Wednesday, 31 July 2013
Solid Energy fined for injuring miner GREYMOUTH
— The EPMU is welcoming the Greymouth District Court’s decision to fine Solid Energy $71,000 plus $46,000 in reparations for safety failings that led to miner Paul Burton being seriously injured.
Thursday, 9 May 2013
Local Travel Agency Picks Up National Prize GREYMOUTH
— An increase in Greymouth travellers, who are booking more overseas holidays, has seen the local travel agency pick up a prestigious national award.
By Impact PR: Fleur Revell
Friday, 25 January 2013
Motorcyclist killed near Reefton REEFTON
— West Coast Police are currently at the scene of a fatal crash on SH7, between Reefton and Blacks Point.
By New Zealand Police
Tuesday, 6 November 2012
EPMU welcomes Pike River report WEST COAST
— The Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing welcomes the Pike River Royal Commission report and is encouraging the Government to implement the changes as soon as possible.
Friday, 24 August 2012
Police find missing money GREYMOUTH
— Greymouth Police have been overwhelmed by offers of support for the man who lost an envelope containing $23,000 this week.
Thursday, 23 August 2012
Elderly Greymouth man loses large sum of money GREYMOUTH
— Greymouth Police are hoping the public will come forward with information to help them reunite a 90 year-old man with his life savings.
Wednesday, 15 August 2012
Hokitika Township water supply tests clear for 1080 HOKITIKA
— Water samples taken at the Hokitika Township water intake following an Animal Health Board aerial possum control operation have all come back clear of 1080.
Monday, 30 July 2012
The business of working with Mother Nature FRANZ JOSEF
— The importance of business working co-operatively and supporting tourism on the South Island's Wild and rugged West Coast has been highlighted by changes to Franz Josef Glacier and a new glacier experience.
Sunday, 15 July 2012
Severe flooding around Westport WESTPORT
— WESTPORT CLOSED TO FLOODING
The west coast township of Westport is currently closed to all traffic in and out of the town due to severe flooding on State Highway 67 from Westport to Greymouth, State Highway 6 from Westport to Inangahua, and on State Highway 67 from Westport to Karamea.
Thursday, 28 June 2012
Glacier changes deliver new opportunity for leading New Zealand tourism operator FRANZ JOSEF
— Dealing with the constant changes of a glacier is all in a day's work for tourism company Franz Josef Glacier Guides.
Friday, 22 June 2012
Police name driver killed in Hokitika crash HOKITIKA
— The 17 year-old Hokitika man killed when the car he was driving crashed on the Kaniere-Kowhitirangi Road, near Hokitika, about 1am today was Peter Wayne Gleeson.
Teen driver dies in late night West Coast crash HOKITIKA
— The 17 year-old Hokitika man was killed when the car he was driving crashed on the Kaniere-Kowhitirangi Road, near Hokitika, about 1am today.
Wednesday, 13 June 2012
Safety upgrade for central Greymouth intersection GREYMOUTH
— Work will get underway next Monday 18 June 2012 on work to improve safety at the State Highway 6 (SH 6) High Street and Raleigh Street intersection in Greymouth.
Saturday, 9 June 2012
Australian dies in West Coast road accident FOX GLACIER
— A 72 year old man from Adelaide in Australia has died as a result of a single vehicle crash on Friday evening about 20km south of Fox Glacier.
Tuesday, 29 May 2012
Repairs for highway bridge in south Westland FRANZ JOSEF
— The NZ Transport Agency says it will work hard to minimise delays for the motorists when it carries out repairs to Friends Creek Bridge No 3 on State Highway 6 between Whataro and Franz Josef later this week.
Tuesday, 15 May 2012
Parcels from Paris GREYMOUTH
— The media is advised that there will be a briefing at the Greymouth Police Station at 2.30pm today on the mystery parcels that have been posted from Paris.
Wednesday, 2 May 2012
Water Rescue GREYMOUTH
— Emergency services are currently attending a Water Rescue Incident at Blaketown in Grey District where a Sea Kayaker tipped out in rough waves swept out to sea.
Sunday, 29 April 2012
SEARCH AND RESCUE 5:13PM
Police confident no body in water GREYMOUTH
— The Police dive squad completed a search of the lagoon at Cobden, near Greymouth this afternoon.
Search continues for missing West Coast driver GREYMOUTH
— Police have today resumed the search for the driver who disappeared after fleeing from Police and entering a lagoon near Greymouth in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Saturday, 28 April 2012
SEARCH AND RESCUE 2:09PM
Search resumes for missing driver GREYMOUTH
— A Police search and rescue team this morning resumed their search for a man who disappeared after a short pursuit near Greymouth last night.
SEARCH AND RESCUE 2:06PM
Greymouth Search & Rescue GREYMOUTH
— At approximately 1230 am this morning (28/4/12) Greymouth police attempted to stop a vehicle for a routine traffic offence. The vehicle attempted to evade Police and drove off at speed, losing control and sliding off the road almost immediately.
Sunday, 22 April 2012
Water Rescue GREYMOUTH
— At 11.09am Police were advised of a boat on fire out at sea from Greymouth on the West Coast.