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

Westport/Carters Beach Water Supply – Boil Water Notice Lifted

20th October, 2014
Council wishes to advise that the water quality issues at the Water Treatment Plant have been resolved and the treatment processes have resumed. Therefore the BOILED WATER NOTICE IS LIFTED for the Westport/Carters Beach Water Supply. Council appreciates your co-operation during this time. Read more »

Outward Bound Scholarship

10th October, 2014
The Buller District Council in partnership with the Thomson-Casey families, is pleased to call for applications to its annual Sue Thomson Memorial Scholarship. This meets the cost for attendance at the highly regarded Outward Bound leadership course – Mind Body Soul! Mind Body Soul is the ultimate Outward Bound experience for 16 to 18 year olds. […] Read more »

BDC announces changes to Buller Holdings Ltd Board of Directors

7th October, 2014
The Buller District Council (BDC) is pleased to announce the pending appointment of three new Directors to the Board of Buller Holdings Ltd (BHL), which is our Council Controlled Trading Organisation (CCTO), of which Council is the sole shareholder. BHL is responsible for the operations of WestReef Services Ltd, Westport Harbour Ltd and Buller Recreation […] Read more »

Civil Defence Emergency Kit Raffle

1st October, 2014
Buller Civil Defence is running a raffle for an amazing Emergency Kit, as pictured below. Tickets are $2 each and the raffle is located in the Council offices in Westport & Reefton. The prize includes a Powermax Generator, portable gas stove, torch, batteries  and a few other items. Proceeds of the raffle will help purchase […] Read more »

Carters Beach Water Supply

23rd September, 2014
Consumers on the Carters Beach Water Supply, from Martins Bridge, are advised that the water supply will be shut down on Wednesday 24 September from 1.15pm until approximately 4.00pm. The reason for the shut down is to allow for an urgent leak repair.  Normal pressure will be resumed as soon as possible. Council apologises for […] Read more »