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


30th November, 2016
Some residents may have experienced pressure and flow fluctuations during times of high usage over the last two days. There has been some damage to a component within one of the two Filter Tanks at the Water Treatment Plant, likely to be as a result of the recent earthquakes, and this is currently being repaired. […] Read more »

24th November, 2016
Tomorrow (Friday) Buller District Council Staff will be dressing up in Red and Black in support of North  Canterbury after the devastating earthquake and continuing after shocks. We encourage everyone in the Buller District to do the same. Dress up in Red and Black to show your support for our East Coast neighbors. Below are […] Read more »

Punakaiki Boil Water Notice

13th November, 2016
The Punakaiki Water Treatment Plant was hit by lightning strikes on Saturday, this has resulted in the UV malfunctioning and the Water Treatment Plant not producing treated water. Raw water has been introduced to the plant to ensure continuity of supply, however consumers are advised to boil all water for drinking and food preparation until […] Read more »

Changes to Code Compliance Certificate notifications

7th November, 2016
Under the Building Act 2004 a Building Consent Authority (Council) must decide whether to grant a Code Compliance Certificate (CCC) within two years after the date the consent was granted or any further period that may be agreed between the owner and the Authority. In the past Council has been sending out letters to building […] Read more »

Buller Values Project

7th November, 2016
Buller District Council is on a mission to ‘discover’ their core values and we we are seeking community participation in the form of a survey – it will only take 5 minutes and we would love to hear from you! Values along purpose are the core ideology of any successful organisation or business, which work […] Read more »


13th October, 2016
In accordance with Section 86 of the Local Electoral Act 2001, the result of the elections for the various Buller District issues are as follows, noting that the names of the candidates appear in the same order for each issue as they appeared on the voting papers:   Buller District Council, Seddon Ward Councillors (two required)  Bronwyn […] Read more »

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