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


24th April, 2014
We are having issues with sediment being in the Westport water supply. The treated water reservoir cover was punctured during the storm. To enable repair the covered holding reservoir has been drained to approximately 25% of capacity. As a result the base sediment has been stirred up. Repairs are well underway and given reasonable weather […] Read more »

Waste Update – Weds 23rd April 3.30pm

23rd April, 2014
Storm – Green Waste Curb side green waste collection is underway in residential townships only. Once a street has been cleared no further green waste will be collected and residents will need to transport any further material to Westport transfer station. Free dumping of green waste and clean metals generated by the storm at the Westport […] Read more »

Update from Civil Defence 1pm- Sunday 20th April

20th April, 2014
Update from Civil Defence 1.30pm – Sunday 20th April Buller Electricity wishes to advise and remind residence in the Karamea area that the power that comes on there is from generator supply only not mains power. For this reason Buller Electricity urgently requests all Karamea area residents please conserve power by turning off all non-essential […] Read more »

Update for Karamea Residents Sunday 20th April 10.30am

20th April, 2014
Civil Defence and Buller District Council – Sunday 20th April 10.30am Update for Karamea Residents Karamea residents with spare generators or portable gas cookers please bring them to the Karamea Fire Station.  Please ensure all items have the owners name on them before they are dropped off at the fire station in Karamea. Please make […] Read more »

Power Update – Sunday 20th April – 8.30am

20th April, 2014
Power Update – Sunday 20th April – 8.30am Karamea residents have lost power last night (Sat 19th April). This is due to over consumtption on a generator supply to the Karamea area. All residents are advised to please conserve power when power supply is restored. Dairy farmers are still requested to communicate with each other […] Read more »