A senior manager heading up the Westland Milk Products factory in Hokitika, who stood to gain a $360,000 bonus if the sale to Chinese-owned Yili went through, has resigned.
Development West Coast's Kevin Stratful - a key figure in the controversial waste to energy plant proposed for Hokitika - resigned at the weekend then changed his mind.
The NZ Transport Agency will next month install permanent highway safety barrier gates at either end of the Fox Hills, between Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier.
A neighbour feels "sick to the stomach" wondering if they could have done more after a 30-year-old man has been charged with murder over the death of a 10-month-old baby boy in Hokitika.
It really is all hands on deck for the Fox Glacier rubbish clean-up as the army and an 81-year-old Aucklander join in.
The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) is not commenting on a last-minute bid by farmer-shareholders who switched to Fonterra but are owed millions of dollars by Westland Milk Products, to block the...
West Coast-Tasman MP Damien O'Connor has slammed Westland Milk Products over the proposed sale to Chinese-owned Yili, but also says shareholders needed to share the blame because they had failed to...
The chairman of Westland Holdings Ltd - the umbrella company for the Westland District Council's two trading companies - has resigned in a surprise move.
An early morning fire call to Granger House yesterday resulted in 12 people being evacuated, and the Cobden fire siren waking many Greymouth and Cobden people.
The Bealey Hotel, a historic coach stop on the road to the West Coast since the 1860s, has shut the doors.
A Greymouth retailer has warned other businesses to be alert after someone tried to pass over a counterfeit $50 note yesterday.
A Wellington miner who found an aquifer while drilling for garnets around Bruce Bay, now wants to extract the water and export it.
New Zealand-wide fashion brand Postie, which started out on the Reefton goldfields, is celebrating 110 years.
The huge backlog of houses for sale on the West Coast, and an average sale time of over two years, is showing an "eye-popping" turnaround.
The access road to Franz Josef Glacier is due to reopen tomorrow, weather permitting, two months after a devastating storm washed out the road, leaving the glacier inaccessible.
He wrote one of the most recognised anthems of the Woodstock and played guitar alongside some of the big names of the 1960s -- but for the past month former rocker Darby Slick has been in Reefton.
A trio of Taiwanese tourists had a lucky escape on Monday when their car flew through the air at least 10m after attempting a sudden turnoff near Kumara due to following GPS instructions.
After eight years and 141 days - and a false start three weeks ago
Westland Milk Products' farmer shareholders are awaiting full disclosure from their board of directors on the proposed sale of their business to Chinese company Yili for half a billion dollars.
One of the biggest 1080 aerial poison operations in New Zealand, scheduled to get under way on the West Coast this week, is to start in the Arthur's Pass area before moving to Buller and then South...