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Low water pressure in Westport and Carters Beach

18th January, 2021
Consumers on the Westport and Carters Beach Water Supply are advised that the supply will be on low pressure on Tuesday 19 January 2021 between 9.00 pm and midnight. This is to allow for the replacement of air valves on the 14 inch and 8 inch trunk mains. The current air valves are suspected to […] Read more »

Historic statue gets spruce up

15th January, 2021
The spate of fine weather provided perfect conditions for the removal of a historic statue from Victoria Square, Westport, for repairs. Last year, Buller District Council secured funding from the Provincial Growth Fund to restore some historic monuments across the district. Restoration of the statue follows closely behind the refurbishment of the War Memorial Gates […] Read more »

Westport Water Supply Trunk Main Repair Completed

15th January, 2021
The Westport and Carters Beach Water Supply trunk main repair was completed yesterday as planned. The 14” line had a significant leak nearby to Robertson Street, which required a custom spool and Gibault due to the pipe alignment. Supply was restored to the network once the leak was fixed at around 3pm. Council’s Manager Infrastructure […] Read more »

Documents removed from website

8th January, 2021
Buller District Council has communicated with community groups which applied for funding last year to inform them their bank account details were published in agendas on the council’s website. Council’s Chief Executive Sharon Mason says she has sent correspondence to organisations which applied for Community Grants Funding during 2020 to let them know their group’s […] Read more »

Low Water Pressure in Westport and Carters Beach

7th January, 2021
Consumers on the Westport and Carters Beach Water Supply are advised that the supply will be on low pressure on Thursday 14 January 2021 from 9:00 am until approximately 3:00 pm. This is to allow for urgent repairs on the 14” trunk main. Please note that this shutdown will affect all consumers on the Westport […] Read more »

Two nominations for ICB by-election

23rd December, 2020
Buller District Council has received two nominations from local people keen to replace Rachel Fifield who resigned from the Inangahua Community Board during October 2020. Cory Alexander Aitken and Michael Brian Hammond both lodged nominations prior to the deadline at midday yesterday (Tuesday 22 December). Mr Hammond lives in the Ikamatua Valley area and has […] Read more »

Prosecution for unconsented building work

22nd December, 2020
A man will face sentencing in the Westport District Court early next year after entering a guilty plea to a charge of Failure to Comply with a Notice to Fix under the Building Act 2004. The charge stemmed from building work that was completed in 2019 on a bach situated on unformed legal road in […] Read more »

Council and Sounds Air future focused

18th December, 2020
In a public excluded part of Wednesday’s Council’s meeting a report prepared by airport manager Kim Campbell showed a willingness by Sounds Air and Council to establish a path forward when the contract between them expires in April 2021. The current contract sees council provide an underwrite to Sounds Air if necessary, to keep the […] Read more »

Council and Sounds Air future focused

18th December, 2020
In a public excluded part of Wednesday’s Council’s meeting a report prepared by airport manager Kim Campbell showed a willingness by Sounds Air and Council to establish a path forward when the contract between them expires in April 2021. The current contract sees council provide an underwrite to Sounds Air if necessary, to keep the […] Read more »

Christmas lights for Reefton

18th December, 2020
The entire Broadway in Reefton is being lit with lights for Christmas along with the band rotunda and some selected trees. Volunteers are installing 2,500 metres of solar fairy lights with support from local businesses and funding from Buller District Council. Council’s socio-economic development officer Rachel Fifield started planning the project months ago and said […] Read more »
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