13 Jan 2020

Grey district businesses disappointed

From Summer Times 2020/2021, 9:08 am on 13 January 2020

West Coast businesses have been left in the lurch as government has declined assistance after a slip closed State Highway 7 for over two months. 

Heavy rains cut off one of the main arterial routes into Greymouth in October and took 10 weeks to reopen. 

Grey District Mayor Tania Gibson applied for one million dollars in government money to assist businesses, after the slip led to a significant drop in number of visitors flocking to the town, and saw trading drop.  

The public working bee to spruce up the beach.

The public working bee to spruce up the beach. Photo: Facebook / Grey District Mayor Tony Kokshoorn

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