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Covid-19 – What’s happening with Rates?


Since the change in Covid-19 alert to level 4 the Council has begun receiving queries from residents regarding rates.

The fourth instalment for the year to June is coming up and we know the timing will be of concern to some people – especially those who are facing an uncertain financial future.

Covid-19 has quickly changed the operating environment for business globally and Councils are no exception.

Franz Josef Wastewater Treatment plant operational

30 March 2020


Media release

Franz Josef Wastewater Treatment Plant Success

The new upgrade to the Franz Josef Wastewater Treatment plant has been completed and approved as fit for purpose, meeting the deadline set by the Environment Court in November 2019. The new plant will provide enhanced treatment and discharge of wastewater from Franz Josef township. The plant is operational with some minor works still to be done.


West Coast CDEM - one confirmed case

West Coast Civil Defence Emergency Management Media release – 26 March 2020

Confirmed Case On the West Coast

We can now confirm that there is a case of Covid-19 on the West Coast. Additional details are available from the Ministry of Health website. Now that we know for certain that the virus has reached our region, we must all be exceptionally vigilant in adhering to the restrictions.

Media release - Council offices closing

23 March 2020 @ 1610


Council proactively managing Covid-19 response

“We’re currently living in difficult times”, is the message that Mayor Bruce Smith is sharing with the community. “Council is completely focussed on the needs of the community, in particular the elderly and those with medical conditions. I also want to thank the community for returning to doing their grocery shopping as normal and for continuing to shop locally.”

Council's response to Corona virus

20 March 2020

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The latest update is available here.

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March Westland Matters

The March edition of Westland Matters is available now. You can view the flipbook here.

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