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Waste levy increases

13th May, 2021
Charges for the disposal of refuse will increase from 1 July in the Buller District due to an increase in refuse disposal costs for landfill operators. One of the main drivers for the cost increase is  a rise in central government’s waste levy for landfills across the country taking household, commercial, institutional, and industrial waste. […] Read more »

Digital literacy classes popular

7th May, 2021
Buller District Libraries digital literacy classes for seniors are booked out until July. The classes at the Buller District Library have been so popular more are being scheduled for July and August. Community engagement librarian Nicky Meadowcroft says council’s library team started running Better Digital Futures for Seniors Pathways in May. “There has been a […] Read more »

Building booming in Buller

6th May, 2021
The Buller District Council experienced a significant rise in people enquiring about and applying for building consents in recent months. Group manager regulatory services Sean Judd says: “From 1 July 2019 to 1 April 2020, 144 applications for land information memorandums (LIMs) were received. This figure more than doubled over the same period of time […] Read more »

Pump track project kicking off

5th May, 2021
On Monday, Buller Cycling Club will start work on a new pump track at Victoria Square. The pump track that is funded by Buller District Council’s Community Led Revitalisation fund will be located next to the skate park at the northern end of the park. The first stage of the project includes preparing the site […] Read more »

Recycling containers go into storage

4th May, 2021
Two recycling containers located at Springs Junction and Ngakawau will go into storage until council knows whether or not future funding will come from the government’s Freedom Camping Fund. The recycling container at Springs Junction will go into storage at the Westport Transfer Station on Wednesday (5 May) because it is full. The recycling container […] Read more »

Buller District Council Customer Satisfaction Survey

22nd April, 2021
409 people took the opportunity to rate Buller District Council through its Customer Satisfaction Survey. Results show that 89% of respondents are satisfied with the customer service they receive. Comparing results with those from 2019, results have improved significantly and meet the KPI target of at least a 5% increase. 87% agreed their matter was […] Read more »

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