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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

Council holiday period hours

17th December, 2014
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. Recycling and refuse collections will not be carried out on Christmas Day or New Years Day. Therefore those collections that would normally take place on both of the Thursdays, will […] Read more »

Westport/Carters Beach Water Supply – Boil Water Notice

17th December, 2014
Council wishes to advise that issues with the commissioning of the new Water Treatment Plant have been resolved and the plant is fully operational. Therefore the BOILED WATER NOTICE IS LIFTED from Wednesday 17 December. Council appreciates your co-operation during this time and apologises for any inconvenience during this period. Read more »

Beautification Awards 2015

4th December, 2014
It’s that time of the year again to think about entering the annual Buller Beautification awards. Hopefully by the time you receive this newsletter, the weather has improved and your summer garden is starting to take shape. Council has made a couple of changes this year to the format of these awards. We have removed […] Read more »

Microchipping Day at Westport Pound

4th December, 2014
Our Animal Control team are having a microchipping day at the Westport Pound on Friday 12 December 2014. There will be two time blocks where you can bring your dog along to be microchipped. From 10am – 11.30am and from 2pm – 4pm. No need to make an appointment/booking, just turn up during these times. A […] Read more »

Check out your proposed rates and make a submission

26th November, 2014
Consultation for Council’s proposed new rating model opened today. “The process of reviewing the rating system is not something that has been taken lightly by us as a Council” comments Mayor Garry Howard. “The most important thing for us is that we create a system that is fair and justifiable – which the current system […] Read more »