Despite being described by National Party leader Simon Bridges as "f***ing useless" in a covert recording - MP Maureen Pugh says she has forgiven him and will stand again.
Claims a South Westland farmer left a cow hoisted for an unacceptably long time are being investigated.
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.
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.
Some big names from the silver screen have been revealed for the BBC adaptation of Eleanor Catton's award-winning novel The Luminaries, set largely in goldrush Hokitika.
Diners at the The Junction Honey Cafe narrowly avoided being struck by a car that crashed through a front window on Sunday after the driver lost control on the Kumara Junction roundabout.
Whitebaiters from around New Zealand are joining forces with the West Coast Whitebaiters Association in a bid to have the Conservation (Indigenous Freshwater Fish) Amendment Bill thrown out of Parliament.
Three years after seven people died in a helicopter crash on Fox Glacier, a case brought against the helicopter company has almost made it to court.
Metal barriers could have saved the life of a man whose vehicle plunged off a narrow bridge in the Grey Valley, the Coroner's Court heard.
West Coast police are keeping mum about the reasons for seeking information about an undisclosed "incident" early on Saturday at Victoria Park, in Westport.
Several potentially priceless rail heritage items have been stolen following a burglary at the Westport Railway Society premises at the weekend.
Dobson's history has been marked with the opening of a heritage park.
Scientists will be taking adult whitebait from closed rivers throughout the West Coast as part of a ground-breaking 15-month project.
After three years of debate and research, the West Coast will keep its four councils but get one district plan.
The influence of gangs in the Greymouth area and the lack of police to respond to incidents have been raised by a Cobden resident in light of the recent crime wave.
Controversial plans to bring moa and giant Haast eagles back to Oparara have been dropped, with the focus now on improving the road and safeguarding the area.
Forest and Bird says a proposal to allow dogs in Westland Tai Poutini National Park breaches the National Parks Act and puts endangered kiwi at risk.