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Punakaiki Boil Water Notice

11th August, 2017
Consumers on the Punakaiki water supply are advised that a boiled water notice is in effect immediately due to the poor quality of the raw water supplying the Water Treatment Plant. This is due to the current poor weather conditions which are expected to continue for the next few days. Consumers will be required to […] Read more »

Public Meeting- Carters Beach Coastal Erosion

27th July, 2017
The West Coast Regional Council will be holding a public meeting at the Carters Beach Domain Hall on 2 August at 7pm to discuss the findings of the report prepared by NIWA – Managing and adapting to coastal erosion at Carters Beach. A copy of the report is available below. Carters Beach – Niwa Report […] Read more »

Earthquake Prone Buildings in the West Coast Region

26th July, 2017
The Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment Act 2016 (the Act) will come into force on or about 1 July 2017 and contains major changes to the current system of identifying and remediating earthquake-prone buildings under the Building Act 2004 including a new national system for building identification and assessment and a publicly available national register of […] Read more »

Current Water Reservoir Capacity and Westport Water Usage – 21 July 2017

21st July, 2017
Council appreciates the community’s efforts in conserving water. The situation is reviewed daily by Council staff. As a risk control measure, the current restrictions will remain in place until further notice. Thank you for your ongoing cooperation. Read more »

Nominations for Community Representatives- Creative Communities Scheme Assessment Committee

14th July, 2017
Buller District Council receives funding from Creative New Zealand on an annual basis from the Creative Communities Scheme; these funds are distributed for arts projects throughout Buller. A dedicated group of committee members review all applications for funding three to four times per year. The committee is made up of two Councillors and one member […] Read more »

Public Notice Application for Renewal of On-Licence

14th July, 2017
Public notice of application for On-licence      Section 101 Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 Form 7 ET Resources Limited, 71 Waverley Street, Karamea has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Westport for the renewal of an On-licence in respect of the premises situated at 71 Waverley Street, Karamea known as Last […] Read more »

OceanaGold Legacy Projects

13th July, 2017
The Inangahua Community Board were asked to submit ideas from the community regarding potential Legacy Projects for OceanaGold’s Globe Mine.  Responses were received from 13 individuals and groups and some great ideas have been suggested! Submissions for OceanaGold’s Legacy Projects (7mb) Feedback sought! Have a look at the submissions and give us your thoughts.  This is an […] Read more »

Free Desexing Campaign for Menacing Dogs

13th July, 2017
Buller District Council has received funding from the Government for the neutering of menacing dogs. This means that Council will be offering free neutering for all eligible dogs. The Department of Internal Affairs grant is part of an $850,000 nationwide neutering scheme announced as part of the new national action plan in late 2016 which […] Read more »

Tai Poutini West Coast Economic Development Action Plan Launched

13th July, 2017
The West Coast Economic Development Action Plan has been launched today at Arahura Marae. Key highlights for Buller include: –         Re development of Punakaiki /Dolomite Point –         Development of Oparara Arches as tourism icons –         Continued investigation of Whangapeka/northern link road –         Funding for a feasibility study for the Kawatiri Coastal Trail –         A social […] Read more »

Buller Trustpower Community Awards

12th June, 2017
Nominations are now open for the 2017 Buller Trustpower Community Awards. Nominate a deserving volunteer now! This is the chance to showcase the contributions of the various and wonderful volunteer groups throughout our communities and district. Trustpower Awards – Information form (1MB) Trustpower Awards – Entry form (1MB) Read more »
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