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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 »

REEFTON WATER SUPPLY BOIL WATER NOTICE LIFTED

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 »

Punakaiki Water Supply Water Supply Shutdown

7th February, 2019
Consumers on the Punakaiki Water Supply are advised that there will be a water supply shutdown on Friday 8 February 2019 from 10am to 12 noon. The purpose of this shutdown is to enable an urgent leak repair on the water main to take place. Consumers at Hartmount Place will be unaffected by this shutdown. […] Read more »

REEFTON WATER SUPPLY BOIL WATER NOTICE

2nd February, 2019
Due to an E. Coli transgression found in a routine water sample, Council wishes to advise that all consumers on the Reefton Water Supply will be required to boil all drinking water and water used for food preparation until further notice Testing of the water supply is being carried out and Council will advise once […] Read more »

Temporary Water Shutdown-Lyndhurst Street

30th January, 2019
Due to urgent repairs being undertaken on a burst water lateral, Council contractors have temporarily shut off the water main in Lyndhurst Street while repairs take place. This will affect residents in Lyndhurst Street from Domett Street to Hunter Street, Harkness Place and Rochfort Place, who will be without water during this time. We expect […] Read more »

Inangahua Junction Water Supply- Water Restriction Notice

29th January, 2019
Due to this ongoing spell of dry weather, the bore level for the Inangahua Junction water supply has dropped to a low level. This has affected the treated water reservoir which is now also at a low level. To enable the treated water reservoir to recover, consumers on the Inangahua Junction water supply are requested […] Read more »

Media Release- Council Addresses Safety Concerns at Cape Foulwind

18th January, 2019
Safety concerns have prompted Buller District Council to put temporary protection measures in place at the coastal end of Domain Road. Members of the community have raised concerns about the stability of the turnaround area at the end of Domain Road, adjacent to the Omau Domain, due to the effects of erosion. Following site visits, […] Read more »

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 »
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