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A woman who drove herself from a pub to the Greymouth police station has admitted drink driving.

Caroline Christine Horwood, 46, admitted the charge in Greymouth District Court this morning and was remanded on bail for sentencing on November 27.

The court heard that Horwood drove straight from a hotel to the police station, where tests showed she had an excess breath-alcohol level of 860mg.

Horwood said she had driven there to seek help.