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Public Notice of Intention to Sell Abandoned Land(179Kb)

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Public notification of proposed changes to Dwellings on Unformed Legal Roads Policy 2019 and Licence to Occupy – Dwellings and associated services located on unformed legal road.

10th October, 2019
Buller District Council wishes to advise of a proposal to adopt the draft Dwellings on Unformed Legal Roads Policy 2019 and Licence to Occupy – dwellings and associated services located on unformed legal road. These documents control how Council deals with existing baches on unformed legal road in our district. Any person wishing to make […] Read more »

Reduction of treated water storage capacity for the Reefton Water Supply

1st October, 2019
From Monday 7 October 2019, the Reefton Water Supply will be operating with reduced treated water storage capacity while the current reservoir is isolated from the supply. Recent New Zealand wide changes relating to increased levels of microbiological testing required for drinking water by the Ministry of Health has highlighted a deficiency with the current […] Read more »

Upcoming Council Elections

23rd September, 2019
Buller residents need to make their vote count in the upcoming local elections if they want to influence how the Buller District and West Coast region are led and governed. Voting papers will be sent to all eligible voters from 20 September 2019 and will need to be completed and returned by 12 noon on […] Read more »

Customer Satisfaction Survey Key Findings

16th September, 2019
Thanks for rating us, below is a summary of the findings from Council’s Customer Satisfaction Survey (please click on the images below to view them larger) Question 1: In the last 12 months, which, if any, of the following have you done with Buller District Council? Question 2: How would you rate the customer service […] Read more »


6th September, 2019
2019 marks the 41st Anniversary of the Buller Civic and Sporting Awards which Pulse Energy are proudly sponsoring for the third year. Nominations can be completed online at http://www.bullerawards.co.nz/ Or download the appropriate nomination form from the links below: Civic Award Nomination form 2019 Community of the Year Nomination form 2019 Local Hero of Year […] Read more »


6th September, 2019
Consumers on the Westport and Carters Beach Water Supply are advised that as the Westport reservoir has reached the 92% threshold, the ‘Essential Use’ water restriction that had been imposed on the supply is now LIFTED.  However, whilst work on the water tunnel pipeline continues, consumers are requested to continue to conserve the amount of […] Read more »

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