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COVID-19 - On Monday 24 January, NZ moved into the Red setting of the Covid-19 Protection framework. From Tuesday 25 January, Council will require vaccine passes at most Council run facilities. Click for more information.
Council offices closed - Monday 7 February
Council offices are closed for Waitangi Day on Monday 7 February 2022.
Kerbside rubbish and recycling will be collected as normal.
Information on cemetery record search, plot locator, interment and cemeteries in the Westland District.
Community support and resources
Read about our community groups, awards, grants, local elections, citizen ceremonies and medical services.
Dogs and animal control
Find out about dog registration and micro-chipping, and responsible dog ownership.
Find out about Westland District's libraries, museum, airport, community halls, schools and public computer access and free WiFi.
News and events
The Coast is alive with news, events and happenings. Read on below for all of our upcoming events in the wider West Coast region.
The Recreation and Community Service portfolio covers parks and reserves; community grants, funding assistance, NZ citizenship, and more.
Check out water notices, council meeting updates, road closures and new vacancies.
Rates information for Westland District.
Hokitika Wildfoods Festival
Come and join us for one of New Zealand's most iconic events. It's time to tick the Hokitika Wildfoods Festival off your bucket list. Coming up March 2022.
24 Jan 2022
Council services and the Covid 19 protection framework
Licence application - Waiho Investments Limited
21 Jan 2022
Boil Water Notice
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Walkways and cycle trails
The compact and coastal Hokitika makes it great for adventurous walkers and cyclists.
The West Coast whitebait season goes from 1 September to 14 November.
Places to visit
Check out the many beautiful and interesting towns throughout Westland.
Discover the West Coast
Vaccine passes required at Council premises
Waitangi Day 2022
Fox Glacier Boil Water notice issued as a precaution
Shape your district
Have your say on our consultations from parks and roads, to planning the future of our district.