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Media Release- Council Withdraws from Holcim Negotiations

11th June, 2018
The Buller District Council (BDC) has resolved to withdraw from negotiations to secure an option to purchase all of Holcim’s assets in the Buller district. The proposal formed one of the key aspects of Council’s Long-Term Plan. Buller District Council and Holcim have been negotiating for more than one year and Mayor Garry Howard said, […] Read more »

Media Release- Buller District Council appoints Keith Marshall as a temporary Chief Executive

5th June, 2018
The Mayor and Council are pleased to announce that they have secured the services of Keith Marshall to be their temporary Chief Executive. The Council, led by Deputy Mayor Graeme Neylon in his role as the Chair of the Chief Executive panel, held a series of interviews before selecting Keith for the role. “The Council […] Read more »

Westport and Carters Beach Water Supply Emergency Low Pressure Notice

31st May, 2018
Consumers on the Westport/Carters Beach water supply are advised that the supply will be on low pressure THIS AFTERNOON Thursday 31 May from 2.00pm until 5.00pm for emergency leak repairs on the 14 inch main. Normal pressure will be resumed as soon as possible. Some consumers may experience very low pressure and minimal water flow […] Read more »

Media Release-Buller Projects Considered for Funding Support

30th May, 2018
A wide range of Buller-based projects with the potential to create jobs and assist with diversifying the district’s economy are currently being considered for funding support, through a project led by Development West Coast (DWC) and supported by the West Coast councils. DWC has seconded the West Coast Economic Development Manager to create an economic […] Read more »

“Open Mike” Session – Group Manager Assets & Infrastructure

3rd May, 2018
When: Monday 7th May, 10am to 2pm Where: Westport Clocktower Chambers  Please accept this open invitation to discuss all things Assets & Infrastructure. I will be working away as normal, but happy to stop for a chat if you feel like dropping by. Come and share your views, provide suggestions or ask questions that you […] Read more »

Westport/Carters Beach Water Supply Low Pressure

4th April, 2018
Westport/Carters Beach Water Supply Low Pressure PLEASE NOTE: NEW DATE Consumers on the Westport/Carters Beach water supply are advised that the supply will be on low pressure on the new date of Sunday 15 April 2018 from 10.00am until approximately 4.00pm. This will replace the shutdown scheduled for this Sunday 8 April 2018. The reason […] Read more »

Punakaiki Water Supply- Boil Water Notice

28th March, 2018
Consumers on the Punakaiki water supply are advised that a precautionary boiled water notice is in effect immediately due to the need to introduce raw water to the reservoir tanks. High turbidity and an electrical fault at the treatment plant has resulted in the treated water reservoir becoming very low. Raw water has been introduced […] Read more »

Reefton Water Supply- Boil Water Notice

16th March, 2018
Due to an E. Coli transgression found in a routine water sample, Council wishes to advise that Consumers 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 samples have been found to be […] Read more »

Westport Carters Beach Water Supply- Low Pressure Notice

6th March, 2018
Consumers on the Westport/Carters Beach water supply are advised that the supply will be on low pressure on Thursday 8 March from 8.30pm until approximately 12 midnight. The reason for the low pressure is to allow for the installation of a flow meter on the 14 inch trunk main. Normal pressure will be resumed as […] Read more »

State of Emergency Lifted for Buller District

21st February, 2018
12.30pm , 21 February 2018  State of Emergency Terminated for Buller District With the severe weather warnings now lifted for Buller and the storm over the State of Emergency was lifted at 12.25pm. Emergencies services have all now returned to business as usual. The EOC will remain open but with minimal staffing to focus on […] Read more »
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