Buller District Council

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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

Residents hit up BDC website during recent flooding

1st April, 2015
The Buller District Council is pleased that residents are aware to look at the Council website www.bullerdc.govt.nz in the event of an emergency event for information. On the day of the heavy rainfall on Friday 6 March 2015, Council’s website saw an over 600% increase in views, as residents looked to the website for the latest […] Read more »

Reefton Water Supply – Boiled Water Notice Lifted

31st March, 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 Reefton Water Supply and normal water use may resume. Council appreciates resident’s cooperation during this time. Read more »

Welcome Sounds Air to Buller – Colouring competition

30th March, 2015
Buller District Council is pleased to be holding this colouring competition as part of our welcome to ‘Sounds Air’ as our new air service provider from April 28 2015. The age ranges for the competition are: 5 and under 6 – 8 years 9 – 11 years 12 -14 years The prize is for the […] Read more »

Refuse & Recycling over the Easter break

30th March, 2015
Council and Smart Environmental Ltd would like to remind all residents in the weekly collection areas, that due to Easter weekend, your Collection Day will be altered. Check your Refuse & Recycling calendar for confirmation. Please see below for Refuse & Recycling days and also for Westport Transfer Station schedule over the Easter break. Refuse […] Read more »

Punakaiki Water Supply – Boiled Water Notice

25th March, 2015
Consumers on the Punakaiki Water Supply are advised that a boiled water notice is in effect from Thursday 26 March 2015. This is due to a slip above the intake causing high levels of turbidity (colour particles) affecting the filtration and UV systems. The intake has been cleared but it may take some time for […] Read more »