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Welcome to the Buller District Council – West Coast, New Zealand.

This website gives our residents and visitors access to information and resources, here you will find information on Council activities, events and services. We invite you to learn about your Council and available services so you are able to participate in Council activities and local decision making.

The Buller district is a great and beautiful place to be. With an enviable climate, laid back lifestyle and close community environment, the Buller district is a great place to live, work and visit.


Latest News

New Zealand Water Survey

18th May, 2017
Water New Zealand have launched a survey and they want to know what you think about drinking water and storm water services. How can the water industry improve services and ensure sustainability? The survey is confidential. It should only take about 10 minutes to complete and you can go in the draw to win $2000. […] Read more »

Westport & Carters Beach Water Supply – Repair of No.1 Tunnel

11th May, 2017
The reservoirs for the Westport & Carters Beach network are normally supplied through a gravity-flow tunnel system upstream of the treatment plant.  After the partial collapse of No.1 Tunnel in 2014, Council commissioned an options study to identify the best solutions. Several options were proposed, including tunnel repair (stabilisation), microtunneling (pipe-jacking) and directional drilling.   The […] Read more »

Water Restriction Notice- Westport/Carters Beach Water Supply

5th May, 2017
Consumers on the Westport/Carters Beach water supply are requested to restrict the amount of water they use each day. Due to the collapse of Tunnel Number 1, water is being pumped from the alternate water intake. However, during periods of moderate-heavy rainfall the water quality reduces the amount of the time the pumps can operate, […] Read more »

WESTPORT WATER SUPPLY WATER CONSERVATION MEASURES

21st April, 2017
Consumers on the Westport/Carters Beach water supply are requested to conserve the amount of water they use each day. Due to the collapse of Tunnel Number 1, water is being pumped from the alternate water intake. However, during periods of moderate-heavy rainfall the water quality reduces the amount of the time the pumps can operate, […] Read more »

Carters Beach Water Supply – Shutdown

19th April, 2017
Consumers on the Carters Beach Water Supply, from the Buller Bridge, are advised that the water supply will be shut down on Thursday 20 April from 9.00am until approximately 12 noon. The reason for the shut down is to allow for an urgent leak repair.  Normal pressure will be resumed as soon as possible. Council […] Read more »

Application for access arrangement for the proposed Te Kuha coal mine

13th April, 2017
Yesterday evening, the Council resolved to rescind its preliminary decision on 28 September 2016 to enter into an access arrangement with Rangitira Developments Limited for the proposed Te Kuha coal mine.  The Council’s original decision was conditional on the outcome of the resource consent process, particularly any conditions which were necessary to ensure there are no […] Read more »
 

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