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


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 »

Seddon Ward Election Result

11th October, 2016
The Buller District Council Electoral Officer, John Rodger, announced this morning that prior to sending the last of the received voting papers to Greymouth by courier yesterday, he carried out a provisional count of the 47 Seddon ward papers received on Saturday plus the one special vote that was confirmed by the Electoral Commission. This […] Read more »

Ngakawau-Hector Water Scheme Public Meeting

6th October, 2016
There will be a public meeting held to discuss the Ngakawau-Hector Water Scheme. Please come along for an update from Council and the Canterbury District Health Board. Included will be a summary of the legal ownership review that was conducted for the scheme. The meeting is to be held at the Ngakawau Hall, Wednesday 12 October […] Read more »

Punakaiki Water Supply Information

3rd October, 2016
Please click here for Punakaiki Water Supply Information Read more »

Tai Poutini West Coast Growth Study released

21st September, 2016
As part of the Government’s Regional Growth Programme, the Tai Poutini West Coast Growth Study has been released this week. The programme is a partnership between the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and businesses, iwi and Māori, and local councils. The Tai Poutini West Coast Growth Study […] Read more »

Meet the Candidates

30th August, 2016
Buller District Council has planned “Meet the Candidates” evenings throughout the Buller, in the run up to the local authority elections. All candidates within Buller including the Buller Development West Coast Candidates, and those for the West Coast District Health Board (Which is voted on Coast wide) have been invited to attend as many meetings […] Read more »

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