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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 Water Supply- Water Pressure

24th February, 2017
Consumers on the Westport Water Supply are advised that they may experience lower than normal water pressure and flow on Monday 27 February from 9am through to the afternoon. The reason for the low pressure will be due to the commissioning of a new water main in Derby Street, between Mill and Disraeli Streets. Council […] Read more »

Punakaiki ‘drop-in’ sessions

9th February, 2017
The Buller District Council will be holding a ‘drop-in’ session in Punakaiki. This is to be on Monday 27th February in the Communal Room at the Punakaiki Motor Camp beginning at 1.30pm until approximately 4.30pm. In attendance will be Councillors Sharon Roche and Phil Rutherford. Residents, ratepayers and members of the public are all invited […] Read more »

Rating KnowHow – All about rates

9th February, 2017
To learn more about the Local Government Rating Act 2002, this document produced by SOLGM gives an excellent overview of all things to do with rating. To view the document please click here. Read more »

Toyota Kiwi Guardians

3rd February, 2017
Seal colonies, bush railways, New Zealand’s largest mine, rainforest and limestone arches are some of the attractions at the Toyota Kiwi Guardian sites near Westport and in the Buller region. Getting kids more connected to nature with FREE family-friendly, treasure hunt style activities at specific Department of Conservation sites encourages them to engage with the […] Read more »

Information Technology Team Leader

26th January, 2017
The Buller District Council is seeking a person to fill the position of IT Team Leader. Based in Buller’s main town of Westport, this is not just an opportunity to provide Council with excellent IT technical support skills – it is an invitation for you to live in one of the most amazing locations in […] Read more »


24th January, 2017
WestMaps is a new public GIS mapping viewer.  This mapping system provides access to recent aerial photography of the region, property information, zoning and public infrastructure services, in online maps that are viewable from any internet connected computer.  The system was developed by Eagle Technology and is a collaboration between Buller District Council and West […] Read more »

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