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 News2nd December, 2013
Consultation is now open on the Buller District Council Draft Local Alcohol Policy (LAP). The LAP is a set of policies, made by the Council in consultation with its community, about the sale and supply of alcohol in its geographical area. Once a LAP comes into force, the Council’s District Licensing Committee and the Alcohol […] Read more »
1st November, 2013
Council is pleased to announce that the new i-Site and CoaltownMuseum building located on Palmerston Street, Westport has won a New Zealand Institute of Architects award for the 2013 category of Public Architecture in the Nelson Marlborough branch. The building was designed by Boon Goldsmith Bhaskar Brebner Team Architects Ltd (BGBB) based in New Plymouth. […] Read more »
25th October, 2013
Rating valuations are completed every three years and are legislatively driven. Properties are valued using a mass appraisal system and objections are allowed free for a short period. The rating valuation is based on the market value of a property at a particular point in time. It cannot be taken as a market valuation or […] Read more »
23rd October, 2013
Yesterday afternoon the flooded Inangahua River ate into the western bank of Reefton’s old landfill that was closed in 2004. A considerable amount of debris including residual waste, numerous old rubbish bags and bottles has been washed out. Council staff became aware of the situation on Friday afternoon and two engineers were immediately dispatched to […] Read more »
12th October, 2013
Subject to special votes being counted, the below is the election day results for Buller. Mayor: Garry Howard Seddon Ward: Lynn Brooks Sheryl Rhind Westport Ward: Greg Hart Sharon Roche Robyn Nahr Graham Howard Phil Rutherford Andrew Basher Inangahua Ward: Graeme Neylon Dave Hawes Development West Coast: Frank Dooley West Coast Regional Council: Neal Clementson […] Read more »