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COVID-19 - On Monday 24 January, NZ moved into the Red setting of the Covid-19 Protection framework. From Tuesday 25 January, Council will require vaccine passes at most Council run facilities. Click for more information.
Council offices closed - Monday 7 February
Council offices are closed for Waitangi Day on Monday 7 February 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.
Te Tai Poutini Plan
Feedback on the Exposure Draft Te Tai o Poutini Plan is now being sought. The Exposure Draft Plan is about making sure the fundamentals are right in the plan, its workability, and anything else that needs to be considered.
26 Jan 2022
Licence application - Kortah Group Limited
25 Jan 2022
Works on public land
24 Jan 2022
Licence application - Waiho Investments Limited
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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
27 Jan 2022
South Westland FMU membership
Vaccine passes required at Council premises
21 Jan 2022
Waitangi Day 2022
Shape your district
Have your say on our consultations from parks and roads, to planning the future of our district.