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

Council pleased with number of rates submissions received

22nd January, 2015
Council is very pleased to have received 446 submissions from our residents and ratepayers regarding our Rates Overhaul project. The submissions total 1347 pages. The public hearings are planned for 28 and 29 January at the Clocktower Chambers during which time Councillors will listen to public submissions from approximately 90 speakers. A full copy of […] Read more »

New Airline Service for Buller

22nd January, 2015
The Buller District Council and Sounds Air are delighted to announce their partnership in bringing the West Coast a new airline service following the departure of Air New Zealand in April 2015. The new service utilises a modern pressurised nine seat aircraft – the Pilatus PC12. http://www.pilatus-aircraft.com/index.php#10 This high class, turbo prop, single engine passenger […] Read more »

Punakaiki Water Supply – Boiled Water Notice

16th January, 2015
16 January 2015 Consumers on the Punakaiki water supply are advised that a boiled water notice is in effect from Friday 16 January 2015. This is due to excessive water demand from within the reticulation, therefore raw water has been introduced to maintain reservoir levels. Modifications are being undertaken at the Treatment Plant to ensure […] Read more »

2015 Buller Beautification Awards – Are you entered yet?

9th January, 2015
Only one week to go to get your entry in for Council’s annual garden awards. Have you entered your beautiful garden yet? Entries close on Friday 16th January, with judging to take place at the end of the month. “Acknowledging the efforts some people go to produce lovely gardens is important. Attractive plantings put a […] Read more »

Council holiday period hours

17th December, 2014
Please see below for the hours of Council offices, Libraries and Transfer Stations in Westport and Reefton, the NBS Theatre and the Solid Energy Centre. Recycling and refuse collections will not be carried out on Christmas Day or New Years Day. Therefore those collections that would normally take place on both of the Thursdays, will […] Read more »