Fifteen years after they were almost wiped out, there are now enough rare rowi kiwi for a new population to be established.
A 75% majority of Westland Milk Products shareholders will have a final say over the co-operative’s future whether it be dismantling it, allowing a partial takeover or keeping the status quo when...
A month after heavy rain again closed the Fox Glacier valley, Doc says work will begin soon to reinstate foot and vehicle access on the valley floor.
Helicopters have started ferrying 100m lengths of pipe to the Pike River Mine site as work ramps up for the re-entry.
A little blue penguin found entangled in a fishing line on a beach north of Hokitika is a reminder that rubbish in the ocean and on beaches is a threat to marine life, the Department of...
A tahr ballot in South Westland this summer has been cancelled.
The Department of Conservation says it will decide next week on reinstating access to Fox Glacier, but it has already warned of future damage.
A 52-year-old Inangahua man has been charged with drink-driving causing death in relation to the fatal motorcycle crash near Berlins, in the lower Buller Gorge, on Saturday afternoon.
Two dairy operators, each hit twice by thieves in the past few weeks, say Greymouth feels a less safe place to do business than it was when they set up in town.
Health Minister David Clark flew to Westport yesterday to announce that plans for a new $20 million health centre to replace the ageing Buller Hospital have been accepted.
The survivors of a crash that killed a Haast man, who was today named by police, told rescuers they had never been in a car "travelling so fast".
A West Coast resident has lost her home in a devastating fire which threatened to spread to the neighbouring service station.
A Kumara resident lost her home in a devastating fire which threatened to spread to the neighbouring petrol station, just before dawn yesterday morning.
The Gloriavale Christian Community is reeling with shock after a mother of 11 from the tight-knit community was drowned in floodwaters on the West Coast.
Westland Milk Products yesterday posted a before-tax profit of $3.25million as it tries to claw its way to profitability.
The Westland District Council faces court action by the West Coast Regional Council over the discharge of raw sewage into the Waiho River bed at Franz Josef Glacier.
An Otira resident awoken by a vehicle starting up after midnight yesterday discovered a man had hot-wired their car.
Westland Milk Products yesterday posted a before-tax profit of $3.25 million as it tries to claw its way to profitability.
Heavy rain at the weekend washed out the access road to Fox Glacier, just as the tourist season is ramping up.
Police are investigating two further suspicious fires in Buller following the arson of the old Nikau public hall early on Friday.