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Long Term Plan consultation open

16th April, 2021
Buller District Council’s draft 2021 – 2031 Long Term Plan (LTP) is open for public consultation from 16 April to the 18 May. From this Friday 16 April, anyone can provide feedback to council on its draft 2021-2031 LTP by way of making a written submission. Submissions will be accepted until 4:30pm on Friday 18 […] Read more »

Council consults on draft Long Term Plan for next 10-years

15th April, 2021
Buller District Council held an extraordinary meeting on Wednesday (14 April) to review the draft 2021 – 2031 Long Term Plan. The plan sets out the key issues facing the Buller District, presents options to address these, details budgets, and proposed rates increases. The draft Long Term Plan presents three key issues which council is […] Read more »

Car parking courtesy encouraged

13th April, 2021
Buller’s economy is faring well, and council is encouraging shoppers and people who work in businesses on the main street to be considerate to help keep it that way. Group manager regulatory services Sean Judd says council has received some complaints from business owners who are unhappy about people parking for long periods of time […] Read more »

Vandals hard at work

12th April, 2021
Buller District Council says vandals have been hard at work over the last couple months. The NBS Theatre area and Victoria Square have suffered the most damage according to council’s acting group manager community services Lisa Gregory. “Unfortunately, broken glass and strewn rubbish, and other intentional damage has occurred mostly around the theatre and at […] Read more »

Expect delays on the Karamea Highway

12th April, 2021
Travelling north on the Karamea Highway is going to take longer than usual due to road works at three sites along the route. Buller District Council advises road users that the works along the route will be ongoing until the end of April. Infrastructure Delivery Manager Eric de Boer says: “The road works may cause […] Read more »

Council considers draft Long Term Plan

9th April, 2021
Buller District Councillors will consider the Buller District’s draft Long Term Plan LTP for the next ten years at an extraordinary meeting on Wednesday 14 April. As Buller District’s overarching document, the LTP guides everything we do as a Council, ensuing that every step we take is a step toward achieving our community’s vision for […] Read more »

Kawatiri Dredge update

8th April, 2021
Council discussed the Kawatiri Dredge last Wednesday in the public excluded part of the council meeting. Members of the public can be excluded during parts of council meetings if commercially sensitive information is being presented. This was the case last week when Councillors considered a report from staff about the Kawatiri Dredge. Ms Mason said […] Read more »

Council’s Submission to Climate Change Commission forging path ahead

6th April, 2021
Buller District Council’s submission to the Climate Change Commission’s draft proposal’s requests technical support and funding as well as presenting solutions to help the Buller District adapt to climate change. Councillor Phil Rutherford says: “The document presents a stock take of the current situation and the unarguable changes ahead. It clearly addresses them specifically in […] Read more »

Waimangaroa carpark finished

6th April, 2021
Waimangaroa is one step closer to realising the dream of a central gathering space for the community. The carpark area next to state Highway 6 in Waimangaroa has been sealed last week. This was part of the districtwide Council Led Revitalisation programme. This was identified by the local community as the first stage of a […] Read more »

Chief Executive Officer Annual Remuneration and Performance Review 2021

1st April, 2021
At it is meeting held 21 March 2021, the Finance Risk and Audit Committee resolved to appoint Ms Debbie Dawson of Dawson McKenzie Consulting to conduct the annual remuneration and performance review of Chief Executive Officer, Sharon Mason. Ms Dawson is an independent consultant in leadership and workforce development, who has particular interest in organisational […] Read more »
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