The Greymouth Evening Star Company Ltd is the principal media publisher on the West Coast of the South Island, with two daily newspapers and the region's only community newspaper, servicing from Karamea in the north to Jackson Bay in the south.
The flagship is the Greymouth Star, an evening daily (Monday-Saturday) circulating throughout the West Coast with an audited daily circulation of 4300 and a readership of almost three times that. The Greymouth Star is the largest daily newspaper on the West Coast.
In 1998 the company acquired the assets of the Hokitika-based morning daily (Monday-Friday), the West Coast Times, with an audited daily circulation of 1400, principally in Hokitika and South Westland.
Completing the stable is the weekly West Coast Messenger, published every Wednesday and delivered free to 14,000 households and businesses the length of the Coast.