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

Refuse & Recycling over the Easter break

30th March, 2015
Council and Smart Environmental Ltd would like to remind all residents in the weekly collection areas, that due to Easter weekend, your Collection Day will be altered. Check your Refuse & Recycling calendar for confirmation. Please see below for Refuse & Recycling days and also for Westport Transfer Station schedule over the Easter break. Refuse […] Read more »

Punakaiki Water Supply – Boiled Water Notice

25th March, 2015
Consumers on the Punakaiki Water Supply are advised that a boiled water notice is in effect from Thursday 26 March 2015. This is due to a slip above the intake causing high levels of turbidity (colour particles) affecting the filtration and UV systems. The intake has been cleared but it may take some time for […] Read more »

Household food waste – the Invisible scandal

25th March, 2015
It looks like perfectly edible food straight from the supermarket. Instead, it’s perfectly edible food straight out of household rubbish bins! A recent study reveals that every year the average New Zealand family throws away more than $563 worth of edible food. The food wastage was discovered when an audit of council rubbish bins was […] Read more »

Consumers on the Waimangaroa Water Supply

16th March, 2015
Consumers on the Waimangaroa Water Supply are advised that due to the severe storm events on 6th and 7th March, the Conns’ Creek Water Supply intake has been completely washed away by floodwater, and the creek bed at that location has changed dramatically. Reinstating that intake is not an option, and the water supply is […] Read more »

Reefton Water Supply – Boil Water Notice

16th March, 2015
Due to a pipe burst at the Reefton Water Treatment Plant, Council wishes to advise that Consumers will be required to boil all drinking water and water used for food preparation until further notice. Testing of the water supply is being carried out and Council will advise once samples have been found to be clear […] Read more »