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Media Release- Council negotiating to secure option to buy Holcim assets

13th April, 2018
The Buller District Council (BDC) is negotiating an option to purchase all of Holcim’s assets in the Buller district. The proposal forms one of the key aspects that Council will seek community feedback on in its upcoming Long-Term Plan process. The Holcim properties include assets at Westport, Cape Foulwind and Tauranga Bay. They include a […] Read more »

Media Release- Westport Water Fit for Future

13th April, 2018
Council will consider a further option for the future of Westport’s water supply. A new gravity-flow overland pipe will be evaluated to replace the century-old tunnel network, which has been out of service since the No.1 Tunnel collapse in December 2016. After completing the tender due diligence, Council’s project team concluded that an overland pipe […] Read more »

Public Notice of Application for On-Licence

12th April, 2018
Public notice of application for On-licence Section 101 Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 Form 7 Reefton Distilling Co Limited has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Westport for a new off-licence in respect of the premises situated at 67-69 Broadway, Reefton to be known as the Reefton Distilling Co. The general […] Read more »

Westport/Carters Beach Water Supply Low Pressure

4th April, 2018
Westport/Carters Beach Water Supply Low Pressure PLEASE NOTE: NEW DATE Consumers on the Westport/Carters Beach water supply are advised that the supply will be on low pressure on the new date of Sunday 15 April 2018 from 10.00am until approximately 4.00pm. This will replace the shutdown scheduled for this Sunday 8 April 2018. The reason […] Read more »

Media Release- Final stage of vessel dismantling

29th March, 2018
The hull of a vessel being dismantled alongside the former Holcim Silo Wharf in the Buller River will be moved to Shingles Beach for a week’s final work to finish the job after Easter. Formally named the Santa Monica, the derelict fishing vessel was brought to Westport by Alpine South Fishing Ltd which had planned […] Read more »

Punakaiki Water Supply- Boil Water Notice

28th March, 2018
Consumers on the Punakaiki water supply are advised that a precautionary boiled water notice is in effect immediately due to the need to introduce raw water to the reservoir tanks. High turbidity and an electrical fault at the treatment plant has resulted in the treated water reservoir becoming very low. Raw water has been introduced […] Read more »

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