Read about our community groups, awards, grants, local elections, citizen ceremonies and medical services.
Regular activities and special events run by community groups throughout Westland.
The Welcoming Communities initiative brings together local government councils and communities to make the places we love more welcoming for everyone.
Find out about the community groups that are available in Westland from Otira to Haast.
Community awards recognise the valuable contribution that members of the community make towards to making Westland a great place to live, work and play.
Funding can also be sourced from a number of groups including West Coast Community Trust, Creative New Zealand Grant, Rural Communities Trust, and more.
Council conducts citizenship ceremonies on behalf of the Department of Internal Affairs for the presentation of citizenship.
Triennial local elections of members of local authorities are held once every three years.
Elderly housing is owned and managed by Westland District Council's CCO, Destination Westland. The portfolio was transferred to their ownership in July 2021, following consultation on the Long Term Plan 2021 - 2031.
Information on Westland Medical Centre, Hokitika Health Centre, Westland Pharmacy and other medical services.