A controversial application for a new mine on the West Coast has been dealt a second blow by the Court of Appeal.
A 20-year-old man has been flown to hospital on the West Coast with critical injuries.
A 27-year-old West Coast man has been arrested after a six-hour siege on the West Coast.
State Highway 73 has reopened to one lane after a truck and trailer rolled near the small West Coast settlement of Otira.
A teenager charged with fatally stabbing 41-year-old Cyrus Alexis Alupis will face trial in the High Court.
Artists and business leaders are breathing new life into a West Coast town hit hard by the closure of its mine.
The 110-year-old villa is the Coast's newest Airbnb, 30 minutes from Greymouth.
National list MP Maureen Pugh has gone from the obscurity of the Opposition back benches to headline news in just 24 hours.
A wanted child sex offender with more than 100 convictions arrested after 22 days on the run.
Anti-1080 protester claims police unfairly took his firearms licence, but police say it's because he threatened "lethal force" against council staff.
A boy is thought to have died from carbon monoxide poisoning while using a gas-heated outdoor shower at his family's bach.
A dispute between a teacher fired after she revealed she was HIV positive and her employer has been resolved.
A West Coast man has been jailed for giving a gun to the man who murdered Greymouth mother Hayley Williams.
West Coast councils are spending more than $2 million of Government grants to set up facilities for freedom campers.
An Australian guru and an urban economic development consultant have been drafted in to help revive Greymouth.
Clem Ready hit his daughters with a shoe, slipper, belt and framing square. He "thought it was doing them good".
A proposal to close four kindergartens will leave a small town without childcare and may force some parents to stop working.
Jason Anthony McDonald, 22, died in hospital two days after being thrown from his 1970s Ford Falcon.
A man has died two days after crashing into a bridge on the West Coast.
What happens when bereaved family members want no part in a fight for justice after a tragedy?
Coroner finds thrill-seeking climber's death on West Coast cliff could have been prevented by using a rope.
He told a staff member they don't teach common sense at Harvard. Now the lawyers have been called in.
Eleanor Catton's Man-Booker Prize-winning novel will be filmed on the West Coast and other parts of New Zealand.
Tasman police officers have been given some extra backup to help out during serious crime scenes.
West Coast's ex-top cop backs theory a restarted conveyor belt caused the second Pike River explosion.
Police say there's no evidence a conveyor belt caused the second Pike River mine explosion, but they are still investigating the possibility.
A West Coast man killed in a crash in rural Canterbury had crashed three other times in the two weeks before his death.
Buying into the West Coast whitebaiting scene does not come cheap.
A West Coast community is frustrated it is still waiting for progress on its long-promised new hospital.
Forty people were inside a busy West Coast eatery when a car smashed through the window.