Buller District Council


Media Release-Fixing cyclone damage at Westport Airport

14th June, 2019
The Provincial Growth Fund will invest $2.074 million to repair erosion damage to the seawall at Westport Airport to ensure the airport is maintained as a crucial connection, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones announced today. Erosion damage as a result of Cyclone Fehi in 2018 has meant that 300 metres of the approximately 700 […] Read more »


11th June, 2019
Consumers on the Westport and Carters Beach Water Supply are advised that as the Westport reservoir has reached the 92% threshold, the ‘Essential Use’ water restriction that had been imposed on the supply is now LIFTED. However, whilst work on the water tunnel pipeline continues, consumers are requested to continue to conserve the amount of […] Read more »

2019/ 2020 Annual Plan

24th May, 2019
2019/ 2020 Annual Plan Council has been working on the draft Annual Plan for 2019-2020 which details Council’s plan for the 2019-2020 financial year and the level of services which it plans to provide.  This follows the direction that Council set in its 2018-2028 Long Term Plan with exception to a few changes which are […] Read more »

Reminder about Recycling Collection

22nd May, 2019
The Tri combi truck which is used for recycling collection is off the road for maintenance. Recycling collections will be done with two rear load trucks as well as a Ute and trailer. Please have your recycling at curbside for collection by 7:30am This will mean curb side rubbish and recycling collection will be done […] Read more »

Westport and Carters Beach Water Supply – Essential Use Water Restrictions

17th May, 2019
Consumers on the Westport and Carters Beach Water Supply are advised that ‘Essential Use’ water restrictions have now been imposed on the supply to limit the amount of water used each day. Due to loss of water quality at Council alternate weir, water has not been able to be pumped to the reservoir, leading to […] Read more »

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