What can we help you with?
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.
30 Jul 2021
Update: Ross water shutdown complete
28 Jul 2021
Licence Applications - Benjamin Graham Monk
27 Jul 2021
Te Urungi: Poutini West Coast registrations open
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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
19 Jul 2021
Hokitika Swimming Pool Refurbishment
01 Jul 2021
Council loan funding safety repairs to Jackson Bay Wharf
30 Jun 2021
Long Term Plan 2021-2031 adopted
Shape your district
Have your say on our consultations from parks and roads, to planning the future of our district.