Buller District Council


Questions and Answers- Westport Water Tunnel Pipeline Project

14th January, 2019
Q1: Who is the successful tenderer? A1: Hadlee & Brunton Ltd, directional drilling and piping contractor from Timaru. Q2: What is the project value and when will it be finished? A2: The expected capital cost is $6.3M. Target date for the first stage (Tunnel No.1 piped, pumps off) is 30 June 2019. Overall project completion […] Read more »

Media Release- Kawatiri Dredge to arrive home tomorrow

11th January, 2019
The Kawatiri Dredge will be crossing the Westport Bar between 3pm and 4pm on Saturday after the successful completion of its maintenance dredging campaign for the Port of Greymouth. The dredging work was primarily funded by the Government’s Provincial Growth Fund. Westport Port Manager, Jackie Mathers said 90,000m3 of material had been removed from the […] Read more »

Media Release- Increased volume of rubbish and recycling

10th January, 2019
Due to increased volume of recycling and rubbish from the Christmas period Smart Environmental aren’t finishing until approximately 7-8pm. This means the public need to leave there bins out until 8pm for the rest of this week and next week.During the warmer months we tend to notice an increase in glass recycling and people starting […] Read more »

Media Release-Westport Water Tender – Underground Pipe to Proceed

20th December, 2018
Council confirms it will now proceed with the Westport Water project. A Letter of Intent has been awarded to Hadlee & Brunton Ltd who proposed an underground pipe alternative in lieu of the overland pipe outlined in the tender. Key to their alternative is the directional drilling of the collapsed Tunnel No.1 and lining it […] Read more »

New Freedom Camping Compliance Officers Appointed

19th December, 2018
Buller District Council would like to announce the appointment of two Freedom Camping Compliance Officers, Dion Findlay and Dan Vanderberg. These two positions were made possible by the funding Buller District Council applied for from the central government’s Freedom Camping Fund. Dion and Dan will go through formal training and begin their roles this Friday […] Read more »

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