Buller District Council

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Public notice of application for Club Licence

27th June, 2017
Public notice of application for Club Licence Section 101 Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 Form 7 Westport Returned Services Association Incorporated has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Westport for the renewal of a Club Licence in respect of the premises situated at 137-141 Palmerston Street, Westport known as Westport RSA. […] Read more »

Council launches Buller Vision Project

20th June, 2017
In follow up to last year’s values project and in the lead up to the Long Term Plan development, Buller District Council have launched the Buller Vision Project. Chief Executive Andy Gowland-Douglas says:  “Last year’s valves project was very successful and now we need to add the next building block, our vision.  For it to […] Read more »

Public notice of application for On-licence

19th June, 2017
 Section 101 Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 Form 7 Darecj Limited, 31 Main Road, Ngakawau has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Westport for the renewal of an On-licence in respect of the premises situated at 31 Main Road, Ngakawau to be known as Ngakawau Tavern. The general nature of the […] Read more »

Public Notices for Renewal of On and Off Licence

16th June, 2017
Public notice of application for On-licence Section 101 Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 Form 7 Grey River Holdings, 284 Victoria Avenue, Remuera, Auckland has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Westport for the renewal of an On-licence in respect of the premises situated at 201-207 Palmerston Street, Westport known as Westport […] Read more »

Public Notices for Renewal of On and Off Licence

14th June, 2017
Public notice of application for Off-licence Section 101 Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 Form 7 Maruia Hot Springs Limited has made application to the District Licensing Committee at Westport for the renewal of an Off-licence in respect of the premises situated at State Highway 7. Lewis Pass, Buller known as Maruia Hot Sptings. […] Read more »

Punakaiki Boil Water Notice Lifted

31st May, 2017
  Council wishes to advise that water testing has been undertaken on the Punakaiki water supply. This testing has determined that the water is treated and is now compliant. Therefore the BOILED WATER NOTICE IS LIFTED for the Punakaiki Water Supply and normal water use may resume. Council appreciates the patience and co-operation of users […] Read more »

Westport & Carters Beach Water Supply – Repair of No.1 Tunnel

11th May, 2017
The reservoirs for the Westport & Carters Beach network are normally supplied through a gravity-flow tunnel system upstream of the treatment plant.  After the partial collapse of No.1 Tunnel in 2014, Council commissioned an options study to identify the best solutions. Several options were proposed, including tunnel repair (stabilisation), microtunneling (pipe-jacking) and directional drilling.   The […] Read more »

WESTPORT WATER SUPPLY WATER CONSERVATION MEASURES

21st April, 2017
Consumers on the Westport/Carters Beach water supply are requested to conserve the amount of water they use each day. Due to the collapse of Tunnel Number 1, water is being pumped from the alternate water intake. However, during periods of moderate-heavy rainfall the water quality reduces the amount of the time the pumps can operate, […] Read more »

Application for access arrangement for the proposed Te Kuha coal mine

13th April, 2017
Yesterday evening, the Council resolved to rescind its preliminary decision on 28 September 2016 to enter into an access arrangement with Rangitira Developments Limited for the proposed Te Kuha coal mine.  The Council’s original decision was conditional on the outcome of the resource consent process, particularly any conditions which were necessary to ensure there are no […] Read more »

Status of Buller District Council Water Supplies

11th April, 2017
The events that happened in Havelock North in 2016 have highlighted the level of risk that is associated with being a water supplier and the consequences of getting this wrong.   This has prompted a thorough review of all the Buller District water supplies and a shift to a risk based approach for managing water. At […] Read more »
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