Tag Archives: Grey River

Autumn Sunsets on the West Coast

Love Autumn for all sorts of reasons but one of the main reasons is the magnificent sunsets. Every night is different – depending on the cloud build up. The colours change as the night goes on, like watching our own … Continue reading

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Grey River at It’s Moody Best

The West Coast just got pummelled by a storm complete with heavy rain Did I mention heavy rain A break in the deluge gave Stephen a chance to get some photos of the Grey River at her best Well maybe … Continue reading

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Greymouth Coal Heritage Park – Walking the Wharf of History

Took a little stroll along the floodwall of Greymouth and a wander around the Greymouth Coal Heritage Park recently. The brain child of the Greymouth Heritage Society but like all small volunteer groups they struggle with both members and funding … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Greymouth – 150 years old

Happy birthday to Greymouth – 150 years old. On 22 July 1864 Reuben Waite, a storekeeper from Collingwood, crossed the Greymouth bar with 70 prospectors in a chartered paddle steamer. He put his supplies ashore and opened the first store … Continue reading

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