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  • Buller council seeks outcome for McAuley unit tenants

    BULLER District Council is in discussions with the local representatives of the Catholic Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Wellington regarding the lease for the property at 76 Peel Street, Westport, locally known as the McAuley Units.

  • Paying for home insulation

    FIND out if you can get help to pay for home insulation and efficient, fixed heating options through the Warmer Kiwi Homes programme.

  • Lightning strike on Hokitika rain radar

    During the lightning storm earlier this month, the Metservice's Westland weather radar at Blue Spur, Hokitika, came off second best when it was hit by a direct lightning strike.

  • 'Therapy dogs' sought for Coast

    St John is currently looking to recruit volunteers and their four-legged friends to join the Therapy Pet programme, which is coming to Greymouth and Hokitika soon.

  • Dinners to reconnect Westport residents

    FREE dinners have been available to Westport residents affected by the floods, since February.

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  • Westport part of new shipping network

    The recently announced Government investment in New Zealand's shipping network will benefit the Westport port.

  • More money for insulation

    The extra $73 million for continuing the Warmer Kiwi Homes programme in the Budget will make a big difference to the lives of tens of thousands of New Zealand families, says Insulation Association of New Zealand executive officer Richard Arkinstall.

  • New research enables nonlethal monitoring of weta

    NEW research into the behaviour of tree weta will enable better monitoring of the species without the need to kill them.

  • Winter energy payments due this August

    More than two million New Zealanders will get a one-off $350 sweetener as part of the Budget's centre-piece $1 billion cost-of-living relief package.

Featured documents

  • Coast Calendar

    OCTOBER 22 Booze and Craic, A night of Scottish and Irish comedy, Old Lodge, Hokitika, 7.30pm 23 Booze and Craic, A night of Scottish and Irish comedy, Regent Theatre, Greymouth, 7.30pm 23 Labour Weekend Market and Band, Town Square, Greymouth, from midday to 4pm 23 Shakey Ground, Blackball's Inn & ...

  • Woman in the trades

    Westport's Kyra Morgan never intended to become a 'tradie.' But when the active and adventurous 26-year-old stumbled upon an Instagram post from a female builder based in Queenstown, her fate was sealed....

  • 65th anniversary of West Coast Airways

    Hokitika-based West Coast Airways began operations on November 19, 1956 - 65 years ago - using twin-engine de Havilland Dominie aircraft on scheduled services to South Westland and versatile other work....

  • Ngakawau - A place to call home

    Belinda Girl is a woman with many strings to her bow. She moved to Ngakawau about four years ago with long term partner Maurice Flanagan. However, the former dog breeder, horse breeder, bus and truck driver, artist, butchery owner, crayfish stall and campground proprietor has many tales to tell....

  • 65th anniversary of West Coast Airways

    Hokitika-based West Coast Airways began operations on November 19, 1956 - 65 years ago - using twin-engine de Havilland Dominie aircraft on scheduled services to South Westland and versatile other work....

  • Buller district 'doing well'

    The Buller District Council says Buller has been the standout economic performer on the West Coast over the last year, and even one of the top performing districts across the whole of New Zealand....

  • Dry July - a personal journey

    Many people throughout New Zealand opt into 'Dry July' going alcohol-free for the month, often donating the money they may have spent on alcohol to the Dry July Trust. Funds raised go towards helping improve the comfort, care and well-being of individuals and families affected by cancer. However,...

  • Sunflower Project smiles on kindergartens

    Daltons are hoping to bring smiles to the faces of over 11,694 kindy children around New Zealand with their 2021 Sunflowers in Kindergartens Project. The project aims to help grow future generations of gardeners by educating kindergarten children about gardening and providing them with hands-on...

  • Buller district 'doing well'

    The Buller District Council says Buller has been the standout economic performer on the West Coast over the last year, and even one of the top performing districts across the whole of New Zealand....

  • Buller district 'doing well'

    The Buller District Council says Buller has been the standout economic performer on the West Coast over the last year, and even one of the top performing districts across the whole of New Zealand....

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