Brightwater has been a popular residential centre in Tasman District ever since it first came to life in the 1840s.

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While being just minutes away from the bigger centre of Richmond, Brightwater still offers a relaxed rural feel making it a great place to visit and live.

Council representation and council offices

  • Brightwater is part of the Moutere-Waimea Ward
  • The Brightwater Community Associaton provides a community voice
  • The Tasman District Council Richmond Office is approximately 9 kilometres from Brightwater
Mapua Community Library
Brightwater / Hope water supply and quality
Councillor Christeen Mackenzie - Moutere / Waimea Ward
Councillor Dean McNamara - Moutere / Waimea Ward
Councillor Anne Turley - Moutere / Waimea Ward

Related pages

These projects are included in the Long Term Plan for Brightwater.