Contact Us

Our Location

Council offices: 36 Weld Street, Hokitika 7810
Postal address: Private Bag 704, Hokitika 7842

Customer Service hours: Mon-Fri, 8.30 am – 4.30 pm
Any calls outside of our normal hours will be greeted by prompts to redirect your call as required.
Note that this service is available 24/7.

Contact Details

Phone: 03 756 9010
Freephone: 0800 474 834
Make an enquiry online.

Make a Request for Official Information

If you are making your request in writing, please address it to:

The Chief Executive, Westland District Council, Private Bag 704, Hokitika 7842

You can also email 

Request a Service

You can submit a Service Request online below (including photos and other details).
Submit a service request online.

Pay Online

Looking to pay your rates online? 
You can use internet banking, setup a direct debit, or by credit/debit card - pay online here.

Other Useful Information

Phone: 021 922 860

Phone: 03 756 9010

For dog control, phone the Council on 03 756 9010 or 0800 474 834.
During business hours complaints received by Council will be submitted in our Service Request system and then forwarded to Dog Control. After hours those ringing the Council number will be be prompted with an option to forward your call to Dog Control.

All invoices requiring payment by Council should be sent to:

If you require a copy of an invoice issued by Council, please email:

Creditor / supplier applications can be made by completing this form and returning it to our Accounts department.

Phone: 03 755 7594

Phone: 03 755 6208
Address: 20 Sewell St, Hokitika 7810
Hours: Monday-Friday 9:30am-5:30pm / Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm

Phone: 03 755 6898

Phone: 03 756 9010

Phone: 03 756 9047

Phone: 03 755 8119