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Living in Buller
With an enviable climate, laid-back lifestyle, and friendly community environment, the Buller District is a great place to live, work, and enjoy.
Buller has so much to offer. You will be surrounded by national parks, beautiful beaches, and an abundance of outdoor activities. The added bonus of never worrying about traffic or parking, leaves plenty of opportunity to get out and explore, creating exceptional work life balance.
Work in Buller
The Buller District is a great place to visit, but it's an even better place to live, work and do businesses. The Buller District's economy grew an impressive 14.7% in the 12 months to March 2022, and was the second fastest growing territorial authority in the country. With so much construction and development going on we need workers.
Initiatives such as Mayors’ Taskforce for Jobs (MTFJ) and Development West Coast provide opportunities to build an amazing career and lifestyle in Buller.
Learn in Buller
With a number of schools and early childhood education centres dotted all over the district, families enjoy a real connection to their community and form lifelong support networks.
Tai Poutini Polytechnic provides tertiary education to the district; with a key focus on meeting local industry needs through short courses in a wide range of fields, such as engineering, hospitality, first aid, driver licensing, rural studies, horticulture, health & safety, management, computing and business administration.
Stretching from Punakaiki in the south to Karamea in the north, and inland as far as Springs Junction, Buller District is home to national parks, beautiful beaches, and an abundance of outdoor activities.
The Buller District is unbeatable in its diversity and offers plenty of Things to see and do
If you are thinking of moving to Buller, there are many ways to get involved in local community groups to help new people to the area become established and involved in the communities throughout Buller.