Police are after a fuel thief in Westport who has been cutting vehicles' fuel lines
A different picture has emerged of the areas at risk when the fault ruptures.
Wednesday is the day to get the outside jobs done this week in Canterbury as a grey few days await.
A remote West Coast school damaged by a fire last week has reopened.
Gales hit the West Coast but the region escaped with little damage.
West Coast whitebaiters are heading back to the water, joined by researchers surveying which species are caught where.
A severe windstorm forecast for the West Coast has put the region's Civil Defence emergency team on standby.
Remote West Coast school faces further setback after losing four classrooms in fire.
The West Coast's cycle trail has been a long time coming but nearby businesses are hoping for a boost from 10,000 cyclists expected this year.
A Hari Hari school left $60,000 out of pocket by Cyclone Ita damage has now been damaged by fire.
A loan for a plane to fly from Westport to Wellington, and one for a business website, were made by a West Coast fund this year.
Fish and chips for dinner for three West Coast men who pulled in a 330 kilogram tuna.
West Coast farmers may be used to the wet, but they are enduring a particularly soggy winter this year with little respite forecast for spring.
A unitary council will be considered for the West Coast which could see its four councils rolled into one.
She was hit by a car, suffering skull fractures. Now she is talking again but still has a long way to go.
Support for rural schools is picking up to help principals who felt like a "forgotten group".
A 27-year-old West Coast man has admitted filming while a cat was set alight and killed.
"I didn't know if she was dead or alive, or how serious it was. It was awful," says mum of girl hit by car.
After a fresh and frosty start, fog and cloud should make way for blue skies in Canterbury.
The West Coast's three district councils will receive $1 million to stimulate the region's economy.
Three top West Coast police officers have withdrawn a $1.5 million defamation case against their boss.
Dream team comprises the best players who represented the Kiwis from the West Coast.
West Coast Rugby League is celebrating its centenary this spring.
A fisherman has been rescued amid big swells after falling ill on a fishing boat off the coast of Westport.
The Government has been warned not to sell the West Coast's Stockton Mine in a "fire sale".
The world's glaciers are melting more quickly and those keeping track don't see a slowdown.
Stables at a Greymouth racecourse were destroyed in a suspicious early morning fire.
GRAPHIC CONTENT: Cows were beaten, had their tails broken and were shot in the kneecaps.
A small West Coast town is bracing for change as the local goldmine is readied for mothballing.
PM John Key has "let down" the lost Pike River miners with watered-down health and safety legislation, relatives say.