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  • Hold the bathwater - keep the baby

    Since my time as Westland district mayor I have been a supporter of aligning the district plans right across the West Coast.

  • $32,500 DWC scholarships open

    Applications are now open for Development West Coast's tertiary scholarships.


    Required to help with vineyard maintenance and development including wire running and post driving, then moving into other vineyard operations as spring/summer arrive.

  • Denniston Rose wins Theatrefest

    Theatrefest was held in Westport recently for the second year running, attracting four Coastwide entries.

  • New Westport trails to start

    Construction of an all-weather, alltide, pedestrian and cycle trail between the Buller Bridge and the Toki Poutangata Bridge is about to start in Westport.

  • Otakaro to partner in West Coast mental health build

    OTAKARO Ltd will be joining Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand's Infrastructure and Investment group as a partner on the mental health unit rebuild project in Greymouth.

  • Opportunity for artists in Grey, Buller

    Chorus has an opportunity for local artists to showcase their talents in Grey and Buller with the return of its Cabinet Art Programme in partnership.

  • Buller council properties for sale

    THE Buller District Council has listed two properties for sale through local real estate agency Property Brokers, as part of its property rationalization project.

  • Speed limits - tell WDC what you think

    THE Westland District Council is seeking community feedback to further inform speed management options within the local roading network.

  • Back to school at Charleston

    The inaugural Charleston Winter School was held over two weeks in July.

  • On the street

    "No. If people want it they can take their own."

  • Coast Calendar


  • Reefton's busy working bee

    People in small towns can be very generous, and this was proven on July 31, when about 30 volunteers donated their time in a working bee to spruce up the Reefton Early Learning Centre.

  • Time for a laugh in Westport

    Westports' NBS Theatre hosts Saturday Night Laughs on August 27, with two hours from notable New Zealand comedy names as well as fresh faces. Headliner Paul Ego is joined by fellow 7 Days panellist, Jeremy Elwood and Wellington comics Gabby Anderson and Sowmya Hiremath.

  • 22 workshops at Karamea Winter School

    ANOTHER successful Karamea Winter School has been held in Northern Buller.

  • Buller planting project a success

    AProvincial Growth Fund (PGF), shovel ready project which saw over 67,000 native trees and shrubs planted on over 34ha in Buller was completed in June.

  • Next Glacier Car Show planned

    Franz Josef is gearing up to host its second Glacier Car Show on October 22, beginning from 10am at the Franz Josef Top 10 Holiday Park.

  • Instant heat from LPG and Greymouth Rockgas

    Greymouth Rockgas has good supplies of liquid petroleum gas (LPG) at their depot in 31 Lord Street for all consumer needs including heating the home, cooking, hot water and barbecues.

  • Cost of Living payments due

    WEST Coast residents earning under $70,000 will receive their first cost of living payment of $116 on August 1.

  • 160 years of delivering banking services to locals

    Nelson Building Society (NBS) was established in 1862, and 2022 sees us celebrating our 160th anniversary.

  • Staying warm and dry in winter

    HERE are some simple tips to keep your home warm and dry without breaking the bank: 1. Insulate your house

  • Cobden for great chainsaw deals

    Westland Lawnmower Services has been operating for over 60 years and business owner Allan Giles continues to provide the trusted and true service to his many valued customers for the past 31 years.

  • Supporting our communities

    NBS provides meaningful financial support to the community through sponsorships and grants to hundreds of sporting, arts, health, educational and environmental organisations. Our clients value this approach and understand that by banking with NBS, they play an important part in the difference we make.

  • New West Coast plan released

    The proposed Te Tai o Poutini Plan, the combined district plan for the West Coast, was released last week after three years of development in consultation with iwi, the community and stakeholder groups.

  • Fed Farmers: Question council candidates

    With sweeping changes facing local government, and the very existence of some councils under threat, Federated Farmers is urging rural New Zealanders to step up their interest in the election campaign this year.

  • Clean Up Week for Keep NZ Beautiful

    KEEP New Zealand Beautiful (KNZB) says its annual Clean Up Week - New Zealand's largest movement against litter - will take place from September 17 to 23, with registrations open now.

  • Moa bones on display at Pukaha

    Pukaha National Wildlife Centre has unveiled a rare display of moa bones at its Visitor Centre.

  • Coast Calendar


  • Shaping the future of mental health support for young Coasters

    West Coast residents and the wider community have an opportunity to help co-design a new programme designed to support rangatahi (teens, young adults) and tamariki (children) with their mental health and wellbeing.

  • Burning Love

    "I was 14 when I first heard Elvis, it was over a pool table in Reefton," recalls Denis Gempton, so beginning a 55-year-long love affair with 'The King', a passion that has taken the ardent Elvis fan to Graceland, Tennessee, and on furtive missions to purloin carpet.

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