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Westland District Council's current and past publications.
The Westland District Council was formed in 1989 from the amalgamation of Westland County Council and Hokitika Borough Council. It is a territorial local authority governed by the Local Government Act 2002.
Mayor and councillors
The Mayor and Councillors are elected every three years. The elected representatives are drawn from three wards: Northern, Central, and Southern.
Council has adopted a structure of five standing committees and two sub-committees, plus the Chief Executive’s Review Committee, for the 2019 – 2022 triennium.