ALERT - COVID-19 - NZ moves into Alert Level 2 from 11.59pm, Tuesday 7 September for areas outside of Auckland. Click to find out more about Council's services at Alert Level 2.
Labour Day, Monday 25 October
Rubbish and recycling collection as normal; Transfer stations, Council office and reception, and the Library closed.
Welcome to Westland District Council Te Kahui o Poutini
Information on cemetery record search, plot locator, interment and cemeteries in the Westland District.
Community support and resources
Read about our community groups, awards, grants, local elections, citizen ceremonies and medical services.
Dogs and animal control
Find out about dog registration and micro-chipping, and responsible dog ownership.
Find out about Westland District's libraries, museum, airport, community halls, schools and public computer access and free WiFi.
News and events
The Coast is alive with news, events and happenings. Read on below for all of our upcoming events in the wider West Coast region.
The Recreation and Community Service portfolio covers parks and reserves; community grants, funding assistance, NZ citizenship, and more.
Check out water notices, council meeting updates, road closures and new vacancies.
Rates information for Westland District.
Hokitika Wildfoods Festival
Come and join us for one of New Zealand's most iconic events. It's time to tick the Hokitika Wildfoods Festival off your bucket list. Coming up March 2022.
22 Oct 2021
Public Holiday Council Services
Smoke testing - Hokitika wastewater network
21 Oct 2021
Boil Water Notice - Lifted
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Walkways and cycle trails
The compact and coastal Hokitika makes it great for adventurous walkers and cyclists.
The West Coast whitebait season goes from 1 September to 14 November.
Places to visit
Check out the many beautiful and interesting towns throughout Westland.
Discover the West Coast
05 Oct 2021
Roll-out of new speed limit signs nears completion
01 Oct 2021
Council response to 3 waters reform
15 Sep 2021
E-bikes for Council
Shape your district
Have your say on our consultations from parks and roads, to planning the future of our district.