Buller District Council


Cabinet art programme back for another year

5th August, 2022
Cabinet art programme back for another year Chorus is again giving local artists the opportunity to showcase their work in the Buller district with the return of its Cabinet Art Programme, in partnership with Buller District Council. Four cabinets throughout the district have been chosen for beautification and artists are encouraged to get their designs […] Read more »

Buller planting project a success

3rd August, 2022
A Provincial Growth Fund (PGF), shovel ready project which saw over 67,000 native trees and shrubs planted on over 34 hectares in Buller has reached completion this June. The Worker Redeployment Buller Planting Project focused on degraded or vulnerable coastal land in the Buller district over the last 18-months. The planting was initiated in June […] Read more »

New connector trails ready to start

29th July, 2022
Construction of an all-weather, all-tide, pedestrian and cycle trail between the Buller Bridge and the Toki Poutangata Bridge is about to start. This is part of MBIE’s $300k Tourism Infrastructure Funding (TIF) which council secured last year at no cost to ratepayers. The new south trail will create a high-quality alternative to the existing Millenium […] Read more »

Westport to host environmental restoration hui

28th July, 2022
The Buller District Council and Ngāti Waewae are welcoming Kotahitanga mō te Taiao Alliance (the Alliance) members from Te Tauihu / the Top of the South to Westport next week 1 August – 3 August for a strategic environmental restoration planning hui. The hui will be facilitated by Alliance partner and global conservation organisation The […] Read more »

Council’s planning department hit by Covid-19

27th July, 2022
Buller District Council’s planning services are currently impacted by Covid-19 with more than 50% of the planning team on sick leave this week. Residents who are awaiting a resource consent, have requested a LIM report or other planning services need to be prepared for a delay in processing times. Buller District Council’s group manager regulatory […] Read more »

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