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Media Release – Recovery Hub to continue

Media Release – Recovery Hub to continue

Buller Flood Recovery    Media release For immediate release 23 September 2022   Flood Recovery Hub to continue to provide support for the community The Community Hub in Westport and the...

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Event – Fabulous night out in Westport

Event – Fabulous night out in Westport

Ab Fab is a night to celebrate our communities’ resilience and diversity through, fashion, disco and drag. This R18 event hosted by the extraordinary divas Miss Shaniqwa and Lady Bubbles will...

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Weekly Recovery Roundup Newsletters

Recovery Roundup #44

Welcome to Recovery Roundup #44 This time we look at progress with the Alma Road village, as well as an update on essential infrastructure repairs. Don’t forget there is still time to fill out our wellness survey too 😊 Alma Road update The first residents will be able to move into the Alma Road village by the end of November. Alma Road village is...

Recovery Roundup #43

Welcome to Recovery Roundup # 43. This time we have an update on the extension of the Community Hub to January, some thoughts ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week and reminders of some upcoming events. Kia Kaha from the Buller Flood Recovery Team Community Hub update We’re thrilled to announce the Flood Recovery Hub will continue to provide...

Recovery Roundup #42

Recovery Roundup 42 Kia Ora! Buller Recovery bring you issue #42 of Recovery Roundup… There’s a lot to cover off this week. We’ve got some updates on some of the infrastructure work that’s going on around the district. A wrap on progress with Westport Water, as well as marking 90% completion of the 3 Waters emergency repairs. We also introduce...

Recovery Round up #41

Welcome to Recovery Round up #41 26 August 2022. This time we wrap up some local events aiming to connect and support people. In coming Roundups we will be bringing you more about infrastructure projects that are in varying stages of planning and implementation, so stay posted for our updates. In the meantime, hope to see you at Rise up for...

Recovery Roundup #40 Aug 12, 2022

Kia Ora! Buller Recovery bring you issue #40 of Recovery Roundup...   Kawatiri Business Case Information session We had a good turn out on Wednesday night for our free information session on the Kawatiri Business Case for government co-investment in future flood resilience. Members of the audience had a good knowledge of the environment...

Recovery Roundup #39

Kia Ora! Buller Recovery bring you issue #39 of Recovery Roundup... Where to now for flood recovery? In our last update, we provided a recovery snapshot of that first tough year since the July floods. We covered off a range of things that had been done and supports offered. Now we are looking more to the future – what will happen next, where to...

Recovery Roundup #38

Kia Ora! Welcome to issue #38 of Recovery Roundup. In this weeks news: Flood Recovery - A year in review: We've collected and collated some stats around community initiatives and support provided to flood affected people in our community over the past year. Kawatiri Business Case Summary: Information pertaining to the Kawatiri Business Case has...

Recovery Roundup #37

Kia Ora! Welcome to issue #37 of Recovery Roundup. This week we would like to remind members of our community that support is available for those who might be dealing with mental/emotional health struggles. We know that these are tough times for some people in our community and not every one has recovered from the July/February flooding events....

Recovery Roundup #36

Kia Ora! Welcome to issue #36 of Recovery Roundup. In this weeks news: Flood resilience options package: Proposed flood resilience options in the form of the Kawatiri Business Case have been submitted to Government. The Business Case sets out the proposed integrated package of long-term measures to improve Westport’s flood resilience. Kawatiri...

Councils seek government support for proposed flood resilience options

Proposed flood resilience options in the form of the Kawatiri Business Case have been submitted to Government. The Business Case sets out the proposed integrated package of long-term measures to improve Westport’s flood resilience. At the essence of the joint proposal by the West Coast Regional Council and the Buller District Council is the...

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Learning to adapt in times of adversity

Learning to adapt in times of adversity Snodgrass Road homeowners Noel and Clare Burr are no strangers to stress and pressure. Though now retired, both were once air traffic controllers – a...

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Operation Outreach Summary

Thank you 😊 Operation Outreach Summary Thanks to those yellow and red-placarded property owners who responded to our Operation Outreach survey in recent months. The aim of the survey was to gauge...

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Housing update – Alma Road development

Housing update – Alma Road development

The first newly constructed homes arrive at Alma Road development Ten houses are now in place at the Alma Road development in Westport, with another eight due to arrive at the site by the end of the...

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