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Former search and rescue medic, Jim Butzbach, shares his thoughts on how to prepare for an emergency.
Periods of heavy rain and strong northwest winds for parts of central and southern New Zealand today, 22/05.
planned from the 18th June 2018 to the 30th June 2018 (weather dependent).
Applications for the Sport NZ Rural Travel Fund are now open and close 30 June 2018.
Outcome of hearing re: Cowboy Paradise complex in Milltown.
As of Tuesday 1st of August 2017, all Westland District Council mining functions have been transferred to WCRC.
Agenda download and other information regarding the June Extraordinary Council Meetings.
Find out more about our Public Consultation on Westland District Economic Development Initiatives.