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Media Release – Boil Water Notices for Unchlorinated Supplies

27th March, 2020
As a precautionary measure to enhance good community health, Council has responsibly decided to instate Boil Water Notices for all the district’s unchlorinated drinking water supplies. Precautionary Boil Water Notices were issued for Inangahua Junction and Punakaiki yesterday. The existing Precautionary Boil Water Notice for Reefton also remains in effect. Westport and Carters Beach are […] Read more »

Unchlorinated Water Supplies BOIL WATER NOTICE

26th March, 2020
Buller District Council wishes to advise that a Precautionary Boil Water Notice has been issued for Inangahua Junction and Punakaiki water supplies. The existing Precautionary Boil Water Notice for Reefton also remains in effect. There have been no transgressions or issues with water quality for any of these supplies. Boiling water is advised as a […] Read more »

Media Release – Council services

24th March, 2020
Following recommendations from the Ministry of Health, all Council facilities will be closed from Wednesday afternoon. This includes the Reefton Service Centre, domain halls, Council campgrounds, playgrounds and public toilets While all Council facilities will be closed, we would like to reassure the community that all essential services will continue. This includes curbside rubbish collection. […] Read more »

Media Release – Emergency Committee established

24th March, 2020
Buller District Council held an emergency meeting this morning to consider the establishment of an Emergency Committee that can function with a lower than usual quorum. At this meeting Council passed a resolution which established an Emergency Committee, with a membership of three (3) consisting of the Mayor Jamie Cleine as the Chair, Deputy Mayor Sharon Roche as the Deputy Chair and one committee, […] Read more »

Information for Creditors

23rd March, 2020
If you have an invoice for Council for payment please email an invoices to creditors@bdc.govt.nz Read more »

Expressions of Interest – Reserve and Hall Sub-Committees

6th March, 2020
Buller District Council has responded to requests from the community to extend the closing date for expressions of interest (EOI) from persons interested in being on the Halls and Reserves Sub-committees. Group Manager Community Services Rachel Townrow says Council has received feedback that people would like more time to submit an EOI. As a result, […] Read more »

Media Release – Update on Reefton Water Supply

6th March, 2020
The precautionary boil water notice remains in place for consumers on the Reefton water supply. Further advice and answers to frequently asked questions regarding the boil water notices are available on Council’s website. This information includes guidance on how long to boil water to ensure safe consumption. Council’s contractor has completed the preparation and sanitation […] Read more »

Media Release – NZ Upgrade Programme announcements significant for Buller and West Coast

28th February, 2020
Buller Mayor Jamie Cleine says today’s NZ Upgrade Programme announcements are significant for Buller and the West Coast. “It is great to have this support for the upgrade of the Westport port, as this will enable us to secure vital industry for our district”, says Mayor Cleine. “As well as providing for the continuation and […] Read more »

Media Release – Buller Baches to stay

27th February, 2020
At its meeting last night, the Buller District Council adopted a new policy to cover the existing buildings, often referred to as ‘baches’, that sit on unformed legal road throughout the district. The policy allows the buildings to stay, provided their owners enter into a licence to occupy. This replaces council’s former policy, which required […] Read more »

Reefton Water Supply – Precautionary Boil Water Notice

25th February, 2020
Under advice from the Canterbury District Health Board, Buller District Council wishes to advise that a precautionary boil water notice is now in place for the Reefton water supply. All consumers on the Reefton water supply are requested to boil all water for drinking and for use in food preparation. This precautionary boil water notice […] Read more »
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