No more huhu grubs and mountain oysters?
The future of Hokitika's Wildfoods Festival is in doubt after it failed to break even this year.
A West Coast community will need to consider drastic changes to prepare for an earthquake.
A German tourist, who crashed head-on into a motorcyclist, will pay $13,700.
Long thought to be "benign", the Tasman Sea appears to have faced catastrophic tsunami events.
Documents from a Pike River court file have go missing as families prepare to challenge a decision to drop charges against mine boss Peter Whittall.
A German tourist was on the wrong side of the road when her campervan hit a motorcyclist.
Dead cattle in drains, starved cows with parasites and trapped in mud on West Coast farm.
Honeymoon ends on a sour note for American woman caught drink-driving after Wildfoods Festival.
Rescuers were in a race against time to winch a fisherman to safety on the West Coast.
Katie Milne is New Zealand's Dairy Woman of the Year.
Foreign driver faces careless driving charge after crashing campervan into motorcyclist.
A motorcyclist remains in hospital with serious injuries after colliding with a campervan on the West Coast.
A 23-year-old West Coast man has died after his car struck a bull.
West Coast police praise good behaviour of culinary daredevils at Hokitika Wildfoods Festival.
Festival goers enjoyed a hot day in Hokitika for the 26th Wildfoods Festival.
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Hokitika Wildfoods Festival organisers hope fine forecast will lead to last-minute rush on tickets.
Man with two drink driving convictions avoids another due to faulty breath test and police officer's failure to offer a blood test.
An elderly man who was feared to have disappeared while tramping alone on the West Coast has been found.
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A Greymouth man caught doing burnouts told police he wanted to blow his tyres out because he was putting new ones on.
Judge says speeding, unlicensed tourist driver's behaviour no worse than Kiwi motorists.
A catering business must pay over $10,000 in fines and missed holiday pay it owes to a former employee.
A driver fleeing from police at speeds of up to 180kmh turned his car's lights off.
Three people are lucky to escape without injury after a car crashed off a bank on the West Coast.
West Coast is bracing for more heavy rain only a day after a deluge flooded streets and triggered landslides.
Friends struggling to comprehend the death of a teenager killed in a crash on the West Coast.
West Coast man Christopher Black drowned while kayaking off Tauranga Bay near Westport.
Police have been unable to recover a submerged car from a West Coast river.
A 19-year-old man from North Canterbury has died in a car crash on the West Coast.
A British tourist clocked at 178kmh was a driving instructor but is now busking to cover court fine.
'My dad has diarrhoea' - A British tourist who was clocked at 178kmh tried to excuse his speeding to police. It didn't wash.
A man was stabbed with a broken bottle after he approached rowdy partygoers at the weekend.
The Hokitika Wildfoods Festival is relying on ticket sales this year to turn a profit.
The Chinese driver of a rental car which plunged into a West Coast river says there should have been a safety barrier.
The country's two most contaminated mine sites will be cleaned up, at a cost of $3 million.
Motorists urged not to take keys off dangerous drivers as government promises to fast-track road improvements.
Chinese family charters plane after rental car keys taken for bad driving on the West Coast.
A kayaker's friends leapt into the water when they saw he was in trouble but were unable to save him.
Attempts to resuscitate kayaker, who was found floating face down off a West Coast beach, failed.
A kayaker has died on the West Coast, with police still trying to determine the circumstance of his death.
Two men made it to land with just cuts after their boat was overturned near Westport tonight.
The extent of a roof collapse in a small West Coast coalmine remains unknown.
A 54-year-old has been arrested and guns and drugs taken from a rural property near Hokitika.
A tragic and unlikely combination of events led to the death of a Canadian couple on the West Coast, coroner rules.
Elderly man airlifted to hospital in a serious condition after a scooter accident in Hokitika.
Police believe arson was behind a scrub fire near Hokitika over the weekend.
Greymouth man who claimed he was going to "give the judge a run for his money" gets sent into custody by same judge.
Helicopter search locates 67-year-old man who was stuck in extreme weather and resorted to rationing food.
Five young Ngati Waewae women spark controversy by storming to the front of the usually male-only wero.