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
1 Toru Street, Mapua 7005
Phone: 03 540 2545
- Monday to Saturday 2.00 pm to 4.30 pm, plus
- Wednesday 4.30 pm to 6.30 pm
- Thursday 10.00 am to 12.30 pm
These projects are included in the Long Term Plan for Richmond.