Buller District Council

Council Services at Alert Level 2

For all up to date information about Covid-19 head tocovid19.govt.nz

Council is largely working as normal.

The Reefton Service Centre will return to normal hours from Monday 3 August 2020, hours will be 9am – 4:30pm.

Brougham House in Westport is open between 8.30am and 4.30pm.

Buller District Libraries hours for Level 2, Westport Library 9:30am – 1pm, Reefton 9am – 4:30pm. For all information about the Buller District Libraries Click here 

Refuse and recycling services will continue as usual throughout the District under level 2 as per below:

  • Kerbside rubbish and recycling collection will continue as usual.
  • Westport and Reefton Transfer Stations will be operational during their normal business hours. Some additional safety protocols, social distancing and contact tracing will be in place.
  • Karamea and Maruia landfills will continue to be open during their normal operating hours under alert level 2.

All the transfer station users are kindly request to stay away from the facilities when feeling unwell.  We ask that social distancing practices of at least two metres are followed when visiting the premises to avoid the spread of COVID – 19.

Public health measures will be in place to ensure the safety of customers and staff. People who are unwell are asked to stay home.

Council encourages the community to only come in if they need to. Many Council services are available online or can be done remotely, and payments can be made by internet banking. Drop boxes are available at both offices during opening hours for those who just need to drop something off.

Rate Payment Options for those affected by COVID-19, click here to find out more.

Our website contains a lot of information about the services we provide, and answers a number of frequently asked questions. Our Facebook page is also regularly updated.

You are not alone, we are in this together and we will get through. Reach out, stay safe and be kind.


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