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 News22nd March, 2017
Due to a computer problem, the 20th March 2017 Direct Debit deduction for rates was not withdrawn on the due date. This has been processed on 21st March 2017. We apologise for any inconvenience. Read more »
14th March, 2017
Fancy yourself as a bit innovative and able to think outside the square? Handy with a hammer or know someone who you could rope in to help you out? Then get your creative cap on to design and build a funky piece of art that doubles as a seat, and be in to win with […] Read more »
28th February, 2017
The works scheduled for Monday 27 January on the Derby Street water main renewal between Mill and Disraeli Streets has been delayed and will now take place on Wednesday 1 March. This is to allow the changeover to the new water mains as part of the Derby Street upgrade. Consumers outside the immediate area are […] Read more »
9th February, 2017
The Buller District Council will be holding a ‘drop-in’ session in Punakaiki. This is to be on Monday 27th February in the Communal Room at the Punakaiki Motor Camp beginning at 1.30pm until approximately 4.30pm. In attendance will be Councillors Sharon Roche and Phil Rutherford. Residents, ratepayers and members of the public are all invited […] Read more »
9th February, 2017
To learn more about the Local Government Rating Act 2002, this document produced by SOLGM gives an excellent overview of all things to do with rating. To view the document please click here. Read more »
3rd February, 2017
Seal colonies, bush railways, New Zealand’s largest mine, rainforest and limestone arches are some of the attractions at the Toyota Kiwi Guardian sites near Westport and in the Buller region. Getting kids more connected to nature with FREE family-friendly, treasure hunt style activities at specific Department of Conservation sites encourages them to engage with the […] Read more »