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

Funding workshops for groups, organisations or projects

24th August, 2015
Does your group, organisation or project require funding? If so, then this series of four workshops is for you. Whether your big or small, the fundamentals are all the same, sustainability, capability, planning and getting your applications right. These workshops are being carried out by Buller REAP and the Department of Internal Affairs. Please see […] Read more »

Whitebaiting on the Buller River

13th August, 2015
The Department of Conservation, West Coast Regional Council and Buller District Council have issued a joint statement on the regulations applying to whitebaiting and their enforcement, particularly on the Buller River. The Department and the Councils will be working together over the coming whitebait season to ensure compliance with the rules.  The Department and the […] Read more »

New Zealander of the Year should come from Buller

13th August, 2015
Mayor Garry Howard, today challenged residents to make the 2016 New Zealander of the Year a Buller local. Nominations for the prestigious award, and supporting categories, opened last month and will close on the 30th of September 2015.  The Mayor urged locals to start thinking about who in the community would be a deserving New […] Read more »

Westport/Carters Beach Water Supply

4th August, 2015
The Buller District Council would like to thank consumers on the Westport/Carters Beach Water Supply for their patience while urgent repairs were carried out on multiple sections of mains pipe adjacent to Stephens Road yesterday. Work began replacing a 5 metre section of pipe where a major leak had occurred last week, this work was […] Read more »

Westport/Carters Beach Water Supply – Low Pressure

31st July, 2015
Consumers on the Westport/Carters Beach water supply are advised that the supply will be on low pressure on Monday 3 August from 10.00am until approximately 3.00 pm. The reason for the low pressure is to allow for urgent repairs to the trunk main. Normal pressure will be resumed as soon as possible. Some consumers, particularly […] Read more »