Buller District Council

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Buller District - Top of the West Coast

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

Civil Defence Severe Weather Warning for Wednesday 18th May

17th May, 2016
Buller Civil Defence wishes to advise that the Metservice are forecasting further wind and thundery rain from early Wednesday morning through to the afternoon with a chance of tornadoes. Driving conditions maybe hazardous with surface flooding and poor visibility. In situations of poor visibility we advise motorists to pull over and stop your vehicle. With […] Read more »

Severe Weather Warning

12th May, 2016
Buller Civil Defence wishes to advise that periods of heavy rain are expected to continue to occur until Sunday. Severe thunderstorms are expected on the West Coast tonight and tomorrow (Weds evening and Thurs). In the event of thunderstorms people are advised not to use landline phones and to turn off electrical items that are plugged […] Read more »

Punakaiki Water Supply – Boiled Water Notice

6th May, 2016
Consumers on the Punakaiki water supply are advised that a boiled water notice is in effect immediately due to the poor quality of the raw water supplying the Treatment Plant. Consumers will be required to boil all drinking water and water used for food preparation until further notice. Consumers are requested to conserve water during […] Read more »

Civil Defence Warns of Possible Heavy Swells

4th May, 2016
Storm force winds South of Australia have generated exceptionally powerful waves and heavy swells which are expected to arrive on the Southwest of the South Island Wednesday evening, before moving North on Thursday. These conditions could put boat moorings under a lot of stress and make harbour bars hazardous. Civil Defence wish to advise the […] Read more »

CEO Appointment

3rd May, 2016
Buller District Council is very pleased to announce the appointment of Andy Gowland-Douglas as its new Chief Executive Officer. Andy brings with her an extensive background in leadership with a specific focus on community development, in engaging with the community to create a shared vision and in developing individual, organisational and community potential. She is […] Read more »

Paint A Plane Competition

3rd May, 2016
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