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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

Check out your proposed rates and make a submission

26th November, 2014
Consultation for Council’s proposed new rating model opened today. “The process of reviewing the rating system is not something that has been taken lightly by us as a Council” comments Mayor Garry Howard. “The most important thing for us is that we create a system that is fair and justifiable – which the current system […] Read more »

Consultation now open for Rates Overhaul

26th November, 2014
From Wednesday 26 November 2014 Consultation is open for the Draft Rates Proposal. Please click here to view information on the Rates Overhaul, including how you can check your proposed rates online. Read more »

Westport/Carters Beach Water Supply – Boil Water Notice

25th November, 2014
Due to work being undertaken on the commissioning of new pipework, backwash pumps and associated components for the Water Treatment Plant upgrade, consumers on the Westport/Carters Beach water supply are advised to boil all drinking water and water used for food preparation from Wednesday 26 November 2014 until Friday 5 December 2014. During this time the water […] Read more »

Are You Recycling Right?

13th November, 2014
The recycling collection service that is available to Zone One of the Buller district has been running for just over nine months with the majority of residents responding to the service in a positive way and Council would like to thank those of you for your effort. However, there are some that are not using […] Read more »

Are you up to speed with the Rates Overhaul project?

28th October, 2014
Tomorrow afternoon the Council will consider a recommendation from it’s Rates Review Committee, asking Council to put a radically new Rating Policy out for public consultation. “If you are a ratepayer get ready to get involved” says Lynn Brooks, Chair of the Council Rates Review Committee. “The Councillors have recognised the problems, adopted principles, and […] Read more »