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

Local Government Commission – What do you think?

27th June, 2016
It’s Westport’s turn to tell the Local Government Commission of the thoughts that local people have on council arrangements and the delivery of services.  The Commission will be back in the Bullet District on Wednesday 29th June with a drop-in Centre at the Westport i-Site from Noon to 3.30pm and a community workshop starting at […] Read more »

Water Main Blowout

27th June, 2016
There has been a water main blowout at the corner of Bentham and Derby St in Westport this means that the immediate area will experience low pressure and flow on the Mon 27th June 2016 while this issue is resolved.  Council apologises for any inconvenience caused.   Read more »

West Coast Local Government – What do you think?

17th June, 2016
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17th June, 2016
Council wishes to advise that recent test results have shown NO CONTAMINATION of the water supply. Therefore the BOILED WATER NOTICE IS LIFTED for the Punakaiki Water Supply and normal water use may resume. Council appreciates the co-operation of users during this time. Read more »

Entries open for Buller Community Trust Power Awards

16th June, 2016
Entries are open for the Buller Community Trust Power Awards http://www.communityconnect.co.nz Please click on the link to the Trust Power community awards website and click on the forms and information for Buller Read more »

Applications Open For Buller Employment Initiative

7th June, 2016
Applications are now open at Council for the Buller Employment Initiative. More information and forms can be obtained in the links below, from Council Offices and from the Work and Income Office in Westport. Please be aware there are two different documents one for those looking for work to register interest and one for employers […] Read more »