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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 Keoghans weir, water has not been able to be pumped to the reservoir, leading to a […] Read more »

First Workshop Held- Accessible Buller

13th May, 2019
The first community workshop has been held this afternoon at EPIC in Westport. Second workshop is tonight from 6pm to 8pm at EPIC Westport. A workshop is also being held in Reefton tomorrow (Tuesday) from 10am to 12pm at the St John Hall The Buller District already has some good pedestrian and cycling facilities and […] Read more »

Accessible Buller

9th May, 2019
The Buller District already has some good pedestrian and cycling facilities and an improvement work program is already underway. However Council is keen to address existing residents’ concerns about making the district accessible for everyone and is prioritised accordingly. Building on previous feedback, we want your help to decide how to make the district even […] Read more »

2019/ 2020 Annual Plan

6th May, 2019
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 mentioned in the key […] Read more »

Waimangaroa Water Supply

29th April, 2019
Residents and ratepayers of Waimangaroa are invited to a public meeting with Buller District Councillors, Council staff and the Waimangaroa Water Board regarding the Waimangaroa Water Supply. The meeting will be held this Tuesday, 30th April from 5.30pm at the Waimangaroa Community Hall. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the water supply options […] Read more »

Drought extended to include the Buller District

21st March, 2019
​On 12 March, Minister Damien O’Connor announced an extension of the medium-scale adverse event for drought to include Buller, Nelson and Marlborough alongside the initial area of Tasman District. Its important people are aware of the extension of the drought classification so they are able to access the additional support which comes as result of […] Read more »

Public notification of a Proposed Classification of Reserve Land

15th March, 2019
Buller District Council wishes to advise of a proposal to classify the land located on the south-eastern corner of Broadway and Bridge Street, Reefton, under section 16(1) of the Reserves Act 1977. The proposal relates to four parcels of land described as Section 47 (NL 82/16), Section 48 (NL 67/291), Section 89 (NL 103/124) and […] Read more »


14th February, 2019
Council wishes to advise that water testing undertaken on the Reefton Water Supply has determined that the water is treated and is now compliant. Therefore the BOILED WATER NOTICE IS LIFTED for the Reefton Water Supply and normal water use may resume. Council appreciates the patience and co-operation of users during this time. Read more »

Punakaiki Water Supply Hartmount Place / Ross Place water supply shutdown

13th February, 2019
Consumers at Hartmount Place and Ross Place on the Punakaiki Water Supply are advised that there will be a water supply shutdown on Tuesday 19 February 2019 from 12 noon to 3pm. The purpose of this shutdown is to enable a leak repair to take place and the realignment of pipework on Hartmount Place / […] Read more »

Reefton Water Supply: Boil Water Notice update

8th February, 2019
Cleaning of the reservoir is taking longer than expected.  Re-testing on the supply is now expected to take place from Monday 11 February through Tuesday and Wednesday, with the possibility of the Boil Water Notice being lifted towards the end of next week. In the meantime, consumers on the Reefton Water Supply are still required […] Read more »
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