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.


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Latest News

Media release – Rates Overhaul Consultation open now

15th November, 2017
Buller District Council is considering changing the way rates are calculated and are asking for community input on the proposal. “Consultation starts today (15th November 2017) and closes on 18th December 2017, and we would like to hear from as many people as possible, to understand the community point of view on this proposed change” […] Read more »

Public notice of application for On-licence

15th November, 2017
Public notice of application for On-licence Section 101 Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 Form 7 Donaldos Limited, 23 Marine Parade, Carters Beach, Westport has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Westport for renewal On-licence in respect of the premises situated 23 Marine Parade, Carters Beach, Westport and known as Donaldos. The […] Read more »

Inangahua Community Board Public Forum Held 9th November 2017

10th November, 2017
The purpose of the public forum was to allow Community Board members and interested members of the public to hear from local resident and landowner Mr Ross Moore and his engineer Mr Dave Stone about landfill activities on rural land located on the outskirts of Reefton. In January 2008 Rosco Contractors Limited (RCL) was demolishing […] Read more »

Media release – Defence Force use of Carters Beach Domain

8th November, 2017
As part of Exercise Southern Katipo 2017 the New Zealand Defence Force is utilising the Carters Beach Domain area. The combination of wet weather and heavy vehicles has resulted in some damage at the Domain which has become of concern to some residents. As part of the agreement to use this area, the New Zealand […] Read more »

Media release – Rates Overhaul

8th November, 2017
Council has made the rates overhaul consultation information publicly available ahead of the official consultation period which opens on November 15 and closes on December 18. “This is so that the community can have longer to review the proposal” says Mayor Garry Howard.  He cautioned that the consultation document was only part of the information […] Read more »

Buller District Council- Inangahua Community Board

7th November, 2017
The Inangahua Community Board will be holding a Public Forum at 5pm Thursday 9 November at the Reefton i-Site. Matter for discussion – Landfill on rural Reefton property with presentation by Mr Ross Moore All members of the public are welcome to attend. Direct any queries to Graeme Neylon 03 732 8382 or graeme.neylon@bdc.govt.nz Read more »

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