Public Notices

Queen's Birthday Weekend

Opening hours:

Monday 1 June

Council offices Closed

Westland District Library Closed

Transfer Stations:

Saturday 30 & Sunday 31 May: open as normal

Monday 1 June: Hokitika & Fox Glacier closed

Kerbside Collections

Monday 1 June as normal

Media Release: Mayoral Relief Fund

22 May 2020


Mayoral Relief for Commercial Ratepayers

Following the flooding events that hit the West Coast in March and December 2019, Westland District Council received central government funding to help affected businesses through the Mayoral Relief Fund. There were a number of successful applicants to the fund throughout the district.

Summary of Econ Development Meeting - May

Summary of Economic Development Committee Meeting 19 May 2020

The meeting began at 3pm

Shovel-ready projects and rural connectivity rollout Nick Manning and Graham Mitchell from Crown Infrastructure 

The Committee received an oral update on Westland broadband and mobile connectivity.

A copy of the presentation can be viewed here.

Upcoming 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 via Zoom:


Purpose of Meeting



Summary Capital Projects Committee May 2020

Summary of Capital Projects and Tenders Committee meeting

Tuesday 12 May 2020, 3pm

Action list:

There were no additional comments on the Action List

Projects underway and status update

Summary of Audit & Risk Committee - May

Summary of the Audit and Risk Committee meeting, 7 May 2020

  1. The Committee received the minutes of the 17 March meeting.


  1. Quarterly Financial Report

Lesley Crichton, Group Manager, Corporate Services and Emma Rae, Strategy and Communications Advisor spoke to the report.

Media release - Proposed rates freeze

4 May 2020


Council announces proposed rates freeze

Westland District Council has proposed to freeze its rates at current levels for the 2020/21 year to help ratepayers manage their costs as they work through the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on their homes, jobs and businesses.


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