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A swastika painted on Kirwans Hut was among the "mindless" vandalism at huts.
West Coast leaders have called for more detailed information backing an updated coastal hazards rule for the region after submitters overwhelmingly opposed it.
Years of challenges to create an enduring memorial are finally overcome as families open a memorial track.
It came less than a year after the Backcountry Trust undertook a major revamp of the hut.
Company says its mine will bring more than 70 new jobs, but residents are worried about health and environmental risks.
Delays caused by KiwiRail are "a risk" to quickly advancing a flood protection wall for Hokitika, a council meeting has heard.
The West Coast Regional Council is reviewing its use of MetService weather forecasts in its hydrology and emergency planning after what has been dubbed two "over-estimated" rain warnings for the…
There are concerns a shifting river could threaten Franz Josef's sewerage ponds.
West Coast Regional Council is taking legal advice around consents it issued to enable a controversial private landfill.
The censured former chairman of the West Coast Regional Council has been allowed to return to a council committee.
Family baches on West Coast conservation land will be able to remain - for now - after fears they would be pushed out.
A West Coast Regional Council rates mess has reared its head again with the council admitting an "administration error" caused some ratepayers to be charged twice through direct debit.
With further bad weather forecast, West Coast Civil Defence has swung into action over the river change and the potential risk.
A return to pre-Covid levels of tourists driving on the West Coast is raising concern.
Health NZ West Coast says it intends to restore Reefton's health services, including reopening the Ziman House aged care wing.
Significant support from affected landowners to abandon Waiho Flat area at Franz Josef.
The site is less than 5km east of a township and has been plagued with problems including odour, dust, and water leaching issues this year.
A long awaited meeting for Franz Josef area residents and ratepayers is about to be held after years of delays as the future of their community hangs in the balance.
A 100-year-old gold miner's cottage at Waiuta will be opened in March after a $100,000 restoration by the Department of Conservation.
Land swaps between the Department of Conservation and West Coast private landowners are still on the cards.
Tourist operators are concerned the Hokitika Gorge walkway may struggle with an influx of summer visitors following its bridge closure.
Ratepayers effected by the blunder are being urged to pay something by 30 November to avoid penalties.
Fears a future slip from the Taylorville Resource Park site could wipe out the Greymouth town water treatment plant site remain a worry for the Grey District Council.
Poutini Ngāi Tahu have argued that cultural values in the proposed Te Tai o Poutini plan should be explicitly expressed, citing concerns that freedom camping rules will impact traditional Māori…