West Coast Messenger, The

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  • 44 workshops at Karamea Winter School

    The Karamea community was abuzz with activities at its month-long 'winter school.' Participants felted, wove, danced, wrote, drew, hula hooped and cooked their way throughout June.

  • New locomotives to replace South Island fleet

    Fifty-seven brand new low-emissions locomotives will boost Kiwi Rail in the South Island, provide more reliable services for current customers and attract new customers from road through better economics, Kiwi Rail group chief executive Greg Miller says.

  • Bird Watching Rewarded In Stills

    Members of the Granity/Ngakawau/Hector/Karamea-S.I-NZ Facebook page are left in awe at the astonishingly beautiful bird photographs posted by Nikau's Paul Williams.

  • Focus on Buller Men's Health and Well-being

    THE July 2021 flooding event in Buller came at a time when many locals were still dealing with the effects of the 2020 Covid-19 lockdown. And then a further lockdown in 2021 has added more complications and stress.

  • Lead removal to help kea

    The Government is putting just under $1 million into a programme to remove lead from buildings, to protect kea in four West Coast townships.

  • 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 & 08 Cafe, 7.30pm 23 Women's Institute Anne Stewart Rosebowl handcraft competition and display, Trinity Centre, Greymouth. 23 Backshift Heelers, Recreation Hotel, 8pm 24 Bruce Bay Sports Day 28 Dealing with loss, moving towards meaning, Baptist Church, Greymouth, 10.30am to 12.30pm 30 Lake Kaniere Power Boat Club, opening day, Hans Bay, 2pm 30 Dark Forest Monster Ball, Westport RSA, 8pm NOVEMBER 1 Dealing with loss, moving towards meaning, Reap House, Hokitika, 10.30am to 12.30pm 6 Port Hillbillies, Barrytown Hall, 8pm 6 LoudMouth Performing Arts Festival, Bec Sandys, Happy Cabbage, comedy show, Union Hotel, Greyouth, 7pm 8 Hotel California The Eagles Experience, Regent Theatre, Greymouth, 7.30pm to 10pm 8 The Bee Gees Night Fever, Regent Theatre, Greymouth, 7.30pm to 10pm (CANCELLED) 9 The Bee Gees Night Fever, NBS Theatre, Westport, 7.30pm to 10pm (CANCELLED) 13 Ride the Wilderness, ride the West Coast Wilderness Trail, four races, from 8am 13 Miners Memorial Run. Stands up at 10am from Blackball Hilton 13 Backshift Heelers, Blackball Hilton, 8pm 13 Show and Shine Bikers Brunch, Brian Waugh Lane, Hokitika Airport, 9.30am to 11.30am 14 Polar Plunge, Karoro Beach. from 11am 18 West Coast Business Excellence Awards, Shantytown 20 West Coast Cancer Society Scavenger Hunt 20 Ashton Family Circus and Dylan Daisy's Magic Show, Karoro Domain, 9am 20 The Extravaganza Fair, Karoro Domain, Greymouth, 9am 21 The Extravaganza Fair, Karoro Domain, Greymouth, 9am 21 Ashton Family Circus and Dylan Daisy's Magic Show, Karoro Domain, 9am 23 Life Education fundraiser, Regent Theatre, Greymouth 23 Digital Upskilling workshop, Epic, Westport, 8.30am 24 Digital Upskilling workshop, Hokitika (location tba), 8.30am 25 Digial Upskilling workshop, Franz Josef (location tba), 8.8.30am 26 An Irish Christmas, Regent Theatre, Greymouth 27 The Haast Half Marathon, start and finish at the Heartland Hotel, 9am DECEMBER 3 The Hits Christmas Carnival, Children's attractions, old Revington's site 3pm; Santa in town square and live music from 5pm 4 The Hits Christmas Carnival, Children's attractions, old Revington's site, 10am, Cartoon Christmas parade, 11am. 5 The Hits Christmas Carnival, Annual Christmas Market, town square, 9am, Children's attractions, old Revington's site 10am, Live music town square, 11am 11 Design Windows Sports Awards, Shantytown 18 Christmas on Broadway, 10am.

  • Advent calendar for adults

    The Reefton Distilling Co has already got the Christmas spirit and is launching an advent calendar for grown-ups, filled with their range of spirits and liqueurs.

  • House Remodeler Discovers Gut Support

    When we caught up with Heather, she was knee high in house renovations and loving it. So many areas and tasks to redo to make the house she lives in, really hers. The area she is most looking forward to remodeling is the bathroom.

  • Novelty cakes hit the spot

    REEFTON has a new specialist cake maker.

  • Maori vax rates in focus

    Associate Health Minister Peeni Henare and Te Tai Tonga MP Rino Tirakatene visited the West Coast last week to meet with Maori health providers and iwi to discuss increasing the vaccination uptake among Maori on Te Tai o Poutini.

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  • Fitness classes for postnatal mums

    When Briana Herlihy gave birth to her first child three years ago she had no idea of the specialist fitness classes available to mothers post-birth....

  • 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 &a...

  • New locomotives to replace South Island fleet

    Fifty-seven brand new low-emissions locomotives will boost Kiwi Rail in the South Island, provide more reliable services for current customers and attract new customers from road through better economics, Kiwi Rail group chief executive Greg Miller says....

  • Busy term for Westport St John Youth

    From kayaking to tramping, camping and biking, term one was packed with exciting activities for St John Youth according to Westport Divisional Manager Bridget Kitchin....

  • On a mission to promote Buller

    Helen Rolton (nee White) is on a mission. The former Westport woman found herself stuck in her hometown after arriving from Melbourne last year....

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • 44 workshops at Karamea Winter School

    The Karamea community was abuzz with activities at its month-long 'winter school.' Participants felted, wove, danced, wrote, drew, hula hooped and cooked their way throughout June....

  • Buller: largest flood flow ever measured

    Flood flows on the Buller River this month were the largest of any river in New Zealand in almost 100 years, Niwa measurements show....

  • Coast Calendar

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