Council Information

Meeting notices


Pursuant to Section 46 of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987, the following meetings will be held in the Council Chambers, 36 Weld Street, Hokitika.


Media Release: Revell Street one-way trial

26 February 2021


Green light for Revell Street one-way trial

Travel on Revell Street between Weld Street and Hamilton Street intersections will be a little different from March. Council will be trialling a one-way system for six months to consider the long-term viability of this change.

Conserve Water Notice

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25 February 2021

Water conservation is required for the Arahura community due to low reservoir levels. Please conserve water until further notice.

Proposed road closures



Franz Glacier Games

Pursuant to the Transport (Vehicular Traffic Road Closure) Regulations 1965, notice is hereby given that for the purpose of the Franz Glacier Games event, the Westland District Council proposes to close the following street to ordinary vehicular traffic indicated hereunder.

Cowan Street, Franz Josef; from Franz Josef Highway (SH.6) to Cron Street

Saturday 6th March 2021; 9am until 3.30pm

Creative Communities Funding

Applications are invited for project funding under the Creative Communities New Zealand Local Arts Funding Scheme.

Christmas Rubbish Wrap-up

Christmas rubbish wrap-up.


Westland District Council wants to remind residents about the tearable problem of unrecyclable Christmas wrapping this festive season.

The waste team says, “Where you can, try to save the wrapping and ribbons to reuse – but if you’ve got so excited to unwrap and the wrapping is torn or otherwise unusable, make sure it goes into the right bin.

2021 Meeting calendar

The 2021 schedule of Council meetings as adopted by Council on 10 December can be found below.

Further review of Rating Database

Council continues to review our Rating Database to improve its accuracy. Community organisations, sports clubs and other community organisations listed in the database will soon receive letters to confirm their continued eligibility to receive a rates remission under the Remissions for Community, Sporting and Other Organisations Policy.


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