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11th October, 2018
The Buller District Council is proposing some changes to its Freedom Camping Bylaw and wants to hear what ratepayers and stakeholders think about them. The changes being suggested include prohibiting freedom camping in five additional areas (to those prohibited areas that already exist). The proposed new prohibited areas include: The Punakaiki township and wider area […] Read more »

Westport and Carters Beach Water Supply- MAINS SHUTDOWN

5th October, 2018
Consumers on the Westport and Carters Beach Water Supply are advised that WestReef Services Ltd will be shutting down the water supply on Tuesday 9 October 2018 from 9.00pm until approximately 3.00am. Please note that this shutdown will affect ALL consumers on the Westport and Carters Beach Water Supply. The shutdown will enable physical works […] Read more »

Media Release- Buller District Council Appoints New Chief Executive

28th September, 2018
Mayor Garry Howard today announced the appointment of Sharon Mason to the role of Chief Executive of Buller District Council.  “Sharon comes to us with a wealth of experience in very senior executive roles in the health service” said Mayor Howard.  “In her past roles, Sharon has had overall responsibility for the delivery of complex […] Read more »

Pulse Buller Civic and Sports Awards

6th September, 2018
The Pulse Buller Civic and Sports Awards recognise people who have given long and outstanding service to the Buller community, and honor outstanding sportspeople. Nomination forms are available below. Completed nomination forms can be email to: awards@bullernetwork.co.nz or delivered to Buller Electricity or Westport News Offices. Nominations close at 4pm on 19 October 2018 Pulse […] Read more »

Media Release: Representation Review – submissions closed on Friday 31 August 2018

4th September, 2018
Council’s request for submissions to the elected representatives review has now closed. From a total of 48 submissions received, 20 submitters supported Council’s proposal to establish a Paparoa Ward for those that live south of the Buller River (excluding Carters Beach), with the majority of submissions received (28) against the proposal. The Mayor and Councillors […] Read more »

Media Release- Proposal for a Paparoa Ward has implications for those close to Westport

16th August, 2018
The proposal to establish a Paparoa Ward has raised questions this week from some members of the community who live south of the Buller River.  Under the proposal residents in areas such as Alma Road, Omau and Cape Foulwind would be included in the proposed Paparoa Ward, and this would reduce the number of representatives […] Read more »

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