Council would like to remind members of the public that if you see something of concern in one of Council’s public spaces such as parks, reserves, playgrounds and cemeteries, you should contact the Council in the first instance. Our contractors take these matters very seriously and have been trained and equipped to ensure their safety when dealing with matters of concern.
Summary of Council Meeting
24 November 2019
- Council adopted an amended Local Governance Statement for the triennium.
This document is a collection of information about the processes through which the Council engages with its community, how the Council makes decisions, and how citizens can influence those processes. A local governance statement helps support the purpose of local government by promoting local democracy.
The document will be available on the website.
Media release 26 November 2019
WESTLAND DISTRICT LIBRARY ADDS FILM STREAMING SERVICE, KANOPY
With Kanopy, Westland District Library Patrons Will Have Access to more than 30,000 Films, For Free
26 November 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Council welcomes Local Government Minister’s decision
The announcement from the Local Government Minister, Nanaia Mahuta that a Crown observer will not be appointed to has been welcomed by Westland District Council. “We appreciate that the Minister recognises that Council is taking genuine steps to work through the issues raised in her correspondence with us,” says Chief Executive, Simon Bastion.
NOTICE OF COUNCIL MEETINGS
Pursuant to Section 46 of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987, public notice is hereby given of the following meeting to be held in the Council Chambers, 36 Weld Street, Hokitika on Thursday 12 December 2019:
Purpose of Meeting
The West Coast Regional Council is looking for interested residents in Westland to join the Hokitika Freshwater Management Group.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Council successful in fly tipping prosecution
Council’s compliance team makes every effort to follow up on any information about people seen fly tipping and will take steps to prosecute where necessary.
West Coast roading survey – joint media advisory
Westland, Grey and Buller District Councils have jointly launched a West Coast roading survey aimed at getting a more detailed understanding of how West Coasters experience their Council-owned roads, bridges and footpaths.
25 October 2019
MEDIA – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
New Westland District Council looks to the future
The Declaration of Result is now available.
Mayor: Bruce Smith is declared elected.
Northern Ward: Anna Hart, Jenny Keogan and Jane Neale are declared elected.
Hokitika Ward: David Carruthers, Paul (Tanka) Davidson and Latham Martin are declared elected.
Southern Ward: Ian Hartshorne and Ryan Kennedy are declared elected.