In this section
Read about the exciting projects currently in progress in the Westland District.
Hokitika Wastewater Treatment Plant
Council is working on the best way to continue to provide wastewater treatment to the Hokitika area.
Carnegie Building Earthquake Strengthening
The Carnegie Building is undergoing earthquake strengthening.
Hokitika Swimming Pool upgrade
The Swimming Pool is being upgraded to a higher standard.
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.