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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

Westport Flood Protection Modelling

24th February, 2015
West Coast Regional Council and Buller District Council have been working together on options to mitigate potential flooding of Westport.  Matthew Gardner, Director – Senior Engineer / Hydraulic Modelling at Land River Sea Consulting has provided eight options from status quo to a 18.1km stopbank option with cuts from Orowaiti lagoon through to North Beach […] Read more »

Punakaiki Water Supply – Boiled Water Notice Lifted

9th February, 2015
Council wishes to advise that test results have shown NO CONTAMINATION of the water supply. Therefore the BOILED WATER NOTICE IS LIFTED for the Punakaiki Water Supply and normal water use may resume. Council appreciates the co-operation of users during this time. This message was updated on Monday 9 February 2015. Read more »

Rates Overhaul Timeline Extended

3rd February, 2015
The Buller District Council will defer the introduction of any possible new rating system until 01 July 2016. The Chair of the Council’s Rates Overhaul Committee Councillor (Cr) Lynn Brooks says that the Council has listened to those ratepayers who have asked for Council to take more time to understand all implications of any new […] Read more »

Northern Buller Water Supplies

30th January, 2015
Ngakawau-Hector and Waimangaroa Water Supplies The Council has been successful in obtaining subsidies for both the Ngakawau-Hector and the Waimangaroa water supplies. Residents who are connected to these water supplies are currently voting on whether to proceed to have new water treatment plants installed. They have until 4pm Thursday 12 February 2015 to get their voting papers back […] Read more »

Council pleased with number of rates submissions received

22nd January, 2015
Council is very pleased to have received 446 submissions from our residents and ratepayers regarding our Rates Overhaul project. The submissions total 1347 pages. The public hearings are planned for 28 and 29 January at the Clocktower Chambers during which time Councillors will listen to public submissions from approximately 90 speakers. A full copy of […] Read more »