Heavy seas and high winds mid-November exposed a large section of the old Cobden rubbish dump along the foreshore.
Franz Josef Glacier stopped its retreat about December last year and has gained 50m since, scientists say.
A Greymouth man paralysed in a surfing accident 12 years ago graduated from the University of Canterbury yesterday with a doctorate.
A rogue oil changer who poured used oil into the Greymouth PGG Wrightsons car park on Sunday is in the sights of the West Coast Regional Council.
The wording on a plaque unveiled in Greymouth's new town square last Friday has raised the ire of a West Coast regional councillor.
Greymouth looks likely to be the base for the new Pike River Recovery Agency, but it just needs the final nod of approval from Minister Responsible for Pike River Re-entry, Andrew Little.
West Coast mayors have welcomed a proposal to move district planning to the regional council - stopping short of creating one unitary council.
The West Coast will not get one unitary council or merged councils, the Local Government Commission announced today after two years of investigation.
The fire season is heating up on the West Coast, with a spark from a mower apparently starting a grass fire in the Grey Valley yesterday afternoon.
West Coast police today expressed alarm at the number of arsons and attempted arsons in recent months.
After 70 years, the Greymouth Workingmen's Club says dropping patronage has forced its decision to close the doors for good.
With the ring of a bell, the Tranz Alpine pulled out of Greymouth for the very first time on November 23, 1987. A substitute for the old railcar, some people baulked at the new train, with just two...
The battle has begun to save Tai Poutini Polytechnic after it was revealed yesterday its rating from the New Zealand Qualifications Authority is the worst ever for a public institution.
Tai Poutini Polytechnic's troubles deepened today with receipt of a category 4 designation from the NZQA in its 2013-17 external evaluation review - the lowest designation it can assign.
Molotov cocktail-type devices were thrown at a dwelling and parked vehicle in a Greymouth suburb last night.
A drugs bust last night in Greymouth resulted in the arrest of a 46-year-old Greymouth man charged with several counts including supplying methamphetamine (P).
Greymouth and Reefton are now both on water restrictions as the West Coast 'drought' conditions set in.
Grey District Council and Community and Public Health are setting up a suitable sanitised water supply point in Greymouth to help those on rainwater tank supplies to top up.
For the fourth time the Buller District Council has refused to sign up to one district plan for the West Coast, a proposal from the other councils to stave off amalgamation.
Kaniere woman Lisa Tumahai was today elected chairwoman of the $1 billion Ngai Tahu empire.