A West Coast man is travelling around the South Island collecting rubbish.
He's challenging other people to pick up 100 pieces of rubbish when they're out and about, then challenge their friends to do the same.
The Takaka Hill road rebuild programme is now well underway, with work set to continue throughout the year.
Completion of the first stage of the repairs are almost complete, with the second stage of the project requiring more extensive repairs.
About 400 people have attended a gathering in the Greymouth town square yesterday to remember those killed in the Christchurch terrorist attack.
A procession to the square was led by a man who lost a friend in the shootings, with locals turning out in force to share their grief.
Greymouth's new hospital is a step closer to completion with the construction of in-patient areas, maternity and an integrated family health centre now finished.
However, the ambitious $77.8 million project, is already about twelve months behind schedule
Replicas of paintings by one of the greatest artists ever, Rembrandt, are on show now at the Regent Theatre in Greymouth.
Copied from works which have been remastered to remove centuries of grime, you can almost picture the painter at work in his Dutch workshop.
Greymouth youth space The Shed has achieved twenty years of helping young people on the West Coast.
And as part of the anniversary celebrations they're welcoming back past members for a series of events this weekend.
A plastic duck which competed in a charity race in Alexandra during October has apparently made its way down the Manuherikia, and Clutha rivers, to end up at the Roxburgh Dam.
Workers removing flood debris after the recent deluge found the duck and have made it their mascot.
School pupils in Greymouth today got a chance to acquire a taste for sports through a series of fun team building exercises.
Top Team, who were visiting from Canterbury, gave the pupils a number of tasks and challenges to complete through team work.