Civil Defence Announcement
EVENT AND REASON.
Please follow the West Coast Emergency Management Facebook page for current updates.
Council Offices at 36 Weld Street will return to normal opening hours of 8.30am - 4.30pm on weekdays from Friday 1 July. You can also contact us online, by email at email@example.com and by phone on 0800 474 834.
Council offices closed - Monday 6 June
Council offices are closed for Queen's Birthday on Monday 6 June 2022.
Kerbside rubbish and recycling will be collected as normal.
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.
Draft Annual Plan 2022/2023
The Annual Plan 2022/2023 was adopted on 30 June 2022.
The plan is designed to respond to the current challenges we are facing, while still providing a high-level of service in the most affordable way to the community.
01 Jul 2022
Dog Registration Due
29 Jun 2022
Licence application - Hokitika Club Incorporated - Club Licence Renewal
Licence application - Hokitika Club Incorporated - Off Licence Renewal
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Find out about the 2022 local elections: Enrolling, Standing, Voting.
Walkways and cycle trails
The compact and coastal Hokitika makes it great for adventurous walkers and cyclists.
Places to visit
Check out the many beautiful and interesting towns throughout Westland.
Discover the West Coast
South Island Councils open welcoming arms
30 Jun 2022
Wadeson Island habitat to support sustainable whitebait fisheries
6.9% rate increase confirmed
Shape your district
Have your say on our consultations from parks and roads, to planning the future of our district.