More rain expected on West Coast
"Everything is under control," Grey District Mayor Tony Kokshoorn says.
Several vehicles have rolled and more than 200 weather-related 111 calls have been made on West Coast.
The West Coast's four councils have pledged support for the proposed $230m Haast to Hollyford Highway.
A missing American tourist, who sparked a search on the Heaphy Track today has been found.
Dave Dobbyn has worried whether his new composition on the Pike River coalmine disaster does it justice.
Police have apologised for not searching for a mentally ill man until 13 days after he was reported missing.
Police are to lay charges against driver involved in a crash that lost Joe Hall her fourth son.
Manslaughter charged laid against the driver in a high-speed West Coast crash that killed his friend.
A West Coast boy's death has prompted changes to New Zealand's largest school-bus fleet.
Police confirm a body discovered on a West Coast beach last week is that of Christchurch man Kurt Green.
Two tourists attacked while hitchhiking have thanked New Zealanders and "angels" for helping them survive and recover.
Despite last week's vicious attack, she's just one of many female tourists thumbing rides.
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The re-entry of the Pike River Coal Mine is still some way off.
Two women seriously injured in a West Coast attack remain "deeply traumatised" in hospital.
Missing Christchurch man Kurt Green's body has washed up on Rapahoe Beach on the West Coast.
Two hitchhikers attacked on the West Coast have been offered a car so they don't have to thumb a ride.
An attack on two foreign hitchhikers on the West Coast could impact on NZ's overseas reputation.
Two hitchhikers have been found stabbed and with broken bones after accepting a lift on the West Coast today.
Safety training for New Zealand's most commonly used helicopters are under review.
Investigation into fatal crash highlights safety issues with NZ's most popular light helicopter.
Police have arrested a man after an armed stand-off in the small West Coast town of Reefton.
The controversial $230 million Haast-Hollyford toll road is gaining momentum.
Deidre Mussen discovers many of Catton's characters' surnames in Hokitika's 1860s history.
Police and helicopter crews have resumed the search for Christchurch man Kurt Millan Green today.
West Coast kiwi chicks are being vaccinated after the death of seven young birds.
A West Coast surfer paddled through wild seas in a "super-human effort" to save two fishermen.
A missing Christchurch man's personal belongings have been found on a West Coast beach.
Two men are lucky to be alive after being rescued by two surfers when their boat sank.
TV series based on The Luminaries is planned
Award-winning novelist Eleanor Catton is back in Hokitika for the first time since her novel The Luminaries won the ManBooker prize - this time with a TV producer.
Eleanor Catton returns to Hokitika, where she created her award winning book The Luminaries.
The weekend's Wild Food Festival could be Hokitika's last, as the event struggles to pull in the crowds.
It's that time again when huhu grubs and ‘mountain oysters' join tarantulas and scorpions on a brave foodie's plate.
A rare West Coast kiwi with a wonky bill has a top chance of survival thanks to delicate surgery to fix its underbite.
Mapua adventurer in fatal West Coast fall
A 72-year-old fell to his death while tackling an isolated patch of the West Coast at the weekend.
A professor drowned on the West Coast while on his way to explore his theory on NZ's first Maori settlement.
Haunted by questions over son's landslide death
Questions over his son's death in a West Coast landslide keep Michael Hayes awake at night.
Explicit sex education at a West Coast primary school has sparked a flurry of complaints from shocked parents.
Legal letter suggests dropping of charges against former Pike River Mine boss was a reparation 'deal'.
Westport is 'devastated' that the start of mining on the Denniston plateau has been delayed.
After three years of research, a replacement bridge on SH6 will not go ahead due to safety fears.
A Christchurch man was flown to hospital with fractures after tree swing snapped at Lake Brunner.
Father of dead Canadian tourist laments inaction by last people to see his son alive.
A young father killed in a shed fire near Hokitika last May had been drinking heavily and smoking cannabis, an inquest heard.
Two Canadian tourists killed in a massive slip likely spent many minutes trying to escape, reports will say.
A skipper who drowned after a fishing boat capsized is to blame for the accident, an inquest has been told.
A 45-year-old man trapped when a truck rolled on him has been rescued and airlifted to hospital.
An enterprising West Coaster is running tours of 19th-century Hokitika, based on Eleanor Catton's prize-winning novel The Luminaries.
A West Coast woman whose ute was hit by a train near her home last week has died in hospital.
Judd Hall, killed in a car crash in Greymouth, 'touched the hearts of many' mourners were told yesterday.
A TV series of prize-winning novel The Luminaries is planned with author Eleanor Catton insisting it be filmed in NZ.