Buller District Council

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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 1 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 »

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 »

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 »

Punakaiki Water Supply Shutdown Notice

5th July, 2017
Consumers on the Punakaiki Water Supply are advised there will be a complete shutdown of the supply on Thursday 6 July from 10am until approximately 3pm. The reason for this shutdown is to replace a faulty valve at the Pororari River Bridge. Consumers are advised to store some water for use during this shutdown. Council […] Read more »

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 »
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