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

‘Positioning for Progress’ Council’s ten year plan – out for consultation now!

23rd April, 2015
The good news is that total rates for next year will decline by 0.6% because we have held the costs of operating Council down. While there are increases in later years of this ten year plan, the rate of increase is modest and below the expected local government inflation index. In the 2013/14 year it […] Read more »

Will you be there to welcome Sounds Air?

23rd April, 2015
Tuesday Afternoon (28th April 2015) is the official first flight for our new air service provider Sounds Air. Buller Mayor, Garry Howard encourages all residents to come along to opening celebration and show their support for this new service that has been tailored to our district’s needs. Official proceedings will begin at 4pm. There will […] Read more »

Carters Beach Water Supply

23rd April, 2015
Consumers on the Carters Beach Water Supply, from the Buller Bridge, are advised that the water supply will be shut down on Friday 24 April from 10:00am until approximately 12 Noon. The reason for the shut down is to allow for an urgent leak repair near Martins Creek Bridge.  Normal pressure will be resumed as […] Read more »

Punakaiki Water Supply – Boiled Water Notice Lifted

20th April, 2015
Council wishes to advise that further test results have shown NO CONTAMINATION of the water supply. Therefore the BOILED WATER NOTICE IS LIFTED for the Punakaiki Water Supply and normal water use may resume. Council appreciates the co-operation of users during this time. Read more »

Residents hit up BDC website during recent flooding

1st April, 2015
The Buller District Council is pleased that residents are aware to look at the Council website www.bullerdc.govt.nz in the event of an emergency event for information. On the day of the heavy rainfall on Friday 6 March 2015, Council’s website saw an over 600% increase in views, as residents looked to the website for the latest […] Read more »