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Westland Civil Defence Update No 6

Friday, 9 November 2018, 10:33 am | Westland District Council

Update from the Westland District Council Emergency Operations Centre State Highway 6 from Hokitika to Fox Glacier is CLOSED due to surface flooding until further notice. Update 3pm. More >>

Armistice Day in Westland

Wednesday, 31 October 2018, 12:19 pm | Westland District Council

Westland District Council is pleased to support the RSA in bringing Armistice Day commemoration events to Westland. More >>

Opening new section of the West Coast Wilderness Trail

Friday, 19 October 2018, 2:56 pm | Westland District Council

Ready for the summer season, the newest off-road section of the West Coast Wilderness Trail is set to open. More >>

Community Christmas Decorations

Friday, 28 September 2018, 8:55 am | Westland District Council

With organisations beginning to plan Christmas decorations for their town, Westland District Council is pleased to announce that $10,000 available for distribution to community groups within the Westland Region. More >>

Westland District Council’s Chief Executive Remuneration

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 11:48 am | Westland District Council

In response to the comments by the New Zealand Taxpayer’s Union regarding the salary paid to the Chief Executive (CE), Westland District Council would like to provide the following: More >>

Boost to Westland Infrastructure from Tourism funding

Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 1:03 pm | Westland District Council

Westland District Council and the Mayor are pleased to announce a funding boost from the Central Government’s Tourism Infrastructure Fund (TIF) of $981,300 to assist with infrastructure projects in Kumara, Whataroa and Ross, and Hokitika. The funding ... More >>

Westland Recovery Update #1

Monday, 5 February 2018, 10:42 am | Westland District Council

Westland’s newly appointed Recovery Manager is looking to local residents and businesses to share information with the Council to help build a picture of the district’s needs in the aftermath of last Thursday’s storm. More >>

Westland storm response final update

Monday, 5 February 2018, 9:47 am | Westland District Council

Westland District has officially moved from response to recovery in the aftermath of last Thursday’s storm and flooding. More >>

Westland Civil Defence Update 16.30 hours

Sunday, 4 February 2018, 4:59 pm | Westland District Council

Civil defence personnel have been completing checks on isolated communities in the Westland District today, while crews from Electronet concentrate on restoring power to Fox Glacier and roading contractors continue repairing damage from Thursday’s ... More >>

Westland Civil Defence Update #7 08:45

Sunday, 4 February 2018, 10:28 am | Westland District Council

All but one of our local roads are open again, as is SH6. Please take care driving as roading crews will be working all day to repair washouts, slips and remove debris. The only road that remains closed is the access road to the Glacier at Fox, however ... More >>

Westland Civil Defence Update Saturday Evening

Saturday, 3 February 2018, 6:41 pm | Westland District Council

The situation in Westland District has not changed materially from the update sent at 1430 today. More >>

Civil Defence Update - Westland 14.30 Saturday

Saturday, 3 February 2018, 2:35 pm | Westland District Council

Traffic is moving freely in the Westland District this afternoon, with the NZ Transport Agency reopening State Highway 6 at 11am and all but three local roads open again. There are still stretches of SH6 that are unsealed or single lane between Hokitika ... More >>

Civil Defence Update – Westland Saturday

Saturday, 3 February 2018, 11:18 am | Westland District Council

Westland District Council has activated a Level 3 Emergency Operations Centre in response to severe weather across all of Westland. This is not yet a declared Civil Defence emergency. More >>

Severe Weather Update – Westland 15.25 Friday

Friday, 2 February 2018, 4:25 pm | Westland District Council

Westland District Council has activated a Level 3 Emergency Operations Centre in response to severe weather across all of Westland. This is not yet a declared Civil Defence emergency. More >>

Severe Weather Update – Westland

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 8:53 pm | Westland District Council

Westland District Council has activated a Level 3 Emergency Operations Centre in response to severe weather across all of Westland. This is not yet a declared Civil Defence emergency. More >>

Ethnic communities’ celebration to be held late 2018

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 1:57 pm | Westland District Council

Following on the back of a successful funding application for a Waitangi Day event, Westland District Council has also successfully obtained a grant of $5000 to hold a multi-ethnic festival in late 2018. More >>

Hokitika’s Annual Driftwood & Sand Beach Sculpture Festival

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 10:32 am | Westland District Council

Hokitika’s annual Driftwood & Sand beach sculpture festival will once again wow locals and visitors with its wild untamed works of art this January. More >>

Exciting Line-up for 2018 Hokitika Wildfoods Festival

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 8:41 am | Westland District Council

A strong entertainment line-up is in place for the 2018 Hokitika Wildfoods Festival as key entertainers have been booked. More >>

Westlander Of the Year Winners Announced

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 9:30 am | Westland District Council

After a flurry of nominations in the last two weeks, Westland District Council is pleased to announce the winners of the Westlander of the Year Awards for significant and meritorious service to the benefit of Westland during 2017. More >>

West Coast Civil Defence Emergency Management Website

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 11:03 am | Westland District Council

The West Coast’s very own Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) website went live in the first week of November thanks to the information technology assistance of Westland District Council. More >>

 

 

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