Buller District Council


Council adopts 2022 – 2023 Annual Plan

30th June, 2022
Buller District Councillors have adopted the 2022 – 2023 Annual Plan at the ordinary council meeting on Wednesday 29 June 2022. Total rates increase in the 2022 -2023 Annual Plan will be 9.5% compared to the planned rise of 6.3% that were indicated in the 2021–2031 Long Term Plan for the next financial year. Mayor […] Read more »

Flood Resilience Package Signed off by Councils and Iwi

30th June, 2022
          A $56M package of flood resilience options, in the form of the Kawatiri Business Case has been submitted to Government. The Business Case was considered and endorsed this week by the West Coast Regional Council, Buller District Council, and Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Waewae seeking co- investment from central government […] Read more »

Level of demand for rural relief shows extent of damage to farms from February flooding

23rd June, 2022
Applications to the Buller and Tasman Rural Mayoral Relief Fund significantly outstripped the $140,000 in funds available for allocation. Buller Mayor Jamie Cleine says this demonstrates the significant impact of the February 2022 weather event on rural properties across Buller District and neighbouring parts of Tasman District. “We received 27 applications for the fund, detailing […] Read more »

Significant milestone reached as proposed future flood resilience options for Westport are finalised

20th June, 2022
Westport residents will soon see their town’s future flood resilience options proposed when they are publicly released this week. The information is contained in an Indicative Business Case drafted on behalf of the West Coast Regional Council and Buller District Council. The Business Case, which will be considered by both Councils at their meetings (on […] Read more »

Government investment in coastal shipping will benefit Westport’s port

14th June, 2022
The recently announced central government investment in Aotearoa’s shipping network will benefit the Westport port. As part of the 2022 budget the government announced to co-invest $30 million of funding into New Zealand’s coastal shipping network through the National Land Transport Programme (NLTP). Aotearoa Shipping Alliance is one of the successful alliances who will receive […] Read more »

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