Buller District Council

Latest news

Public Notice Of Decision On Provisions And Matters Raised In Submission – Proposed Buller District Plan Change 145

9th July, 2019
Clause 10(4)(b), First Schedule, Resource Management Act 1991 Buller District Council gives notice that on 9 July 2019 decisions were made on submissions to proposed Buller District Plan Change 145, pursuant to Clause 10 of the First Schedule, Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA). The decision is to amend and approve Plan Change 145 in response […] Read more »

Media Release- Council makes notification of abandoned land

28th June, 2019
Buller District Council has made a public notice of its intent to have land declared abandoned and then sell the land. The public notice contains properties located around Charleston. As most of the last known owners on the titles date back to pre-1900, Council deems the land to be abandoned due to these owners being […] Read more »


26th June, 2019
Consumers on the Westport and Carters Beach water supply are advised that the supply will be on low pressure on Thursday 27 June 2019 from 9:30pm until approximately 1:30am. The reason for the low pressure is to allow for urgent repairs to the trunk main. Normal pressure will be resumed as soon as possible. Some […] Read more »

Media Release- Ngāti Waewae and Buller District Council to Explore Partnership Opportunity for Council Building

20th June, 2019
Ngāti Waewae and Buller District Council are exploring a partnership opportunity for the development of a civic building in Westport. This week they have taken the first formal step, entering into a Principles Agreement to guide their interactions and decisions to take place in good faith. This Agreement will enable Ngāti Waewae and Council to […] Read more »

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 »

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 »
Older Posts »

Live Cam