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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

West Coasters warned to batten down the hatches

17th January, 2017
West Coasters are being urged to keep a watchful eye on the weather following warnings and watches issued by Metservice. Metservice has officially warned that the West Coast is expected to face heavy rain. In Westland a prolonged period of heavy rain is expected from this evening until Thursday morning of up to 300 – […] Read more »

Westport Flood Protection Options

12th January, 2017
The West Coast Regional Council is now seeking your feedback on the options to provide flood protection for Westport. This is the chance to have your say. The Buller River has the largest flood flow of any river in New Zealand, yet Westport currently has very limited flood protection structures. Located next to the river […] Read more »

Christmas and New Year Holiday Hours

22nd December, 2016
Staff and management at Buller District Council would like to wish you and your family a happy and safe festive season. Please see below for the hours of Council offices, Libraries and Transfer Stations in Westport and Reefton, the NBS Theatre and the Solid Energy Centre. Also below is the link to the recycling calendar […] Read more »

Punakaik Boil Water Notice 20/12/2016

20th December, 2016
PUNAKAIKI WATER SUPPLY BOILED WATER NOTICE   Consumers on the Punakaiki water supply are advised that a boiled water notice is in effect immediately due to the poor quality of the raw water supplying the Treatment Plant. Consumers will be required to boil all drinking water and water used for food preparation until further notice. […] Read more »

2017 Buller Beautification Awards

14th December, 2016
Summer is upon us, the sun is shining and the gardens around the district are starting to flourish.  It is therefore timely that entries are now open for Council’s annual garden awards. Judging for the Westport and surrounding areas takes place the week beginning 30th January 2017.  Entry forms are available from the Buller District […] Read more »

Buller District rating revaluation shows residential property values have decreased by 18% since 2013

7th December, 2016
General overview The Buller District Rating Revaluation for 2016 is now confirmed and property owners will soon receive a 2016 Notice of Rating Valuation with an updated rating value for their property. The new rating valuations have been prepared on 7,876 properties on behalf of the Buller District Council by Quotable Value (QV). Rating valuations […] Read more »

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