Community page on Facebook

An online groundswell of activity has started recently, with many ‘West Meltonites’ turning to social media to discuss local community topics. The West Melton Community Page is a Facebook ‘Closed Group’, which means while anyone can see the group and… Read More

Postie in the hood

West Melton has now grown to the point where NZ Post has done away with its rural delivery services within the town and instated a postie.  The recent switch-over has spurred a flurry of activity throughout the town,… Read More

Proposed Cell Tower

Vodafone has lodged a resource consent to build a new 32m high cell tower off Halkett Rd on the edge of West Melton.  Proceedings with the resource consent are currently stalled,  after a hearing was postponed in late… Read More

Highway 73 changes

The Preston Downs development is moving ahead with the construction of a new connection to Highway 73 / West Coast Road within the town.   As shown below, the changes include a central flush median on SH73, traffic… Read More