Civil Defence Announcement
EVENT AND REASON.
Please follow the West Coast Emergency Management Facebook page for current updates.
Council Offices at 36 Weld Street will return to normal opening hours of 8.30am - 4.30pm on weekdays from Friday 1 July. You can also contact us online, by email at email@example.com and by phone on 0800 474 834.
Council offices closed - Monday 6 June
Council offices are closed for Queen's Birthday on Monday 6 June 2022.
Kerbside rubbish and recycling will be collected as normal.
Vote 2022 - Nominations to stand for the Local Government elections are open until midday, 12 August 2022. Click here for nomination forms and more information.
Dog registration 2022/2023
Register your dog by 31 July to avoid any penalties! Click here to learn more.
Sandbags for premises likely to be affected by flooding are available on the corners of these streets: Stafford/Sewell; Hamilton/Tancred; Tancred/Weld; Weld/Sewell.
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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.
Proposed Te Tai Poutini One District Plan
The proposed TTPP was notified on 14 July 2022 and is now open for submissions.
Submissions close at 5.00pm on Friday 30 September 2022.
16 Aug 2022
05 Aug 2022
Speed limit feedback
Geotechnical work at Hokitika Racecourse
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Find out about the 2022 local elections: Enrolling, Standing, Voting.
Walkways and cycle trails
The compact and coastal Hokitika makes it great for adventurous walkers and cyclists.
Places to visit
Check out the many beautiful and interesting towns throughout Westland.
Discover the West Coast
17 Aug 2022
Early feedback on speed management proving constructive
Happy ending for Rosie
12 Aug 2022
Westland election candidates confirmed
Shape your district
Have your say on our consultations from parks and roads, to planning the future of our district.