned its bid to have references to the scouts permanently suppressed after a former Hokitika scout leader was jailed on Friday for numerous sex charges.
A scout leader who admitted six charges including sexual grooming and making objectionable publications has been unmasked.
A 19-year-old woman from Nelson Creek and a 17-year-old girl from Hokitika were pepper-sprayed in the forecourt of the Hokitika BP service station on Tuesday night following a drunken spree through the town centre.