Pigeon Valley Fire Update 68 0800 Friday 22 February 2019
Wakefield prepare to evacuate notice lifted Civil Defence Group Controller Roger Ball has lifted the conditional re-entry status for Wakefield. The decision was possible because of the work that had been done in fighting the fire and means people living and working in Wakefield are no longer subjec...


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 Tim King (Deputy Mayor) - 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.