Buller District Council

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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 […] 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 »

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 »

Refuse and Recycling Collection Over Easter 2017

11th April, 2017
Council and Smart Environmental Ltd would like to remind all residents in the weekly collection areas of the kerbside and bin collections over Easter. Kerbside recycling that would normally be collected this Friday(14 April)  will be done on Saturday(15 April) all other recycling collection will remain the same. Kerbside recycling will be collected on Monday 17 April and […] Read more »

2017/2018 Annual Plan Consultation

7th April, 2017
Council wants to hear what you think of the 2017-2018 Draft Annual Plan. Please have a look at what we are proposing in the 2017-2018 Draft Annual Plan and please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or suggestions. Have your say by making a written submission, and if you want to […] Read more »
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