In this section
Links to Westland District Council's current and past publications are available here.
Responses to official information requests
Information released under the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 (LGOIMA), which may be of interest to the general public, is published here.
Documents that govern aspects of Council's work.
Dog Control Annual Reports
Annual Reports for the Dog Control Activity, required by the Dog Control Act 1996.
Proactively Released Information
Information of public interest from various Council departments.
Resident Satisfaction Surveys
Data and analysis from Council's Resident Satisfaction Surveys
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.