Hokitika's historic but quake prone Carnegie building will be strengthened.
West Coast contractor defends role in sealing Pike River mine.
Dame Fiona Kidman says John Key "will be a hero" if he does everything he can to bring the men out of Pike.
Police ramp up presence at Pike River mine protest.
A cafe and winery has opened in Ngatimoti sporting rabbit memorabilia.
Pike River families label Solid Energy meeting "insulting" and "a complete waste of time".
Pike River families are meeting with the mine's owner in Greymouth.
WorkSafe is investigating the death of Nelson man Guy Lowe at the Greymouth Motorcycle Street Races.
A West Coast man with a brain injury nearly died as doctors decided what to do with him. Six years later, he's received an apology.
Westland District Council reins in spending by management staff.
Severe rain and galeforce winds expected for Canterbury, West Coast and Otago.
A West Coast earthmoving company must pay $152,500 after a worker was killed at a northern Southland goldmine.
Those living in Fiordland are no strangers to wet weather, but heavier falls than usual have been forecast, with MetService issuing a severe weather warning.
The newly-elected Westland District Council has rejected a controversial $6.2 million wastewater treatment plant for Franz Josef.
Contractors sealing the Pike River mine have been confronted by relatives of the 29 men who died there.
After a hot start to the week, cloud is covering much of the South Island as the weekend draws closer.
Fisherman who caused the deaths of 39 albatross has been sentenced to 300 hours' community work.
Allied Concrete won't provide the concrete to seal Pike River Mine after victims' families pleaded with them not to.
A West Coast woman and her partner barged into the home of her ex after she accused him of stealing from her.
Heartbreaking Christmas ahead for West Coast family who have lost everything in a house fire.
West Coasters to mark the 50th anniversary of the Strongman mine disaster.
West Coast man convicted for the 20th time of driving while disqualified.
Civil Defence is investigating a tsunami siren system for the West Coast, particularly for cell phone black spots.
A journalist has been convicted of breaching a name suppression order.
Work to seal the Pike River mine restarts after early morning stand off with a lone protester and police.
Inspector Mel Aitken wins Queenstown Marathon, which celebrates huge crowds in its third year.
The Pike River road blockade has ended after a heated meeting with a Government minister and threats of arrest.
The slip closed the West Coast road for several hours on Wednesday.
West Coast and Nelson can expect storms overnight.
Pike River protest on hold after quake rocks South and lower North Island.